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Record numbers of gambling addicts were hospitalised last year, new NHS figures reveal - Telegraph.co.uk

Gambling Addiction - 8 hours 13 min ago

Telegraph.co.uk

Record numbers of gambling addicts were hospitalised last year, new NHS figures reveal
Telegraph.co.uk
Data released for the first time reveals more than 100 people were admitted because their “pathological” gambling addiction was so severe they needed hospital treatment. It represents a rise of 50 per cent in just a year, and is a dramatic increase ...

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Illinois lawmaker works on sports gambling bill - Herald-Whig

Gambling Addiction - 9 hours 43 min ago

Illinois lawmaker works on sports gambling bill
Herald-Whig
Nevada, New Jersey, Delaware, West Virginia, Rhode Island and Mississippi have all legalized sports betting. Opponents fear legalizing sports betting will cause an increase in problem gamblers. Lang said gambling addiction will occur regardless and ...

Indiana lawmakers recommend legalizing sports betting - WISH-TV

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-10-19 17:16

WISH-TV

Indiana lawmakers recommend legalizing sports betting
WISH-TV
Christina Gray, executive director of the Indiana Council on Problem Gambling, said the council is neutral but she is concerned that legalizing sports betting could open the door to issues for people with a gambling addiction. Gray would like to see ...

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TOM & TED GO TO THE RACES Explores Gambling Addiction At Bernie Wohl Theatre - Broadway World

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-10-19 16:56

Broadway World

TOM & TED GO TO THE RACES Explores Gambling Addiction At Bernie Wohl Theatre
Broadway World
29th Street Playwrights Collective New Work Series presents a staged reading of TOM & TED GO TO THE RACES, written and directed by Edgar Chisholm, on Monday, November 5, at the Bernie Wohl Center, 647 Columbus Ave, at 7:30pm. The reading is ...

What legal sports betting in DC might look like - WTOP

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-10-19 00:12

WTOP

What legal sports betting in DC might look like
WTOP
Both Whyte and council member White pointed to nationwide gambling addiction figures of 2.2 percent, which would equate to nearly 15,000 D.C. residents. But Whyte said no survey has ever done of gambling problems in District. Adding in additional risk ...

Clark County launches gamblers diversion court - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-10-18 19:44

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Clark County launches gamblers diversion court
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Family Court Judge Cheryl Moss has thoroughly studied problem gambling, lectured on the issue and written scholarly articles about it. Her mother, Rena Nora, a psychiatrist, led a group that pushed for criminal diversion for those with gambling addictions.

Illinois lawmaker works on sports gambling bill - Associated Press (press release) (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-10-18 10:07

WTOP

Illinois lawmaker works on sports gambling bill
Associated Press (press release) (blog)
Nevada, New Jersey, Delaware, West Virginia, Rhode Island and Mississippi have all legalized sports betting. Opponents fear legalizing sports betting will cause an increase in problem gamblers. Lang said gambling addiction will occur regardless and ...
DC Council moves closer to passing sports betting measureWTOP
Illinois sports gambling bill probably won't come until next yearThe State Journal-Register

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Illinois lawmaker works on sports gambling bill - WGEM

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-10-18 10:06

WGEM

Illinois lawmaker works on sports gambling bill
WGEM
Opponents fear legalizing sports betting will cause an increase in problem gamblers. Lang says gambling addiction will occur regardless and sports gambling should be regulated and taxed. Lang says sports gambling funds could help pay pension debt or a ...
DC Council moves closer to passing sports betting measureWTOP
Illinois sports gambling bill probably won't come until next year ...The State Journal-Register

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DC Council moves closer to passing sports betting measure - WTOP

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-10-17 15:00

WTOP

DC Council moves closer to passing sports betting measure
WTOP
“We continue to recommend that D.C. establish at least a rudimentary problem gambling safety net prior to the onset of sports betting,” he said. Whyte noted the Department of Health “provides no services for gambling addiction to any D.C. residents.” A ...
DC Council Hears Arguments For, Against Sports BettingNBC4 Washington (blog)
Illinois sports gambling bill probably won't come until next yearThe State Journal-Register
DC lawmakers hoping to get a head start on Maryland, Virginia on legal sports bettingFOX 5 DC
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Want to learn poker? Beware the serious risk of gambling addiction - Los Angeles Times

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-10-17 05:05

Los Angeles Times

Want to learn poker? Beware the serious risk of gambling addiction
Los Angeles Times
Psychiatrists will tell you that poker is one of the hardest addictions to overcome and affects the same part of the brain that reacts to heroin or alcohol. In fact, alcohol use often goes hand in hand with poker. As any of the members of the local ...

Three Percent of Bulgarians Suffer from Gambling Addiction, Research Shows - Latest Casino Bonuses (press release) (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-10-17 01:04

Latest Casino Bonuses (press release) (blog)

Three Percent of Bulgarians Suffer from Gambling Addiction, Research Shows
Latest Casino Bonuses (press release) (blog)
A recent report shows that more than 200,000 Bulgarians are affected by gambling addiction. Perhaps it comes as no surprise, seeing as the country is the poorest one in the EU by GNI per capita. Bulgaria's gambling industry reflects that fact, by ...

Elections 2018: Louisiana voters to consider fantasy sports gaming - KSLA

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-10-16 21:59

KSLA

Elections 2018: Louisiana voters to consider fantasy sports gaming
KSLA
Fantasy sports isn't any more addictive than other forms of gambling such as slots or the lottery, said Janet Miller, executive director of the Louisiana Association on Compulsive Gambling. “People would like to differentiate them. The difference would ...

Gambling addiction: Orange City Bowling Club funds used on pokies - Central Western Daily

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-10-16 11:39

Central Western Daily

Gambling addiction: Orange City Bowling Club funds used on pokies
Central Western Daily
POKIES PAIN: A man faced court on Monday after writing himself a blank cheque with club funds when he was its vice-treasurer and then spent it on playing poker machines. FILE PHOTO. A vice-treasurer who wrote himself a $3300 blank cheque, which he ...

Brooklyn woman involves in fraud to feed gambling addiction - European Gaming Industry News (press release) (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-10-16 04:23

European Gaming Industry News (press release) (blog)

Brooklyn woman involves in fraud to feed gambling addiction
European Gaming Industry News (press release) (blog)
Yelena Litvak, a young woman living in Brookly, has tricked many potential renters by posing as a real estate agent to obtain money from them. What is surprising is that she did this to feed her gambling addiction. The police have nabbed her and Litvak ...

Paddy Power Betfair fined £2200000 after letting punter bet using stolen money - Metro

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-10-16 03:40

Buzz.ie

Paddy Power Betfair fined £2200000 after letting punter bet using stolen money
Metro
Paddy Power Betfair has been fined £2.2 million by the gambling watchdog for a raft of failings including allowing a punter to gamble money stolen from a dogs home. The Gambling Commission found 'significant' amounts of stolen money had been gambled ...
Paddy Power Betfair fined after stolen cash is gambled through its websiteBBC News
Paddy Power in the dog house after £2.2m fineDaily Mail
Paddy Power fined for letting gambler bet with stolen money from dogs homeBuzz.ie

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Halifax bank cashier stole £56k from customer to fund his gambling addiction - Birmingham Live

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-10-15 22:31

Birmingham Live

Halifax bank cashier stole £56k from customer to fund his gambling addiction
Birmingham Live
A Halifax bank cashier siphoned off over £56,000 from an elderly dementia sufferer he had targeted. Nasir Haider used the cash he had taken over a three year period to fund his gambling addiction. An investigation found that he had made payments to a ...

It is time for action from politicians on gambling addiction - The Times

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-10-15 17:01

It is time for action from politicians on gambling addiction
The Times
For years, most media coverage of addiction has been about alcohol. Focus on gambling addiction has been rare. In recent years, however, an increasing number of courageous people have come forward to highlight their experiences of this problem.

About 11000 in Niagara Falls Experience Gambling Addiction, Responsible Gambling Council Says - Casino Reports

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-10-15 08:33

Casino Reports

About 11000 in Niagara Falls Experience Gambling Addiction, Responsible Gambling Council Says
Casino Reports
There are about 11,000 people in Niagara Falls who suffer from a certain level of a gambling addiction. According to Greg Eaton, a team lead at the Responsible Gambling Council, many of these people are not aware of the fact or find that they have a ...

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Brooklyn Woman Posed as Real Estate Agent to Feed her Gambling Addiction - Brooklyn Reader

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-10-14 13:14

Brooklyn Reader

Brooklyn Woman Posed as Real Estate Agent to Feed her Gambling Addiction
Brooklyn Reader
Brooklyn Woman Posed as Real Estate Agent to Feed her Gambling Addiction. Brooklyn Reader by Brooklyn Reader · October 14, 2018. in In Other Brooklyn News · Brooklyn woman posed as real estate agent to feed her gambling addiction. Share on ...