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Solo mum's $2000 a night gambling addiction - Newstalk ZB

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-03-27 11:28

Newstalk ZB

Solo mum's $2000 a night gambling addiction
Newstalk ZB
She is among Northlanders who spent a staggering $32.8 million on all forms of gambling last year, including pokie machines and Lotto tickets. That figure was an increase of $1.1m from the previous year, according to figures released by the Department ...
Solo mum's $2000 a night gambling addiction part of a $32.8m take in NorthlandNew Zealand Herald

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When Gambling is More Than a Game - Emmetsburg News

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-03-27 08:51

When Gambling is More Than a Game
Emmetsburg News
The Super Bowl is the most bet on game during the year but it is the National NCAA Basketball Tournament or "March Madness" that is the most bet on event of the year. It is for this reason March has been chosen as national Problem Gambling Awareness ...

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How Canadian Filmmakers Combined a Film + Game to Combat Gambling Addiction - MediaShift

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-03-27 04:08

MediaShift

How Canadian Filmmakers Combined a Film + Game to Combat Gambling Addiction
MediaShift
More than 35 percent of those revenues come from individuals with a gambling problem, according to the film. It's a paradox that the film's director, Andréa Cohen-Boulakia, said she found fascinating. The goal of “Thank You For Playing,” which was ...

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No increase in gambling addiction after casinos opened, Singapore ... - The Straits Times

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-03-26 15:01

The Straits Times

No increase in gambling addiction after casinos opened, Singapore ...
The Straits Times
The setting up of the two casinos here in 2010 did not lead to more Singaporeans getting hooked on gambling, as many had feared before they opened at Marina Bay Sands and Resorts World Sentosa.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
More Singaporeans gambling, Latest Singapore News - The New ...The New Paper

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Fraudster conned victims out of nearly £200000 to fund gambling addiction - WalesOnline

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-03-26 13:31

WalesOnline

Fraudster conned victims out of nearly £200000 to fund gambling addiction
WalesOnline
Fraudster conned victims out of nearly £200,000 to fund gambling addiction. Robert Jenkins' victims included a former British Lions rugby player. Share. By. Liz DayCourts Reporter. 20:31, 26 MAR 2018. News. Enter your postcode to see news and ...

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Here's the question Louisiana gambling supporters must answer to advance their bills - Daily Comet

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-03-26 11:23

Daily Comet

Here's the question Louisiana gambling supporters must answer to advance their bills
Daily Comet
Sherman Mack, R-Albany. "There were caps in place. In my experience in my legal career, I have seen some negative effects that gambling addiction has on families." Mack's views are important because he chairs the Criminal Justice Committee, where the ...

Gambling addiction rate under control: Survey - The Straits Times

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-03-26 07:58

Gambling addiction rate under control: Survey
The Straits Times
SINGAPORE - The setting up of the two casinos here in 2010 did not lead to more Singaporeans getting hooked on gambling, as many had feared before they opened at Marina Bay Sands and Resorts World Sentosa. The pathological and problem gambling rate ...

Here's the question that Louisiana gambling supporters must answer to advance their bills - The Advocate

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-03-25 21:21

The Advocate

Here's the question that Louisiana gambling supporters must answer to advance their bills
The Advocate
In my experience in my legal career, I have seen some negative effects that gambling addiction has on families.” Mack's views are important because he chairs the Criminal Justice Committee, where the gambling bills will have to win approval. Mack's ...

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Recognize symptoms of problem gambling - Scranton Times-Tribune

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-03-25 02:04

Scranton Times-Tribune

Recognize symptoms of problem gambling
Scranton Times-Tribune
Turning Point Alternative Living Solutions, a state-licensed outpatient counseling facility, offers counseling focusing on chemical dependency, anger management, gambling and family issues. We strongly believe that each client's treatment experience ...

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Gambling addict's wife leaves him after finding out his secret ... - Birmingham Live

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-03-24 09:53

Birmingham Live

Gambling addict's wife leaves him after finding out his secret ...
Birmingham Live
He blew a £20000 business loan in just one month at casinos across Birmingham and the Black Country.

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Counselors Warn March is a Dangerous Month for Gambling - FOX 21 Online

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-03-23 16:54

FOX 21 Online

Counselors Warn March is a Dangerous Month for Gambling
FOX 21 Online
Counselors say offering someone a five dollar bet seems harmless, but it can be devastating for some. March is Gambling Awareness Month. Counselors say many things can be considered gambling. Free help is offered in Duluth. The Center for Drug and ...

Millwall's Harry Smith takes break to deal with depression, gambling issues - ESPN FC

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-03-23 15:01

ESPN FC

Millwall's Harry Smith takes break to deal with depression, gambling issues
ESPN FC
Millwall's Harry Smith has announced he is taking time away from football to deal with depression and a gambling addiction. The 22-year-old forward has been dealing with a knee injury since returning from a loan spell at Swindon in December. "Millwall ...

Millwall's Harry Smith takes break to deal with depression and gambling problem - Eurosport.com

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-03-23 14:56

Eurosport.com

Millwall's Harry Smith takes break to deal with depression and gambling problem
Eurosport.com
A club statement on Friday read: “Millwall Football Club can confirm that its player, Harry Smith, is receiving help in relation to mental health and addiction issues. “As has been the case throughout, the club will continue to offer Harry its absolute ...
Millwall forward Harry Smith announces he is taking a break from football to deal with depression and gambling ...Daily Mail

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I stole €1.75m from An Post to fuel a gambling addiction - Irish Times

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-03-23 00:04

Irish Times

I stole €1.75m from An Post to fuel a gambling addiction
Irish Times
On December 18th, 2012, I was sentenced to four years in prison, with one suspended for a crime I committed. I stole €1.75 million from An Post, and I used this money to fuel a gambling addiction that I had developed over a 10-year period. I deserved ...

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Have the conversation: Campaign raises awareness about problem gambling - WABI

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-03-22 17:05

WABI

Have the conversation: Campaign raises awareness about problem gambling
WABI
In its 14th year, the goal of Problem Gambling Awareness Month is to raise awareness, reduce the stigma, and make available prevention, treatment and recovery services. Scott Gagnon of the Educational Institute of Maine says more often than not, there ...

North-east gambling addict's partner calls for total ban on 'crack cocaine' roulette machines - Aberdeen Evening Express

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-03-22 08:57

Aberdeen Evening Express

North-east gambling addict's partner calls for total ban on 'crack cocaine' roulette machines
Aberdeen Evening Express
The partner of a man who took his own life after losing money at an Aberdeen casino said he would still be here if “crack cocaine” roulette machines were banned. Wendy Bendel, 42, of Inverurie, was left heartbroken in May 2014 when her partner Lee ...

Commonwealth Bank offered credit card increases to problem gambler - The Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-03-22 02:02

The Guardian

Commonwealth Bank offered credit card increases to problem gambler
The Guardian
The Commonwealth Bank has admitted to offering repeated credit card limit increases to a customer who was begging them to stop because he had a gambling addiction and a $30,000 debt. Michael Harris, a qualified roof tiler, broke down in tears on ...
Tradie admitted his gambling problem to Commonwealth Bank and received credit card limit increase9news.com.au
'I tried to reach out for help': CBA gave a problem gambler more debtThe Sydney Morning Herald
David Harris, 30, began gambling with money from his Commonwealth Bank credit card three years agoDaily Mail
ABC Online -Daily Telegraph
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If we expand gambling in London, will we also see more gambling addiction? - CBC.ca

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-03-22 02:01

CBC.ca

If we expand gambling in London, will we also see more gambling addiction?
CBC.ca
Most people in treatment for gambling addiction are there because they have problems with slot machines, not table games, said Turner. But, this could simply be because there are far fewer table games than slot machines in the province. Those who do ...