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    • American Gaming Association

    • The American Gaming Association (AGA) is a United States gaming industry association. It was founded in 1994 with the goal of promoting, educating and lobbying on behalf of the gaming entertainment industry through education and advocacy. The AGA's offices are located in Washington, D.C.. The AGA addresses federal leg ... Read »


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    • BARGE

    • A barge is a flat-bottomed boat, built mainly for river and canal transport of heavy goods. Some barges are not self-propelled and must be towed or pushed by towboats. Canal barges, towed by draft animals on an adjacent towpath, contended with the railway in the early Industrial Revolution, but were outcompeted in the ... Read »


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    • Charity gambling

    • Charity gambling is a "form of incentivized giving" where a charity (or a group of charities), rather than a municipality or private casino, oversees gambling activities such as bingo, roulette, lottery, and slot machines and uses the proceeds to further its charitable aims. Charity lotteries tend to: As a form o ... Read »


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    • Economics of gambling

    • As a result of gambling, some are driven to extreme lengths to cover debt. Severely addicted gamblers spend most of their energy following their addiction. They cost companies loss of productivity and profit. Gamblers themselves may suffer from depression and bankruptcy. Some may go into severe debt and suffer anxiety ... Read »


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    • European Gaming and Betting Association

    • The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) is the main association representing the leading privately owned European online betting and gaming operators, licensed in the European Union. EGBA promotes the implementation of a regulated and competitive market for online gambling operators throughout Europe in line ... Read »


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    • Faro Ladies

    • Gaming in public was not acceptable for women as it was for aristocratic men in 18th century England, who played at social clubs such as the Tory-affiliated White's or the Whig-affiliated Brooks’s. Thus, women gambled in private houses at social gatherings that often provided other, more socially acceptable forms ... Read »


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    • Federbet

    • Federbet is an organization of European casino owners and bookmakers that was founded to help unify the laws with respect to gambling in the countries under the European Union, through lobbying and other methods. Part of their operation is to identify match fixing, and to work to eliminate it. Federbet was established ... Read »


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    • Gambling advertising

    • Gambling advertising is the promotion of gambling by casinos, lotteries, bookmakers or other organisations that provide the opportunity to make bets. It is usually conducted through a variety of media or through sponsorship deals, particularly with sporting events or people. Although not as highly regulated as tobacco ... Read »


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    • Gambling age

    • In various jurisdictions, the gambling age is the minimum age which one can gamble. In some countries, gambling is illegal for all people regardless of age, so a minimum age does not exist. In other countries, there are different age limits for different types of gambling. ... Read »


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    • Gambling on papal elections

    • Gambling on papal elections has at least a 500-year history. Betting on 16th-century papal conclaves are among the first documented examples of gambling on election outcomes. During the same period, gambling was also common on the outcomes of secular Italian elections, such as that of the Doge of Venice. The Repub ... Read »


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    • GamCare

    • Charity Industry Responsible Gambling Founded 1997 Headquarters United Kingdom
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    • GamCare

      GamCare is the leading provider of information, advice, support and free counselling for the prevention and treatment of problem gambling. GamCare is a national charity and was founded in 1997. In October 1997 Adrian Scarfe, Head of Clinical Services at GamCare, launched the HelpLine and counselling services. The presi ... Read »


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    • Gaming Research Center

    • The Gambling Research Center (Universität Hohenheim) examines the various aspects of gaming and gambling through an interdisciplinary scientific approach. The goal of the Center is to systematically and scientifically examine the wide range of topics relating to gaming and gambling such as lotteries, sports betting, ... Read »


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    • Income tax on gambling

    • Rules concerning income tax and gambling vary internationally. In Germany, wins are taxable since July 2012 by 5% of the winnings (profit). If for example you placed a bet of €10 at an odd of 2.00, then your total return (not including the taxes) is €20, however after the tax deductions, your return will ... Read »


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    • Independent Betting Adjudication Service

    • Adjudicator Industry Gambling Dispute Resolution Founded 1998 Headquarters United Kingdom
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    • Independent Betting Adjudication Service (IBAS)

      The Independent Betting Adjudication Service (IBAS), founded in 1998, is a third party organisation that settles disputes between gambling establishments registered with IBAS and their customers in the United Kingdom. The organisation, which was originally part of the Sporting Life's Green Seal service, was formerly kn ... Read »


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    • National Anti-Gambling League

    • The National Anti-Gambling League (NAGL) was a British campaigning organization founded in 1890 by F. A. Atkins. The aims of the NAGL were laid out in its journal, the Bulletin of the National Anti-Gambling League: Nothing less than the reformation of England as regards the particular vice against which our efforts ar ... Read »


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    • Problem gambling

    • Problem gambling (or ludomania, but usually referred to as "gambling addiction" or "compulsive gambling") is an urge to gamble continuously despite harmful negative consequences or a desire to stop. Problem gambling is often defined by whether harm is experienced by the gambler or others, rather than by the gambler's b ... Read »


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    • Responsible Gambling Awareness Week

    • Responsible gambling awareness week is held annually in May and focuses on the promotion of responsible gambling and services that assist people with problem gambling issues throughout Australia. Events for the week are typically organised at a local level and have been hosted and supported by local gambling venue ... Read »


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    • Responsible Gambling Fund

    • The Responsible Gambling Fund, part of the NSW Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing, aims to support and fund activities focused on the reduction of harm caused by problem gambling within NSW communities. Funding for the organisation is taken from a levy placed on the operations of the Sydney Star City Casino. The ... Read »


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    • Responsible Gaming

    • Responsible Gaming is a concept that gaming and gambling operators, software suppliers and associated service providers need to uphold to ensure their offerings uphold the highest standards to ensure a fair and safe gaming experience that protects players from the adverse consequences of gaming and gambling. The majori ... Read »


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    • Royal baccarat scandal

    • The royal baccarat scandal, also known as the Tranby Croft affair, was a British gambling scandal of the late 19th century involving the Prince of Wales—the future King Edward VII. The scandal started during a house party in September 1890, when Sir William Gordon-Cumming, a decorated lieutenant colonel in the Sco ... Read »


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    • Voluntary Exclusion

    • A Voluntary Exclusion Program (also known as Voluntary Self-Exclusion) is a policy enacted by several U.S. states and/or individual casinos as a method of addressing the issue of addictive and compulsive gambling. Some Canadian provinces such as Manitoba and British Columbia also have similar programs. In areas that h ... Read »


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