online gambling

Midday Market Minute: A Prelude to Internet Gaming in New Jersey

Guests at one New Jersey casino will be the first in the United States to place bets with the click of their television remote controls, as gambling gets ever closer to going online in the state. Governor Chris Christie narrowly vetoed a bill last week which would have legalized online gaming.

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.

The Feds Up the Ante Against Online Poker

Online poker site Full Tilt Poker, along with high-profile players Howard Lederer and Chris Ferguson, are under investigation by a federal grand jury. The move represents a stepped-up federal stance against online gambling in the United States, but will it ultimately accomplish anything?

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 ...