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Social media 'can feed people's addiction to THEMSELVES' and lead to withdrawal symptoms similar to those felt by ... - Daily Mail

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-10-08 10:52

Daily Mail

Social media 'can feed people's addiction to THEMSELVES' and lead to withdrawal symptoms similar to those felt by ...
Daily Mail
Social media is fuelling a new type of addiction driven by an obsession with ourselves. Being 'addicted to yourself' is a condition with parallels to serious alcohol, drug or gambling addiction, according to a new study. The rise of social media has ...

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Meet the Sheffield medical students who want to provide hope for gambling addicts - Yorkshire Post

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-10-08 08:43

Yorkshire Post

Meet the Sheffield medical students who want to provide hope for gambling addicts
Yorkshire Post
Minal Jain along with her fellow University of Sheffield medical students Tejus Patel, Akshay Kumar, and Adil Nayeem, all aged 23, are building an app – called Bet On Me - which is aiming to change the way gambling addiction is treated on a widely ...

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Problem Gambling Expert Warns There Are More than 45,000 ... - Casino Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-10-08 04:08

Casino Guardian

Problem Gambling Expert Warns There Are More than 45,000 ...
Casino Guardian
Mental health specialists and representatives of GambleAware have revealed that Ireland needs to urgently roll out a nation-wide survey to reveal actual ...

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45000 severe pathological gamblers in Ireland, warns addiction expert - Irish Examiner

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-10-07 21:10

Irish Examiner

45000 severe pathological gamblers in Ireland, warns addiction expert
Irish Examiner
By James Fogarty. A national survey to determine the level of problem gambling and gambling addiction is urgently needed, say mental health professionals and representatives from Gambling Aware. A freedom of information request to the Health Research ...
Problem Gambling Expert Warns There Are More than 45000 Gambling Addicts in IrelandCasino Guardian

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Talk to your kids about the risk of gambling - La Crosse Tribune

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-10-07 10:05

Talk to your kids about the risk of gambling
La Crosse Tribune
“Parents and others should be aware that teens and young adults are among the highest risk groups for developing gambling problems,” said Rose Blozinski, WCPG Executive Director. “It's important for people to know that gambling can become an addiction.

Expanding gambling online: State's new iLottery could be a boon to revenues, at a price - The Keene Sentinel

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-10-07 04:02

Expanding gambling online: State's new iLottery could be a boon to revenues, at a price
The Keene Sentinel
A button or link for those with addiction issues ought to be prominent. We'd argue it belongs on every lottery page — and every Liquor Commission page — but it seems especially necessary on the iLottery page, where players would see it BEFORE ...

Osseo Lions help to combat gambling addiction - ECM Publishers

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-10-07 00:02

ECM Publishers

Osseo Lions help to combat gambling addiction
ECM Publishers
Problem gambling, also known as gambling addiction or compulsive gambling, is defined as the urge to gamble despite harmful negative consequences or a desire to stop. It's estimated that approximately 160,000 to 214,000 Minnesotans struggle with this ...

The Alan Jones-Opera House row proves Sydney is in thrall to the gambling industry - The Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-10-06 19:24

The Guardian

The Alan Jones-Opera House row proves Sydney is in thrall to the gambling industry
The Guardian
No other industry gets such a sweetheart deal with a four-year commitment to do nothing to tackle gambling harm. These deals have led to NSW clubs having the lowest pokies taxes of any Australian state, and permission to use lethally addictive machines ...

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Newstalk's Off the Ball show 'has a gambling problem' - The Times

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-10-06 17:12

The Times

Newstalk's Off the Ball show 'has a gambling problem'
The Times
A gambling-addiction support group has criticised Off the Ball on Newstalk for allowing a representative from Boylesports bookmakers, its main sponsor, to provide commentary and discuss odds on sporting events. Leon Blanche of Boylesports is regularly ...

Gambling: 'A banking app helped me beat my addiction' - BBC News

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-10-05 17:09

BBC News

Gambling: 'A banking app helped me beat my addiction'
BBC News
Tens of thousands of people have signed up to a new service from two mobile-only banks designed to help problem gamblers. One former addict says this "gambling block", available on the banks' apps, helped him beat his addiction. "I'd be setting my ...

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Gambling: 'A banking app helped me beat my addiction' - BBC News

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-10-05 17:09

BBC News

Gambling: 'A banking app helped me beat my addiction'
BBC News
Tens of thousands of people have signed up to a new service from two mobile-only banks designed to help problem gamblers. One former addict says this "gambling block", available on the banks' apps, helped him beat his addiction. "I'd be setting my ...

Sands Initiative To Target Gambling Addiction - Bahamas Tribune

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-10-05 15:35

Bahamas Tribune

Sands Initiative To Target Gambling Addiction
Bahamas Tribune
#HEALTH Minister Dr Duane Sands is hoping a gambling addiction symposium to be held at the end of this month will provide assistance and "some remedy" to individuals and households affected by compulsive gambling. #On Wednesday, Dr Sands said ...

Mom season 6, episode 2 Recap: How serious is Christy's gambling problem? - Hidden Remote

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-10-05 06:17

Hidden Remote

Mom season 6, episode 2 Recap: How serious is Christy's gambling problem?
Hidden Remote
This week on Mom, Gambler's Anonymous has Christy wondering how serious her gambling addiction actually is. Also, Bonnie is playing chaperone to Mr. Munson this week, to hilarious results. Over lunch with her sponsor, Nora, Christy complains about how ...

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Gambling Addiction Symposium set for Oct. 31 - EyeWitness News

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-10-05 04:59

EyeWitness News

Gambling Addiction Symposium set for Oct. 31
EyeWitness News
The Bahamas Gaming Operators Association (BGOA) on Thursday announced its intention to partner with the Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre, along with the Public Hospitals Authority (PHA), to host a free all-day gambling addiction symposium at the ...

Gambling addictions going untreated? Bet on it - Timmins Press

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-10-04 20:32

Timmins Press

Gambling addictions going untreated? Bet on it
Timmins Press
However, Carole Young, an addictions counsellor with the service, said another growing area of treatment and counselling they offer deals with problem gambling. She believes the number of clients they are assisting with gambling addictions is just the ...

Mobile, online sports betting could increase bad gambling behaviors - Press of Atlantic City

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-10-04 08:04

Press of Atlantic City

Mobile, online sports betting could increase bad gambling behaviors
Press of Atlantic City
One of the biggest issues responsible-gaming advocates have with mobile and online sports betting is that it does not target the core casino gamer, meaning the customer base is growing as is the potential for addictive behaviors. Several research ...

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Let's reduce wave of NJ problem gamblers before it gets rolling - Press of Atlantic City

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-10-03 08:30

Let's reduce wave of NJ problem gamblers before it gets rolling
Press of Atlantic City
The potential effect on problem gambling from sports betting dominated the gathering in Princeton. There were some new additional worries over how the expected legalization of marijuana for pleasure might make things worse for some gambling addicts.

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Let's reduce wave of NJ problem gamblers before it gets rolling - Press of Atlantic City

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-10-03 08:30

Let's reduce wave of NJ problem gamblers before it gets rolling
Press of Atlantic City
The potential effect on problem gambling from sports betting dominated the gathering in Princeton. There were some new additional worries over how the expected legalization of marijuana for pleasure might make things worse for some gambling addicts.
The CCGNJ Reminds New Jersey Sports Gamblers That Help for a Gambling Disorder Is Just One Call AwayDigital Journal

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Queensland gamblers put record amount of money in pokies - Courier Mail

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-10-03 05:16

Courier Mail

Queensland gamblers put record amount of money in pokies
Courier Mail
“It's a very powerful addiction, it's very hard once people have got the habit to give it up, and I think unfortunately most of this revenue comes off the back of people who have a gambling problem or are experiencing significant harm from it.” Mr ...

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Our view: Let's reduce wave of NJ problem gamblers before it gets rolling - Press of Atlantic City

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-10-03 00:38

Press of Atlantic City

Our view: Let's reduce wave of NJ problem gamblers before it gets rolling
Press of Atlantic City
The potential effect on problem gambling from sports betting dominated the gathering in Princeton. There were some new additional worries over how the expected legalization of marijuana for pleasure might make things worse for some gambling addicts.