GAMBLING

3.29.19

Inside the Strange, Messy Fight to Legalize Weed in New Jersey

A plan for recreational pot in liberal New Jersey fell apart. It points to the snags that can arise when politicians try to get in the social-justice game.

1.9.19

Gamblers Made £210,000 Betting That Trump Would Lie a Load in His Address

"We knew we were in trouble early with this one," a bookmaker said.

11.14.18

I Tried 'Matched Betting' to See How Much Easy Money I Could Make

I aimed to make £500 profit within a month, using the tactic betting companies aren't one bit keen on.

10.11.18

All the News You Need to Read This Morning

For one, companies might have to produce both ethnicity and gender pay gaps.

6.22.18

These Rogue Foreigners Ruled the Streets of 1930s Shanghai

Gambling, drugs, you name it. "There was so much money being made that there wasn't a need to kill a lot of people."

6.20.18

We Need to Talk About Our Generation's Gambling Problem

There are over 150,000 addicts in the UK aged between 16 to 24, and only one specialist NHS clinic to serve them all.

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10.31.17

English Football Has a Gambling Problem – Is It Time to Seek Help?

The betting industry is now "at the beating heart of the beautiful game", but a raft of recent incidents have raised serious questions about the relationship between football and gambling.

10.1.17

How Twitter Tipsters Are Profiting on Losing Bets

Despite their ties to major bookmakers, many ignore industry guidelines without facing sanctions.

9.10.17

The Life of a Professional Football Gambler

Dirk Paulsen lives – and feeds his family – purely on the proceeds of his betting.

8.2.17

What I Learned Working in an Illegal Casino

I've overheard guests planning armed robberies, which normally involve stealing large amounts of cocaine.

6.12.17

English Football Has A Gambling Problem – Is It Time To Seek Help?

The betting industry is now "at the beating heart of the beautiful game," but a raft of recent incidents have raised serious questions about the relationship between football and gambling.

6.8.17

Deadly Russian Gangsters Smuggled Insane Amount of Chocolate, Feds Say

The FBI arrested 23 suspected Shulaya Enterprise members for a "dizzying array of criminal schemes", including extortion and contract killing.

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