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Tibetan Youth 'Addicted' to Gambling in China's Qinghai - Radio Free Asia

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-11-30 13:06

Tibetan Youth 'Addicted' to Gambling in China's Qinghai
Radio Free Asia
Growing income levels among young Tibetans living in northwestern China's Qinghai province have led recently to a widespread addiction to gambling, resulting in social problems and disruptions in family life, Tibetan sources say. Supported by earnings ...

How VR Can Both Cause And Cure Gambling Addiction - Casino.Org News (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-11-30 08:47

How VR Can Both Cause And Cure Gambling Addiction
Casino.Org News (blog)
For those struggling with gambling addiction, you might go see Stéphane Bouchard of the Université du Québec's Cyberpsychology Laboratory. Bouchard, who has been studying VR for nearly two decades, has developed a virtual reality program helping ...

More gamblers 'self-excluding' as online betting grows - BBC News - BBC News

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-11-30 07:33

BBC News

More gamblers 'self-excluding' as online betting grows - BBC News
BBC News
More gamblers are opting to "ban" themselves amid a rise in online betting, new figures have revealed. Firms received almost 50,000 requests from customers asking to close their accounts last year - an increase of 7,000 on the previous year. It comes ...

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More gamblers 'self-excluding' as online betting grows - BBC News - BBC News

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-11-30 07:17

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More gamblers 'self-excluding' as online betting grows - BBC News
BBC News
More gamblers are opting to "ban" themselves amid a rise in online betting, new figures have revealed. Firms received almost 50,000 requests from customers asking to close their accounts last year - an increase of 7,000 on the previous year. It comes ...
UK's Gambling Operators Witness Increase in Self-Exclusion RequestsCasino Reports

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Reddit post highlights the danger of gambling addiction following Star Wars Battlefront 2 mess - PC Games Insider (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-11-30 06:20

Reddit post highlights the danger of gambling addiction following Star Wars Battlefront 2 mess
PC Games Insider (blog)
"Let me show you how far my addiction to this went," Kensgold said. "In the beginning I began playing an game on my phone. It was a normal city builder clone. The goal of the game was open ended. It started off fine, but slowly changed to favor those ...

NY Lottery: Don't buy kids scratch offs - Democrat and Chronicle - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-11-30 05:02

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

NY Lottery: Don't buy kids scratch offs - Democrat and Chronicle
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
Group launches annual campaign which encourages adults not to gift scratch off tickets to minors.

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Gambling addiction is on the rise in Kenya and leaving young people bankrupt and suicidal - Quartz

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-11-30 01:32

Quartz

Gambling addiction is on the rise in Kenya and leaving young people bankrupt and suicidal
Quartz
After losing 48,000 shillings ($465) on bad bets in just a few hours, Jackson Kimani was thinking of committing suicide. The 26-year-old is a salaried employee who works at a mobile money agency in Nairobi. Kimani took money from his shop to put a ...

Why the ban on sports betting is close to being overturned - Reno Gazette Journal

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-11-29 10:54

Reno Gazette Journal

Why the ban on sports betting is close to being overturned
Reno Gazette Journal
“This is a concerted campaign, unlike anything since I've been studying this issue,'' said Sam Skolnik, author of High Stakes: The Rising Cost of America's Gambling Addiction. “The deck is stacked in favor of the gambling industry in many ways in this ...
New Jersey's Gamble Could Pay Off If Supreme Court Splits With ...Forbes
Christie's fight for sports betting heads to Supreme CourtABC News

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New Jersey's Gamble Could Pay Off If Supreme Court Splits With Lower Courts And History - Forbes

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-11-29 06:31

Forbes

New Jersey's Gamble Could Pay Off If Supreme Court Splits With Lower Courts And History
Forbes
Forget morality, gambling addiction and the fact that very few who bet win. Revenue is revenue, and rarely do governments find taxpayers so willing to provide it. In 1992, sports betting was legal only in Nevada, Delaware, Montana and Oregon, and only ...

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New Jersey's Gamble Could Pay Off If Supreme Court Splits With Lower Courts And History - Forbes

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-11-29 06:31

Forbes

New Jersey's Gamble Could Pay Off If Supreme Court Splits With Lower Courts And History
Forbes
Forget morality, gambling addiction and the fact that very few who bet win. Revenue is revenue, and rarely do governments find taxpayers so willing to provide it. In 1992, sports betting was legal only in Nevada, Delaware, Montana and Oregon, and only ...

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SA's Deputy Premier John Rau warns online betting companies ... - The Advertiser

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-11-29 00:45

The Advertiser

SA's Deputy Premier John Rau warns online betting companies ...
The Advertiser
ONLINE betting companies are reportedly targeting children and gambling addicts with unsolicited advertising and incentives, prompting a warning from the ...

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SA's Deputy Premier John Rau warns online betting companies ... - The Advertiser

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-11-29 00:45

Casino Guardian

SA's Deputy Premier John Rau warns online betting companies ...
The Advertiser
ONLINE betting companies are reportedly targeting children and gambling addicts with unsolicited advertising and incentives, prompting a warning from the Deputy Premier. John Rau has threatened to publicly name and shame online gambling operators who ...
SA Deputy Premier Rau Scolds Online Gambling Operators for ...Casino Guardian

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Why ban on sports betting is close to being overturned - USA TODAY

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-11-28 14:25

Sports Illustrated

Why ban on sports betting is close to being overturned
USA TODAY
“This is a concerted campaign, unlike anything since I've been studying this issue,'' said Sam Skolnik, author of High Stakes: The Rising Cost of America's Gambling Addiction. “The deck is stacked in favor of the gambling industry in many ways in this ...
US sports leagues hedging their bets on legal gamblingClaremore Daily Progress

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New Mexico doing little to combat gambling addiction | The Taos News - taosnews

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-11-28 06:34

taosnews

New Mexico doing little to combat gambling addiction | The Taos News
taosnews
State government is the big winner when it comes to gambling in New Mexico. It raked in more than $156 million in the last budget year from the New Mexico Lottery, horse racing and slot machines at …

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New Mexico doing little to combat gambling addiction - taosnews

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-11-28 06:34

taosnews

New Mexico doing little to combat gambling addiction
taosnews
"Disordered gambling," the most serious form of problem gambling, is recognized as a mental health condition and addiction by the American Psychiatric Association. Guy Clark, chairman of Stop Predatory Gambling New Mexico, said the state government's ...

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Norman Chad: Christie v. NCAA could have major bearing on future of sports gambling - Charleston Gazette-Mail

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2017-11-26 20:41

Charleston Gazette-Mail

Norman Chad: Christie v. NCAA could have major bearing on future of sports gambling
Charleston Gazette-Mail
If you gamble — or know friends and family who gamble — it is imperative to make sure the gambling doesn't morph from casual to chronic. Problem gambling is serious, gambling addiction can be tragic. Quitting betting on sports was the best decision ...

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A risky gamble for addicts - Santa Fe New Mexican

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-11-25 22:15

A risky gamble for addicts
Santa Fe New Mexican
Those who cannot stop gambling and let their betting grow out of control face grim consequences. Witness former Secretary of State Dianna Duran, who admitted to using campaign donations to feed her gambling addiction and had to resign in disgrace.

FBI Says Customer Shot At Bank Robber, Fraction Of Revenues Go To Fight Gambling Addiction - KUNM

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-11-25 07:24

KUNM

FBI Says Customer Shot At Bank Robber, Fraction Of Revenues Go To Fight Gambling Addiction
KUNM
Fraction Of Revenues Go To Fight Gambling Addiction – Associated Press. New Mexico pulls in millions of dollars in revenue from the state lottery, racetracks, tribal casinos and other operations each year, but little goes to preventing and treating ...

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Markham Miners Welfare Club left out of pocket by gambling addict - South Wales Argus

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-11-25 04:32

South Wales Argus

Markham Miners Welfare Club left out of pocket by gambling addict
South Wales Argus
A SINGLE mother who stole almost £30,000 from her former employer to feed her online gambling and shopping habits has avoided a prison sentence. Tara Stevens, 30, of Monmouth Walk, Markham, appeared at Cardiff Crown Court yesterday after pleading ...

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