Negative Effects of Gambling

This proves to be detrimental to their social and family life. The two go hand in hand. Addiction to gambling, coupled with substance abuse can make the gamblers physically abusive towards their family. Some take to substance abuse to supplement…

Lawmakers Bet on Internet Gambling Legislation

Barney Frank, D-Mass., chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, and Peter King, R-N.Y., unveiled legislation Wednesday that would enable Americans to legally gamble online. “Banning Internet gambling has the same effect as the ban on alcohol had during Prohibition,” Brodsky…

Vegas, Baby: TV Bets on Gambling

Commercial casino revenues increased by 3 percent in 2002, to $26.5 billion, the survey found. The target audience is men aged 21 to 34. But Bernstein warns that the increased visibility of gambling could spell trouble. Not only has he noticed an increase in…