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Ontario’s online betting boom makes it hard to be a recovered gambling addict

When Ontario legalized online single-game sports betting—followed by the flood of ads promoting gambling—it put the recovery of countless recovered addicts like me to the test
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Baby bets: What the oddsmakers say about Prince William and Kate’s third child

What might the name be? How much will the newborn weigh? And when will he or she arrive? Gambling sites are taking wagers on all things royal baby
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Ready, set, bet: The thing to do during Great Kate Wait 2

Betting on the royal baby name is big business, and a welcome distraction. So we joined in.
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Q&A: Victoria Coren Mitchell, two-time European Poker Tour winner

Mitchell on her old-fashioned game, beating younger math whizzes and why you’re naturally a gambler or you’re not
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Let the cash rain down in Japan

When it comes to legalized gambling, Japan is a holdout in Asia. Facing a cash crunch, that’s about to change.
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Bookies lose millions because of the Queen

The gambling industry’s royal woes grow
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Doubling down on casinos

Provinces are addicted to gaming revenue, and it’s a dependence that’s only going to get worse
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Lost in Vegas

Scott Feschuk writes an open letter to his money
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Governments shouldn’t bet on casinos

The flaw in the Vegas mirage: casinos are fickle business