Archive for April, 2007

Industry promotes the good in gambling

Friday, April 27th, 2007

CBS News:

Canada’s $15-billion gambling industry is emphasizing the positive in a new report that points to its payroll, contribution to government coffers and key role in supporting the hospitality business. (more…)

New Internet Gambling Petition Started to Repeal the UIGEA

Tuesday, April 24th, 2007

A new petition has been formed and its intentions are to express the mass public desire to repeal the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act, the 21st century form of prohibition. The petition will be hand delivered by a representative of Casino Gambling Web to Barney Frank in Washington, D.C. (more…)

Gambling risk for Parkinson’s patients

Monday, April 23rd, 2007

PARIS: Online gambling presents a special peril for people with Parkinson’s warn doctors, a disease that boosts compulsive risk-taking.

Internet casinos, poker and other online games can result in secret debts that can destroy a family, they say in the latest issue of the British Medical Journal (BMJ). (more…)