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Should Sports Betting Be Legalized? - New York Times

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-12-25 14:14

New York Times

Should Sports Betting Be Legalized?
New York Times
Sports fantasy sites openly target young men and are not held to the same legal standards as many casinos and other gambling institutions. Many casinos display brochures of Gamblers Anonymous and other treatment resources. By legalizing online sports ...

New JRA system to let addicts' families block online gambling | The ... - The Japan Times

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-12-25 03:07

The Japan Times

New JRA system to let addicts' families block online gambling | The ...
The Japan Times
The Japan Racing Association says it will begin accepting applications Thursday from family members living with those clinically diagnosed with gambling disorders or suspected of struggling with its symptoms.
Addicts banned from gambling upon family request - News - NHK ...NHK WORLD

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Charities get new way to boost gambling efforts — credit cards - Buffalo News

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2017-12-24 05:00

Buffalo News

Charities get new way to boost gambling efforts — credit cards
Buffalo News
Online raffle ticket purchasers using their credit cards will find themselves besieged with marketing come-ons by internet-based gambling outlets, the lawmaker predicted. “Online gambling is far, far more addictive than other forms of gambling and ...

Crooked Birmingham Dogs Home boss blew £650k on Betfair gambling website - Birmingham Mail

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-12-22 10:27

Birmingham Mail

Crooked Birmingham Dogs Home boss blew £650k on Betfair gambling website
Birmingham Mail
The judge told him that his actions "while in the grip of a gambling addiction" had "weakened public confidence" in the work of the dogs' home, damaging its ability to raise the £1.85 million needed each year to keep its doors open. The court also ...

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Gambling addiction leads to 24 months in prison - Zanesville Times Recorder

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-12-22 09:51

Zanesville Times Recorder

Gambling addiction leads to 24 months in prison
Zanesville Times Recorder
ZANESVILLE - A Wisconsin man said it was a gambling addiction that led to a 20-year spree of defrauding people of their money. Michael Miski, 48, was sentenced to 24 months in prison for telecommunications fraud, to be served consecutive to the current ...

Eastleigh man Adrian Costache who took money from work to fund gambling addiction found dead in woodland weeks ... - Daily Echo

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-12-22 06:06

Daily Echo

Eastleigh man Adrian Costache who took money from work to fund gambling addiction found dead in woodland weeks ...
Daily Echo
A GAMBLING addict was found dead in an area of woodland around two weeks after taking his own life, an inquest heard. Adrian Costache disappeared after he last seen using fruit machines in an Eastleigh bookmakers, sparking a police search. Winchester ...

Officer stole due to gambling addiction - Lurgan Mail - Lurgan Mail

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-12-22 00:47

Lurgan Mail

Officer stole due to gambling addiction - Lurgan Mail
Lurgan Mail
A policeman consumed by a gambling addiction stole £35 from a colleague's wallet, Craigavon Magistrates Court heard last Friday.

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Gambling Expert on Sports Betting: More People Will 'Destroy Their ... - SportsHandle.com (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-12-21 11:05

SportsHandle.com (blog)

Gambling Expert on Sports Betting: More People Will 'Destroy Their ...
SportsHandle.com (blog)
Gambling Addiction Rehabilitation 'Legend' Arnie Wexler Talks Compulsive Sports Betting, Rock Bottom, Recovery, What May Result From Sports Betting Expansion And Much More at SportsHandle.

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Former NSW minister ignored advice to release gambling harm ... - The Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-12-19 20:58

The Guardian

Former NSW minister ignored advice to release gambling harm ...
The Guardian
Troy Grant reportedly sat on research that recommended a ban on 'losses disguised as wins' in poker machines.

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Merseyside Police officer admits taking cocaine - and gambling and sex addiction - Liverpool Echo

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-12-19 13:14

Liverpool Echo

Merseyside Police officer admits taking cocaine - and gambling and sex addiction
Liverpool Echo
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New generation, new gambling addicts - TheChronicleHerald.ca

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-12-18 18:15

TheChronicleHerald.ca

New generation, new gambling addicts
TheChronicleHerald.ca
Last year, he and Lakehead University professor and psychologist Dr. Dwight Mazmanian published the results of their study, Cognitive Behavioural Group Therapy for Problem Gamblers who Gamble over the Internet: A Controlled Study, in the Journal of ...

Australia's escalating addiction to gambling - BBC News - BBC News

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-12-18 16:23

BBC News

Australia's escalating addiction to gambling - BBC News
BBC News
They are the machines that anti-gambling campaigners in Australia say have the addictive "force of cocaine" that are fuelling an avalanche of debt, divorce and misery. Gambling losses in Australia are at a record high after punters frittered away ...

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Australia's escalating addiction to gambling - BBC News

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-12-18 16:19

BBC News

Australia's escalating addiction to gambling
BBC News
They are the machines that anti-gambling campaigners in Australia say have the addictive "force of cocaine" that are fuelling an avalanche of debt, divorce and misery. Gambling losses in Australia are at a record high after punters frittered away ...
Why is Gambling so AddictiveCasino Scam Report (press release)

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How your kids are being turned into gambling addicts by video ... - The Sun

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-12-18 08:08

The Sun

How your kids are being turned into gambling addicts by video ...
The Sun
If your children play games on phones (whose don't!?) or you're thinking of buying your child the latest video game this Christmas, read this warning: you could be paving the way for your child to become a gambling addict. Las week, the Gambling ...

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Holiday joy comes early for casinos - The Intelligencer

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-12-16 23:07

Holiday joy comes early for casinos
The Intelligencer
Recently, with the General Assembly concurring, Gov. Tom Wolfe signed into law a massive expansion of gambling. Pennsylvania has been anointed Nevada East. The creation of 10 mini casinos (category 4) is the centerpiece of this gambling expansion ...

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Star Wars game fires up debate over child gambling - CGTN America (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-12-15 19:29

CGTN America (blog)

Star Wars game fires up debate over child gambling
CGTN America (blog)
EA abandoned in-game purchases for Battlefront II following the gambling outcry. But it's started a global debate about how microtransactions should be regulated. China already forces online game makers to display contents of loot boxes and the odds of ...
In defence of video games' loot boxesThe Straits Times

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FBI corruption probe could alter Supreme Court's view of sports betting - DesMoinesRegister.com

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-12-15 15:19

DesMoinesRegister.com

FBI corruption probe could alter Supreme Court's view of sports betting
DesMoinesRegister.com
Iowa View: Allowing for more betting on games will lure many who should not bet for reasons ranging from not enough money to not enough maturity.

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Real Money Online Casinos : Upcoming regulation from the US Congress - The Merkle

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-12-15 10:38

The Merkle

Real Money Online Casinos : Upcoming regulation from the US Congress
The Merkle
As Congress considers regulating Online Casinos in the United States amid concerns that Internet gaming may lead to higher gambling addiction rates, a new Harvard study says that fear may be unfounded. Harvard Medical School's Division on Addiction has ...

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Gambling Addiction: Is it as Bad as Cocaine? - Brain Blogger (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-12-15 10:34

Brain Blogger (blog)

Gambling Addiction: Is it as Bad as Cocaine?
Brain Blogger (blog)
Is gambling an addictive pathology that causes changes in the brain and requires treatment? Or is it merely a compulsive behaviour? This question has long kept the medical world confused. Traditionally, it was thought that addiction could happen only ...