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The hidden epidemic of gambling addiction in Britain costs us all dearly - Mirror.co.uk

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-09-25 15:58

Mirror.co.uk

The hidden epidemic of gambling addiction in Britain costs us all dearly
Mirror.co.uk
... of online and mobile betting, and the industry took a record £13.8billion last year. Most people bet for fun but there are 430,000 addicts in the UK, according to the Gambling Commission. In total, 2.3million people are problem gamblers or at risk ...
Labour proposes new tax on bookmakers - BBC NewsBBC News
Gaming Industry Would Face Addiction Levy Under UK Labour PlanBloomberg
Labour calls for bookmakers to pay towards gambling addicts' NHS treatmentThe Independent
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Highly educated are odds-on to become gambling addicts - The Times

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2017-09-24 17:08

The Times

Highly educated are odds-on to become gambling addicts
The Times
People with degrees are more likely to gamble and are at greater risk of developing an addiction than people with no qualifications, according to a study of Britain's betting habits. The best educated are more likely to participate in almost every type ...

As Britain's gambling problem grows, some say a machine is to ... - The Straits Times

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2017-09-24 00:37

The Straits Times

As Britain's gambling problem grows, some say a machine is to ...
The Straits Times
Campaigners and some researchers say the machine is an unusually addictive form of gambling that is sucking billions out of Britain's poorest communities.

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Casino 770 france - Online blackjack gambling addiction - Slots royale app - Energy Priorities Magazine

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-09-23 18:07

Casino 770 france - Online blackjack gambling addiction - Slots royale app
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Teacher accused of gambling away thousands stolen from homecoming fund - WSB Atlanta

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-09-23 14:11

WSB Atlanta

Teacher accused of gambling away thousands stolen from homecoming fund
WSB Atlanta
Authorities said Johnson's gambling addiction prevented her from effectively financing her pupils' endeavors. Instead of buying materials for homecoming floats, for example, the educator was pumping money into the slot machines at the MGM Grand in ...

42 Minutes, £2600 Lost: The UK's Growing Gambling Problem - New York Times

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-09-22 22:03

New York Times

42 Minutes, £2600 Lost: The UK's Growing Gambling Problem
New York Times
Within 42 minutes, Mr. Franklin had lost £2,600, the latest relapse in a decades-long gambling addiction that he reckons has cost him more than a million pounds, his marriage, several jobs and his relationship with his three children. “I just don't ...

GUEST EDITORIAL: Full-scale casinos might be future idea for tribes - Chickasha Express Star

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-09-22 11:31

GUEST EDITORIAL: Full-scale casinos might be future idea for tribes
Chickasha Express Star
If legislators and others object to "dice" because their own religious doctrines eschew gambling, then they are forcing their tenets upon the rest of Oklahoma and should prudently back off. But if they object because they fear increased gambling ...

Ex-Newark watershed director sentenced to 8 years for kickback scheme - NJ.com

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-09-22 10:03

NJ.com

Ex-Newark watershed director sentenced to 8 years for kickback scheme
NJ.com
Linda Watkins Brashear, 57, of West Orange, oversaw the agency once tasked with treating and delivering water to northern New Jersey residents and admitted in court she struggled with a gambling addiction during the last few years of her tenure.
Former executive director of Newark Watershed sentenced to 102 monthsNorthJersey.com
Ex-water corporation boss gets 8 years for $1 million fraudNew Jersey Herald

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Advertising regulator questions 'liberalisation' of gambling - Financial Times

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-09-22 05:29

Financial Times

Advertising regulator questions 'liberalisation' of gambling
Financial Times
Nearly 2m people in the UK are either problem gamblers or at risk of developing an addiction, an increase of nearly a third in three years, according to a report published last month by the Gambling Commission. Campaign groups say a big rise in ...

State Sen. Tony Hwang: When the house always wins, guess who loses? - CT Post

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-09-22 02:34

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State Sen. Tony Hwang: When the house always wins, guess who loses?
CT Post
What about the human costs? Casinos spread gambling addiction, debt, bankruptcies, the families that have been torn apart, the lost hopes, and the suicides. Casinos are a declining industry. We are over-saturated with casinos as it is. Despite a ...
Mixed reaction in Fairfield County to MGM Bridgeport casino projectWestfair Online

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High school teacher allegedly stole homecoming money so she could feed gambling addiction - Detroit Metro Times

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-09-21 10:43

Detroit Metro Times

High school teacher allegedly stole homecoming money so she could feed gambling addiction
Detroit Metro Times
A former teacher at Dakota High School in Macomb Township is facing up to 10 years in prison for allegedly stealing money that was raised for the school's homecoming dance and field trip. Reports say that Lydia Johnson was Dakota's student activity ...
Dakota High School teacher charged with stealing homecoming, trip moneyThe Macomb Daily
Prosecutor: Teacher skims $31K from kids, hits casinoThe Detroit News

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40% Thai teenagers have gambling addiction experiences - Thai PBS English News (registration)

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-09-20 22:09

Thai PBS English News (registration)

40% Thai teenagers have gambling addiction experiences
Thai PBS English News (registration)
Online gambling is gaining popularity by Thai teenagers with latest finding by the Center for Gambling Studies showed 40% of them having gambling addiction experiences. The finding of gambling addiction experiences among Thai teenagers under ...

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Can I Get Addicted to Online Gambling? - The Tech Portal

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-09-20 14:02

The Tech Portal

Can I Get Addicted to Online Gambling?
The Tech Portal
Online slot games have become a lifestyle for individuals on their day to day life. The main reason for this is the spread of a mentality that gambling can be an economic activity. Additionally, the notion that each day would be your lucky day ...

Heartbroken mother received Mother's Day card from her only son the day after the 40-year-old gambling addict ... - Daily Mail

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-09-19 03:13

Daily Mail

Heartbroken mother received Mother's Day card from her only son the day after the 40-year-old gambling addict ...
Daily Mail
Kristian Millard had won a long running battle with heroin and cocaine addiction but was crippled by debt after blowing his student loan to fund his online gambling habit. The 40-year-old sent his mother a touching Moonpig card in time for Mother's Day ...

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Trust no one! Woman, 50, steals Ksh3.3m from her lesbian lover to fund her gambling addiction - TUKO.CO.KE

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-09-18 10:02

TUKO.CO.KE

Trust no one! Woman, 50, steals Ksh3.3m from her lesbian lover to fund her gambling addiction
TUKO.CO.KE
A 50-year-old woman in Radcliffe, UK systematically stole over £24,000 (Ksh3.3 million) from her 50-year-old lesbian lover to fund her gambling addiction. Jenice Thompson, who is a finance worker at Manchester University, used her finance experience to ...

The problem Australia just wants to ignore - NEWS.com.au

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-09-15 21:43

NEWS.com.au

The problem Australia just wants to ignore
NEWS.com.au
We met the CEO of a chain of clubs in one of these suburbs and a counsellor from an RSL-funded service for problem gamblers, and spoke to poker machine regulators and all parties in a court case brought by an ex-pokies addict against Crown Melbourne ...

Louisiana legislator fined $37,000 for gambling his campaign ... - NOLA.com

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-09-15 13:28

NOLA.com

Louisiana legislator fined $37,000 for gambling his campaign ...
NOLA.com
Rep. Jerome 'Dee' Richard of Thibodaux, wearing a 'Who Dat' hat on the House floor at the Capitol in Baton Rouge on March 22, 2012, must pay a $37,000 fine ...
Louisiana lawmaker to pay hefty fine after using campaign dollars to ...The Advocate
Louisiana Lawmaker to Pay $37K Fine for Campaign Misspending ...U.S. News & World Report

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Holistic approach needed to overcome often-hidden gambling addiction, says Neva Pryor - Press of Atlantic City

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-09-15 04:09

Holistic approach needed to overcome often-hidden gambling addiction, says Neva Pryor
Press of Atlantic City
Gambling disorder is officially classified by the American Psychiatric Association as an addiction, though gambling problems can easily be camouflaged as ordinary and unremarkable behavior. Often, family and friends have no idea there is a problem ...

Seniors curb gambling addiction with Chinese drama - Richmond News

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-09-14 19:12

Richmond News

Seniors curb gambling addiction with Chinese drama
Richmond News
A 'husband' (centre) gets into trouble from his stage wife (left) for spending all their hard-earned on gambling. The drama is part of a program being run to illustrate and identify the problems excessive gambling can cause among the senior population.