Gambling

Gambling (also known as betting) is the wagering of money or something of value (referred to as "the stakes") on an event with an uncertain outcome, with the primary intent of winning money or material goods. Gambling thus requires three elements to be present: consideration (an amount wagered), risk (chance), and a prize. The outcome of the wager is often immediate, such as a single roll of dice, a spin of a roulette wheel, or a horse crossing the finish line, but longer time frames are also common, allowing wagers on the outcome of a future sports contest or even …

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Greens/EFA: The Greens/European Free Alliance · 3 August 2024 English

A study by Martin Sas, KU Leuven, Centre for IT & IP Law, Leuven, Belgium Jan Tobias Mühlberg, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Ecole Polytechnique,Brussels, Belgium

regulation alcoholic beverages, tobacco products and gambling services, as well as the implementation of the measure is needed. While certain services like gambling or pornography are widely agreed to be for inappropriate


World Bank Group · 5 June 2024 English

Production or trade in weapons and munitions; X 4 Gambling, casinos, and equivalent enterprises; X 5


IMF: International Monetary Fund · 5 June 2024 English

The economy continues to recover while inflation is low. Banks’ credit is expanding, and the financial sector appears sound and stable. The current account is in surplus and international reserve …

to operationalize the Revenue Authority and the gambling tax. In this regard, staff welcomes the rollout sustainability, including the rollout of the property and gambling taxes, and the operationalization of the Revenue


StAR: Stolen Asset Recovery Initiative · 3 June 2024 English

For associations and foundations, the following basic information is obtained and recorded in the Register of Legal Persons: • the name of the legal person; • the address; • the …

Customs and Monopolies Agency; c) Subjects managing gambling establishments, subject to authorizations granted


NBER: National Bureau of Economic Research · 31 May 2024 English

We study fraud in the unemployment insurance (UI) system using a dataset of 35 million debit card transactions. We apply machine learning techniques to cluster cards corresponding to varying levels …

spending on discretionary items such as alcohol or gambling.12 Additionally, we observe transaction timestamps spending on other categories such as liquor shops, gambling, tobacco, restaurants, and purchase of vehicles this variable includes spending in liquor stores, gambling or casinos, tobacco stores, purchase of vehicles proportion of income on categories such as alcohol and gambling, and all other cards. Within the cluster with discretionary spending on categories such as alcohol and gambling to create two clusters: “Suspicious” and “Discretionary


AFRODAD: African Forum and Network on Debt and Development · 30 May 2024 English

Cancel the debt 🌎 The problem rooted, extractive and exploitative neoliberal model of development through their loan-making and projects, despite fierce From the era of colonialism to the present resistance …

9 https://www.brettonwoodsproject.org/2024/04/gambling-with-the-planets-future-world-bank-developmen 2023 • Sovereign ESG bonds in the global south: • Gambling with the planet’s future? World 10 questions for brettonwoodsproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/04/Gambling-with-the-planets-future-WBG-DPF-final-web.pdf brettonwoodsproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/04/Gambling-with-the-planets-future-WBG-DPF-final-web.pdf brettonwoodsproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/04/Gambling-with-the-planets-future-WBG-DPF-final-web.pdf


AFRODAD: African Forum and Network on Debt and Development · 30 May 2024 English

Cancel the debt 🌎 The problem rooted, extractive and exploitative neoliberal model of development through their loan-making and projects, despite fierce From the era of colonialism to the present resistance …

9 https://www.brettonwoodsproject.org/2024/04/gambling-with-the-planets-future-world-bank-developmen 2023 • Sovereign ESG bonds in the global south: • Gambling with the planet’s future? World 10 questions for brettonwoodsproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/04/Gambling-with-the-planets-future-WBG-DPF-final-web.pdf brettonwoodsproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/04/Gambling-with-the-planets-future-WBG-DPF-final-web.pdf brettonwoodsproject.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/04/Gambling-with-the-planets-future-WBG-DPF-final-web.pdf


ASI: Adam Smith Institute · 29 May 2024 English

“The empire of the Caliphs seems to have been the first state under which the world enjoyed that degree of tranquility which the cultivation of the sciences requires. It was …

excessive uncertainty (gharar) and all forms of gambling (maysir). These latter prohibitions tend to rule


CEIP: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace · 28 May 2024 English

Many formerly badly paid Russian blue-collar workers have seen their salaries skyrocket since the full-scale invasion of Ukraine, far outpacing inflation.

state support. �e second trend is the booming gambling market. �e income of legal bookmakers rose 40


World Bank Group · 28 May 2024 English

This technical background paper delves into the role and importance of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) within Africa's digital economy, along with the potential risks they pose to competition and market dynamics. …

activities Motion picture distribution and projection Gambling and betting activities Sea, coastal and inland


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