Booths that sell paper pull-tab games like this one have new competition in Minnesota: electronic pull-tab games played on iPads. The games are meant to help pay for a new football stadium in Minneapolis.
September 20, 2012 Minnesota gamblers no longer have to rip paper pull-tabs to see if they've won cash: As of this week, they can use an iPad to play games that give them instant feedback. The venture was sparked by a need to raise money to help for an NFL football stadium costing an estimated $975 million.
Problem gambling could be labeled a psychiatric disorder before long.
May 29, 2012 A change in guidelines for psychiatric diagnoses would add problem gambling as an addictive disorder. The designation would clear a path to add other behavioral problems — such as sex or Internet addiction — in the future.
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