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In Lab Turned Casino, Gambling Monkeys Help Scientists Find Risk-Taking Brain Area - NPR

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-09-20 09:01

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In Lab Turned Casino, Gambling Monkeys Help Scientists Find Risk-Taking Brain Area
NPR
"One would be to help people who have decision-making disorders, whether that's problem gambling or addiction, or other things like that," he says. "So we might be able to develop more effective therapies." Understanding why our brains sometimes tell ...

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Labour calls for ban on gambling ads during live events - BBC News - BBC News

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-09-20 01:36

BBC News

Labour calls for ban on gambling ads during live events - BBC News
BBC News
Labour is calling for a ban on gambling advertising during live sporting events in a bid to tackle problem gambling. It also said it would stop people using credit ...
Tom Watson plans tax on bookies to help gambling addictsBirmingham Post
Tom Watson, who beat sugar addiction, now pledges to crackdown on gamblingiNews

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Rangers star Kyle Lafferty opens up on his gambling addiction and attending Gamblers Anonymous meetings - The Scottish Sun

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-09-20 00:59

The Scottish Sun

Rangers star Kyle Lafferty opens up on his gambling addiction and attending Gamblers Anonymous meetings
The Scottish Sun
“Back then when I was in the middle of it I would maybe have taken a week off betting, but now I've managed a year. “It's a long road and at one of my meetings there's a guy who has been going for 35 years. “I was trying to figure out why he had been ...
Kyle Lafferty on Rangers milestone and beating his gambling addictionScottish Daily Record

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

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-09-19 11:28

ABC News

Are we doing enough to help problem gamblers? - ABC News
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In May, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992, a federal statute that limited regulated sports betting to ...

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Are we doing enough to help problem gamblers? - ESPN

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-09-19 07:47

ESPN

Are we doing enough to help problem gamblers?
ESPN
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 ...

How Kavanaugh's History With Sports Betting Could Affect Him – And You - Legal Sports Report

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-09-19 07:00

Legal Sports Report

How Kavanaugh's History With Sports Betting Could Affect Him – And You
Legal Sports Report
Have you ever gambled or accrued gambling debt in the State of New Jersey? d. Have you ever had debt discharged by a creditor for losses incurred in the State of New Jersey? e. Have you ever sought treatment for a gambling addiction? f. In the email ...

Tom Watson: Labour would ban gambling with credit cards - The Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-09-18 23:01

The Guardian

Tom Watson: Labour would ban gambling with credit cards
The Guardian
Labour would ban the use of credit cards to place bets, affecting billions of pounds of transactions a year, as part of a crackdown on the gambling industry designed to tackle an “epidemic” of addiction. Deputy leader Tom Watson will this week publish ...
Labour Deputy Leader: We would ban gambling with credit cardsGambling Insider - In-depth Analysis for the Gaming Industry

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Simon Goodwin's journey from 'rock bottom' to Demons mentor - Gold Coast Bulletin

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-09-18 22:18

Gold Coast Bulletin

Simon Goodwin's journey from 'rock bottom' to Demons mentor
Gold Coast Bulletin
He was a dual AFL premiership player. A multiple All-Australian. A triple club champion. And a gambling addict. In 2007, Goodwin was caught by the AFL betting on a game the previous season while an esteemed Adelaide player. Goodwin was fined $40,000 ...

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Simon Goodwin's journey from 'rock bottom' to Demons mentor - NEWS.com.au

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-09-18 22:09

NEWS.com.au

Simon Goodwin's journey from 'rock bottom' to Demons mentor
NEWS.com.au
Goodwin told of his “emotional torture” when addicted to gambling. “I was ready once I hit rock bottom with what happened in the AFL to go into rehab,” he said. Until then, Goodwin, on the surface, was living a charmed life. As a brilliant young ...

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Prayers and truth in face of crisis - Herald-Mail Media

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-09-18 21:06

Prayers and truth in face of crisis
Herald-Mail Media
If the alcohol industry tax pays for alcohol addiction prevention, if the tobacco industry tax pays for anti-cigarette ads, if a gambling tax pays for gambling addiction support, isn't it long overdue for the pharmaceutical industry to be held ...

Expanding Ky. sports wagering not wise bet; needs voter approval - Lexington Herald Leader

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-09-18 17:36

Lexington Herald Leader

Expanding Ky. sports wagering not wise bet; needs voter approval
Lexington Herald Leader
The Journal of Behavioral Addictions in recent years has published a number of studies of gambling addiction and its harmful effects on underage youth, families and even people who might scientifically be classified as being at a low risk for addiction.

Video game loot boxes under scrutiny by 16 gambling regulators - CNET

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-09-17 16:45

CNET

Video game loot boxes under scrutiny by 16 gambling regulators
CNET
He said he worried these kinds of situations could lead to online gambling addiction, and also took issue with loot boxes. After launching an investigation into loot boxes earlier this year, Australia's Environment and Communications References ...

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Wheeling remaining open to video gambling cafes - Chicago Daily Herald

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-09-14 15:56

Wheeling remaining open to video gambling cafes
Chicago Daily Herald
That has raised concerns about saturating the market and even fostering gambling addiction among residents. Trustee David Vogel argued that the cap should be reinstated. "If our intent is to become the Las Vegas of the Midwest, let's just open it up ...

'I was betting on reserve teams in Turkey': All-Ireland winner lost £68000 in one day through gambling addiction - Irish Examiner

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-09-14 13:13

Irish Examiner

'I was betting on reserve teams in Turkey': All-Ireland winner lost £68000 in one day through gambling addiction
Irish Examiner
Derry All-Ireland winner Johnny McGurk lost £68,000 in one day through a gambling addiction that saw him eventually spend almost six months in prison. In a frank interview with Declan Bogue published in Saturday's Examiner Sport, McGurk, who won an ...

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Kavanaugh Responds to Gambling Addiction Accusations, Sort of - Paste Magazine

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-09-13 11:31

Paste Magazine

Kavanaugh Responds to Gambling Addiction Accusations, Sort of
Paste Magazine
Earlier this week, we reported on Supreme Court pick and amateur BS-er Brett Kavanaugh's, possible gambling issues. Suspicions arose when it was reported that Kavanaugh accrued large amounts of debt buying baseball tickets, combined with evidence ...
Kavanaugh contradicts White House account of credit card debt ...Yahoo Finance

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The normalisation of gambling in football | Letter | Society | The ... - The Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-09-13 11:18

The Guardian

The normalisation of gambling in football | Letter | Society | The ...
The Guardian
Letter: The World Cup revealed the extent to which the gambling industry has become embedded in professional sport, writes the bishop of St Albans, Alan ...

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Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Denies Having A Gambling Problem - HuffPost

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-09-12 21:03

HuffPost

Supreme Court Nominee Brett Kavanaugh Denies Having A Gambling Problem
HuffPost
Whitehouse asked Kavanaugh about his debts, whether he reported any gambling debts to the Internal Revenue Service and whether he had sought treatment for a gambling problem. “Have you ever sought treatment for a gambling addiction?” Whitehouse ...
Democrat asks whether Brett Kavanaugh suffered from 'gambling addiction' in light of high credit card debtNew York Daily News
Two problems Brett Kavanaugh still must addressWashington Post
Brett Kavanaugh Grilled on 'Gambling Addiction' and Unusually High Credit Card DebtCasino.Org News
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Democrat asks whether Brett Kavanaugh suffered from 'gambling addiction' in light of high credit card debt - New York Daily News

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-09-11 17:34

New York Daily News

Democrat asks whether Brett Kavanaugh suffered from 'gambling addiction' in light of high credit card debt
New York Daily News
The Rhode Island senator also wants to know if Kavanaugh has participated in any form of gambling since 2000, whether he regularly plays poker, if he has ever accrued a gambling debt in New Jersey and whether he has ever reported gambling losses to ...
Sheldon Whitehouse Asks Brett Kavanaugh If He Has A Gambling ProblemHuffPost
Either Sen. Collins VOTES NO on Kavanaugh OR we fund her future opponent | CrowdpacCrowdpac

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