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International footballer speaks out on his gambling addiction - The Christian Institute

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-10-06 04:09

The Christian Institute

International footballer speaks out on his gambling addiction
The Christian Institute
A footballer has shared his experience of betting addiction in the hope that his public stance helps others. Northern Ireland international Kyle Lafferty told the BBC how he put his “career on the line” by gambling on football while playing for Norwich ...

They study gambling disorder. And they had a lot on their minds at a conference in Las Vegas - STAT

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-10-06 02:30

STAT

They study gambling disorder. And they had a lot on their minds at a conference in Las Vegas
STAT
AS VEGAS — What happens when scientists who study gambling addiction descend on a casino-sponsored medical conference? I went to the Las Vegas Strip to find out. It wasn't your typical Sin City trip. Upstairs, in the Venetian and Palazzo casinos, slot ...

What, If Anything, Does Stephen Paddock's Gambling Have to Do With the Las Vegas Shooting? - New York Magazine

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-10-06 00:35

New York Magazine

What, If Anything, Does Stephen Paddock's Gambling Have to Do With the Las Vegas Shooting?
New York Magazine
He was a dedicated — addicted? — gambler who tethered himself for hours at a time to high-stakes video poker slot games known for their 99.17 percent “payback.” He was also a heavy drinker, known to demand high-end cognac and treat cocktail ...

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New report documents alarming rise of problem gambling among Czechs - Radio Prague

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-10-05 16:00

Radio Prague

New report documents alarming rise of problem gambling among Czechs
Radio Prague
Photo: Barbora N?mcová The state organisation which monitors the impact of gambling recently presented its third annual report to the government. Among its findings are details on gambling addiction in the Czech Republic. Numbers for 2016 show that ...

New research shows that apps can help combat screen addictions - TechCrunch

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-10-05 14:06

TechCrunch

New research shows that apps can help combat screen addictions
TechCrunch
In recent years, psychologists and society at large have begun wrestling with the problems of screen addiction and its corollaries in online pornography addiction, gambling addiction and gaming addiction more broadly. And just as mobile technology and ...

The CCGNJ Supports Seniors Struggling with Gambling Addiction - Digital Journal

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-10-05 04:16

The CCGNJ Supports Seniors Struggling with Gambling Addiction
Digital Journal
Hamilton, NJ -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/05/2017 -- The Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey (CCGNJ) recognizes that people of any age or identity can develop a disordered relationship with gambling, whether in the form of casino gambling in Atlantic ...

Killing for Kicks? - City Journal

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-10-04 14:05

City Journal

Killing for Kicks?
City Journal
Maybe the answer is less existential: maybe, as a degenerate gambling and luxury addict, Stephen Paddock killed all those people just for kicks. Seth Barron is associate editor of City Journal and project director of the NYC Initiative at the Manhattan ...

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Birmingham gambling addict reveals how he blew £20k business ... - Birmingham Mail

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-10-04 10:57

Birmingham Mail

Birmingham gambling addict reveals how he blew £20k business ...
Birmingham Mail
The married man, who wants to remain anonymous, took out the loan to set up a new company but ended up blowing it on roulette.
Recovered Coatbridge gambling addict campaigns for change in ...Scottish Daily Record

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Betting shop staff not trained to spot problem gamblers, says report - The Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-10-03 17:01

The Guardian

Betting shop staff not trained to spot problem gamblers, says report
The Guardian
Watson, who said last month that Labour would impose a levy on gambling firms to fund addiction treatment, said: “This shocking report is a litany of poor practice from an industry that is out of control. “Instead of trying to help problem gamblers ...

Report: Number of gambling addicts rising in CzechRep | Prague ... - Prague Daily Monitor

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-10-03 00:20

Report: Number of gambling addicts rising in CzechRep | Prague ...
Prague Daily Monitor
Prague, Oct 2 (CTK) - The number of Czechs addicted to gambling machines, online gambling and betting has been rising, reaching up to 120,000 in 2016 ...

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The Odds And Perils Of Gambling Successfully On Japan's New Casinos - Forbes

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-10-02 22:53

Forbes

The Odds And Perils Of Gambling Successfully On Japan's New Casinos
Forbes
The Japanese government is seeking to mitigate the risk of a spike in gambling addiction and related social ills, taking cues from the Singapore gaming model. The authorities there require Singaporean nationals and permanent residents to pay a SGD100 ...

Las Vegas shooter was a degenerate gambler - New York Post

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-10-02 10:48

New York Post

Las Vegas shooter was a degenerate gambler
New York Post
The shooter behind the Las Vegas massacre previously lived in Florida but moved to Las Vegas because he loved gambling, according to his brother. Eric Paddock said he helped his mass-murderer sibling Stephen move from Viera in central Florida to ...

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Games Inbox: Is Cuphead too difficult? | Metro News - Metro

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-10-02 10:36

Games Inbox: Is Cuphead too difficult? | Metro News
Metro
The evening Inbox is relatively impressed by FIFA 18 on Switch, as one reader names Resogun the best unofficial remaster.

Beware Japanese researchers bearing problem gambling stats - CalvinAyre.com

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-10-02 10:14

CalvinAyre.com

Beware Japanese researchers bearing problem gambling stats
CalvinAyre.com
A new gambling addiction survey claims 3.2m Japanese citizens have trouble keeping their gambling in check, although the criteria used in the study appears to have vastly inflated this number. On Friday, researchers at Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor ...

Guest commentary: Video gambling having negative impact - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2017-10-01 06:59

Guest commentary: Video gambling having negative impact
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
According to University of Illinois studies, more than $3.8 billion was lost statewide, resulting in over 126,500 lost jobs while creating new gambling addicts and new taxpayer costs, paralleling drug addiction. Local governments receive a nickel for ...

Kyle Lafferty has shown he's a brave man after admitting his ... - The Scottish Sun

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2017-10-01 04:07

The Scottish Sun

Kyle Lafferty has shown he's a brave man after admitting his ...
The Scottish Sun
Not everyone would be courageous enough to ask for help - when we have a problem, it's much easier to turn a blind eye to it.

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Gov't estimates 3.2 mil Japanese suffer from gambling addiction - Japan Today

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-09-30 15:48

Japan Today

Gov't estimates 3.2 mil Japanese suffer from gambling addiction
Japan Today
Around 3.2 million Japanese people have likely suffered from gambling addiction, a government estimate shows, amid renewed concern about pathological gambling in the country since a law to legalize casinos took effect last year. An interim report on ...
An estimated 3.2 million Japanese addicted to gamblingThe Japan Times
Around 3.2 Million Japanese Have Suffered from Gambling ...Casino News Daily

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Around 3.2 Million Japanese Have Suffered from Gambling Addiction, Report Finds - Casino News Daily

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-09-30 05:43

Casino News Daily

Around 3.2 Million Japanese Have Suffered from Gambling Addiction, Report Finds
Casino News Daily
A government-commissioned report has found that about 3.2 million Japanese have suffered from some form of gambling addiction. The report's findings are published at a time when the country is developing a regulatory framework for the operation of its ...

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