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Online games increase childhood gambling addiction

Concerns about the increases in gambling activity continue to gather momentum. Focus is currently shifting from the damage caused by fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTs) and the unchecked spread of betting shops across swathes ...
 
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Can you consistently beat the bookies?

Can you consistently beat the bookies? This question is often asked and frequently answered with the well known retort “Did you ever see a poor bookie?” Well, I’ve got news for you, my Uncle was a bookie and never had two pots ...
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Police callouts to bookmakers average 165 a week

As focus on the seedy underbelly of High Street gambling that is the Fixed Odds Betting Terminal (FOBT) remains as glaring and sharp as ever, attention now begins to switch to the issues of money laundering using these terminal...
 
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Kids Exposed To TV Gambling Adverts 211 Times A Year

A recent shock horror report by the broadcasting regulator Ofcom has highlighted a disturbing rise in the number of gambling adverts that children are exposed to. According to Ofcom, there has been a massive change in the volum...
 
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Gambling losses that will make you cry

There are always plenty of stories about people who gamble and loose. For some strange reason we seem to be drawn to their cases, is it pity, sorrow or perhaps a misplaced sense of irony? Whatever the motive here follows a sele...

 
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How to read your poker opponents body language
How to read your poker opponents body language
How to read your poker opponents body language

How to read your poker opponents body language

Winning at poker is all about being able to read what your opponents are playing with. The clearer you can read the signs, the better chance you have of taking the pot. So what follows are some simple pointers to get you off an...
 
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The life of a professional gambler

Every one of us who enjoy a little flutter and occasionally secures a trip to the winnings counter for a pay-out MUST entertain the idea, albeit for a fleeting moment of becoming a professional gambler. So, in realty what is th...
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How Singapore became the centre of match fixing
How Singapore became the centre of match fixing
How Singapore became the centre of match fixing

How Singapore became the centre of match fixing?

It doesn’t seem possible to read about a major football competition without hearing about Singapore recently. Sadly this is not due to any footballing prowess there might me in this small nation state. Rather, Singapore is ment...
 
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Why is Gambling Prohibited in Islam?

Ask an Islamic cleric about why gambling is prohibited in Islam is an invitation to a response that is not likely to be fully understood by western lay persons. Perhaps though, the best place is to start with a simple question ...
 
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Sochi Gay Olympics
Sochi Gay Olympics

How Sochi Became the Gay Olympics

In 1982, 10 years after Stonewall saw the start of the gay rights campaign that would ultimately change the face of so much of western society, just under 1,500 athletes from 12 countries met together to celebrate the first Gay...