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Another New York Official Joins Call for Study on Problem Gambling

The New York State Comptroller is the latest official to call for a comprehensive study on problem gambling in the Empire State. New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli believes New York lawmakers need more information on problem gambling before continuing expansion. (Image: David McGlynn/New York Post) In an audit released this…

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Casino Stocks Performing Far Worse Than Indexes, But Analysts Remain Bullish on Gaming Industry

Casino stocks have suffered losses much greater than that of many Wall Street general indexes over the past 12 months, but financial analysts remain bullish on numerous gaming companies. Wall Street analysts believe several casino stocks are poised for gains in 2019. (Image: Brendan McDermid/Reuters) The Vaneck Vectors Gaming ETF…

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Seton Hall University Study on TV Sports Viewership Shows Massive Infusion Likely from Legal Sports Betting

As if the US wasn’t sports-crazy enough, TV ratings for sporting events could soar even higher thanks to the emergence of legalized betting, according to the results of a new poll by Seton Hall University. The NFL is America’s most bet-upon sport, and a majority of people say they’d watch…

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Flashing Lights, Loud Noises in Casinos Might Encourage Problem Gambling, British Columbia University Research Suggests

New research out of the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Canada suggests that all the blinking lights and dinging bell-like noises in casinos may be as problematic as they are stimulating. A study from UBC researchers indicates that these time-honored basics of casinos everywhere could play a key role…

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Philippine Casinos Would Benefit From Better Airport Infrastructure

Casinos in the Philippines would benefit with more resilient VIP high roller play if the country invested in improving its airport facilities, a research note opines this week. Frequent delays and cancellations, along with airports already serving more passengers than originally intended, are hindering foreign high rollers from wanting to…

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Gambling Monkeys Shed New Light on Part of Primate Brain Responsible for Risky Behavior

Risk-taking rhesus monkeys have helped researchers pinpoint the part of the brain which propels primates to take big gambles. Research by monkey scientists may teach us more about why we gamble. (Image: animaltheory.blogspot.com) Scientists have discovered that by deactivating a specific region of the brain located in the prefrontal cortex,…

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International Nonstop Service to Las Vegas Bringing in Big Spenders Via McCarran, Says LVCVA

McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas continues to add new nonstop international flights, and the additional routes are successfully bringing more well-heeled visitors happy to drop some change while they’re in town. Hainan Airlines’ direct service from Beijing into McCarran International is also bringing in some welcomed hefty bankrolls, according…

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