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Former 'GMA' host Spencer Christian reveals secret gambling addiction — and how FBI investigation wasn't his rock ... - New York Daily News

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-05-23 15:17

New York Daily News

Former 'GMA' host Spencer Christian reveals secret gambling addiction — and how FBI investigation wasn't his rock ...
New York Daily News
Former "Good Morning America" weatherman and host Spencer Christian says he had a secret gambling addiction that drew the FBI's attention, and that his daughter helped pull him out of it. Christian, 70, spoke with the show's current co-host, Robin ...

Midlands Voices: Nebraska should be congratulated for low gambling addiction - Omaha World-Herald

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-05-23 15:03

Omaha World-Herald

Midlands Voices: Nebraska should be congratulated for low gambling addiction
Omaha World-Herald
We are the least gambling-addicted state in the nation. A new analysis by financial wellness organization WalletHub.com ranks Nebraska 50th among the 50 states after crunching the numbers on 19 measures of gambling friendliness, problems and treatment ...

ABC7 Weather Anchor Spencer Christian opens up about gambling ... - KGO-TV

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-05-23 07:13

KGO-TV

ABC7 Weather Anchor Spencer Christian opens up about gambling ...
KGO-TV
ABC7 Weather Anchor Spencer Christian talked about his new book, his secret gambling addiction, and more on Good Morning America.
Spencer Christian reveals daughter saved him from his gambling ...Daily Mail

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Muskingum Behavior Health worried about addiction due to sports betting - WHIZ

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-05-22 14:50

WHIZ

Muskingum Behavior Health worried about addiction due to sports betting
WHIZ
Often times they don't really recognize that (gambling addiction) is an issue for themselves until it gets to the place where their starting to lose their homes or can't make their car payments. The electricity gets shut off. It doesn't matter, family ...

US Gambling Addiction Experts Concerned about Possible Gambling Participation Increase - Casino Games Pro

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-05-22 08:29

Casino Games Pro

US Gambling Addiction Experts Concerned about Possible Gambling Participation Increase
Casino Games Pro
Researchers of problem gambling behavior have shared their concern with a possible increase in the number of gambling addicts, following the recent US Supreme Court ruling under which the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) of ...

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Gambling Addiction Researchers Wary Amid Supreme Court OK'ing Legal Sports Betting - WVXU

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-05-22 07:10

Casino Games Pro

Gambling Addiction Researchers Wary Amid Supreme Court OK'ing Legal Sports Betting
WVXU
Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Lia Nower (@KnowDice), director of the Center for Gambling Studies at Rutgers University, and Michael Burke, who was addicted to gambling and is now executive director of the Michigan Association on Problem ...
US Gambling Addiction Experts Concerned about Possible Gambling Participation IncreaseCasino Games Pro
Expanded sports betting fuels fears about gambling addictionFOX 28 Spokane (press release) (blog)
Online Sports Betting = ProblemsDaily North Shore
Columbus Ledger-Enquirer -NFL.com -Dayton Daily News -New York Post
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Our view: Certified gambling treatment lacking in Erie County - GoErie.com

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-05-22 01:04

Our view: Certified gambling treatment lacking in Erie County
GoErie.com
The ads with statements such as, “If I could just win again,” are nearly ubiquitous in northwestern Pennsylvania media. They announce ready help for those addicted to gambling. But what good is an advertised phone number or website when no state ...

EDITORIAL: Casino bill must address concerns about gambling addiction - Asahi Shimbun

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-05-21 23:10

Asahi Shimbun

EDITORIAL: Casino bill must address concerns about gambling addiction
Asahi Shimbun
But it is hardly possible to claim there is broad public consensus for the legislation. In its editorials on the issue, The Asahi Shimbun has argued that the Diet should first consider measures to address concerns about gambling addiction. From this ...

Gambling addiction concerns over Supreme Court decision on sports betting. - WXII The Triad

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-05-21 16:55

WXII The Triad

Gambling addiction concerns over Supreme Court decision on sports betting.
WXII The Triad
WEBVTT >> HERE'S MORE FROM GREENSBORO. >> THE LOCAL COUNSEL EXPECT YOUNGER GAMBLERS TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF A CHANGING RULES ON BETTING AND WHILE MANY WILL HANDLE IT WILL THOSE WITH ADDICTIVE ...

Online sports betting will create a new generation of problem gamblers - STLtoday.com

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-05-21 14:00

STLtoday.com

Online sports betting will create a new generation of problem gamblers
STLtoday.com
Internet sports gambling is a massive expansion of gambling. Access to sporting events worldwide 24 hours a day makes gambling just a click away and fuels gambling addiction. Internet sports gambling appeals to young people, who could place bets over ...

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Gambling Addiction Researchers Wary Amid Supreme Court OK'ing Legal Sports Betting - WBUR

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-05-21 08:36

WBUR

Gambling Addiction Researchers Wary Amid Supreme Court OK'ing Legal Sports Betting
WBUR
Gambling addiction researchers are concerned about a potential rise in problem gambling, following the U.S. Supreme Court striking down a 1992 federal law that prevented states from permitting sports betting. Here & Now's Robin Young speaks with Lia ...
Expanded sports betting fuels fears about gambling addictionNew Jersey Herald
Legal sports betting adds need for helpHuntington Herald Dispatch
As sports betting expands, gambling addiction services fall behindChristian Science Monitor
Press Herald
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Recent editorials published in Iowa newspapers - The Olympian

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-05-21 08:06

Christian Science Monitor

Recent editorials published in Iowa newspapers
The Olympian
Meanwhile, the share of gaming tax money devoted to the state's gambling addiction prevention and treatment program has dwindled. In 2009, the Legislature eliminated the Gambler's Treatment Fund, which had been receiving 0.5 percent of gaming tax ...
As sports betting expands, gambling addiction services fall behindChristian Science Monitor
Help for gambling addiction no sure betPress Herald

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W.Va. Gambling Addiction Helpline ready for sports betting - Huntington Herald Dispatch

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-05-21 07:21

W.Va. Gambling Addiction Helpline ready for sports betting
Huntington Herald Dispatch
Moran said gambling addiction is a serious problem for many people in West Virginia. Studies have shown 1 percent of the population has a serious gambling problem, and another 2 percent to 3 percent show symptoms of the disorder. She says in addition ...

The prime-time TV trick that's encouraging gambling addiction in NZ - The Spinoff

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-05-20 18:08

The Spinoff

The prime-time TV trick that's encouraging gambling addiction in NZ
The Spinoff
The law in New Zealand around online gambling is clear. Only NZ Lotteries and the TAB can legally operate online gambling in this country and while Kiwis can gamble on overseas sites, the advertising of those sites to Kiwis is prohibited under the ...

Sports betting ready to soar in US — Will gambling addiction? - Worcester Telegram

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-05-19 16:09

Worcester Telegram

Sports betting ready to soar in US — Will gambling addiction?
Worcester Telegram
For gambling industries, the imminent expansion of legalized sports betting promises a bonanza, and with it, problem gamblers. ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — For sports leagues and gambling industries, the imminent expansion of legalized sports betting ...

Expanded sports betting fuels fears of more gambling addiction - 13abc Action News

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-05-19 12:08

13abc Action News

Expanded sports betting fuels fears of more gambling addiction
13abc Action News
“We think this is the biggest expansion of gambling in our nation's history, in one fell swoop,” said Keith Whyte, executive director of the National Council on Problem Gambling . “Absolutely, categorically, there will be more risk factors for ...
Help for gambling addiction no sure betPress Herald
Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Assn. - Supreme CourtSupreme Court

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Expanded sports betting fuels fears about gambling addiction - ABC News

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-05-19 09:07

Expanded sports betting fuels fears about gambling addiction
ABC News
For sports leagues and gambling industries, the imminent expansion of legalized sports betting promises a bonanza. For the experts and organizations already concerned about pervasive problem gambling, it promises a whole new roster of worries. Much of ...
Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Assn. - Supreme CourtSupreme Court

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Expanded sports betting fuels fears about gambling addiction - Washington Post

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-05-19 08:57

Washington Post

Expanded sports betting fuels fears about gambling addiction
Washington Post
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — For sports leagues and gambling industries, the imminent expansion of legalized sports betting promises a bonanza. For the experts and organizations already concerned about pervasive problem gambling, it promises a whole new ...
Help for gambling addiction no sure betPress Herald
Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Assn. - Supreme CourtSupreme Court

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Former gambling addict recalls the heavy price of his habit - Newsday

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-05-19 04:00

Newsday

Former gambling addict recalls the heavy price of his habit
Newsday
Dave recalls the day in 1976 when he sat in his office at his department store job in Nassau County and contemplated how to commit suicide. Gambling had ruined his life. He'd been married and divorced three times by the age of 39. He'd lost three jobs ...

Answers to your questions on gambling disorder | Newsday - Newsday

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-05-19 04:00

Newsday

Answers to your questions on gambling disorder | Newsday
Newsday
Two LI experts describe markers of the powerful thrill-seeking compulsion and its damaging effects on addicts' emotions, families and finances.