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Slate Belt woman charged in $400,000 fraud says, 'I hate money ... - Allentown Morning Call

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-03-15 15:12

Allentown Morning Call

Slate Belt woman charged in $400,000 fraud says, 'I hate money ...
Allentown Morning Call
Lisa Shafer, 50, of Wind Gap was charged Thursday with stealing $400000 from alleged victims that include the Pocono Slate Belt Shooting Association.

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Gambling Bill Sparks Debate In State Senate - News On 6

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-03-14 22:03

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Gambling Bill Sparks Debate In State Senate
News On 6
The Senate passed a bill allowing casinos to use balls and dice instead of playing cards, despite concerns it would fuel gambling addiction. The bill doesn't change which games can be played in Oklahoma casinos, but it changes how they can be played ...
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Senate OKs bill to allow casinos to use ball, dice despite concerns over gambling addictionsTulsa World

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Gambling Bill Sparks Debate In State Senate - news9.com KWTV

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-03-14 18:20

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Gambling Bill Sparks Debate In State Senate
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OKLAHOMA CITY -. The Senate passed a bill allowing casinos to use balls and dice instead of playing cards, despite concerns it would fuel gambling addiction. The bill doesn't change which games can be played in Oklahoma casinos, but it changes how they ...

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Gambling bills could affect LC casinos - American Press

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-03-14 12:04

Gambling bills could affect LC casinos
American Press
Rick Edmonds, R-Baton Rouge, a pastor and vice president of the Louisiana Family Forum, said he sees no reason to extend legalized gambling. “The very folks who offer gambling also offer helpline numbers for gambling addiction in their advertisements ...

Trump's fired personal assistant is 'struggling with gambling addiction' claim friends as Secret Service probe trick ... - Daily Mail

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-03-14 10:21

Daily Mail

Trump's fired personal assistant is 'struggling with gambling addiction' claim friends as Secret Service probe trick ...
Daily Mail
The personal assistant to President Donald Trump who was escorted from the White House on security grounds was said Wednesday to be struggling with gambling addiction. Sources close to John McEntee, a 27-year-old college football star, told NBC News ...
Trump aide fired, under investigation by Secret ServiceNBCNews.com
Trump's Personal Assistant Fired Over Security IssueWall Street Journal
Longtime Trump aide fired over financial crime investigationCNN

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Watch: Laois man warns of gambling addiction signs during Cheltenham 2018 on TV talk show - Leinster Express

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-03-14 06:11

Leinster Express

Watch: Laois man warns of gambling addiction signs during Cheltenham 2018 on TV talk show
Leinster Express
A young Laois man who has been outspoken about his experience with gambling addiction since he publicly shared his story last year, has appeared on national television this week. Padraig Bannon, from Portarlington, appeared on TV3's Ireland AM on ...

UK's Labour Party Targets Gambling Addiction Funding - GamblingCompliance

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-03-14 03:05

UK's Labour Party Targets Gambling Addiction Funding
GamblingCompliance
The UK's opposition Labour Party is preparing a review of National Health Service (NHS) treatment of gambling addiction, calling it a “public health crisis” and promising to introduce a new gambling act that would earmark funding for treatment. Labour ...

Area counselor says March is dangerous for gambling addicts - North Platte Telegraph

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-03-14 02:12

North Platte Telegraph

Area counselor says March is dangerous for gambling addicts
North Platte Telegraph
LINCOLN — The Broncos displayed their grit after a heartbreaking loss in the semifinal round to snag third place in the D2 state tournament on Saturday. More Headlines. Broken Bow falls to Lincoln Christian in C1 consolation game · Riverside beats ...

Recovering gambler speaks out about his addiction - KTBS

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-03-13 17:49

KTBS

Recovering gambler speaks out about his addiction
KTBS
(SHREVEPORT, LA) - A recovering gambler shared how his addiction started, and how bad the problem got. Martin said a trip with a friend to Sin City around 2006 is to blame for his gambling disorder. +2. Martin. "I ended up staying in Las Vegas trying ...

Trump aide fired, under investigation by Secret Service - NBCNews.com

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-03-13 12:31

Daily Mail

Trump aide fired, under investigation by Secret Service
NBCNews.com
President Donald Trump's longtime personal aide John McEntee has been fired and is under investigation by the Secret Service for serious financial crimes, according to two federal law enforcement officials. McEntee's security clearance had been "in ...
Trump's fired personal assistant is 'struggling with gambling addiction' claim friends as Secret Service probe trick ...Daily Mail
Trump's Personal Assistant Fired Over Security IssueWall Street Journal
Longtime Trump aide fired over financial crime investigationCNN

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There is hope for veterans struggling with gambling addiction. I'm living proof. - The News Journal

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-03-13 07:41

The News Journal

There is hope for veterans struggling with gambling addiction. I'm living proof.
The News Journal
David W. Yaeger is an 11-year veteran of the United States Army, and is author of the book "“Be Happy with Crappy: A Journey Through Trauma, Addiction, Rock-Bottom and Recovery.” Members of the military take on a certain persona the minute we enlist ...

Ontario mayor proclaims Problem Gambling Awareness Month - Richland Source

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-03-13 07:04

Richland Source

Ontario mayor proclaims Problem Gambling Awareness Month
Richland Source
Both clergy agree problem gambling addiction in households can have a domino effect: families that lose can cause businesses to lose when households, are suddenly unable to afford going out to restaurants and buying new clothes. Consequently, paying ...

Britain's Hidden Epidemic Of Gambling Addiction Has Been Left ... - HuffPost UK

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-03-13 03:12

HuffPost UK

Britain's Hidden Epidemic Of Gambling Addiction Has Been Left ...
HuffPost UK
The social cost of addiction including treatment, welfare, housing and criminal justice is as much as £1.2billion a year. Yet despite the scale of the crisis there is just one NHS funded gambling addiction clinic in the whole of the UK.

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A tough week for gambling addicts - Evening Echo Cork

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-03-12 08:13

Evening Echo Cork

A tough week for gambling addicts
Evening Echo Cork
It's the one time of year many people break out a fiver, pick a horse they like the name of, or a jockey they've heard of, and have a flutter. It's just a bit of fun; offices, factories and other workplaces are a-buzz with tips and talk of the winners ...

Jailed: Telford drug and gambling addict stole £97000 from pensioner - shropshirestar.com

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-03-12 02:35

shropshirestar.com

Jailed: Telford drug and gambling addict stole £97000 from pensioner
shropshirestar.com
Psychological and social inquiry reports revealed Rose had underlying issues and that he was barely capable of looking after himself let alone another person. Mr Kevin Saunders, for Rose, said his client had indicated only £57,000 had been used for ...

Gambling addict's story is a salutary read in Cheltenham week - Irish Times

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-03-12 00:32

Irish Times

Gambling addict's story is a salutary read in Cheltenham week
Irish Times
There is presumably no accident in the timing of the release of Tony 10, Declan Lynch's new book written in conjunction with Tony O'Reilly, the Wexford postman who stole €1.75m from his post office in order to feed his addiction to gambling. If you're ...

Understanding addiction: Why your brain gets hooked on gambling - Big Think

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-03-10 20:49

Big Think

Understanding addiction: Why your brain gets hooked on gambling
Big Think
Author and neuroscience journalist Maia Szalavitz says that your brain doesn't necessarily choose to become addicted to gambling. Rather, it just really wants to figure out a pattern. This 'want' doesn't need any foreign chemicals in order to make it ...

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Gambling addiction concerns over a new casino in Chatham-Kent - CTV News

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-03-09 18:27

CTV News

Gambling addiction concerns over a new casino in Chatham-Kent
CTV News
A leader in health care addictions is raising concerns about a new casino opening in Chatham-Kent. The head of problem gambling services at Hotel-Dieu Grace Healthcare fears there won't be enough counsellors in the area to support a new entertainment ...

Gambling tycoon raises the stakes in fight on addiction | News | The ... - The Times

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-03-09 18:02

The Times

Gambling tycoon raises the stakes in fight on addiction | News | The ...
The Times
The former chief executive of Paddy Power has criticised the company's response to problem gambling and called on the industry to take serious action to limit the amount people lose online. Stewart Kenny, who co-founded the bookmaker and was on the ...

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Our view: March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month - HNGnews.com

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-03-08 16:02

Our view: March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month
HNGnews.com
Conference are held to address sports gambling. There are also media campaigns and training days offered as an outreach to people who bet high sums of money on gaming events. Problem gambling services are widely available and accessible for those ...

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