GAMBLING

addiction

We Spoke to a Therapist Who Treats Cryptocurrency Trading Addiction

Castle Craig Hospital in Scotland is treating addiction to cryptocurrency trading as part of its gambling addiction program.
Jordan Pearson
5.30.18
GAMBLING

Dutch Study Finds Some Video Game Loot Boxes Broke the Law

The Netherlands Gaming Authority picked ten games and found four of them in violation of the Dutch Gaming Act.
Matthew Gault
4.19.18
casino

This State Legislator Wants to Ban Kids From Buying Video Game Loot Boxes

“Were it solely up to me, encouraging gambling through online gaming in this manner—which lacks transparency and accountability—would come to an end.”
Matthew Gault
11.28.17
Valve

FTC Gives YouTubers Who Peddled ‘Counter-Strike’ Gambling Site a Slap on the Wrist

FTC’s crackdown on influencers is toothless.
Matthew Gault
9.7.17
machines

How to Win $200,000 Playing Poker Against an AI

Motherboard spoke with poker pro Jason Les about how he's preparing for a high-stakes Texas Hold'em rematch against an artificial intelligence program developed at Carnegie Mellon.
Ben Sullivan
1.11.17
Gaming

Why the State of New York Keeps Giving Fantasy Sports Sites a Hard Time

There's skill involved, but critics say the biggest sites are skewing the game too heavily toward chance.
Leif Johnson
2.8.16
uk

The Smartphone Game Where In-App Purchases Are Real-World Stocks and Shares

"We think the stock market is the biggest and best game in the world."
Tom Fenwick
10.23.15
Gaming

No Cards, No Cash: The Crazy Plan to Make Poker an eSport

The Global Poker League has some radical ideas for making poker more exciting.
Emanuel Maiberg
10.8.15
GAMBLING

Researchers Trade Algorithms for Photons in Complex Decision-Making Tasks

A quantum solution to an old problem.
Michael Byrne
9.24.15
money

Unikrn, an eSports Betting Site, Is Coming to the US with Virtual Money

Unikoins are like the tickets you win at skyball.
Emanuel Maiberg
9.2.15
machines

A Poker-Playing Supercomputer Just Barely Lost to Human Pros

What's a few hundred grand to an algorithm?
Jordan Pearson
5.11.15
politics

The US Finally Has an Esports Gambling Site, But Americans Can't Use It

Two laws prevent esports gambling in the US.
Ben Richmond
4.29.15
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