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Internet gaming as addictive as gambling? Let's find out

Internet gaming as addictive as gambling? Let's find out

Playing games on internet is not as addictive as gambling, says a new study.

Bizarre: Man puts wife at stake in IPL gambling, loses her

Bizarre: Man puts wife at stake in IPL gambling, loses her

In a bizarre incident, Just like the Mahabharata in which Yudhishthir lost his wife Draupadi , who was put at stake in a gambling game, a man from Govindnagar area of Kanpur district of Uttar Pradesh put his wife at stake in an Indian Premier League (IPL) betting game and lost her.

Amaya CEO David Baazov charged with insider trading by Quebec regulator

Amaya CEO David Baazov charged with insider trading by Quebec regulator

Canadian gambling website operator Amaya Inc`s Chief Executive David Baazov has been charged with insider trading by Quebec`s securities regulator.

Unexpected sports wins, sunny days trigger gambling

Unexpected sports wins, sunny days trigger gambling

The researchers obtained from the New York State Gaming Commission data on daily purchases of non-jackpot-based lottery games in the New York city over the entire years of 2011 and 2012.

Online gambling busted, 24 arrested

Acting on a tip-off, a police team raided three places and arrested 24 people for online gambling.

600 people arrested in Beijing for gambling, prostitution

Chinese police have busted 68 organised gangs and arrested 600 people here after conducting raids against prostitution, gambling and illicit drug use.

Chronic gambling linked to depression

Gambling and depression could develop hand-in-hand from the teenage years to early adulthood.

TMC behind death of youth who protested against gambling, alleges BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday blamed Trinamool Congress (TMC) goons for the murder of a youth who had protested against gambling in South 24 Parganas district.

Chinese police nets 5,100 for online prostitution, gambling

 In a nationwide crackdown on online prostitution, gambling and arms deals, Chinese police have detained more than 5,100 people, the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) announced on Wednesday.

Girl power drives British royal baby name betting

Prince William and his wife Kate`s second baby will be a girl, bookmakers predicted Thursday, with Alice tipped as the most likely name for Britain`s new royal baby.

Brendan Rodgers won`t gamble on Daniel Sturridge fitness

Brendan Rodgers won`t gamble on Daniel Sturridge fitness

Brendan Rodgers has no intention of gambling on the fitness of Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge at Sunderland on Saturday.

Mumbai cops crackdown on bars, gambling and video parlours

Mumbai Police have raided seven commercial establishments since December 31 night and arrested as many as 110 people for allegedly carrying out illegal activities and violating rules, and rescued several bar girls.

China arrests 87,000 for gambling, prostitution

Police in China have arrested 87,000 people in the campaign against gambling and prostitution that was launched earlier this year, the ministry of public security said.

'China arrests thousands in porn, gambling crackdown'

 China has detained over 30,000 people during a two-month clamp down on pornography and gambling, state news agency Xinhua reported on Sunday.

Thousands arrested in China porn, gambling crackdown

 Police in China`s Guangdong province on Sunday said they captured more than 30,000 suspects in a two-month crackdown on porn and gambling.

Xi warns Hong Kong and Macau in 'one China' message

Chinese President Xi Jinping warned Hong Kong and Macau on Saturday to remember they are part of "one China", as pro-democracy campaigners in both semi-autonomous territories call for free leadership elections.

Problem gamblers share similar characteristics to people with personality disorders

A new research has revealed that problem gambling and personality disorders often go hand in hand.

Aaron Sorkin adapting gambling memoir 'Molly's Game'

Academy award-winning writer Aaron Sorkin has signed on to adapt gambling memoir 'Molly's Game'.

NBA commissioner Adam Silver calls for federal move to allow sport bets

NBA commissioner Adam Silver calls for federal move to allow sport bets

NBA commissioner Adam Silver called Thursday for changes to US laws that ban gambling on sports events in most states, saying American attitudes have changed regarding such betting.