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Microtransactions: the scourge of the games industry

What are they, and why should you care?

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Students hedge their bets as gambling addictions grow

How would we live without our student loans? New data reveals that’s what many are having to figure out, owing to the rise in rates of UK gambling addiction among young people

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The science of gambling with Guardian Live

As part of Manchester Science Festival, the science of gambling explored the psychology and statistics behind casinos, all with a cabaret-style twist

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Ladbrokes: How to really profit off a University Education

A new gambling scheme allows you to place a £10 on your final degree grade

Alexander J. Allison playing poker

Manchester student Alexander J. Allison talks about his first novel

Books editor talks to first-time author, and Manchester student, Alexander J. Allison

235 Casino: one of Manchester's most popular casinos, frequented by students and footballers alike

Gambling: the secret student vice

Andrew Williams explores the increased prevalence of – and motivation for – student gambling in an era of 24/7 betting