Gambling Addiction News


Partnership takes aim at underage gambling - Monroe County Post

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-04-11 16:29

Partnership takes aim at underage gambling
Monroe County Post
The YOU(th) Decide Project and NCADD-RA continue to raise awareness of the negative effects of problem gambling and what information and help is available. The most recent research indicates that 39 percent of youth ages 12-17 in the state have gambled ...

Disgraced NBA Referee Donaghy Talks Impact Of Legalizing US Sports Betting - Legal Sports Report

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-04-11 16:19

Legal Sports Report

Disgraced NBA Referee Donaghy Talks Impact Of Legalizing US Sports Betting
Legal Sports Report
It was a public-relations nightmare for the league. Donaghy pled guilty to two financial crimes, served 11 months in federal prison, and was treated for gambling addiction after his release. In 2009, he told 60 Minutes that he hadn't watched a game ...

Frisco man released from federal custody again while awaiting trial on health care fraud charges - Dallas News (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-04-10 16:37

Dallas News (blog)

Frisco man released from federal custody again while awaiting trial on health care fraud charges
Dallas News (blog)
The judge's order bans him from participating in any gambling activities. Harris is to be detained at home with a GPS monitor when not working or doing other approved activities, the order states. He also must turn control of his finances over to ...

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Woman says gambling addiction caused her to steal $4.3 million from Dauphin County business - PennLive.com

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-04-10 15:29

PennLive.com

Woman says gambling addiction caused her to steal $4.3 million from Dauphin County business
PennLive.com
A York County woman has been sentenced to almost six years in federal prison for stealing $4.3 million from her employer, officials said. On Tuesday, Donna Marie Wozniak, age 57, of New Freedom, was sentenced to 71 months in prison followed by three ...

Health unit wants provincial money for gambling strategy as 'Rocksino' plans expansion - Ottawa Citizen

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-04-10 05:00

Ottawa Citizen

Health unit wants provincial money for gambling strategy as 'Rocksino' plans expansion
Ottawa Citizen
There are still gaps in harm-prevention programs when it comes to gambling and the public doesn't have enough awareness about problem gambling, the health unit says, estimating that nearly 15,000 adults could have gambling problems in Ottawa, based on ...
As casino expands, Ottawa Public Health wants help for problem gamblersCBC.ca

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Gambling Addiction Among Children Increases in New York Communities - Casino Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-04-10 02:43

Casino Guardian

Gambling Addiction Among Children Increases in New York Communities
Casino Guardian
Recently, the “silent addiction” to gambling has been affecting more and more children in communities in the state of New York, as revealed by a local organization focused on dealing with various dependences in the Rochester Area. Recent reports have ...

Swiss pol: casino offered board seat to support online gambling blocking - CalvinAyre.com

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-04-09 10:36

CalvinAyre.com

Swiss pol: casino offered board seat to support online gambling blocking
CalvinAyre.com
Ruch further claimed to have “rejected immediately” much larger offers of support from unspecified international gambling sites. Last month, Casino Lucerene CEO Wolfgang Bliem defended the law's domain-blocking plans by telling ZentralPlus that ...

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SBS Investigation: 'I sold the family home to pay off mum's gambling ... - SBS (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-04-09 03:11

SBS (blog)

SBS Investigation: 'I sold the family home to pay off mum's gambling ...
SBS (blog)
Gambling addiction can be a hidden problem – particularly within migrant communities. Some of those affected told SBS News how destructive it can be.

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SBS investigation: 'I sold the family home to pay off mum's gambling debts' - SBS

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-04-09 00:07

SBS

SBS investigation: 'I sold the family home to pay off mum's gambling debts'
SBS
Distorted beliefs around lucky rituals, days or colours could be risk factors for addiction, it said, noting that in Vietnamese and Chinese culture in particular “luck is inextricably linked with one's character”. Victorian MP Hong Lim, of Chinese and ...

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Conman swindled sports fans out of £60k in ticket scam to fund his ... - Scottish Daily Record

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-04-08 14:53

Scottish Daily Record

Conman swindled sports fans out of £60k in ticket scam to fund his ...
Scottish Daily Record
Jamie Keeble, 45, conned at least 14 victims into paying for memorabilia, packages and tickets to Wimbledon, Six Nations and Champions League matches.

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Hollywood and Gambling - Latest Casino Bonuses (press release) (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-04-08 11:41

Latest Casino Bonuses (press release) (blog)

Hollywood and Gambling
Latest Casino Bonuses (press release) (blog)
I often thought a good film could have been made about Frank Sinatra's addiction to gambling. Even Sinatra got out of control when it came to playing baccarat and he nearly got himself killed one night when he over-extended his credit and tangled with ...

Gambling physically alters the brain, making people more prone to anxiety and depression, study finds - Telegraph.co.uk

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-04-08 10:29

Telegraph.co.uk

Gambling physically alters the brain, making people more prone to anxiety and depression, study finds
Telegraph.co.uk
Gambling physically alters the structure of the brain and makes people more prone to depression and anxiety, new research has shown. Scientists examining problem gamblers found they had more grey matter in and connections between regions linked to the ...

Walkout Day 5: OEA calls for veto of hotel/motel tax repeal, vote on capital gains tax exemption - Tulsa World

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-04-06 17:58

Tulsa World

Walkout Day 5: OEA calls for veto of hotel/motel tax repeal, vote on capital gains tax exemption
Tulsa World
Josh Brecheen, R-Coalgate, to gut the measure and insert language reducing incentives given to the wind industry failed. The bill passed by a vote of 42-2 and heads to the governor's desk. The Senate also sent Fallin a measure to expand casino gambling ...
Senate Sends Governor Sales Tax, Ball and Dice, Lodging Tax BillsPublic Radio Tulsa

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Charity's treasurer stole £62000 to fund gambling - The Times

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-04-06 17:06

The Times

Charity's treasurer stole £62000 to fund gambling
The Times
The treasurer of a children's book charity has been jailed for embezzling £62,000 to fund a gambling addiction. Karen McCormack, 49, took the money from the South Glasgow Childcare Partnership Forum on 65 different occasions over 14 months when she was ...

JAILED: Accountant David Singer with drug and gambling addiction ... - Bradford Telegraph and Argus

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-04-06 09:01

Bradford Telegraph and Argus

JAILED: Accountant David Singer with drug and gambling addiction ...
Bradford Telegraph and Argus
AN accountant with a cocaine and gambling addiction stole more than £42000 from an Ilkley travel firm.

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Legalization of casino operations causes hard-to-remove side effects - The Japan News

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-04-06 04:44

Legalization of casino operations causes hard-to-remove side effects
The Japan News
The fee has been raised significantly from the level proposed by the government to put more focus on measures against gambling addiction. It was agreed to limit the number of casino visits to no more than three times a week with a maximum of 10 visits ...

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Among company's Tangipahoa Parish casino goals: Recapture gamblers headed to Mississippi - The Advocate

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-04-05 18:47

The Advocate

Among company's Tangipahoa Parish casino goals: Recapture gamblers headed to Mississippi
The Advocate
Pam Deters, a doctor in the parish, said she is in favor of the project, but she wants to know how the casino would address behavioral health issues, such as gambling addiction. Don Marshall, the constable for Ward 8, the area including the casino ...

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Woman embezzled more than £100000 from Glasgow care home - BBC News

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-04-05 08:12

BBC News

Woman embezzled more than £100000 from Glasgow care home
BBC News
Harveys Healthcare is a care home company who look after elderly residents, mostly for Dumfries and Galloway Council, and at the time had around 40 residents. Gambling addict McGartland, of Ibrox, Glasgow, was an accounts clerk for them for 13 months ...

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