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Lawmaker-sponsored bill on gambling addiction mulled - The Japan News

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-03-25 04:51

The Japan News

Lawmaker-sponsored bill on gambling addiction mulled
The Japan News
The Yomiuri ShimbunThe ruling parties are planning to create a basic law that would oblige the government to take necessary measures to deal with gambling addictions. The move comes in response to criticism that addiction measures in pachinko parlors ...

Lewis's tragic story highlights the danger of online betting as well as ... - Belfast Telegraph

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-03-25 04:38

Belfast Telegraph

Lewis's tragic story highlights the danger of online betting as well as ...
Belfast Telegraph
Tune into any sporting event on your television and sooner or later an advertisement for a betting company will be screened. Quite naturally these will make ...

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Expert To Speak On Gambling Addiction & Faith - Bernews.com ... - Bernews

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-03-24 09:48

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Expert To Speak On Gambling Addiction & Faith - Bernews.com ...
Bernews
Deborah Haskins Gambling may be an “exciting form of entertainment, but it is not a sound financial strategy,” advises Dr Deborah Haskins, the Director of ...
Letter: March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month - Opinion ...Rockford Register Star
As billions are wagered during March Madness games, National ...fox4kc.com

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No spike in gambling addiction in PA region despite warnings - World Casino Directory

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-03-23 11:03

World Casino Directory

No spike in gambling addiction in PA region despite warnings
World Casino Directory
In spite of warnings almost 10 years ago that compulsive gambling would increase when Western Pennsylvania's first legal casino, The Meadows, opened, no ...
CCGP Reports Steady Gambling Addiction Rates in PennsylvaniaCasino Guardian

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State lawmakers are addicted to gambling revenue - Opinion ... - Citizens Voice

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-03-23 02:04

State lawmakers are addicted to gambling revenue - Opinion ...
Citizens Voice
Police blotter, marriage licenses, property transactions, divorces and child support in Luzerne County. (read more). The Editorial Board / Published: March 23, ...

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A bet with your life: Gambling addiction - Middletown Transcript

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-03-22 11:34

MinnPost (blog)

A bet with your life: Gambling addiction
Middletown Transcript
Nobody starts out thinking they're going to lose their house, family or commit suicide from an addiction. Yet those are familiar horror stories in the world of problem gambling. March is Gambling Awareness Month, which aims to educate people about the ...
New gambling awareness campaign aims to reach college-age ...MinnPost (blog)
Problem Gambling Awareness, NCAA Tournament Share Calendar ...KNPR

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Despite Nearby Casinos, No Spike Seen in Compulsive Gambling - U.S. News & World Report

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-03-22 09:04

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Despite Nearby Casinos, No Spike Seen in Compulsive Gambling
U.S. News & World Report
The number of callers seeking help from the state compulsive gambling council's hotline dropped in 2016 from the year before. Individuals admitting their addiction keep adding themselves to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board's self-exclusion list ...
Pennsylvania's casinos failed to spike problem gambling activityCalvinAyre.com

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Social agencies call for dedicated gambling addiction counsellor in Marlborough - Stuff.co.nz

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-03-21 23:34

Stuff.co.nz

Social agencies call for dedicated gambling addiction counsellor in Marlborough
Stuff.co.nz
But the only clinician specialising in gambling addiction in the top of the South is based in Nelson and unable to travel to Marlborough for face-to-face counselling. The ministry was to announce new funding contracts in June, but the announcement has ...

Explosion in number of gambling addicts who are becoming addicted on their mobile phones - Mirror.co.uk

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-03-21 15:00

Mirror.co.uk

Explosion in number of gambling addicts who are becoming addicted on their mobile phones
Mirror.co.uk
The National Centre for Problem Gambling last year provided therapy, financial advice and drugs to 762 people from across England and Wales. They even trialled naltrexone, a drug normally given to alcoholics and heroin addicts to stop feelings of well ...

Pennsylvania's casinos failed to spike problem gambling activity ... - CalvinAyre.com

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-03-20 15:54

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Pennsylvania's casinos failed to spike problem gambling activity ...
CalvinAyre.com
Pennsylvania's introduction of casino gambling a decade ago has failed to produce the predicted rise in problem gambling behavior.

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Ways to avoid gambling problems during March Madness - Story - WeAreGreenBay.com

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-03-20 07:56

WeAreGreenBay.com

Ways to avoid gambling problems during March Madness - Story
WeAreGreenBay.com
March Madness can bring even more problems to those with a gambling addiction with so many games in just a short span of time.
Spoiler alert: Dump March Madness office pools - Chicago TribuneChicago Tribune

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Despite casino accessibility, no sharp rise in reports of compulsive ... - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2017-03-19 22:00

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Despite casino accessibility, no sharp rise in reports of compulsive ...
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
In the 10 years since the first legal casino opened in Western Pennsylvania, there has been little evidence showing a surge in compulsive gambling and ...
Addictions expert's gambling warning | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda ...Royal Gazette

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Public meeting on gambling addiction - Connacht Tribune Group

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2017-03-19 13:49

Connacht Tribune Group

Public meeting on gambling addiction
Connacht Tribune Group
A Galway TD has invited anyone with an interest in learning more about gambling problems – an addiction that has touched many families – to attend a public meeting in North Galway next week. The 'Gambling Awareness Meeting' has been organised by ...

Gambling addict met women on dating sites before fleecing them out of thousands of pounds - Birmingham Mail

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2017-03-19 07:42

Birmingham Mail

Gambling addict met women on dating sites before fleecing them out of thousands of pounds
Birmingham Mail
In reality, Brown, who created an alter-ego as a company boss, was unemployed and hooked on gambling. The 47-year-old siphoned his girlfriends' accounts to feed that addiction, leaving one of them living in a caravan. And the Casanova conman's cruelty ...

My boyfriend's gambling: 'I loved two people. One was a compulsive liar and emotionally unavailable' - thejournal.ie

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-03-18 13:34

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My boyfriend's gambling: 'I loved two people. One was a compulsive liar and emotionally unavailable'
thejournal.ie
That's the reality of ending a relationship with someone who has a gambling addiction. I spent three years of my life all consumed by him. Now I no longer know if he is dead or alive. It may seem drastic but the high rate of suicide in addiction is a ...
Harrison Among Top Counties Seeking Help for Problem GamblingThe Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)
Letter to the Editor: Treatment options available for problem gamblersCanton Repository
Problem gamblers likely face physical health issues, jail timeOneNewsNow
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Letter to the Editor: Treatment options available for problem gamblers - Canton Repository

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-03-18 07:03

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Letter to the Editor: Treatment options available for problem gamblers
Canton Repository
March is Ohio Problem Gambling Awareness Month. With Ohioans now able to gamble in more ways than ever, keeping gambling in perspective is essential.
Problem gamblers likely face physical health issues, jail timeOneNewsNow

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Louisiana has a gambling problem - The Daily Advertiser

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-03-17 09:44

The Daily Advertiser

Louisiana has a gambling problem
The Daily Advertiser
BATON ROUGE — Statistics show that gambling addiction in Louisiana is affecting more people than ever, up more than 8 percent in the past eight years, but that it is off the radar. Janet Miller, the executive director for the Louisiana Association on ...

Former Pennsylvania State Representative Accused of Misappropriation Claims Gambling Addiction - Casino.Org News

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-03-16 15:16

Casino.Org News

Former Pennsylvania State Representative Accused of Misappropriation Claims Gambling Addiction
Casino.Org News
The former Representative for Pennsylvania's 46th District tried to block the suspension of his law license, arguing that he was being treated for “pathological gambling addiction.” The transfers were “all related to the gambling addiction,” he said ...
Supreme Court to Suspend Law License of Ex-Rep. Jesse WhiteU.S. News & World Report

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Cashier steals $13 million; lawyer blames it on gambling addiction - PennLive.com

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-03-16 12:32

Cashier steals $13 million; lawyer blames it on gambling addiction
PennLive.com
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The former cashier at a Pennsylvania monuments and engraving firm has acknowledged stealing nearly $13 million over 16 years and is hoping a judge will approve a seven-and-a-half-year federal prison sentence for her crimes.

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