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New Lake County hires could mean housing for 15 more homeless families - Chicago Tribune

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-08-18 19:00

New Lake County hires could mean housing for 15 more homeless families
Chicago Tribune
... $75,000 to provide gambling addiction rehabilitation services by licensed clinicians, O'Connell said in an email. These two allocations are the only gambling specific ones, but like the Lake County Health Department, other agencies and nonprofits ...

Adult Gambling Addiction Tied To Childhood Trauma | HuffPost - HuffPost

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-08-18 16:06

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Adult Gambling Addiction Tied To Childhood Trauma | HuffPost
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Reuters Health - Men with gambling addictions are more likely than their peers to have endured childhood traumas like physical abuse or violence at home, and ...
Adult gambling addiction tied to childhood trauma - Times of MaltaTimes of Malta

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William Hill gambling addict smashes up betting shops - GamingTodaySlotsToday

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-08-18 10:25

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William Hill gambling addict smashes up betting shops
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In England, a self-described gambling addict who smashed up television screens and gaming machines in William Hill betting shops in Liverpool.
William Hill gambling addict Eric Baptista trashed bookiesDeathRattleSports.com

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William Hill gambling addict smashes up betting shops - GamingTodaySlotsToday

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-08-18 10:25

William Hill gambling addict smashes up betting shops
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In England, a self-described gambling addict who smashed up television screens and gaming machines in William Hill betting shops in Liverpool.

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Adult Gambling Addiction Tied to Childhood Trauma - Newsmax

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-08-18 06:54

Newsmax

Adult Gambling Addiction Tied to Childhood Trauma
Newsmax
Compared with men who rarely if ever placed wagers, the men with a pathological addiction to gambling were more than twice as likely to have witnessed violence at home or to have experienced physical abuse or assault growing up. They were also more ...

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Gambling addict who attacked betting shops sentenced - The Crown Prosecution Service

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-08-18 05:12

Gambling addict who attacked betting shops sentenced
The Crown Prosecution Service
A self-confessed gambling addict who attacked several betting shops because he said he'd lost so much money to them has been sentenced. Liverpool Crown Court heard that Eric Baptista, 29, from Toxteth in Liverpool, smashed up TV screens and gaming ...

Partnership between Jackson Recovery, Hard Rock encourages responsible gaming - Sioux City Journal

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-08-18 01:05

Sioux City Journal

Partnership between Jackson Recovery, Hard Rock encourages responsible gaming
Sioux City Journal
The Iowa Gambling Treatment Program funds a range of services for Iowans and their family members, including outpatient individual and group counseling at treatment facilities such as River Hills Recovery Center, which offers a 12-step-based addiction ...

Hammer-wielding gambling addict smashed up SEVEN William Hill bookmakers in revenge attacks after losing ... - Daily Mail

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-08-17 17:15

Daily Mail

Hammer-wielding gambling addict smashed up SEVEN William Hill bookmakers in revenge attacks after losing ...
Daily Mail
A gambling addict driven to despair by his losses smashed up 'crack cocaine' gambling machines in seven bookmakers during a three-week rampage. Eric Baptista used a hammer, anti-vandal paint and water balloons in his wrecking spree at William Hill ...

Adult gambling addiction tied to childhood trauma | Reuters - Reuters

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-08-17 09:59

Adult gambling addiction tied to childhood trauma | Reuters
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Reuters Health - Men with gambling addictions are more likely than their peers to have endured childhood traumas like physical abuse or violence at home, and ...

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AFL has done appalling job on gambling, says former St Kilda Saints president Rod Butterss - The Age

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-08-17 01:36

The Age

AFL has done appalling job on gambling, says former St Kilda Saints president Rod Butterss
The Age
Former St Kilda president and recovering addict Rod Butterss has accused the AFL of "lazy leadership", pointing to the game's $10 million-a-year deal with CrownBet and its refusal to take a strong stand on gambling advertising leading into and during ...

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William Hill gambling addict smashed up betting shops 'in protest' - BBC News

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-08-16 14:48

BBC News

William Hill gambling addict smashed up betting shops 'in protest'
BBC News
A gambling addict smashed up screens and gaming machines in William Hill betting shops in Liverpool because he had lost a lot of money, a court heard. Eric Baptista, 29, received a 12-month suspended jail term after admitting seven counts of criminal ...
"I'm sick of losing money!” Hammer-wielding gambling addict ... - MirrorMirror.co.uk
Pictures show gambling addict's trail of destruction as he wrecks ...Liverpool Echo

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Call for Theresa May to act on gambling addiction that left Sheffield family in tatters - The Star

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-08-16 06:41

The Star

Call for Theresa May to act on gambling addiction that left Sheffield family in tatters
The Star
A Sheffield man whose family was torn apart by gambling is writing to Theresa May calling for better support for addicts and their relatives. The Bradford family are still coming to terms with the impact of dad David's spiral into crime. The former ...

Addict Ant McPartlin slammed for appearing in 'insensitive' gambling adverts while he fought his own addiction to ... - Daily Mail

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-08-16 02:27

Daily Mail

Addict Ant McPartlin slammed for appearing in 'insensitive' gambling adverts while he fought his own addiction to ...
Daily Mail
Ant McPartlin has been criticised for endorsing a gambling company while battling his own addiction to morphine. The presenter, who has been treated in rehab for his addiction, appeared alongside Declan Donnelly on the website of Red32, an online ...
Fans furious as Ant and Dec picture used in a gambling advert – weeks after presenter leaves rehab over substance ...OK! Magazine

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Wedding planner conned dozens of couples out of £130k to feed ... - Mirror.co.uk

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-08-16 00:05

Mirror.co.uk

Wedding planner conned dozens of couples out of £130k to feed ...
Mirror.co.uk
Craig Williamson is facing jail after ruining his victims' dream weddings, who had booked their big day at a grand castle setting.

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Can You Really Be Addicted to a Behavior? - HuffPost

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-08-15 18:16

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Can You Really Be Addicted to a Behavior?
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Sadly, the American Psychiatric Association has been slow to recognize behavioral addictions, excluding them, except for gambling addiction, from the latest edition of its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. (The APA lists internet ...

This Day in History: Tim Donaghy Pleads Guilty in Illegal Gambling Case - NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-08-15 11:54

NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

This Day in History: Tim Donaghy Pleads Guilty in Illegal Gambling Case
NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth
Donaghy later announced he was receiving help for gambling addiction, which his lawyer said is what led to his criminal actions. NBA conspiracy theorists have long believed Donaghy's claims that games in the early- and mid-2000s were fixed by referees, ...

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Alleged robber leaves resumé at the scene of the crime - New York Post

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-08-15 11:37

New York Post

Alleged robber leaves resumé at the scene of the crime
New York Post
A court heard that police later recovered a betting slip at his home, on which the gambling addict had written: “I have got a gun, open the door or I will shoot you.” Mirza, who is from Birmingham, previously admitted robbery and possessing an ...
Dopey armed robber who raided bookies is caught by police after leaving his CV at the sceneThe Sun

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Gambling addiction health issues spike among SA women - Independent Online

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-08-15 07:27

Independent Online

Gambling addiction health issues spike among SA women
Independent Online
The South African Responsible Gambling Foundation said gambling addiction takes a shorter time to set in among women, as compared to their male counterparts. Heidi Sinclair, treatment and counselling manager at the South African Responsible Gambling ...