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Can You Really Be Addicted to a Behavior? - HuffPost

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

HuffPost

Can You Really Be Addicted to a Behavior?
HuffPost
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 ...

Gambling Is Not Only A Man's Issue -- It's On The Rise Amongst Women As Well - Huffington Post South Africa (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-08-14 20:17

Huffington Post South Africa (blog)

Gambling Is Not Only A Man's Issue -- It's On The Rise Amongst Women As Well
Huffington Post South Africa (blog)
So says Heidi Sinclair, treatment and counselling manager at the South African Responsible Gambling Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation that has been set up to promote responsible gambling in South Africa. She notes, too, that gambling addiction ...

Gambling Addiction A Focus Of Regulators, Gaming Company Management - Paulick Report

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-08-11 07:03

Paulick Report

Gambling Addiction A Focus Of Regulators, Gaming Company Management
Paulick Report
Although it doesn't receive as much ink as substance addiction, gambling addiction is on the minds of gaming regulators and attorneys, according to a panel at the Saratoga Institute for Equine, Racing, and Gaming Law Conference this week. Studies show ...

Gambling addict accountant who stole £350,000 walks free | London ... - Evening Standard

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-08-11 03:00

Evening Standard

Gambling addict accountant who stole £350,000 walks free | London ...
Evening Standard
An accountant who stole £350000 from her employers to feed her gambling addiction walked free after a judge said she was “not the general stuff of which the ...

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Gambling addict has family in hock - Chicago Tribune

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-08-10 04:03

Gambling addict has family in hock
Chicago Tribune
Dear Amy: My mother-in-law has a gambling addiction. She gambles away her and her husband's incomes, and takes out payday loans. We are constantly barraged with calls from debt collectors looking for her; she has stolen money from people, including ...

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Why this gambling addict has issued a stark warning about football accumulators and betting machines - Devon Live

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-08-10 04:00

Devon Live

Why this gambling addict has issued a stark warning about football accumulators and betting machines
Devon Live
A former gambling addict from Devon who lost thousands of pounds on football accumulators and betting machines has issued a stark warning for anyone thinking it is an "innocent hobby". Macauley South, 21, says gambling ruined his life and put his ...

Mum-to-be stole nearly £73k to fund gambling addiction during 'lowest period in her life' - Grimsby Telegraph

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-08-09 23:01

Grimsby Telegraph

Mum-to-be stole nearly £73k to fund gambling addiction during 'lowest period in her life'
Grimsby Telegraph
A trusted personal assistant ripped off her unsuspecting employers to the tune of almost £73,000 - with more than half of it going to fund her gambling addiction. Lucy Cullen's dishonesty has left the pharmacy firm feeling betrayed as well as out of ...

Escaping the Shadows of Gambling Addiction - Sixth Tone

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-08-09 05:32

Sixth Tone

Escaping the Shadows of Gambling Addiction
Sixth Tone
In June, Chen's mother sent him from his hometown of Fuzhou, in the eastern province of Fujian, to a private gambling addiction rehabilitation center in suburban Shanghai. “This is the only service of its kind on the mainland that I've found,” Chen ...

Kangna Ranaut is Addicted to Gambling in Simran: Top 5 Signs of Gambling Addiction - India.com

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-08-09 00:35

India.com

Kangna Ranaut is Addicted to Gambling in Simran: Top 5 Signs of Gambling Addiction
India.com
The trailer of Kangna Ranaut's movie Simran just released and we fell in love with the free-spirited character she plays onscreen. She is playing the role of a divorcee, who is a kleptomaniac and is addicted to gambling. Here are top five signs of ...
Simran Official Trailer | Kangana Ranaut | Hansal Mehta | T-SeriesYouTube

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Gambling addict has family in hock - The Boston Globe

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-08-08 20:05

Gambling addict has family in hock
The Boston Globe
Q. My mother-in-law has a gambling addiction. She gambles away her and her husband's incomes, and takes out payday loans. We are constantly barraged with calls from debt collectors looking for her; she has stolen money from people (including her own ...

Men with Gambling Addiction Likely to Have History of Trauma - GoodTherapy.org (blog)

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

GoodTherapy.org (blog)

Men with Gambling Addiction Likely to Have History of Trauma
GoodTherapy.org (blog)
The study, led by forensic psychologist Amanda Roberts, surveyed 3,025 men ages 18-64. Using the South Oaks Gambling Scale, the study assessed for problem gambling—a gambling issue that has not yet become an addiction—and probable pathological ...

A gambling problem in Ghana - LA Times - Los Angeles Times

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-08-08 04:09

Los Angeles Times

A gambling problem in Ghana - LA Times
Los Angeles Times
Chinese slot machines began appearing throughout rural Ghana in early 2016. Though the scope of the phenomenon remains unclear, villagers and officials in ...
One-armed bandits: Inside the Chinese-led gambling epidemic in rural GhanaGhanaWeb
Small Villages in Ghana Invaded by Chinese Slot MachinesCasino.Org News

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One-armed bandits hit the savanna: Inside the Chinese-led ... - Los Angeles Times

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-08-08 04:00

Los Angeles Times

One-armed bandits hit the savanna: Inside the Chinese-led ...
Los Angeles Times
Chinese slot machines began appearing throughout rural Ghana in early 2016. Though the scope of the phenomenon remains unclear, villagers and officials in ...

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Gambling addiction led to death of young Taranaki father - Manawatu Standard

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-08-08 00:12

Manawatu Standard

Gambling addiction led to death of young Taranaki father
Manawatu Standard
Coroner Paul Ryan found, in July 2017, that Quigley had committed suicide and said his family had informed him he had a history of gambling addiction. A death notice for Quigley asked for a donation to be made to the Problem Gambling Foundation in lieu ...

Death linked to gambling addiction | Stuff.co.nz - Stuff.co.nz

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-08-07 23:40

Death linked to gambling addiction | Stuff.co.nz
Stuff.co.nz
A young Taranaki father killed himself after stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from his employer, recently-released court documents reveal.

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