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Top Tips for Winning on Scratch Cards

Scratch cards are an easy and exciting way to win a few extra bucks –but like anything else people choose to gamble on, they’re not guaranteed to provide a lavish pay day each and every time. There are, however, a few things you can do to make sure you’re giving yourself the best possible odds of picking a golden ticket next time you’re feeling lucky! Be Smart About It With…

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Gambling and Christianity

It’s no secret that the bible depicts gambling as a highly frowned-upon act. There are no sections in the holy book that condone the behaviors of what gambling can bring out in people, or that of the risks tied into such activities which ultimately lead to one of several destructive paths or tendencies i.e. addiction, debt, theft, fraud and deception, serenity, intoxication – the list could probably go on for…

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Cultural Influence on Gambling Laws around the World

Global gambling laws appear to be relaxing in favor of casinos. As a result, new casinos regularly pop up in empty field space and blocks of cyberspace.  The cultural journey of gambling leads from Paleolithic caves to Mesopotamia, from ancient Chinese gambling houses to modern Macau megaresorts. A gambler’s journey through the millennia involves early wagering on fighting animals, bored Roman soldiers casting dice between battles, masked Venetians gambling in…

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The Hype is Real for the New 2019 Joker Movie

Warner Bros. new Joker movie hits the big screen this week, featuring Joaquin Phoenix’s naturally menacing face as the DC comic star, and the ideal depiction of his incredulously villainous charisma. Just like former performances from Jack Nicholson in the 1989 Batman, Heath Ledger in the Dark Knight, and Jared Leto in Suicide Squad – the new and highly anticipated movie is set to feature just as many tears and…

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The ethical debate on Parimutuel Betting

Parimutuel betting has been a popular form of gambling since the mid-1800s. But, only in recent years has the extent to what actually happens to racing animals been highlighted as a severe problem and undeniably inhumane act of entertainment. In this article, we look at the history behind Parimutuel sports, how it works, as well as the effects and consequences involved. History The word “pari-mutuel” derives from the French term…

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