For the first installment of an ongoing series on addiction, “John Doe” agreed to speak anonymously to Sports Handle because he feels his story may help others to beat, or prevent, gambling addiction. He’s a 40-year-old business executive who began
Arnie Wexler made his last bet on April 10, 1968 after gambling seized his life and finances and nearly ruined him. Since recovering, Arnie has dedicated his life to helping compulsive gamblers, driving through blizzards to help sufferers, and making
On Monday a broad coalition of organizations led by Stop Predatory Gambling filed an amicus brief (“friends of the court”) in the Supreme Court of the United States, supporting the NCAA, NFL and major professional sports in their opposition to
A report this week from Great Britain, where gambling and sports betting is more widely available and accepted than in the United States, shows a rise in people struggling with addiction on mobile devices. “The National Problem Gambling Clinic (NPGC)
Gambling addiction or pathological gambling is a condition that impacts a person’s mental, physical and financial well-being, sometimes with serious consequences. According to the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG), 2.2% of adults in the U.S. are pathological gamblers (or
Popular co-host of WFAN’s morning show “Boomer & Carton,” Craig Carton, was arrested Wednesday morning by the FBI in connection with his involvement in an alleged Ponzi scheme that began in 2016. The FBI complaint alleges that the 48-year-old Carton,
- New Jersey’s December Sports Betting Handle Drops $10 Million; $1.25 Billion Handle In 2018 January 14, 2019 It's a slight but understandable dip from November, attributable to weather, less football and some nearby competition.
- Two North Dakota Lawmakers Set to File Sports Betting Bills January 7, 2019 Neither will address mobile sports in their bills, as both believe they have the best chance of getting sports betting legalized with as few "frills"…
- D.C. Lottery Wants to Extend Monopoly to Intralot January 7, 2019 The D.C. Council Tuesday will consider legislation that would make Intralot the city's mobile operator without a bidding process.