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With gambling now everywhere, addiction rate triples, Rutgers finds - NJ.com

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-05-26 08:40

NJ.com

With gambling now everywhere, addiction rate triples, Rutgers finds
NJ.com
The first large-scale survey since New Jersey legalized online gambling in 2013 shows the percentage of residents considered to have a "gambling disorder" is now three times what it is elsewhere. So is the percentage of people with a less severe ...

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Sports Gambling Bill might Unite Groups in Opposition - Competitive Enterprise Institute (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-05-26 06:14

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Sports Gambling Bill might Unite Groups in Opposition
Competitive Enterprise Institute (blog)
For another, it would amend the Public Health Service Act, establishing within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) new programs aimed at studying and addressing gambling addiction, including the creation of a Gambling Addiction ...
Bill to repeal federal sports betting ban unveiledESPN
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Gambling: How to get help as addiction worsens - News24

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-05-26 02:24

News24

Gambling: How to get help as addiction worsens
News24
It's not uncommon for gambling addicts to lose sight of the needs of their families when they are consumed by the desire to win at all costs. Dr Heidi Sinclair of the SA Responsible Gambling Foundation says the National Responsible Gambling Programme ...

Boxer David Allen reveals despair of gambling addiction that led to him attempting to take his life - The Sun

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-05-25 09:00

The Sun

Boxer David Allen reveals despair of gambling addiction that led to him attempting to take his life
The Sun
HEAVYWEIGHT boxing hope David Allen has lifted the lid on a desperate battle with gambling that has seen him try to take his own life. Doncaster fighter Allen is hoping to be crowned Commonwealth Heavyweight champion when he takes on Lenroy ...

Gambling addict stole £19000 from his employers - Belfast Newsletter

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-05-25 07:41

Belfast Newsletter

Gambling addict stole £19000 from his employers
Belfast Newsletter
McCallum later told detectives he had used the monies to fund his gambling addiction which had “taken over his life”. Defence barrister Mark Farrell said that McCallum's father had been a heavy gambler and “regrettably this passed from father to son ...

Bill to repeal federal sports betting ban unveiled - ESPN

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-05-25 03:00

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Bill to repeal federal sports betting ban unveiled
ESPN
The GAME Act would give the Secretary of Health and Human Services the authority to implement programs for the prevention and treatment of gambling addiction. The legislation is characterized as a "discussion draft" and the committee is actively ...
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A new risk group for gambling addiction: older women - News Chief

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-05-24 07:13

News Chief

A new risk group for gambling addiction: older women
News Chief
Marilyn Lancelot was arrested for embezzling $350,000 from her job after being a compulsive gambler for seven years. Experts say gambling addiction among older women near or in retirement appears to be increasing in scope and severity. [DEANNA DENT ...

Man (46) stole almost €1m from employer to feed alcohol and ... - Irish Independent

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-05-23 12:06

Irish Independent

Man (46) stole almost €1m from employer to feed alcohol and ...
Irish Independent
A former company director who stole almost a million euro from his employer over six years to feed his alcoholism and gambling addiction has been given a ...

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Mother who stole £12k to feed gambling addiction banned from every bingo hall in Britain - Evening Standard

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-05-23 04:11

Evening Standard

Mother who stole £12k to feed gambling addiction banned from every bingo hall in Britain
Evening Standard
A mother who stole thousands of pounds from her employer to feed her gambling addiction has been banned from every bingo hall in Britain. Jennifer Rooney, 55, stole £12,149 from Barnsbury Housing Association, which she gambled in bingo halls and on ...

A new risk group for gambling addiction: older women - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-05-23 01:08

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

A new risk group for gambling addiction: older women
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Marilyn Lancelot was arrested for embezzling $350,000 from her job after being a compulsive gambler for seven years. Experts say gambling addiction among older women near or in retirement appears to be increasing in scope and severity. [DEANNA DENT ...

Number of Ohioans seeking treatment for gambling addictions ... - WKBN.com

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2017-05-21 10:31

WKBN.com

Number of Ohioans seeking treatment for gambling addictions ...
WKBN.com
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Gambling addictions are becoming more of a problem in Ohio, state reports suggest, with the number of people being treated ...

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Neighbours spoilers: Sonya gives in to her gambling addiction as Angie issues a stark warning - Metro

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-05-20 06:46

Metro

Neighbours spoilers: Sonya gives in to her gambling addiction as Angie issues a stark warning
Metro
While Sonya is firmly in the grips of a serious relapse into her alcohol addiction, another old problem rears its ugly head – her gambling. Toadie's mum Angie is in town checking up on her sons, and decides Toadie needs a kick up the backside. She ...

Gambling addict who stole £14k in wedding venue con tells punters ... - Devon Live

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-05-19 14:37

Devon Live

Gambling addict who stole £14k in wedding venue con tells punters ...
Devon Live
A gambling addict from Torquay who escaped jail after he admitted stealing more than £14000 from his employers has warned punters that they cannot beat the ...

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Barman with online gambling addiction avoids conviction for theft - Irish Examiner

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-05-16 18:15

Irish Examiner

Barman with online gambling addiction avoids conviction for theft
Irish Examiner
A man with an online gambling addiction sought to cover debts by shortchanging his employer while working in the bar of one of the country's best-known hotels. Brian O'Donovan was working as a barman at the Inchydoney Lodge and Spa near Clonakilty in ...

Bookmakers give a penny to charity for gambling addicts | News ... - The Times (subscription)

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-05-15 17:01

The Times (subscription)

Bookmakers give a penny to charity for gambling addicts | News ...
The Times (subscription)
Bookmakers are giving as little as 1p a year to Britain's biggest gambling charity in a voluntary funding scheme that has left more than nine out of ten addicts.

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Bookmakers gave a token 1p a year to help gambling addicts - The Times (subscription)

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-05-15 17:01

The Times (subscription)

Bookmakers gave a token 1p a year to help gambling addicts
The Times (subscription)
Bookmakers are giving as little as 1p a year to Britain's biggest gambling charity in a voluntary funding scheme that has left more than nine out of ten addicts unable to access help, The Times has learnt. GambleAware has fallen 20 per cent short of ...

AFL, Daniel Ward, Open Mike, Fox Footy, Gambling, Addiction - Fox Sports

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-05-15 16:07

Fox Sports

AFL, Daniel Ward, Open Mike, Fox Footy, Gambling, Addiction
Fox Sports
WHEN Daniel Ward's gambling addiction was at its most menacing he couldn't afford to fill up his car with petrol. Sometimes, he'd even forgo food. But the former Melbourne defender says the friendships he's lost and the trust he's broken are the most ...

Pachinko parlors, gambling facilities may be allowed to ban gambling addicts - GamingTodaySlotsToday

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-05-15 12:23

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Pachinko parlors, gambling facilities may be allowed to ban gambling addicts
GamingTodaySlotsToday
In Japan, the government and the ruling parties plan to propose a system that would allow pachinko parlors and other gambling facilities to ban “serious” gambling addicts, government sources told the Japan Times. Japan legalized casinos last year with ...
GGRAsia – Gambling addiction law before second Japan IR bill: MSGGRAsia
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GGRAsia – Gambling addiction law before second Japan IR bill: MS - GGRAsia

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-05-15 00:04

GGRAsia

GGRAsia – Gambling addiction law before second Japan IR bill: MS
GGRAsia
The passage of an implementation bill regarding Japan casino resorts is likely to be conditional on legislators first approving a law to counter gambling addiction ...
Responsible Gambling Becomes Primary Concern in Japan's Casino Regulation DebateCasino News Daily

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