Tag: problem gambling

Call for Study on Problem Gambling Takes Center Stage in NY


As New York continues to ponder over the possible legalization of online gambling in the state, it is becoming more apparent that more gambling protection measures are going to become necessary in the near future. A bill that seeks to research gambling habits of New Yorkers was recently introduced by Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal and if […]


Tag: problem gambling

Tasmanian Regulator Goes After Video Game Loot Boxes


Loot boxes in video games are continuing to raise eyebrows in different places across the world with several regulators beginning to take a keen interest in determining whether the controversial practice is indeed akin to gambling. Owing to different definitions of gambling in different jurisdictions, there have been varying opinions on the matter but one […]


Tag: problem gambling

UK Gamblers to Be Prevented from Betting Using Credit Cards


The government of the United Kingdom is considering banning the use of credit cards by gamblers to place bets, a move that if implemented will affect bets worth billions every year. This statement was issued as part of a warning to the Culture Secretary which called for the betting companies and banks to take appropriate action […]