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A History of Greyhound Racing

What do children observe and learn from televised sports betting advertisements? A qualitative study among Australian children

Gamblers in Ohio have lost $9.7 billion over four years

The ‘feminization of gambling’

Statewide Casino Expansion Could Be A Risky Bet

Why gambling is so prevalent in Minnesota’s Lao community

Asian-American seniors riding casino buses not to gamble, but to make ends meet

Stop Predatory Gambling amicus brief in Supreme Court case Christie vs NCAA

Offshore gambling firms take billions and Australian authorities cannot act

Become a National Victims Advocate

Predatory Gambling Liability Project

A Profile of Stephen Paddock Written By an Addicted Gambler

John Oliver Spotlights the Injustice of State Lotteries

Philadelphia City Council votes 17-0 against predatory gambling

Read The Atlantic | “How Casinos Enable Gambling Addicts”

An American Declaration on Government and Gambling

The Freedom Players

MUST-WATCH: “Out of Luck” the first U.S. film on state lotteries

How Leaders Went After Businesses That Used Fraud to Exploit Citizens

“No Taxation By Exploitation:” Les Bernal Testifies Before Congress

National Week of Action to Stop Predatory Gambling, Sept. 23-29, 2018

Take a Gambling Break & Bank Your $$$ Saturday, September 29, 2018

Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock was a gambling machine addict

What is Predatory Gambling?

The U.S. has a lottery problem. But it’s not the people buying tickets.

Judge lets suit continue vs casino tech biz Scientific Games over patent fraud, antitrust claims

In System With Little Oversight, Connecticut’s Biggest Lottery Winners Often Pay Huge Price

New York’s Bet on New Casinos Has Yet to Hit Jackpot

Massachusetts slashes problem gambling services funding by 17 percent

O.J. Simpson parole hearing is an example of the new kind of gambling wagers

Amid state takeover, bond agency designates negative outlook for Atlantic City

New Illinois Report: Increased access to video gambling leads to to rise in violent and property crimes in Chicago

North Carolina now seeing new kind of internet sweepstakes

Gambling Away Our Moral Capital By William Galston and David Wasserman

Warren Buffett Speaks Out Against Government-Sanctioned Gambling

Regional Casinos Crime Investigative Journalism Test

Survey finds just 4% of gambling profits derived from casual gamblers

Columbia School of Public Health declares gambling addiction as one of the biggest health issues in America

Newspaper series spotlights predatory and fraudulent business practices of Oregon Lottery

US Treasury Report on Money Laundering Includes Spotlight on Casinos

The Relationship Between State Lotteries and Government Assistance Payments

Behind the Human Urge to Gamble

2 Out of 5 Low-Income Americans Believe the Lottery is the Best Way to Build Wealth

Study finds strong link between lottery sales and poverty

The State Lottery: A Failure of Policy and Ethics

Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank: Costs of Predatory Gambling Outweigh Any Benefits

Prominent Independent Study Shows Casinos Have Made Native American Tribes Poorer

Oregon launched an aggressive advertising campaign to promote the Lottery’s highly-addictive electronic gambling machines

The New York Times Magazine Exposes Modern Slot Machines

Australian Government Study Reveals the Spectacular Failure of Government-Sanctioned Gambling

Casinos Failed to Bring Prosperity to Connecticut

Slot Machines Near Misses Are Perfectly Tuned to Stoke the Addiction

Fact Sheet on Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006

80% of Lottery Profits Come From 10% of the Players

The Software and Design of Slot Machines

Graphic of the Design and Technology Behind Slot Machines

Government’s Predatory Gambling Program Surpasses the Predatory Subprime Lending Business

Behind Electronic Gambling Machines

National Report Concludes That Predatory Gambling Worsens Long-Term Budget Problems

Why the Poor Play the Lottery Even More When Times Are Tough

Lottery Advertising: The Pathology of Hope

A Nation in Debt: How We Killed Thrift, Enthroned Loan Sharks and Undermined American Prosperity

Measuring Industry Externalities: The Curious Case of Casinos and Crime

U.S. Department of Justice Links Gambling and Crime Among Arrestees

Exploring the Limits of Responsible Gambling: Harm Minimization or Consumer Protection?

Lottery Revenue Comes Largely From People Already Receiving Government Support

Citizens Are Not Adapting to Availability of Predatory Gambling But They Are Adapting to Losing More Money Than Ever Before

Meet Your New Neighbor: How Slot Machines are Secretly Designed to Seduce and Destroy You, and How the Government Is In On It

The Message of Government at the Time of “The Greatest Generation”

A summary of the instant racing debate

It’s time for Atlantic City to end its failed experiment

Only 7-12% of Pathological Gamblers Seek Treatment

Why It’s Time to Disrupt the “Business as Usual” Approach to the Government Policy of Predatory Gambling

Women Embezzlers Increasing Across Nation

Leading public health law organization spotlights casinos and how they compare to tobacco companies

Proximity to Casinos is Major Factor in Gambling Addiction

Video Lottery and Treatment for Pathological Gambling: A Natural Experiment in South Dakota

Legalized sports gambling is playing a large role in corrupting popular sports

Sports gambling apps target users as young as 13 years old

Study shows citizens reduce their spending on key household items when they play the lottery

Predatory Gambling Has More of a History of Corruption Than Any Other Business

The Inevitability of Tribal Casinos Not Being Inevitable

Hundreds of millions in casino dollars haven’t lifted Oregon’s Native Americans out of poverty

Tribes Not Winning Out Under Casinos

Having Multiple Versions of the Same Slot Machine Game May Impact Problem Gambling

One-Fifth of Parents Reported Buying a Lottery Ticket for Their Children

The Lottery is a tax, an inefficient, regressive, and exploitive tax

Oregon Cutting Vital Programs, But Still Spending Nearly $9 Million on Lottery Advertising

Lotteries Hurt the Economic Security and Well-Being of the State’s Families

State Lotteries and Consumer Behavior

Class II casino gambling hurts low-income tribal members

Lessons From Casino Management

What’s it like to play an instant racing machine?

Experts warn gambling and family violence linked

State Revenues from Predatory Gambling are Totally Dependent on Problem Gamblers

Fair Game: Producing Gambling Research

Researchers Bet Casino Data Can Identify Gambling Addicts

He Who Pays the Piper Calls the Tune with Gambling Research

Tough Luck for Seniors in Casino Land

Big Problems with Gambling Research

How Casinos Get You to Spend the Most Money

U.S. Treasury Warns Casinos for Facilitating Money Laundering By Criminal Rings

Gambling machines research hijacked by gambling interests

Cash from Casinos Make Native Americans Poorer

Study finds homeless are 9 times more likely to become gambling addicts

Expansion of Casinos Increases the Risk of Children Becoming Addicted Gamblers Later On in Life

Regional casinos breed higher rates of family neglect

Music and sound effects contribute to why you keep losing at slot machines

Widespread commercialized sports gambling leads to increases in match-fixing

A good way to wreck a local economy…bring in casinos

Investigation shows property tax relief for PA homeowners is a “charade”

DE casinos launch online operations

Casinos get strong warning for perpetrating financial crimes

Slots used to launder money from drug sales

New Ohio Lottery ad promotes the “fun” of scratch tickets

Despite casinos’ poor economic record, Philadelphia pushes forward with second casino

System to allow citizens to set spending and time limits on gambling machines abandoned

The lower your income, the more likely you are to play the Lottery

Florida Lottery shuts down more stores after fraud allegations

Study finds that disadvantaged youth may be more likely to become problem gamblers

Schools in Maryland aren’t seeing the funding promised from casinos

Nebraska Attorney General on instant racing machines

Maryland attorney general comes out against instant racing machines

Watch an instant racing machine in action

Proposal to withdraw rules for the installation of instant racing machines

How gambling interests describe instant racing machines

Memo outlining the case against instant racing machines

Investigation finds Champions League soccer match was fixed

Casino data can be used to spot and prevent problem gambling….but casinos purposely don’t do it

Oregon Lottery’s claim about its advertising is false, says Politifact

Link found between problem gambling and family violence

Casinos drop big money to advertise online gambling

Casinos spend millions in promotional gambling credits to lure citizens back and lose more money

Maryland casino fight sees influence of big money from casinos

Casino campaign groups are not what they seem

Tribal leader who led fight for casinos said it was intended to be short-term solution

All play and no work leads to millions for one Native American tribe

Casinos in Atlantic City have failed the African-American community

Investigation finds worldwide game-fixing in soccer

Release of online gambling data shows that gambling to get rich is a bad bet

Internet sweepstakes cafes designed to addict

State officials crack down on Internet cafe gambling

Lottery winning streak raises questions

Embezzlement is on the rise as problem gambling grows

Poor citizens ride casino bus out of desperation to survive

Casino owners create image of a “community partner” to insulate themselves from the harm they inflict on citizens

Casinos don’t mess around when it comes to collecting debts

Through charitable donations, casinos attempt to buy the silence of community nonprofits

Taxpayers being swindled out of millions by casino licensing fees

More and more “perks” added to try and trick Massachusetts citizens into supporting casinos

How gambling addictions lead to embezzlement and other crime

Casinos use free enticements to lure seniors

Despite booming slot machine profits, horse racing is still dying at the track

Discover just how much the lotteries are taxing everyone who buys a ticket

The Big Swindle- the poor are the biggest losers in state lotteries according to Cornell study

Urban casinos hurt America’s cities, experts say

Impacts of casino gambling on seniors

KY Supreme Court rules in Instant Racing case

Report shows the bias in years of casino industry-funded research

Investigating the Lottery’s “luckiest woman”

20 years after casinos legalized in Missouri, former supporters admit they haven’t delivered on promises

Massachusetts Lottery takes from poor to give to rich

Poorer Massachusetts communities receive disproportionately low aid from lottery

Presence of casinos in Macau leads to major money laundering

Why adolescents are biologically more susceptible to problem gambling

Study spotlights the link between homelessness and problem gambling

Online poker popularity is on the decline

The rise of penny slots

80 years of slot machine trickery

College students and problem gambling

The issue of dischargeability of gambling debt grows in severity

The libertarian argument against government-sponsored casinos

North Carolina Lottery does not provide promised education funds

Small businesses in the food and beverage industry hurt by surrounding casinos

Italian mafia uses German online gambling sites for money laundering

Casinos hurt home values in host communities

Political influence of gambling interests in Illinois grows due to lack of strong regulation

Pennsylvania’s failure to limit campaign contributions allows gambling interests to buy their way to legislative victory

Poulos v. Caesars World: A Battle over Corrupt Business Practices

Many Asian-Americans are riding the casino bus everyday just to exist

Ottawa Board of Health voices opposition against casinos

Report examines how gambling research is funded

More and more seniors struggle with gambling addiction

Report shows staggering costs of problem gambling

Tax break for Atlantic City casinos means more struggles for the city

Oklahoma lottery produces disappointing results

The link between poverty and lottery sales is undeniable

Much of lottery revenue comes from those already receiving government subsidies

Report finds link between casino gambling and corruption in states

Atlantic City’s severe hardships continue despite plunging millions into casinos

Even the most lucrative of casinos cannot save its surrounding city

Casinos are no help for Detroit’s financial ruin

20 years after casinos opened in Gary, Indiana the city still struggles

Gambling interests spend big bucks on NY lawmakers

Gambling winnings, even when offset by losses, cost seniors more than you would think

Casino-owning tribes still subsidized by US government while financial backers see immense profits

Even casino industry researchers call racinos a sham

Casinos’ public health risks outweigh the potential benefits for community health centers in Canada

Arizona lottery revenue may not be going where promised

Addicts make up nearly 50% of Alberta’s gambling revenue

New York schools see stagnant aid in face of rising lottery revenue

Illinois Lottery gains overwhelming majority of revenue from poorer areas

Survey of literature on the economics of lotteries

Homeowners see less-than-expected tax relief from casinos

Investigation of Iowa Lottery shows improvements need to be made

A look into the economic and fiscal impacts of casino gambling

New study reveals economic impacts of Philadelphia casino

Gambling is the deadliest addiction

Mega Failure: Why Lotteries Are A Bad Bet For State Budgets

American Gaming Association head exposed for lying about the make-up of casino customers

Legalization of casino gambling leads to corruption

Lotteries hurt winners, losers, and their communities

18 ways that state lotteries prey on the poor

10 reasons why lotteries are bad for the economy

Lottery tickets may soon be purchased with credit cards

Report Investigates How Seniors Are Impacted By Regional Casinos

Regions With Casinos See Increase Sex Trafficking Among Minors

The Poor Disproportionately Affected by Problem Gambling

Casinos do not provide budgetary stability they promise

Money for lottery tickets could be better spent on education

Study Shows Slot Machines Are Built to Deceive

Study Shows Far Better Strategies Exist to Create Jobs Than Casinos

Facebook online casinos entice young people to gamble

Health Impacts of Gambling Expansion in Toronto

California Lottery provides 1% of education funding

Exploiting the Neuroscience of Internet Addiction

Niagara Falls has not seen the spinoff development promised from city casino

Louisiana State Government Has a Self-Inflicted Epidemic of Gambling Addiction

How a magic carpet ride became a slot machine game

Facebook ‘creating a generation of gambling addicts because of site’s Las Vegas style games’

Ralph Nader on why casinos are the wrong direction for America

Maryland faces millions in costs after paying more for slot devices than expected

Lotteries seeking ways to sell lottery tickets at ATM machines

Frequent video gamers have brain differences, study finds

Caesars casinos skips out on local property tax burden in Missouri

University research outlines the dangers of slot machines

Gambling Nation: A Democracy of Risk for Risk’s Sake

Turning gamers into gamblers

Online lottery sales, meant to draw in younger gamblers, draw opposition

In-play betting ads ‘encourage children to gamble’

Ohio Broken Revenue Promises

Children as young as 10 are battling serious gambling problems, a major study has revealed

Casino giant IGT launches popular slot machine on Facebook

FBI crime numbers show crime has increased in Pennsylvania cities since casinos were built

A look at “The Profit Optimization suite” software used by casinos to squeeze the maximum amount of money out of customers

Three in four casino patrons say they go to casinos to win money, not for entertainment

Slot Users Are Lured in by ‘Free Play’

Payday Lenders and Indian Tribes Evading Laws Draw Scrutiny

Problem gambling is now considerably more common than alcohol dependence in the U.S

Slots and Safety at New Mexico Tracks

Political leader challenges government-sanctioned gambling machines

Atlantic City Undercover: Analyzing Casino Crime

Lottery’s new ad team launches campaign

Consumer Bureau ‘Zoning In’ on Tribal Payday Lending Firms

Uncertain Benefits, Hidden Costs: The Perils of State-Sponsored Gambling

Failed revitalization in Atlantic City and the continued culture of crime

Behind an Army of Lobbyists, an Instant Force in Gambling

Kansas state government exempts casinos from statewide ban on indoor smoking

Queens Racino Draws Increased Police Attention

Atlantic City casinos spend 40% of winnings on comps

The Casino Practice of Lending Money to Citizens Who Then Gamble It All Away

‘Gamble responsibly’ is an ad, not a deterrent

Schools’ slices of lottery pie small, getting smaller in Oklahoma

Near Misses Are Like Winning to Problem Gamblers

Emerging Issues in the Use of “Free Play”

Bloomberg News Releases “The Sucker Index”

Casinos in Florida: A Look at Crime and Prison Costs From the Introduction of Casinos into Miami-Dade

The $50 Ticket: A Lottery Boon Raises Concern

Michigan lottery winner squandered $850,000

Australian Government Study Shows Predatory Gambling Costing Citizens $4.5 Billion Dollars Per Year, the Bulk of Costs Deriving from Video Slot Machines

Public Agency Acts as Casino Debt Collector in Nevada

The Definition of a Pathological Gambler

Economists Find That Gambling Revenue Comes At the Expense of Sales Tax Revenue

Economist Testifies On the Negative “Spillover” Effects of Predatory Gambling

Nobel-Prize Winning Economist Paul Samuelson on Gambling

Predatory Gambling Operators Profiting Off of High School Football

Mass. Lottery Officials Knew and Encouraged Manipulation of Game

Penn National Finds a Way to Market to Problem Gamblers

Atlantic City Sees Large Growth in Poverty

The Definition of Addiction Changes

NBA Hall of Famer Bill Bradley Speaks Out Against Sports Betting

Poker Bots Taking Over Online Gambling

Disney and Florida Chamber of Commerce Oppose Florida Gambling Expansion

Bad Odds for Youth Gamblers

Government Study Reveals the Massive Cost of Problem Gambling

Slot Machine Profits Jump 70% In a Decade

Casinos Make Their Money From Slot Machines

The Hypocrite Hall of Fame

Casinos Wipe Out Local Music Theaters

Lotteries Generate More Revenue Than Corporate Income Taxes in Some States

The Effects of Video Poker in South Carolina

Gambling Limits Do Not Last

Horse Racing Remains a Dying Pastime

The Ugly World of Casino Debt Collection

Dopamine: Not About Pleasure But Its Anticipation

Predatory Gambling Interests Fund Their Own Science

Pennsylvania Casino Profiting from Underage Gamblers

Illinois Casino Says “Members” Are 20% of Clientele, But Make Up 80% of Revenue

Thrift or Debt: Which Direction is Right for Texas?

Survey Reveals Only 6% of Problem and Pathological Gambers Seek Help

The Tobacco and Predatory Gambling Industries Partner Up (in Secret) to Make Huge Profits

More Access to Gambling Leads to More Suicides, Study Finds

The Criminalization of Slot Machines in the 20th Century Was Effective Policy

By Misleading Players, Slot Machine Design Spurs Problem Gambling

The Johnson Act of 1951

Government’s Monopoly of Commercialized Gambling

Foxwoods Casino Targets Repeat Gamblers

The Link Between Crime and Gambling Addiction

Australia Attempting to End Electronic Gambling Machine Tricks

Problem Gamblers Can’t Judge the Cost of Electronic Gambling Machines

Kefauver Committee, Gambling, and Organized Crime

National Gambling Impact Study Commission Report

Casinos Will Lead to Net Job Loss in Ohio

The Effects of Predatory Gambling in Maryland

A Look at Lawsuits Against the Predatory Gambling Business

Exposing the Truth About the Predatory Gambling Business Through the Judicial System

Tobacco-Style Lawsuits Against the Predatory Gambling Trade

Native American Tribes and Payday Lenders Partnering to Avoid Oversight

North Carolina Community College Students Become “Collateral Damage”

Predatory Gambling Negatively Affects Families

Why Far Fewer Bettors Pony Up on the Horses

The Reverse Robin Hood Effect

West Virginia Legislature Votes to Fund State’s Racinos

Government-Run Gambling Bigger Than Organized Crime

Internet Sweepstakes: Coming to a Strip Mall Near You

“I Have a Feeling…I Can’t Quite Pinpoint the Research”

Hitting Rock Bottom – West Virginia and the Problem Gambling Help Line

Atlantic City Looks To Bus More Homeless Back Home

Casinos Profit From Under-Reporting Money Laundering

Money Laundering in Las Vegas

Money Laundering is Profitable with Australia’s Poker Machines

Poker Bots and Cheaters Make Online Gambling Even More Predatory

New York’s Latest Way of Enticing its Citizens to Lose Money

Looking Back, Lost Bid to Host a Casino “a blessing”

North Carolina Lottery Violates its Own State’s Lottery Advertising Laws

Corruption at Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board

Sweepstakes Cafes Popping Up in North Carolina’s Low-Income Neighborhoods

The Lottery: A New England Horror Story

Taylor Branch Speech at the Stop Predatory Gambling National Convention

Sleep-Deprived Citizens Are a Lucrative Profit Center for Gambling Operators

The Ugly Carpets Inside Casinos are Hideously Clever Social Engineering at Work

Public Health Leader Calls on Rhode Island Not to Create Even More Gambling Addicts

7% of Wisconsin Residents Are Now Addicted Gamblers

Taylor Branch on Democracy and Government-Sanctioned Gambling

One of the world’s largest accounting firms finds that gambling was the most common motivator of fraud

FBI Letter on the Threats Posed By Internet Gambling

Poker Bots Invade Online Gambling

Study spotlights how the Lottery exploits ordinary citizens in California

Gamblers Stealing Millions to Feed Habit

Gambling Problems More Common than Drinking Problems

Money From Slots Has Done Nothing to Improve Horse Racing

Wynn: “The Only Way to Win in a Casino is to Own One”

An Examination of Indian Casinos in Western New York

How Casino Gambling Worsens Buffalo’s Urban Poverty Crisis

Piercey Estate v. Atlantic Lotto Corporation

Time Magazine Investigation of Indian Casinos: Wheel of Misfortune


Slot Machines Largely Responsible for Racing’s Continuing Decline

Columbia Journalism Review urges journalists to be skeptical on gambling proposals amid the glitz

Future Growth in Gambling Revenue Will Not Keep Pace With Tax Revenue or Spending

Self-Exclusion Lists Serve to Exclude Public Scrutiny of the Casino Business Model

Poor People Spend 9% of Income on Lottery Tickets

Even The Casinos Call the Lottery Bad Policy

Casinos in Their Own Words About Other Casinos

From Rags to Riches to Rags

Jackpot Winners Just as Likely to Go Bust

Predatory Gambling Bigger Threat Than Performance Enhancing Drugs

Alabama Bribery Scandal Centers on Gambling Operators

Casinos Hide Behind Public Relations Campaigns to Deflect Attention from the Addicts They Create and Exploit

Instant Racing Machines Are Just Slots By Another Name

How Vegas Security Drives Surveillance Tech Everywhere

Portrait of Poverty in Oregon

Hoffman v. Sandia Resort & Casino, NM

The Secrets of a Slot Machine

Montana Gambling Study Commission Report

Misrepresented Game Outcomes and Problem Gambling

Slot Machines: Distorted Player Views of Payback Percentages

The Design of Slots and the Implications for Problem Gamblers

Australia’s National Gambling Report

Texas Lottery Study Shows the Lottery Squeezing More Money Out of a Smaller Amount of People

Survey of the Nature and Extent of Gambling and Problem Gambling in the Australian Capital Territory

Costs and Treatment of Pathological Gambling

Low Income Citizens Lose Higher Percentage of Money on Lotteries

The Impact of Casinos on Fatal Alcohol-Related Traffic Accidents in the United States

The Relationship Between Crime and Electronic Gambling Expenditures

Mayor Testifies Foxwoods Casino Has Not Brought Economic Benefits to Town

Federal Reserve Study Finds Casinos Do Not Grow Local Economies

Caesars Riverboat Casino v. Kephart

Report finds that 60% of gambling machine revenue was derived from problem gamblers

New Hampshire Study Finds Proposed Casino Would Take Away Local Jobs and Lead to Higher Taxes for All

Timeline of Predatory Gambling

Casinos Use Surveillance to Help Only Their Profits, Not Their Patrons

Impact of Casinos on Retail Sales

Natasha Schull writes about the design and technology behind electronic gambling machines in Washington Post

Internet Gambling Offers Another Avenue for Organized Crime and Money Laundering

Why the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act was needed and what it does

Keep Las Vegas in Las Vegas says public

National Survey Shows Casinos, Slots and Lotteries Attract Youth Into an Addictive Habit

New York State government report reveals 1 in 5 adolescents facing a gambling problem

South Carolina Study Shows Households Earning Under $40K Make Up 54% of the Lottery’s Frequent Players

Report spotlights how gambling interests literally buy the ballot measure process across the US

Gambling Interests are the Most Powerful Political Force in America Today

The Impact of Casino Gambling on Personal Bankruptcy Filing Rates

Bankruptcy Rates: A County Level Analysis

State-Sanctioned Casinos and Exploiting the Working Poor

The Failure to Regulate the Gambling Business Effectively: Incentives for Perpetual Non-Compliance

Pathological Gambling and Alcohol Use Disorder

More Than 30% of Problem Gamblers Admitted to Stealing from the Workplace to Gamble or Pay Gambling Debts

California Taxpayers Pay Even If They Don’t Play

The economic growth fallacy of supporting casinos

Why Only a Tiny Percentage of Predatory Gambling Victims Seek Help

Hope and Hard Luck: Poorest Counties Lead State in Per Capita Lottery Sales

Serious Gambling-Related Problems Have Emerged as an Epidemic Among America’s Youth

Gambling Addiction is Fastest Growing Addiction for Teens

Slot Machines Addict Victims Three Times Faster Than Other Forms of Gambling

Tribal casinos mostly benefit the casino operators, not the tribes

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