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An Abode hotel worker stole £1600 from the company to fund his gambling addiction - Kent Live

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-12-08 06:07

Kent Live

An Abode hotel worker stole £1600 from the company to fund his gambling addiction
Kent Live
A worker at the Abode hotel in Canterbury stole £1,600 from the company's accounts to fund his gambling addiction. Malcolm Gruber, of Lovell Road, in Rough Common, was working as a financial controller at the stylish four-star venue in the High Street ...

'Nobody stopped me' at the casino: Ontario self-exclusion program ... - CBC.ca

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-12-08 04:00

CBC.ca

'Nobody stopped me' at the casino: Ontario self-exclusion program ...
CBC.ca
Despite promoting responsible gambling, the Ontario government's program to help addicts stay out of casinos is failing to do so, an investigation by CBC's The Fifth Estate has found.

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FIGHTING FUND - Morning Star Online

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-12-07 19:09

FIGHTING FUND
Morning Star Online
GAMBLING addiction among professional sportspeople should be regarded as a mental health issue, Professional Players Federation chief executive Simon Taylor urged yesterday. Taylor said that research showed that elite male athletes are three times more ...

Watson shock at Gov't gambling admission - expressandstar.com

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-12-07 08:39

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Watson shock at Gov't gambling admission
expressandstar.com
West Bromwich East MP Mr Watson, who is Labour's shadow culture secretary, said: "We know there is a growing epidemic of gambling addiction, so it's shocking that the Government has no idea how many people are receiving treatment, or how much it's ...

UK gambling charity chair says attitudes in industry stunned her - The Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-12-06 08:11

The Guardian

UK gambling charity chair says attitudes in industry stunned her
The Guardian
The chair of the UK's leading gambling charity, who previously led the inquiry into the role of the NHS in the Jimmy Savile child abuse scandal, said she was stunned by industry attitudes towards concerns about problem gambling. Kate Lampard, chair of ...

Study compares kids' addiction to cell phones to gambling - WTSP 10 News

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-12-05 18:57

WTSP 10 News

Study compares kids' addiction to cell phones to gambling
WTSP 10 News
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Are your kids addicted to their cell phone? The addiction can be as bad as an addition to gambling or pornography, according to a team of South Korean doctors. Ken Litt says his 4-year-old twins Samuel and Frederick know how to use a ...

Japan Lower House Reintroduce Gambling Addiction Bill To Diet Session - Legal Gambling News (press release)

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-12-05 11:03

Legal Gambling News (press release)

Japan Lower House Reintroduce Gambling Addiction Bill To Diet Session
Legal Gambling News (press release)
The House of Representatives is still on schedule to fast-track Japan's gambling addiction bill before the current sessions ends on December 9. The current ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and its coalition partner Komeito reintroduced the Basic ...

Gambling: the weed we're addicted to - Brisbane Times - Brisbane Times

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-12-05 07:05

Gambling: the weed we're addicted to - Brisbane Times
Brisbane Times
As guns are in the United States, gambling in this country is woven into the culture.

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'I had a problem and I addressed it': Troubled footy star Blake Ferguson praised for seeking treatment for gambling ... - Daily Mail

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-12-05 02:25

Daily Mail

'I had a problem and I addressed it': Troubled footy star Blake Ferguson praised for seeking treatment for gambling ...
Daily Mail
Troubled rugby league star Blake Ferguson has opened up about the gambling addiction that threatened to wreck his career and life. The controversial Sydney Roosters centre has recently spent time in a rehabilitation centre attempting to overcome the ...

Problem gamblers – no one knows how many exist or cost to the ... - The Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-12-05 00:00

The Guardian

Problem gamblers – no one knows how many exist or cost to the ...
The Guardian
Labour deputy leader Tom Watson derides admission and says his party will 'ask the questions the government is failing to ask'

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Lift the ban on sports gambling? - Christian Science Monitor

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-12-04 15:35

Christian Science Monitor

Lift the ban on sports gambling?
Christian Science Monitor
A majority of the justices may believe it is time for states that want sports gambling to come to grips with it on their own. Yet the track record on all legalized gambling in the United States does not argue for even more of it on sports. Problem ...
New Jersey case could change sports betting landscapeKCRG
Supreme Court to rule on sports gamblingKSDK
US sports leagues are hedging their bets on legal gamblingQuad-Cities Online
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Sydney Roosters NRL star Blake Ferguson treated for shock gambling addiction, says The Mole - Wide World of Sports

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-12-04 14:08

Wide World of Sports

Sydney Roosters NRL star Blake Ferguson treated for shock gambling addiction, says The Mole
Wide World of Sports
Roosters star Blake Ferguson has revealed he spent time in recent weeks in rehab - for a gambling addiction. But Ferguson, who lost many thousands of dollars betting on things other than the NRL last year, is happy with the results of his time in ...

Counsellors receive gambling training - Royal Gazette

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-12-04 06:02

Royal Gazette

Counsellors receive gambling training
Royal Gazette
Dozens of local counsellors have been given tips on how to spot and treat gambling addicts. The workshop, led by Loreen Rugle of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, was organised last week by the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission as one of a ...

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State ignores health dangers of gambling - Albuquerque Journal

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2017-12-03 01:07

State ignores health dangers of gambling
Albuquerque Journal
On the Department of Health website there are three links on the home page to big reports on alcohol, tobacco, illegal drug and prescription drug addictions, but not a single reference to gambling addiction. If you click on “Topics” at the top of the ...

Jeremy Kyle pictured celebrating at horse racing despite his ... - The Sun

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-12-02 11:28

The Sun

Jeremy Kyle pictured celebrating at horse racing despite his ...
The Sun
Jeremy Kyle has been spotted at the Newbury racecourse celebrating as the horse he owns, Old Guard, won.

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Former Rangers star Thomas Buffel on Helicopter Sunday and battling a gambling addiction - Scottish Daily Record

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-12-02 06:10

Scottish Daily Record

Former Rangers star Thomas Buffel on Helicopter Sunday and battling a gambling addiction
Scottish Daily Record
The Belgian midfielder spent three years at Ibrox before moving on and insists he has fond memories of his time. Share. By. Mark McDougall. 12:09, 2 DEC 2017; Updated 12:32, 2 DEC 2017. Sport · We are part of the Trust Project. Thomas Buffel in action ...

After spending $10000 on microtransactions, a gambling ... - Mashable - Mashable

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-12-01 16:18

Mashable

After spending $10000 on microtransactions, a gambling ... - Mashable
Mashable
In a powerful open letter to the video game industry, a 19-year-old gambling addict gave a first-hand account of how in-game microtransactions and loot boxes can tempt young players into spending hundreds or even thousands of dollars for content ...
Teen claims he spent $10,000 on video game microtransactions ...SlashGear

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How Game Brain helps Barrie teenagers understand gambling addiction - Simcoe.com

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-12-01 16:07

Simcoe.com

How Game Brain helps Barrie teenagers understand gambling addiction
Simcoe.com
It worked more than 20 years ago, in an episode of The Simpsons where Marge frequents a casino and Homer aims to snatch her from her gambling addiction, a neon-clawed monster he hilariously calls Gamblor. It's the same concept that has YTV Splatalot ...

Admitted gambler who embezzled from Indian tribe tells judge she now is addition free - NewsOK.com

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-12-01 05:01

Admitted gambler who embezzled from Indian tribe tells judge she now is addition free
NewsOK.com
In a letter to the judge, Butler, 36, of Red Rock, said she now is free of her gambling addiction and "can be a good role model for my children." U.S. District Judge Stephen Friot commended Butler for overcoming her addiction. "This defendant has ...