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Charges: Minnesota nursing home administrator stole nearly ... - INFORUM

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-09-26 21:13

INFORUM

Charges: Minnesota nursing home administrator stole nearly ...
INFORUM
MONTEVIDEO, Minn. — The former administrator of the Luther Haven nursing home in Montevideo in western Minnesota faces a charge of felony theft.

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Gambling Rises Alongside Gaming in Citations for Divorce - VegasSlotsOnline

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-09-26 09:45

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Gambling Rises Alongside Gaming in Citations for Divorce
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Since January 1st 2018, the online divorce firm Divorce-Online.co.uk has received 200 divorce petitions citing online games as being one of the reasons for seeking a divorce. The company has said it believes the trend to be on the up because the ...

5 Key Issues To Watch At The Congressional Sports Betting Hearing - Forbes

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-09-26 07:11

Forbes

5 Key Issues To Watch At The Congressional Sports Betting Hearing
Forbes
Kindt, who has written extensively on problem gambling issues, described sports gambling as a "gateway drug," to gambling addiction in a 2012 U.S. News & World Reports column. By legalizing sports betting, states can expose themselves to additional ...
Post-PASPA: An Examination of Sports Betting in America - House Judiciary CommitteeHouse Judiciary Committee
Post-PASPA: An Examination - House Judiciary CommitteeHouse Judiciary Committee

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Gambler X: Why I don't like sports betting legalization - ESPN

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-09-25 08:34

ESPN

Gambler X: Why I don't like sports betting legalization
ESPN
Gambler X is a professional sports bettor who makes his living betting legally in Las Vegas. He has agreed to share insights and experiences in the betting industry but prefers anonymity to keep his edge against the sportsbooks. I am a professional ...

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Homelessness, mental health issues and gambling: A Cincinnati lawyer is suspended - Cincinnati.com

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-09-25 08:31

Cincinnati.com

Homelessness, mental health issues and gambling: A Cincinnati lawyer is suspended
Cincinnati.com
He said he lost his home to foreclosure, was experiencing intermittent homelessness, suffering from a gambling addiction and dealing with mental health issues, according to court documents. "Fernandez argued that a homeless attorney is likely to have ...

Gambling addiction gets spotlight this week - BlackburnNews.com

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-09-25 08:10

BlackburnNews.com

Gambling addiction gets spotlight this week
BlackburnNews.com
If you can't spot the early signs of a potential gambling problem, there is help nearby. Problem Gambling Prevention Week is underway until September 30 and the Responsible Gambling Council (RGC) is creating awareness of the importance of early ...

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Gambling addiction gets spotlight this week - BlackburnNews.com

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-09-25 08:10

BlackburnNews.com

Gambling addiction gets spotlight this week
BlackburnNews.com
If you can't spot the early signs of a potential gambling problem, there is help nearby. Problem Gambling Prevention Week is underway until September 30 and the Responsible Gambling Council (RGC) is creating awareness of the importance of early ...
Responsible Gaming Council hosting event to help recognize the signs of problem gamblingSudbury.com
Ontario's Windsor and Essex County to Host Problem Gambling ...Casino Reports

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Ontario's Windsor and Essex County to Host Problem Gambling Prevention Week - Casino Reports

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-09-25 05:09

Casino Reports

Ontario's Windsor and Essex County to Host Problem Gambling Prevention Week
Casino Reports
The Problem Gambling Prevention Week comes as part of the Responsible Gambling Council's efforts to raise people's awareness of gambling addictions so that they would be easily able to recognize the signs of problem gambling and help people who are ...

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Problem gamblers in W.Va. can find help at free weekend workshop - The Montgomery Herald

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-09-25 04:53

The Montgomery Herald

Problem gamblers in W.Va. can find help at free weekend workshop
The Montgomery Herald
The group, which operates the 1-800-GAMBLER helpline, has hosted this event for 13 years. The weekend event is for anyone who is currently trying to stop gambling, or who has struggled with gambling addiction in the past. Family members of participants ...

Global VR Gambling Market 2018-2022| VR as a Cure for Gambling Addiction to Boost Growth| Technavio - WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-09-24 23:39

Global VR Gambling Market 2018-2022| VR as a Cure for Gambling Addiction to Boost Growth| Technavio
WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 25, 2018--According to the market research report released by Technavio, the global VR gambling market is expected to show a CAGR close to 55% during the forecast period. However, the decline in the year over year ...

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Help for people with gambling problems, is underfunded in Kansas - KAKE

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-09-24 22:05

KAKE

Help for people with gambling problems, is underfunded in Kansas
KAKE
By law, 2% of that profit goes into the states Problem Gambling and Addictions Grant Fund. The money is supposed to be used to help people with gambling addictions but Stephenie Roberts, a state-certified gambling counselor and a member of the ...

Problem gamblers in W.Va. can find help at free weekend workshop - The Fayette Tribune

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-09-24 11:08

The Fayette Tribune

Problem gamblers in W.Va. can find help at free weekend workshop
The Fayette Tribune
The group, which operates the 1-800-GAMBLER helpline, has hosted this event for 13 years. The weekend event is for anyone who is currently trying to stop gambling, or who has struggled with gambling addiction in the past. Family members of participants ...

Concerns that Legalized Sports Betting Will Worsen Problem Gambling in NJ - NJ Spotlight

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-09-23 23:05

NJ Spotlight

Concerns that Legalized Sports Betting Will Worsen Problem Gambling in NJ
NJ Spotlight
... the problem of gambling addiction in the state could worsen. “Two years from now you won't be able to get a seat at a Gamblers Anonymous room, because what happens is people that would never gamble sports illegally are now gambling on sports,” said ...

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Problem Gamblers Help Network of West Virginia hosts summit on sports gambling this week - West Virginia MetroNews

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-09-23 22:10

Problem Gamblers Help Network of West Virginia hosts summit on sports gambling this week
West Virginia MetroNews
CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The new option of legal sports betting in West Virginia could lead to new kinds of gambling addictions and the director of quality assurance at the Problem Gamblers Help Network of West Virginia said the Mountain State must be ...

Study Finds Loot Boxes Are "Psychologically Akin to Gambling" - Comicbook.com

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-09-23 14:04

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Study Finds Loot Boxes Are "Psychologically Akin to Gambling"
Comicbook.com
Loot boxes. Are they gambling? Should they be in video games? Well, the case for and against them is still unfolding, but as it does, a new public investigation ...
Video games have a gambling problem, the intervention is overdue ...AndroidPIT

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EDITORIAL: We don't need the state to make local decisions - The Northwest Florida Daily News

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-09-23 07:33

The Northwest Florida Daily News

EDITORIAL: We don't need the state to make local decisions
The Northwest Florida Daily News
“The interests of the citizens of the City of Destin will be better served if gambling is prohibited, because: (1) gambling exploits the poor and disadvantaged, (2) the increased availability of gambling leads to gambling addiction, and (3) gambling ...

Gambling addiction agencies worry addiction numbers could skyrocket - NJTV News

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-09-21 15:03

NJTV News

Gambling addiction agencies worry addiction numbers could skyrocket
NJTV News
If gambling is a drug, New Jersey has become a one-stop pharmacy for gamblers to get their fix. With legalized sports betting, you now can bet online, on your phone, at the racetrack and the old fashioned way in the casino. Some will lose everything.

Spain Now Classifies Gambling the Same as Drug Addiction - VegasSlotsOnline

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-09-21 12:22

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Spain Now Classifies Gambling the Same as Drug Addiction
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Spain's Drug Support Council is going to introduce a new “Gambling Harm” policy with its soon-to-launch Action Plan on Addictions 2018-2020 mandate. The mandate is designed to advise a number of the country's health and social organizations about how ...

Are we doing enough to help problem gamblers? - ABC News

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-09-21 11:26

ABC News

Are we doing enough to help problem gamblers?
ABC News
In 2016, $24.4 billion in state and federal funds was dedicated to drug and alcohol addiction treatment, while only $73 million was earmarked for gambling addiction services, with none of that coming from the federal government (per Problem Gambling ...