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RCCC students use creativity to raise awareness for gambling ... - Salisbury Post

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-04-04 22:09

Salisbury Post

RCCC students use creativity to raise awareness for gambling ...
Salisbury Post
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College SALISBURY — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College students recently won a local and statewide marketing and design competition to increase awareness about gambling addiction. Thanks to a N.C. Problem Gambling Program grant ...

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National lottery profits surge as good causes garner less – MPs report - The Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-04-04 17:01

The Guardian

National lottery profits surge as good causes garner less – MPs report
The Guardian
The PAC has made a series of recommendations, including that the Gambling Commission take steps to seek “a fair return” for good causes, and that the next national lottery licence is sufficiently flexible to guarantee this. It has also urged Camelot to ...

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Letter: Stop gambling addiction – put up more signs - The Suburban Times

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-04-04 14:16

The Suburban Times

Letter: Stop gambling addiction – put up more signs
The Suburban Times
Yeah, that'll work. A card room employee at Tukwila's Macau Casino must not have read the signs. Or her boss. Or the people whose pockets were picked. Clean. And then some. The employee was arrested recently after “preying on people with gambling ...

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Move to legalize sports betting is afoot at the Legislature - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-04-04 09:14

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Move to legalize sports betting is afoot at the Legislature
Minneapolis Star Tribune
"I won't submit a sports gambling bill the tribal casinos are opposed to," Garofalo said. "Nonnegotiable." The effort is certain to face resistance from anti-gambling activists concerned with the potential for gambling addiction and underage play ...

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Online gambling opponents in US put the squeeze on advertising - CalvinAyre.com

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-04-04 04:48

CalvinAyre.com

Online gambling opponents in US put the squeeze on advertising
CalvinAyre.com
Online gambling opponents in US put the squeeze on advertising Current and former lawmakers are pressuring both U.S. Congress and the U.S. Department of Justice to make changes regarding online gambling advertising. Former Sen. Blanche Lincoln, a ...

Japan casino bill agreed, free entrance for foreign visitors - The Mainichi

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-04-03 18:00

The Mainichi

Japan casino bill agreed, free entrance for foreign visitors
The Mainichi
In the meantime, a doctor dealing with patients with a gambling addiction said some studies suggest that the number of people suffering from pathological gambling increased in areas where casinos were built overseas. "(Allowing casino gambling) comes ...
Panel OK's ¥6000 casino entrance feeThe Japan News
Japan panel approves casino entrance feeThe Business Times

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Shop manager stole almost £60000 to fund his gambling addiction - WalesOnline

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-04-03 10:06

WalesOnline

Shop manager stole almost £60000 to fund his gambling addiction
WalesOnline
The manager of a buy-and-sell store conned his branch out of nearly £60,000 by issuing false loans and cashing fictitious cheques to fund his gambling addiction. Scott Kean, 29, who was working as the manager of Cash Generator in Bridgend, “diverted ...

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Liquor & Lotteries quietly cuts $1M gambling research program ... - CBC.ca

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-04-03 03:10

CBC.ca

Liquor & Lotteries quietly cuts $1M gambling research program ...
CBC.ca
Last year, more than $2.1 million of the $12-million social responsibility budget didn't get used. Part of that is an annual million-dollar program that used to allocate money for research. It was quietly phased out in January.

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Rose Pak Community Fund Awards $25K Grant To Fight Gambling Addiction - Hoodline

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-04-02 20:19

Hoodline

Rose Pak Community Fund Awards $25K Grant To Fight Gambling Addiction
Hoodline
The Rose Pak Community Fund (RPCF) has announced a $25,000 grant award to NICOS Chinese Health Coalition for outreach initiatives aimed at curbing problem gambling in San Francisco's Chinese community. NICOS is a "public-private-community partnership ...

Internet gambling opponents are zeroing in on the industry's ads to try and shut it down - Business Insider

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-04-02 16:39

Business Insider

Internet gambling opponents are zeroing in on the industry's ads to try and shut it down
Business Insider
Online-gambling opponents say they've spotted ads promoting online betting on children's game sites and alongside articles about gambling addiction. They're trying to use this to convince Congress and the Justice Department to reverse a 2011 decision ...

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Rowan-Cabarrus students win NC Problem Gambling competition - Independent Tribune

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-04-02 08:59

Rowan-Cabarrus students win NC Problem Gambling competition
Independent Tribune
Problem Gambling Awareness Month aims to raise awareness of problem gambling, an addiction faced by North Carolinians every day. The National Council on Problem Gambling report one percent of U.S. adults meet the criteria for pathological gambling, and ...

Gambling prevention group seeks to expand services in SF's Chinese community - San Francisco Examiner

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-03-31 02:01

San Francisco Examiner

Gambling prevention group seeks to expand services in SF's Chinese community
San Francisco Examiner
When Michael Liao began an internship focused on gambling prevention with The City's NICOS Chinese Health Coalition in 2005, he was unaware that some 6,500 miles away, his stepfather was struggling with a crippling gambling addiction in his home ...

A worker at Tukwila's Macau Casino arrested for loansharking ... - The News Tribune

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-03-30 12:28

The News Tribune

A worker at Tukwila's Macau Casino arrested for loansharking ...
The News Tribune
A couple suspected of providing $300000 in loans to people with gambling problems at Tukwila's Macau Casino and then threatening them in order to collect the debt have been arrested according to the Washington State Gambling Commission.

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Desire, competition, or addiction - why do we buy loot boxes? - PCGamesN

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-03-30 08:00

PCGamesN

Desire, competition, or addiction - why do we buy loot boxes?
PCGamesN
A common question surrounding loot boxes is whether or not they constitute gambling. In short, it is complicated. In many cases, the answer depends on the game in question, the prizes up for grabs, and even the person you speak to. But whatever your ...

Desire, competition, or addiction - why do we buy loot boxes? - PCGamesN

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-03-30 08:00

PCGamesN

Desire, competition, or addiction - why do we buy loot boxes?
PCGamesN
A common question surrounding loot boxes is whether or not they constitute gambling. In short, it is complicated. In many cases, the answer depends on the game in question, the prizes up for grabs, and even the person you speak to. But whatever your ...

Is it OK For Christians to Gamble? - Beliefnet

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-03-29 11:40

Beliefnet

Is it OK For Christians to Gamble?
Beliefnet
Gambling also has major side effects which can aid in separation from God. Gambling can destroy lives in many countless ways. Gambling addictions are becoming more and more commonplace nowadays. With mega-gambling casinos throughout the world, the ...

Gambling addict's punt back-fired when he stole £140-worth of scratchcards - Huddersfield Examiner

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-03-29 07:14

Huddersfield Examiner

Gambling addict's punt back-fired when he stole £140-worth of scratchcards
Huddersfield Examiner
Magistrates were told that Chambers left prison in December 2015 and replaced his history of drink and drug problems with a gambling addiction. He was described as having an addictive personality and spending his Jobseeker's Allowance money on ...

National Group Wants States, Leagues To Put Problem Gambling Front And Center For Sports Betting - Legal Sports Report

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-03-29 06:02

Legal Sports Report

National Group Wants States, Leagues To Put Problem Gambling Front And Center For Sports Betting
Legal Sports Report
Ensure that any expansion of sports gambling includes dedicated funds to prevent and treat gambling addiction. Require sports betting operators to implement responsible gaming programs which include comprehensive employee training, self-exclusion ...

Problem gambling can take a huge toll - Hometownlife.com

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-03-28 22:00

Hometownlife.com

Problem gambling can take a huge toll
Hometownlife.com
It provides a 24/7 problem gambler helpline (800-522-4700), which can be used by anyone looking for help/treatment with a gambling problem. The website contains a useful tool called, Gambler's Anonymous, 20 Questions. This is a relatively simple, “yes ...

How Big Data Helps Spot Gambling Addiction - Lowvelder

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-03-28 08:26

Lowvelder

How Big Data Helps Spot Gambling Addiction
Lowvelder
Big Data may be the key element in the fight with the players' addiction. Advanced analytics gives insight into almost anything and the customer's health is not an exception. Modern online gambling providers, such as Stakers Online Casino, use Big Data ...
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