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ASA Investigates Four Online Gambling Operators for Featuring Children-Appealing Gaming Content - Casino News Daily

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-01-28 01:41

Casino News Daily

ASA Investigates Four Online Gambling Operators for Featuring Children-Appealing Gaming Content
Casino News Daily
According to the official, the effortless access to such games could trigger the worst kinds of addiction among children and young people, as they normalize gambling in the eyes of this demographic group. A recent report commissioned by the UK Gambling ...

Our view: New Jersey's gambling problem is bad, likely to get worse ... - Press of Atlantic City

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-01-28 01:39

Press of Atlantic City

Our view: New Jersey's gambling problem is bad, likely to get worse ...
Press of Atlantic City
State and federal officials waited too long to aggressively combat opioid addiction. That made the crisis more destructive and required the harder work of rolling it back instead of preventing.

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Pulliam: Marijuana legalization will spark backlash - Indianapolis Star

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-01-26 10:54

Indianapolis Star

Pulliam: Marijuana legalization will spark backlash
Indianapolis Star
A quieter addiction looms around the gambling industry. Gambling addiction leads to neglect of children, theft and looting of business or personal bank accounts. There's billions of dollars getting lost in this economy. It's hard to track the losses in ...

News For Nerds: Let's face it, we're all tech addicts now - Naples Daily News

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-01-26 07:00

Naples Daily News

News For Nerds: Let's face it, we're all tech addicts now
Naples Daily News
The previous version of WHO's guide already included gambling addiction and internet addiction as well as the disorders related to substance abuse. Richard Graham, a doctor who specializes in technology addiction at the Nightingale Hospital in London ...

The legislative fight over loot boxes expands to Washington state ... - Ars Technica

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-01-25 10:07

Touch Arcade

The legislative fight over loot boxes expands to Washington state ...
Ars Technica
The government backlash against video game loot boxes—the randomized in-game item purchases that some observers and legislators consider a form of gambling—moved from Hawaii to Washington state earlier this month. That's when a group of three ...
Are Loot Boxes Gambling? Washington State Lawmakers Are Asking Just ThatTouch Arcade
Are video-game loot boxes a form of gambling that targets children? Washington aims to find outThe News Tribune

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Ex-footy club treasurer and council manager avoids prison for stealing to fund gambling addiction - The Advertiser

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-01-25 06:51

The Advertiser

Ex-footy club treasurer and council manager avoids prison for stealing to fund gambling addiction
The Advertiser
A FORMER football club treasurer and council manager has narrowly avoided prison for stealing thousands of dollars to fund his gambling addiction. Nathan Luke Haynes stole $48,500 from the Karoonda Football Club and nearly $37,000 from the District ...

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All About Responsible Gaming At Online Casinos - Easy Reader

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-01-24 12:24

Easy Reader

All About Responsible Gaming At Online Casinos
Easy Reader
Gambling addiction is a growing social problem – last year over 10 million people were said to have gambling addiction problems in the USA alone. Gambling is supposed to be a fun and enjoyable form of entertainment, where you can also win money ...

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Only Total Abstinence Can Save People From Gambling – Former Addict - Sputnik International

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-01-24 12:08

Sputnik International

Only Total Abstinence Can Save People From Gambling – Former Addict
Sputnik International
Sputnik: What advice would you give to people who find themselves addicted to gambling? Bryan: If you've got an addiction to gambling it's about addressing it. There are emotional issues behind it. You're always trying to capture the emotion of the ...

The dark side of gambling - The Daily Courier

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-01-24 07:01

The Daily Courier

The dark side of gambling
The Daily Courier
As of 2013, the diagnosis of pathological gambling was renamed as gambling disorder in the most recent edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), a benchmark publication in the medical community. The reclassification ...

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Ban credit cards for online gambling, says government review - The Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-01-23 16:01

The Guardian

Ban credit cards for online gambling, says government review
The Guardian
As it stands, gambling companies contribute 0.1% of their revenues on a voluntary basis, a pledge that GambleAware, the main conduit for the funds, says many firms are failing to honour. GambleAware and Citizens' Advice have both also called for a ...

Are video-game loot boxes a form of gambling that targets children? Washington aims to find out - KIRO Seattle

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-01-23 12:54

KIRO Seattle

Are video-game loot boxes a form of gambling that targets children? Washington aims to find out
KIRO Seattle
“We know that gambling is a very strong hook for some people, and so is gaming,” said Hilarie Cash, founding member of Restart Life, a rehab facility for internet and gaming addiction in Washington. “When you combine them you ratchet up the chances for ...

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Could a Nasal Spray Help Treat Gambling Addiction? - Vital Updates

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-01-23 11:11

Vital Updates

Could a Nasal Spray Help Treat Gambling Addiction?
Vital Updates
“The spray goes to the brain in a few minutes so it's very useful for a gambler… if you crave gambling, just take the spray,” said Hannu Alho, a professor of addiction medicine at the institute, to the Guardian. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration ...

Science has a gambling problem - Nature.com

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-01-23 06:15

Nature.com

Science has a gambling problem
Nature.com
Pathological gambling is thought to affect as many people as autism and schizophrenia. It disrupts employment, relationships and health, and places an enormous burden on the state. It is the only behavioural addiction formally recognized by the ...

Joey Barton reveals gambling hell and claims '50 per cent of footballers bet on matches' - The Sun

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-01-23 03:44

The Sun

Joey Barton reveals gambling hell and claims '50 per cent of footballers bet on matches'
The Sun
Joey Barton is banned from all football activity until June 1. Joey Barton insists betting is 'culturally ingrained' in football. BBC. 6. Joey Barton insists betting is 'culturally ingrained' in football. Barton's hugely controversial career looked to ...
'It matters more when there is money on it' is a dangerous ...The Guardian
If ministers don't crack down on gambling, we'll know money talks louder than the cries of the addicts, writes ...Daily Mail
FA failing to enforce rules on gamblingThe Times
BBC Sport -ESPN -Manchester Evening News
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Are video-game loot boxes a form of gambling that targets children? Washington aims to find out - The News Tribune

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-01-23 00:31

The News Tribune

Are video-game loot boxes a form of gambling that targets children? Washington aims to find out
The News Tribune
Video-game addiction is a disorder recognized in a draft of the World Health Organization's newest disease classification list. “We know that gambling is a very strong hook for some people, and so is gaming,” said Hilarie Cash, founding member of ...

Gambling in college features slots, scratchers and sports betting - Standard Online

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-01-22 22:41

Standard Online

Gambling in college features slots, scratchers and sports betting
Standard Online
Among the older population of the U.S., around 2.5 percent have a compulsive gambling addiction. NARG theorizes that higher rates of addiction may occur among college students because younger people are often more impulsive and have less self-control ...

New coalition in Wyoming to address responsible gambling - KGWN

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-01-22 14:45

New coalition in Wyoming to address responsible gambling
KGWN
The Wyoming Responsible Gambling Coalition (WRGC) exists to foster smart gambling in Wyoming through statewide collaboration and creativity. The coalition is actively pursuing projects that encourage responsible gaming and help limit the addictive ...

Nasal Spray To Treat Gambling Addiction? New Research Underway In Finland - CardPlayer.com

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-01-22 10:02

CardPlayer.com

Nasal Spray To Treat Gambling Addiction? New Research Underway In Finland
CardPlayer.com
A year-long study is underway in Finland to determine if a nasal spray could provide instant relief to problem gamblers. According to a report from the Guardian, Finnish researchers are testing a nasal spray that is used as an emergency treatment for ...