Gambling was traced some 40000 years ago to cave drawings. It has always been a popular pastime. From ancient Greece, China, Egypt, and Rome, gambling was a part of these civilizations and regulated by laws. Most current games originate from either Ancient Greece or China and the games played by the Greeks were refined by…

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If you’ve ever taken a course in history, you’ll know all about the power of propaganda to shape public opinion. We like to think that it is something that is firmly in our collective past, but it is still very much with us in the present day. What’s more, pointing it out is often highly…

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In 2003, the government of New Zealand passed The Gambling Act, which incorporated a public health approach. The Department of Internal Affairs controls gambling and state-owned institutions operate most gambling industries. Currently, there are several legal online casinos. The government accesses its information on gambling from three primary sources: administrative collections, surveys, and general statistical…

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