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Internet addiction is sweeping America, affecting millions - CNBC

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-08-29 08:46

CNBC

Internet addiction is sweeping America, affecting millions
CNBC
Many mental health experts argue, however, that excessive use of the internet extends to more than just gaming; sexting and porn addiction, online infidelity, online gambling, social media addiction, information overload and screen addiction are ...

Australia has a serious gambling problem - CNN - CNN.com - CNN

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-08-28 15:09

CNN

Australia has a serious gambling problem - CNN - CNN.com
CNN
Sydney, Australia (CNN) When Kate Sommerville visited a pub in Melbourne, Australia, to research a report on the socioeconomic impact of five new slot ...

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Northe quits Nats to focus on depression, gambling addiction - The Australian

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-08-28 08:42

The Australian

Northe quits Nats to focus on depression, gambling addiction
The Australian
In an emotional interview yesterday, the Morwell MP announced he would leave the Nationals but would remain in parliament as an independent while he sought treatment for mental health issues and addiction. He said he had been left almost bedridden by ...

Gambling addict with 91 previous offences spared jail after stealing from Suffolk TK Maxx store - East Anglian Daily Times

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-08-28 04:34

East Anglian Daily Times

Gambling addict with 91 previous offences spared jail after stealing from Suffolk TK Maxx store
East Anglian Daily Times
The former railway track worker told the court: “I have a got a bit of a problem going into betting shops and gambling on them machines in there – roulette machines and that.” Bartrup, of Loughton, Essex, was sentenced to 10 weeks' imprisonment ...

I'm a woman who pays for sex. Should I be ashamed? JANE O'GORMAN gives her frank answer - Express.co.uk

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-08-28 04:09

Express.co.uk

I'm a woman who pays for sex. Should I be ashamed? JANE O'GORMAN gives her frank answer
Express.co.uk
Recently, she told me she is a reformed compulsive gambler who lost lots of money on scratch cards. She now ... But there is no reason why you and she shouldn't go on to have a happy future together if she is facing up to – and dealing with – her ...

Gippsland MP resigns from Nationals over mental health battle - Herald Sun

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2017-08-27 18:22

The Australian

Gippsland MP resigns from Nationals over mental health battle
Herald Sun
VICTORIAN Nationals MP Russell Northe will stand down from the party after a long-standing struggle with depression and gambling addiction. The member for Morwell took a taxpayer-funded leave of absence in June, sighting personal issues after he had ...
Victorian Nationals MP Russell Northe resigns over battle with depression and gamblingThe Australian
Russell Northe's sad plight raises big questions for marginal Morwell seatABC Online
Victorian MP details depths of depressionSBS
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I was addicted to gambling machines at 16, and despite clear evidence the industry refuses to accept that there's a ... - The Independent

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2017-08-27 06:28

The Independent

I was addicted to gambling machines at 16, and despite clear evidence the industry refuses to accept that there's a ...
The Independent
Gambling addiction is an addiction like any other, it affects your brain in a similar way to taking cocaine. If you were to get addicted to cigarettes, it would not simply be because you're pre-disposed to taking up smoking. It would be because ...

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Agencies struggle to reach those with a gambling addiction - Spartanburg Herald Journal

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-08-26 18:05

Spartanburg Herald Journal

Agencies struggle to reach those with a gambling addiction
Spartanburg Herald Journal
The 37-year-old Spartanburg resident is a self-described gambling addict, something he picked up at age 18 when he won $400 on his first lottery ticket. It was instant gratification, he said, and he told himself that if it happened once it would happen ...

Eric lost so much on 'crack cocaine' betting machines he begged bookies to ban him. When they refused, he took ... - Daily Mail

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-08-25 19:02

Daily Mail

Eric lost so much on 'crack cocaine' betting machines he begged bookies to ban him. When they refused, he took ...
Daily Mail
Eric, 29, is one of goodness knows how many gamblers who together blew a staggering £1.8 billion last year on fixed-odd betting terminals (FOBTs), known as the crack cocaine of gambling because of their addictive nature. His heaviest loss in a single ...

Coventry security firm driver stole to fund cocaine and gambling addiction - Coventry Telegraph

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-08-25 11:58

Coventry Telegraph

Coventry security firm driver stole to fund cocaine and gambling addiction
Coventry Telegraph
Coventry security firm driver stole to fund cocaine and gambling addiction. Andrew Cave went on the run after his dad discovered the theft from a firm in Coventry. Share; Comments. ByPaul Beard. 19:00, 25 AUG 2017. News. Enter your postcode to see news ...

St Jakobi Lutheran School worker admits theft of almost $1 million ... - ABC Online

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-08-25 02:07

ABC Online

St Jakobi Lutheran School worker admits theft of almost $1 million ...
ABC Online
A man who was the business manager of a South Australian private school has admitted in court that he stole almost $1 million, saying he had a gambling ...

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Business manager Travis David Saegenschnitter stole $1m from school to feed gambling addiction - The Advertiser

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-08-25 01:53

The Advertiser

Business manager Travis David Saegenschnitter stole $1m from school to feed gambling addiction
The Advertiser
The court was told Saegenschnitter - who personally apologised to the school for his crimes - stole the money to feed his online gambling addiction. Police prosecutor Sallie McArdell told Mr White that Saegenschnitter would use the school's debit card ...

Local addiction expert speaks on gambling, Powerball - WFMZ - WFMZ Allentown

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-08-24 00:46

WFMZ Allentown

Local addiction expert speaks on gambling, Powerball - WFMZ
WFMZ Allentown
Michael Reese is the Gambling Awareness Coordinator with Council on Chemical Abuse (COCA) in Berks County. Reese said gambling addiction is as ...

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Lotto fever could be harmful to struggling and recovering addicts - yourcentralvalley.com

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-08-23 18:28

yourcentralvalley.com

Lotto fever could be harmful to struggling and recovering addicts
yourcentralvalley.com
While some say it's harmless fun, the lottery can provide an easy relapse to those with gambling addiction history. At the Fastrip location by Chestnut and Clinton Avenues, some were happy to leave with just one set of Powerball numbers. Of course ...

Sports gambling was here, legal or not: Editorial - The News Journal

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-08-23 14:30

The News Journal

Sports gambling was here, legal or not: Editorial
The News Journal
Some say it only increases the rate of gambling addiction. But legalized and monitored sports betting is a far better option than allowing it to spiral out of control. We appreciate that Delaware lawmakers recognize that. The News Journal's editorial ...

Gambling addiction: When should you seek help? - TheHealthSite

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-08-23 06:08

TheHealthSite

Gambling addiction: When should you seek help?
TheHealthSite
Ever bought a lottery ticket with the hopes of overturning your fortune? Have you bet on your favourite cricket team for a few hundred? As much as we would like to deny it, almost all of us have indulged in some form of gambling in our lives. I knew ...

Childhood trauma can lead to gambling addiction - The New Paper

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-08-21 11:32

The New Paper

Childhood trauma can lead to gambling addiction
The New Paper
Men with gambling addictions are more likely to have endured childhood traumas such as physical abuse or violence at home, and treatment needs to address this underlying stressor, researchers have said. A study was done on a nationally representative ...

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Gambling addiction could cause a public health crisis, charity warns - Express.co.uk

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-08-21 01:15

Express.co.uk

Gambling addiction could cause a public health crisis, charity warns
Express.co.uk
... the last year alone. Miss Lampard said: "As a society, we should be concerned about the rising risk of harm from wider access and more regular participation in gambling on future generations, resulting in a possible public health crisis in gambling ...
Children exposed to record numbers of gambling ads as marketers hit the jackpotThe Drum

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