Gambling Addiction News


NH late to the game in funding treatment for problem gamblers - Concord Monitor

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-07-01 21:35

Concord Monitor

NH late to the game in funding treatment for problem gamblers
Concord Monitor
Unlike Massachusetts, New Hampshire has never set up a process to certify gambling addiction counselors, Talbot said. “It is very disconcerting,” said Keith Whyte, executive director of the National Council on Problem Gambling. “The state has an ...

In Russia's Far East, a Fledgling Las Vegas for Asia's Gamblers - New York Times

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-07-01 11:24

New York Times

In Russia's Far East, a Fledgling Las Vegas for Asia's Gamblers
New York Times
Gambling has a long and often troubled history in Russia, where attitudes have been shaped by the Orthodox Church, which opposes casinos as the devil's work, and by the writings of Fyodor Dostoyevsky, a gambling addict who explored the allure and ...

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Ferrell-Poehler gambling comedy 'The House' goes bust - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-06-30 10:11

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Ferrell-Poehler gambling comedy 'The House' goes bust
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Anyway, as luck would have it, their dear friend Frank (Jason Mantzoukas), who was recently dumped by his wife because of his gambling addiction, has a plan: The three of them will open an illegal, secret casino in Frank's house where they'll make ...
The House Doesn't Win This TimeVulture
'House' is a comedy built on despairHonolulu Star-Advertiser
Depressing, mean-spirited jokes in 'The House' never pay offChicago Sun-Times
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Gambling addict jailed for stealing more than £200,000 from sick ... - Oxford Mail

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-06-30 00:16

Oxford Mail

Gambling addict jailed for stealing more than £200,000 from sick ...
Oxford Mail
A CARER who fleeced her sick mother out of more than £200000 to feed her gambling addiction has been locked up for 15 months.

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Gambling addiction - Irish Times

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-06-29 17:07

Gambling addiction
Irish Times
Sir, – The Gambling Control Bill of 2013 appears to have slipped away from legislative priority. This is of particular concern to those of us providing medical care for patients and families affected by severe gambling addiction. As a society, we ...

Steven Caulker: 'I've sat here for years hating myself … This year ... - The Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-06-29 05:33

The Guardian

Steven Caulker: 'I've sat here for years hating myself … This year ...
The Guardian
Steven Caulker, who says he is feeling good and ready to relaunch his career, admits: 'I'd drink myself into oblivion so I wouldn't have to feel anything.

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"Some footballers are a complete mess off the pitch": Tony Adams lifts lid on sport's 'silent problem' - Mirror.co.uk

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-06-29 05:14

Mirror.co.uk

"Some footballers are a complete mess off the pitch": Tony Adams lifts lid on sport's 'silent problem'
Mirror.co.uk
Arsenal legend Tony Adams has a message for footballers struggling with the 'silent problem' of gambling. The former England captain, who overcame alcoholism during his career, set up a charity in 2000 to help athletes struggling with all forms of ...

US Sen. Elizabeth Warren offers bill to require gambling disorder screenings for service members - MassLive.com

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-06-28 09:34

MassLive.com

US Sen. Elizabeth Warren offers bill to require gambling disorder screenings for service members
MassLive.com
Warren for her commitment to preventing and treating gambling problems and addiction in our military. We know that active service members and veterans are at a higher risk for gambling disorder, and often are reluctant to seek help," said Executive ...

These Antidepressants Can Turn You Into A Gambling Addict - Casino.Org News (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-06-28 08:33

Casino.Org News (blog)

These Antidepressants Can Turn You Into A Gambling Addict
Casino.Org News (blog)
Antidepressants have often been at the centre of controversial discussions over how effective they are when it comes to dealing with depression. Recently, the tone of the chat has changed and there are now concerns that not only do the drugs not help ...

Recovering gambling addict and Norwich City fan writes open letter ... - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-06-28 04:20

Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Recovering gambling addict and Norwich City fan writes open letter ...
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Norwich City chairman Ed Balls, LeoVegas UK head Jon Sinclair and City's managing director Steve Stone at Colney after officially announcing the mobile ...

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Massachusetts Senator Wants US Military To Screen For Gambling Addiction - GoogleNews (subscription)

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-06-28 02:05

Massachusetts Senator Wants US Military To Screen For Gambling Addiction
GoogleNews (subscription)
U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren introduced legislation this week that would require the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to screen active duty personnel for potential gambling disorders in both its annual health and behavior surveys. This legislation ...

Norwich City assures fans it will work with closely with gambling addiction charity after announcing LeoVegas ... - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-06-27 13:04

Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Norwich City assures fans it will work with closely with gambling addiction charity after announcing LeoVegas ...
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Those affected by gambling have expressed anger at the move, claiming it could lead to more people becoming addicted. Others, meanwhile, believe it is a necessary trade-off in order to boost the club's finances. Former gambling addict and City fan Luke ...

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Ladbrokes could face inquiry after betting addicts' details found in bin bag - The Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-06-27 10:10

The Guardian

Ladbrokes could face inquiry after betting addicts' details found in bin bag
The Guardian
Ladbrokes could face an investigation from the gambling regulator over an incident in which confidential information about betting addicts, including photos, names and addresses, was found in a bin bag on the street. The Gambling Commission said it was ...

Times of Malta ? Gambling addicts - Times of Malta

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-06-26 22:04

Times of Malta

Times of Malta ? Gambling addicts
Times of Malta
Does the report say how much of the €125 million spent in 2015 came from workers or pensioners with minimum income or by families in a precarious state?

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Ladbrokes chiefs launch investigation after gambling addicts' private details were found dumped on street outside ... - The Scottish Sun

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-06-26 11:08

The Scottish Sun

Ladbrokes chiefs launch investigation after gambling addicts' private details were found dumped on street outside ...
The Scottish Sun
LADBROKES chiefs have launched a probe after gambling addicts' photos, names and addresses were dumped outside a bookies. Details of punters who have banned themselves from betting shops in a bid to beat their habit were left in an open bag.

Sweden strengthens problem gambling support with new legislation - Gaming Intelligence

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-06-26 03:30

Gaming Intelligence

Sweden strengthens problem gambling support with new legislation
Gaming Intelligence
The government has introduced legislation that puts gambling addiction on par with alcohol and drug addiction under Sweden's Social Services Act and Health Care Act, and gives local authorities responsibility for supporting gambling addicts.

Center adds two gambling addiction counselors - Huntington Herald Dispatch

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2017-06-25 22:10

Center adds two gambling addiction counselors
Huntington Herald Dispatch
The reason for this crossover is due to the significant correlation between gambling and drug or alcohol addiction. Those who have one type of addiction are more likely to suffer from the other. A Kansas State University article mentions a study that ...

Abilify Lawsuits for Gambling Addiction Centralized in MDL - Daily Hornet

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-06-23 18:05

Daily Hornet

Abilify Lawsuits for Gambling Addiction Centralized in MDL
Daily Hornet
Europe required BMS and Otsuka to add a warning label about “pathological gambling” from Abilify in November 2012, as well as recommending caution in patients with a history of gambling addiction. Canada required warnings about impulse control ...

'They should protect the people': Gambling addict voices qualms as ... - PennLive.com

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-06-23 11:15

PennLive.com

'They should protect the people': Gambling addict voices qualms as ...
PennLive.com
At the same time Pennsylvania legislators are considering an historic expansion of gambling, Mark Emmett is telling a cautionary tale. It is a story he tells in the ...

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