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.

Hunger can help you take better decisions

It's better to be starving than well-fed when you are trying to make a life-changing decision, according to a new study which found that hunger can improve decision making.

Monsoon Adventure: Gambling and Poker Trips
Monsoon Adventure: Gambling and Poker Trips

Visiting poker rooms and casinos in different cities in India ought to be on your to-do-list this monsoon season, says Pooja Bhula.

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Eating addiction similar to gambling fixation

If you cannot resist overeating despite the obvious health risks, you may well be suffering from an eating addiction which, as a study shows, is a behavioural disorder and could be categorised alongside conditions such as gambling.

Clash breaks out over gambling in Aligarh

A clash broke out between two communities due to a minor tiff over gambling in Turkman gate area, leaving at least six persons injured, police said.

Maharashtra: 28 people, including BJP corporator, held for gambling

Twenty eight people, including a BJP corporator, were arrested for allegedly indulging in gambling in the city, police said on Wednesday.

Taiwan ex-prosecutor jailed for covering up gambling

A former Taiwanese prosecutor was sentenced to 12 years in prison on corruption charges for taking bribes to cover up gambling businesses, a court said.

China busts World Cup gambling rings worth USD 3bn: Reports

Chinese police have uncovered a series of illegal World Cup betting cases involving almost USD 3 billion, media reported today, as authorities struggle to control the country`s growing gambling problem.

China jails 68 in online gambling bust

China has jailed 68 people for up to nine years for online gambling, state media said on Friday, making it the country`s largest such bust of a ring, which was valued at $78 billion.

Slain Colombia star Escobar honored in Rio

Campaigners using football to underpin social development Wednesday met in Rio to honor the memory of Colombian footballer Andres Escobar, slain 20 years ago to the day.

Don`t blame kids, gambling runs in your genes

Now you may figure out why your kid gambles a lot. Look at your background first as gambling, like many other behavioural traits, runs in families.

Ben Affleck`s gambling problem causes trouble in wife`s life?

Ben Affleck`s gambling fiasco is allegedly troubling his actress wife Jennifer Garner.

Goa tourism minister says no to offshore casinos

In what can spell further trouble for the offshore casino industry in Goa, Union Minister for Tourism (independent charge) Sripad Naik has said "he is against the offshore casinos".

4 arrested for gambling in Ghaziabad

Police on Tuesday claimed to have busted a gang of gamblers with the arrest of four persons in the city.

Dutch thief claims match-fixing in football `happens far more than people believe

Alleged match-fixer Paul Rooy has questioned Holland`s 8-1 win over Hungary from behind the bars in Holland, who was handed over to the Dutch authorities after being arrested in Germany for handling stolen works of art.

CBI chief regrets rape remark; NCW issues notice

In a shocking as well as controversial remark, CBI director Ranjit Sinha compared the legalisation of sports betting to `enjoying` sexual assault.

Law to curb corruption in sports needed: Sibal

India needs a law to curb corruption in sports like South Africa, Portugal, Italy and Sri Lanka, law minister Kapil Sibal said Monday.

Why gambling is sanctioned on Diwali
Why gambling is sanctioned on Diwali

Have you ever wondered why a vice, like card playing, is a part of Diwali celebrations?