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Get 'em while they're young - Scranton Times-Tribune

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-07-07 02:04

Scranton Times-Tribune

Get 'em while they're young
Scranton Times-Tribune
Now, the state encourages gambling by 18-year-olds and, inevitably, starting some of them on a path to gambling addiction. Luring 18-year-old gamblers is like bringing back candy cigarettes to hook a new generation and ensure continuing state revenue ...

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Editorial: Kansas and Missouri should get ready to offer sports ... - Columbia Daily Tribune

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-07-06 14:28

Editorial: Kansas and Missouri should get ready to offer sports ...
Columbia Daily Tribune
Legislators in Kansas and Missouri are taking a hard look this summer at how their states might offer sports gambling.Earlier this year, the U.S. Supreme Court ...

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The Truth About 'Video Game Addiction' - Kotaku

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-07-06 09:02

Kotaku

The Truth About 'Video Game Addiction'
Kotaku
They had a gambling compulsion, an impulse-control issue. It wasn't until 2013 that the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders reclassified gambling addiction as “gambling disorder” in its new behavioral addictions category. It was the ...
Gaming disorder: what happens when playing video games for fun leads to addictioniNews

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Here's what sports betting will be like at Meadowlands Racetrack - NorthJersey.com

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-07-06 03:26

NorthJersey.com

Here's what sports betting will be like at Meadowlands Racetrack
NorthJersey.com
... and an opportunity to prevent problem gambling. "By having the state involved, there is an awareness factor," observed the assemblyman. Assuring detractors who fear legalized sports betting could only increase gambling addiction, he said, "There's ...

Japan Passes Gambling Addiction Countermeasures Bill - GamblingCompliance

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-07-06 01:55

Japan Passes Gambling Addiction Countermeasures Bill
GamblingCompliance
Japan's upper house has passed a gambling addiction countermeasures bill and introduced integrated resort (IR) implementation legislation, setting the scene for upper house debate on the long awaited bill on July 10. The Gambling Addiction ...

The Real World Cup Winner? Online Gambling. - Bloomberg - Bloomberg

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-07-06 01:00

Bloomberg

The Real World Cup Winner? Online Gambling. - Bloomberg
Bloomberg
The longer England captain Harry Kane and his team stay in the World Cup, the bigger the boost to the U.K. economy. But if there's one industry that stands to ...

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A good bet: Kansas and Missouri should get ready to offer sports gambling - Kansas City Star

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-07-05 15:28

Kansas City Star

A good bet: Kansas and Missouri should get ready to offer sports gambling
Kansas City Star
At the same time, both states must have strict oversight of sports gaming, including programs for those struggling with gambling addiction. The states may also wish to consider some regulatory limit on how much money a gambler can wager on any one ...

Italian soccer alarmed by ban on gambling adverts - KVEO-TV

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-07-05 14:57

The Local Italy

Italian soccer alarmed by ban on gambling adverts
KVEO-TV
Official statistics show that 101.85 billion euros was spent on gambling in Italy in 2017 - a six per cent increase from 2016 and up some 142 per cent from 2007. There are also nearly a million people with some form of gambling addiction, nearly half ...
Italy's government moves to ban all adverts for gamblingThe Local Italy

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Italy's government moves to ban all adverts for gambling - The Local Italy

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-07-05 09:34

The Local Italy

Italy's government moves to ban all adverts for gambling
The Local Italy
Companies that flout the ban on sponsorship deals would face a fine of at least €50,000, with the money going to Italy's fund for tackling gambling addiction. "[Gambling] was a social emergency that needed to be tackled immediately," Luigi Di Maio ...
Italian soccer alarmed by ban on gambling advertsKVEO-TV

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Gambling addict pleads for provincewide self-exclusion program - The Journal Pioneer

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-07-04 12:12

The Journal Pioneer

Gambling addict pleads for provincewide self-exclusion program
The Journal Pioneer
A P.E.I. compulsive gambler says he cannot stop his costly addiction, so he needs others to push him away from VLTs. The 40-ish Charlottetown man, who The Guardian has decided not to name, claims to have lost a mind-boggling $500,000 to $600,000 ...

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Gambling addict pleads for provincewide self-exclusion program ... - The Journal Pioneer

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-07-04 12:12

The Journal Pioneer

Gambling addict pleads for provincewide self-exclusion program ...
The Journal Pioneer
A P.E.I. compulsive gambler says he cannot stop his costly addiction, so he needs others to push him away from VLTs. The 40-ish Charlottetown man, who The ...

THINK-PIECE: Is Ireland's Gambling Addiction Ruining Sport? - TheCork.ie

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-07-04 11:53

THINK-PIECE: Is Ireland's Gambling Addiction Ruining Sport?
TheCork.ie
The gambling problem is not confined to Gaelic games exclusively – even Irish football stars are not safe from the vice, with Kyle Lafferty speaking openly about his gambling addiction. Gambling is one of Ireland's main societal problems. Authorities ...

Gambling ad ban 'sign of civility' - CEI (4) - ANSA

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-07-04 11:18

ANSA

Gambling ad ban 'sign of civility' - CEI (4)
ANSA
(ANSA) - Rome, July 4 - The Italian Bishops' Conference (CEI) on Wednesday hailed the government's new ban on advertising for gambling as a "sign of civility". CEI spokesman Father Ivan Maffeis recalled the Church's work against gambling addiction and ...

Gambling ad ban 'sign of civility' - CEI (3) - ANSA

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-07-04 08:16

ANSA

Gambling ad ban 'sign of civility' - CEI (3)
ANSA
(ANSA) - Rome, July 4 - The Italian Bishops' Conference (CEI) on Wednesday hailed the government's new ban on advertising for gambling as a "sign of civility". CEI spokesman Father Ivan Maffeis recalled the Church's work against gambling addiction and ...

Gambling addict pleads for provincewide self-exclusion program - The Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-07-04 05:33

The Guardian

Gambling addict pleads for provincewide self-exclusion program
The Guardian
A P.E.I. compulsive gambler says he cannot stop his costly addiction, so he needs others to push him away from VLTs. The 40-ish Charlottetown man, who The Guardian has decided not to name, claims to have lost a mind-boggling $500,000 to $600,000 ...

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Matt Zarb-Cousin: Gambling addiction nearly ended my life – we need reform - LabourList

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-07-04 02:27

LabourList

Matt Zarb-Cousin: Gambling addiction nearly ended my life – we need reform
LabourList
Gambling addiction nearly destroyed and ended my life. It has severely impacted my mental health, affected my economic circumstances indirectly through afflicting those close to me, and now – almost every day – I am contacted by someone who has ruined ...

Pasifika children at risk of gambling addiction due to mothers' habits ... - New Zealand Herald

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-07-03 22:17

Pasifika children at risk of gambling addiction due to mothers' habits ...
New Zealand Herald
Pasifika mothers who gamble are putting their children at risk of becoming part of a generation of addicts, an Auckland University of Technology study reveals.

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Gambling addiction: Science, Independence, Transparency - Council of Europe (press release)

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-07-03 16:20

Council of Europe (press release)

Gambling addiction: Science, Independence, Transparency
Council of Europe (press release)
Within the framework of the fruitful cooperation between MedNET and Switzerland, seven MedNET representatives from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia, participated in the 4th international multidisciplinary symposium “Gambling addiction: ...

Gambling addiction: Science, Independence, Transparency - Council of Europe (press release)

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-07-03 16:20

Council of Europe (press release)

Gambling addiction: Science, Independence, Transparency
Council of Europe (press release)
Within the framework of the fruitful cooperation between MedNET and Switzerland, seven MedNET representatives from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia, participated in the 4th international multidisciplinary symposium “Gambling addiction: ...

Govt bans gambling adverts (2) - ANSA

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-07-03 10:09

ANSA

Govt bans gambling adverts (2)
ANSA
(ANSA) - Rome, July 3 - The government is fighting gambling addiction which is "no less pernicious than alcohol and drug addiction," Premier Giuseppe Conte said on Tuesday n the government's 'dignity decree', which bans gambling ads. Labour Minister ...

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