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March Madness Brings Illegal Gambling and Hardships for Addicted Gamblers

Casino Watch Focus has reported on the ongoing problems that come with the NCAA March Madness tournament each year. Millions is lost to employers through a decline in work place productivity and people continue to gamble away money at unprecedented rates. Most of this gambling is illegal and this year the trend continues. ESPN provides some […]

Illegal March Madness Betting expected to be twice that of Super Bowl 50

Casino Watch Focus has reported on the ongoing risks of gambling on the NCAA College Basketball Tournament. Each year more and more people view the event as a gambling activity, much like the Super Bowl. As another Selection Sunday puts the framework in place for this year’s tournament, its important to understand the dangers represented […]

NCAA March Madness Likely to Lead to Billions in Gambling and Lost Workplace Productivity

Just as the country has calmed down from the huge wave of Super Bowl gambling, a new Selection Sunday and NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament signals the beginning of another gambling craze.  As the sports world gears up for another year of March Madness its important to understand the impact that office pools have on employers […]

Billions to be lost in gambling & work productivity as we enter NCAA March Madness

Selection Sunday will signal the beginning of a gambling craze.  As Warren Buffet offers a billion dollars to a perfect bracket, more and more people will interested in filling out brackets.  As the country gears up for another year of March Madness its important to understand the impact that office pools have on employers and […]

NCAA March Madness tops Super Bowl in gambling

Casino Watch Focus reported that the Super Bowl is know as the largest gambling sports event pointing to over $8 billion in gambling each year since 2007.  This year the estimate gambling amount grew to over $10 billion.  Casino Watch Focus also reported that NCAA March Madness would result in billions of dollars lost in […]

Online Site Launched to Combat March Madness Gambling at the University level

Casino Watch Focus reported that  as the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament runs through the end of March, billions will be lost to gambling.  Even though all age groups are susceptible to the negative effects of gambling, this type of sports gambling is especially popular among university-aged students.  As a result, a new website has been […]

Billions to be lost in gambling & work productivity as the First Four passes and we enter NCAA March Madness

Selection Sunday has passed and the First Four are in the books.  As the country gears up for another year of March Madness its important to understand the impact that office pools have on employers and the communities. Obviously, not all office pools will result in gambling, however, a vast majority do involve illegal gambling. […]

NCAA March Madness Gambling will cost the workforce billions

March 14, 2011 will be Selection Sunday, the day the NCAA college basketball national tournament players will be selected and seeded in the tournament.  As we enter into another year of March Madness its important to understand the impact that office pools have on employers and the communities. Obviously, not all office pools will result […]

Selection Sunday: NCAA March Madness Gambling will cost the workforce billions

Today is known in the sports world as Seleciton Sunday, the day the NCAA college basketball national tournament players will be selected and seeded in the tournament.  As we enter into another year of March Madness its important to understand the impact that office pools have on employers and the communities. Obviously, not all office […]

President Obama joins in March Madness and promotes gambling

An article entitled “President Obama Smiles on Online Sports Gambling,” explains how he is disregarding online gambling laws and is showing a favor for online gambling: As is usual this time of year, the hottest online wagering is sports gambling on the college basketball championship tournament. The latest fan to come clean with his picks […]

March Madness: Better Without Bets

From Focus on Social Issues – Gambling by Chad Hills: Athletes, universities and businesses pay too high a price gambling on March Madness. Mid-March marks the beginning of the NCAA college basketball tournament season. Teams from across the nation will play ball for 21 days straight. While the nation’s best collegiate athletes from the South, […]

the madness of march gambling

As we enter into another year of March Madness its important to understand the impact that office pools have on employers and the communities. Obviously, not all office pools will result in gambling, however, a vast majority do involve illegal gambling. A USAtody article points to reports of online pools that take an entry fee […]

Fantasy Football Costs Employers a Shocking $17 Billion and Puts Companies at Legal Risk

As America enters into another year of the National Football League, gambling is set to take center stage yet again. Casino Watch Focus has reported on the emergency of daily fantasy sports as the newest form of sports gambling. Some jurisdictions have appropriately labeled it gambling and either outlawed its practice or regulated it accordingly. […]

2013 NCAA Basketball Tournament Underway: Billions to be Gambled and Billions to be Lost

Selection Sunday has passed and the Bracketolgoy can now begin. As the country gears up for another year of March Madness its important to understand the impact that office pools have on employers and the communities. Obviously, not all office pools will result in gambling, however, a vast majority do involve illegal gambling. A USAtody […]

Super Bowl XLVI – how much gambling are we talking about?

Super Bowl XLVI brings about lots of excitement with the electricity of stats, facts, and the epic rematch of 2008’s Eli Manning’s Giants and Tom Brady’s Patriots.  Millions of people will engage in this social event and spend time at parties across the country.  However, Super Bowl Sunday is also one of the largest social […]