The Painfully High Price of Gambling Addiction

The severity of America's gambling addiction isn't too far behind the nation's drug problem, and it's growing. In 2007, Americans lost more than $92 billion gambling, almost 10 times more than what U.S. moviegoers spent on tickets -- and about nine times what they lost 15 years earlier.

Internet poker a sucker bet

Online poker in the U.S., despite regulations against it, has grown in lockstep with cable programs devoted to poker. A new investigation by the...