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Sheldon Whitehouse Asks Brett Kavanaugh If He Has A Gambling Problem - HuffPost

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-09-11 16:15

HuffPost

Sheldon Whitehouse Asks Brett Kavanaugh If He Has A Gambling Problem
HuffPost
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) wants to know if Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court, has a gambling problem. “Have you ever sought treatment for a gambling addiction?” Whitehouse asks pointedly as part of ...

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Nearly 12% of Jeju Island's High School Students at High Risk of Gambling Addiction - Casino News Daily

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-09-11 04:27

Casino News Daily

Nearly 12% of Jeju Island's High School Students at High Risk of Gambling Addiction
Casino News Daily
Nearly 12% of high school students living on South Korea's Jeju Island are at high risk of becoming gambling addicts, according to a recent study. The research was conducted by the Korea Center on Gambling Problems and its results were published on ...

'Premier League clubs must help tackle gambling addiction': NHS head - The Christian Institute

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-09-10 09:35

The Christian Institute

'Premier League clubs must help tackle gambling addiction': NHS head
The Christian Institute
Premier League football clubs which promote betting companies need to do more to tackle gambling addiction, the head of NHS England has said. Simon Stevens said that clubs need to put pressure on their sponsors to fund treatment for addicts. He said it ...

New brain research facility uses virtual reality to help people with ... - ABC News

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-09-10 00:13

ABC News

New brain research facility uses virtual reality to help people with ...
ABC News
Researchers are using virtual reality to help people overcome their addictions by retraining the way they respond to cannabis, alcohol, gambling or ...
Therapeutic virtual reality to help people with addictionsThe New Daily

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Dawn reveals her gambling addiction to encourage others to seek help - News & Star

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-09-10 00:07

Dawn reveals her gambling addiction to encourage others to seek help
News & Star
A woman who has spent almost half her life battling a gambling addiction is urging others who find themselves hooked to seek support. Dawn Ackerlay, who lives in Workington, began using slot machines in her local pub at the age of 18. Over the years ...

Destin Council approves gambling ban - The Northwest Florida Daily News

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-09-09 09:26

The Northwest Florida Daily News

Destin Council approves gambling ban
The Northwest Florida Daily News
Prohibiting gambling activities in Destin is in the best interests of the city and its residents because “gambling exploits the poor and disadvantaged, the increased availability of gambling leads to gambling addiction and gambling attracts fraud and ...

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Shirt sponsors should have role in battle against gambling addiction - The Guardian (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-09-09 03:01

The Guardian (blog)

Shirt sponsors should have role in battle against gambling addiction
The Guardian (blog)
It is not just the ownership of these gambling companies that is, as Stevens said, foreign. So is their actual business and when, inevitably, some of their customers suffer the mental or social afflictions associated with gambling addiction, it will ...

Gambling Addiction Figures Stay Constant - VegasSlotsOnline

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-09-08 17:38

VegasSlotsOnline

Gambling Addiction Figures Stay Constant
VegasSlotsOnline
While problem gambling is a serious issue that needs to be addressed by preventive measures, the latest figures show that the issue doesn't appear to be getting worse. Figures released by the United Kingdom Gambling Commission (UKGC) show that ...

Losing Streak - The Times

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-09-07 17:04

The Times

Losing Streak
The Times
Simon Stevens, the head of NHS England, described gambling addiction as a “new threat” to public health and bemoaned the failure of some UK betting companies to meet their obligations to co-fund treatment. In Ireland, no such fund or obligation on ...

Bethard agrees collaboration with Swedish gambling addiction expert - Gaming Intelligence

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-09-07 03:47

Gaming Intelligence

Bethard agrees collaboration with Swedish gambling addiction expert
Gaming Intelligence
Bethard said that as an external expert with access to the company's systems and relevant processes, Rydeving will help the operator to become a leading gaming company when it comes to responsible gambling. “I am incredibly happy and proud that we will ...

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Our View: Casino in former Bristol Mall is a gamble worth considering - Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-09-07 01:08

Our View: Casino in former Bristol Mall is a gamble worth considering
Bristol Herald Courier (press release) (blog)
Would gambling become the next wave of addiction to engross our region? It's a possibility, but research into the physiology of gambling addiction is far from conclusive. Some research suggests that the parts of the brain that are stimulated with drugs ...

Program Inside MGM Springfield Helps Curb Gambling Addiction - CBS Boston

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-09-06 16:01

CBS Boston

Program Inside MGM Springfield Helps Curb Gambling Addiction
CBS Boston
The program is designed to educate players on the risks, and help curb gambling addiction. Right next to the flashing slot machines at the new MGM casino in Springfield is a first aid station of sorts, run by the Mass Council on Compulsive Gambling and ...

Notts County defender Matt Tootle reveals pain of gambling addiction - Nottinghamshire Live

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-09-06 04:22

Nottinghamshire Live

Notts County defender Matt Tootle reveals pain of gambling addiction
Nottinghamshire Live
Notts County player Matt Tootle has spoken out about his struggle with gambling - revealing it's brought him close to losing loved ones. The 27-year-old defender tweeted about his addiction, adding that it is 'rife' in football.

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Premier League football clubs should do more to tackle gambling addiction, says NHS chief - The Independent

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-09-05 16:35

The Independent

Premier League football clubs should do more to tackle gambling addiction, says NHS chief
The Independent
Although betting companies who reap profits Britain are encouraged to contribute a total of £10m to addiction treatments, a number of firms who sponsor Premier League clubs have yet to pay up this financial year, according to a July report in the The ...

Inwood church awarded grant to combat youth gambling - WHAG - www.localdvm.com

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-09-05 15:36

WHAG - www.localdvm.com

Inwood church awarded grant to combat youth gambling
WHAG - www.localdvm.com
According to 1-800-Gambler, around 40 percent of people in West Virginia have played slots at casinos, and 2.5 percent may show signs of a gambling addiction. "It won't be fun anymore," said Jeremy Smith, 1-800-Gambler. "At that point, it becomes an ...

Premier League betting sponsors 'ignore plight of UK gambling addicts' - The Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-09-05 15:16

The Guardian

Premier League betting sponsors 'ignore plight of UK gambling addicts'
The Guardian
He told his audience of NHS staff and bosses that while the service had recently opened in London its first clinic dedicated to treatment of gambling addicts, some firms were not contributing towards the £10m which is meant to be raised to fund the ...
Premier League football clubs should do more to tackle gambling addiction, says NHS chiefThe Independent
Head of NHS blames Premier League football teams for fuelling gambling addictionsTelegraph.co.uk
NHS chief calls for Premier League clubs to tackle gambling addictionBBC News
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NHS chief calls for Premier League clubs to tackle gambling addiction - BBC News

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-09-05 12:59

BBC News

NHS chief calls for Premier League clubs to tackle gambling addiction
BBC News
Premier League football clubs should do more to help tackle gambling addiction, the head of NHS England has said. Simon Stevens described gambling addiction as one of the "new threats" facing the NHS and said reports that foreign betting companies ...
Premier League betting sponsors 'ignore plight of UK gambling addicts'The Guardian
Premier League football clubs should do more to tackle gambling addiction, says NHS chiefThe Independent
Head of NHS blames Premier League football teams for fuelling gambling addictionsTelegraph.co.uk
Sky News -The Times
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