What Exactly Is a Gambling Addiction?

Gambling refers to the wagering of something of value or currency on an unknown outcome with an equally uncertain result. Gambling therefore requires three components to be present: risk, consideration, and a potential reward. In most cases, a potential reward refers to the chance that an outcome will occur because it is rational for a person to do so. The risk that is involved in gambling refers to the possibility that an outcome may occur regardless of the potential reward. There are many types of addictions, which may lead to…

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Gambling In Jordan

In its current situation, may Jordan be considered a country where gambling is widespread. In fact, according to the latest research, it has been found that every single casino in Jordan is licensed to operate. Also, there is no clear evidence as to why this is so. However, the situation is gradually changing with the introduction of online gambling in Jordan. This has made the country more popular among local and international tourists who have increased their chances of winning while enjoying their time in the casinos. In a typical…

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Gambling Addiction: Don’t Bet at the Casino

A month or so ago I was having a conversation with an acquaintance about the current state of Las Vegas and the casino industry. My acquaintance was a lifelong Las Vegas resident who had moved to Arizona to seek out his fortune, and he was fairly disgusted with the state of the gambling establishments in Las Vegas. I asked him why he thought it was that way, considering all the benefits we had just previously discussed. His answer was quite revealing, so pay attention if you want to know what…

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Gambling – A Viable Business Opportunity?

It seems that certain countries such as Jordan seem more interested in gambling than in other human activities that it is proud of. Currently, a large number of the population is involved in some form or other gambling, and there are no clear reasons behind this trend. However, it must be noted that in the US, Las Vegas is among the most popular gambling destinations. This could be attributed to the fact that Las Vegas enjoys the backing of prominent people in the US, most notably the casino magnate Donald…

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The Risks of Gambling

About 2,500 people demonstrated against the ousting of the “parliament of shame” in the largest city of Jordan over an alleged corruption case involving a major gambling casino. Moreover, more than 1,000 Jordanians participated in a massive demonstration organized by the main al-Hamma Front in Amman, calling for the downfall of the government and an end to the rule of the Shabab al-Daula family. The largest contingent of the opposition gathered outside the main royal palace, waving the flag of Syria and chanting slogans against the regime. The king of…

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Gambling History

Gambling has always been popular in many countries of the world; however, it is illegal in many countries of the world including the United States of America. Gambling is legal in the United States but not in all the states. In the United Kingdom, gambling is strictly prohibited and there is no room for gambling of any kind within the British Islands. The European Commission similarly prohibits the provision of gambling information to the residents of some member states of that union including Ireland. There are legal alternatives to conventional…

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