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Considering casino has some cautious - IllinoisHomePage.net

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-01-26 13:55

IllinoisHomePage.net

Considering casino has some cautious
IllinoisHomePage.net
People who don't want a casino in their city say those numbers only tell half the story and don't take into account addiction or social issues which often come hand-in-hand with gambling. But, Mayor Eisenhauer says additional revenue can help support ...

Michael Shannon has a gambling addiction in trailer for Wolves - Flickering Myth (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-01-26 09:57

Flickering Myth (blog)

Michael Shannon has a gambling addiction in trailer for Wolves
Flickering Myth (blog)
A trailer has arrived online for writer-director Bart Freundlich's (The Rebound), new film Wolves, which sees Michael Shannon as a gambling addict whose troubles threaten his family, and in particular his 18-year-old son, a basketball star on the verge ...

Michael Shannon has a gambling addiction in trailer for Wolves - Flickering Myth (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-01-26 09:40

Flickering Myth (blog)

Michael Shannon has a gambling addiction in trailer for Wolves
Flickering Myth (blog)
A trailer has arrived online for writer-director Bart Freundlich's (The Rebound), new film Wolves, which sees Michael Shannon as a gambling addict whose troubles threaten his family, and in particular his 18-year-old son, a basketball star on the verge ...

Yeovil gambling addict threw chair at slot machine after losing thousands of pounds - Somerset Live

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-01-25 03:05

Somerset Live

Yeovil gambling addict threw chair at slot machine after losing thousands of pounds
Somerset Live
Angry after losing thousands of pounds because of his gambling addiction, a man threw a chair in frustration at a slot machine in a Yeovil betting shop. The manager of the Ladbrokes store in Middle Street witnessed the offence, but Gordon Parker left ...

Bookkeeper who stole $70000 from her job to fuel gambling addiction gets 5 years in prison - OregonLive.com

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-01-24 18:03

OregonLive.com

Bookkeeper who stole $70000 from her job to fuel gambling addiction gets 5 years in prison
OregonLive.com
Paula L. Prosch, 36, also was ordered by Clackamas County Circuit Judge Jeffrey Jones to repay $58,276 to Trail Pals Horse Trailer Accessory Store. She pleaded guilty last month to first-degree theft and first-degree forgery. The company hired Prosch ...

Skin in the Game - ESPN

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-01-20 10:24

ESPN

Skin in the Game
ESPN
Timothy Wayne Fong, the co-director of gambling studies at UCLA, says that skins are a highly effective tool for hooking those predisposed to addiction: "These are available and affordable, and they're part of a highly rewarding activity." Kids are ...

Florida's gambling addiction victimizes the Poor - Westside Gazette

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-01-19 10:15

Florida's gambling addiction victimizes the Poor
Westside Gazette
This is what happens when state government gets hooked on gambling proceeds. It turns into any other casino operator seeking to maximize revenue. It seems to be paying off. Lottery sales skyrocketed to $6.2 billion last year up over $400 million from 2015.

Widnes gambling addict avoids immediate prison sentence after stealing from employer - Liverpool Echo

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-01-19 04:10

Liverpool Echo

Widnes gambling addict avoids immediate prison sentence after stealing from employer
Liverpool Echo
Addiction to gambling websites led to the depot manager of a Widnes plant hire company secretly pocketing more than £21,000, a court heard. Gillian Holden began using online bingo and slot machine sites having become stressed after problems developed ...

Homeless Korean casino gambling addicts signal warning for Japan ... - The Japan Times

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-01-18 23:27

The Japan Times

Homeless Korean casino gambling addicts signal warning for Japan ...
The Japan Times
Four years ago, Kim Jong-gu went to the South Korean mountain town of Sabuk to find out why his 30-something daughter kept asking him for money. "When I ...

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New York Offers Problem Gambling Treatment at State-Run Centers, Addiction Rates Remain Stable - Casino.Org News

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-01-18 17:01

Casino.Org News

New York Offers Problem Gambling Treatment at State-Run Centers, Addiction Rates Remain Stable
Casino.Org News
“We are committed to making sure that individuals who need help with gambling addiction have access to services,” New York State Gaming Commission Executive Director Robert Williams said. The three gambling licenses will provide $151 million to the ...

Maryhaven program extends its reach - ThisWeekNews

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-01-18 16:33

Maryhaven program extends its reach
ThisWeekNews
In central Ohio, Maryhaven is known for helping clients who are struggling with mental-health conditions or who are addicted to drugs or alcohol. But as an increasing number of local families deal with gambling addiction, Maryhaven leaders are hoping ...

Homeless Korean Casino Gambling Addicts Signal Warning for Japan - Bloomberg

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-01-18 16:00

Homeless Korean Casino Gambling Addicts Signal Warning for Japan
Bloomberg
The proliferation of gambling addicts in Sabuk is serving as a warning for lawmakers in South Korea -- and more recently Japan -- enticed by the potential for tax revenues and economic gains. While Kangwon Land has brought jobs to the former coal ...

Pawnshops, Brothels and Homelessness Blight Korean Casino ... - Bloomberg

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-01-18 16:00

Bloomberg

Pawnshops, Brothels and Homelessness Blight Korean Casino ...
Bloomberg
Four years ago, Kim Jong-gu went to the South Korean mountain town of Sabuk to find out why his thirty-something daughter kept asking him for money.

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State can't afford to scrimp on funding to aid problem gamblers - The Boston Globe

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-01-18 13:55

State can't afford to scrimp on funding to aid problem gamblers
The Boston Globe
The commission has also vigorously supported measures to offset the wreckage wrought by gambling addiction. In fact, its chairman, Stephen Crosby, has expressed alarm over the Baker administration's fiscal 2017 budget, which gouges funding for ...

New York adds inpatient treatment for gambling addicts at state-run centers - Syracuse.com

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-01-17 10:20

Syracuse.com

New York adds inpatient treatment for gambling addicts at state-run centers
Syracuse.com
Syracuse, N.Y. -- Earlier this month, New York added inpatient treatment for gambling addicts at all six state-run addiction treatment centers in the state. The ramped-up treatment for gambling addicts comes as the state adds four casinos, including ...

Expansion of services for New Yorkers struggling with problem gambling - Catskill Daily Mail

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-01-16 23:24

Expansion of services for New Yorkers struggling with problem gambling
Catskill Daily Mail
ALBANY — The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (NYS OASAS) announced that inpatient, residential care for New Yorkers suffering from gambling addiction is now available at six NYS OASAS Addiction Treatment Centers ...

Average debt of problem gamblers: $38,000 - Daily Tribune - Wisconsin Rapids Tribune

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-01-16 12:34

Wisconsin Rapids Tribune

Average debt of problem gamblers: $38,000 - Daily Tribune
Wisconsin Rapids Tribune
The Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling says many people become desperate after losses.

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EDITORIAL: Gambling addition outreach welcomed - Niagara Gazette

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-01-13 00:37

EDITORIAL: Gambling addition outreach welcomed
Niagara Gazette
Locally, treatment for gambling addiction will be made available at the Margaret A. Stutzman Addiction Treatment Center on Forest Avenue in Buffalo. The center, as well as the others in the state system, will make services available to patients ...

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Farmer to split with wife over her gambling addiction - The Star Online

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-01-12 18:23

The Star Online

Farmer to split with wife over her gambling addiction
The Star Online
A FARMER has openly declared his intention to divorce his wife because of her addiction to gambling, Nanyang Siang Pau reported. The man, who works in Taiping, Perak, said that for a year now his wife would go to an illegal gambling centre and only ...

OUR VIEW: Gambling addiction outreach welcomed - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-01-12 02:05

OUR VIEW: Gambling addiction outreach welcomed
Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Andrew Cuomo joined other state officials in announcing an expansion of services for New Yorkers who have been diagnosed with problem gambling. Free in-patient care will be made available at six state-run addiction treatment centers, one of which is in ...