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Notts County star Matt Tootle admits gambling addiction and claims football is rife with the illness - The Sun

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-09-05 12:20

The Sun

Notts County star Matt Tootle admits gambling addiction and claims football is rife with the illness
The Sun
NOTTS COUNTY defender Matt Tootle claims football is rife with gambling addiction after admitting he has been fighting the illness for 11 years. Tootle, 27, decided to go public with his problems in an attempt to overcome the urge to bet and to try to ...

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Head of NHS blames Premier League football teams for fuelling gambling addictions - Telegraph.co.uk

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-09-05 12:19

Telegraph.co.uk

Head of NHS blames Premier League football teams for fuelling gambling addictions
Telegraph.co.uk
Addressing a conference of NHS leaders in Manchester, he urged football clubs to put pressure on their sponsors to fund treatment for gambling addiction- describing it as one of “the new threats” to health. All betting companies are asked to give 0.1 ...
Premier League football clubs should do more to tackle gambling addiction, says NHS chiefThe Independent
Premier League betting sponsors 'ignore plight of UK gambling addicts'The Guardian
NHS chief calls for Premier League clubs to tackle gambling addictionBBC News
Sky News -The Times
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Syracuse Sports Business Expert Skeptical of Efforts to Ease Sports Betting Problems - WAER

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-09-05 11:20

WAER

Syracuse Sports Business Expert Skeptical of Efforts to Ease Sports Betting Problems
WAER
Prohibit advertising targeted at young people and otherwise require responsible advertising. Require that information be provided by any entity taking bets about the dangers of addiction and available resources to help encourage responsible betting.
Nielsen projects NFL could make billions annually from gambling marketESPN
how much does the nfl stand to gain from legal sports betting? - American Gaming AssociationAmerican Gaming Association

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Irish HSE Neglects Gambling Addiction in Terms of Treatment Services, New Survey Says - Casino Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-09-05 00:13

Casino Guardian

Irish HSE Neglects Gambling Addiction in Terms of Treatment Services, New Survey Says
Casino Guardian
According to the results of the research, which were published in the International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction, there is only one body which offers adequate gambling addiction services. The leading psychiatrist Colin O'Gara, who heads the ...

Gambling addiction 'is ignored by the HSE' - The Times

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-09-04 17:00

The Times

Gambling addiction 'is ignored by the HSE'
The Times
Research by a leading psychiatrist into the services offered within the Irish mental health system found that only one body offered adequate treatment for gambling addicts. Colin O'Gara, a consultant psychiatrist and head of addiction services at Saint ...

The Unhappy Gamblers - New York Times

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-09-04 13:04

New York Times

The Unhappy Gamblers
New York Times
A college friend, a severely addicted gambler, won a million-dollar lottery in her state. Soon she was jetting out to visit me in Las Vegas every month, gambling, taking in shows, eating expensive meals and buying designer clothes. To maintain her ...

Gambling addict Kelly Stevens swindles £15000 from British Rail Social Club in Ashford - Kent Online

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-09-04 07:27

Kent Online

Gambling addict Kelly Stevens swindles £15000 from British Rail Social Club in Ashford
Kent Online
A social club treasurer addicted to gambling wept in the dock after learning she could face prison for stealing £15,000 from her employer. Kelly Stevens' campaign of deceit against the British Rail Social Club in Beaver Road, Ashford, came crashing ...

Robin Lambkin sold alloy wheels and car parts from garage on Sheppey to fund gambling addiction - Kent Online

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-09-04 02:50

Kent Online

Robin Lambkin sold alloy wheels and car parts from garage on Sheppey to fund gambling addiction
Kent Online
A gambling addict who made over £80,000 from selling his employer's unwanted car accessories on eBay has been spared jail after a judge said she was going to “take a risk” with him. Robin Lambkin even organised a courier to pick up the parts from Gefco ...

Head of licensed gamers association says no data to support gaming addiction - EyeWitness News

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-09-03 04:58

EyeWitness News

Head of licensed gamers association says no data to support gaming addiction
EyeWitness News
Major admits however that there is no data to directly point to a gambling addiction that is perceived to be prevalent in the country. “There is no empirical data or prevalent study to define what that number is,”Major stressed. “What we have done as ...

Macau and Singapore offer lessons on fighting gambling addiction - Nikkei Asian Review

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-09-03 00:11

Nikkei Asian Review

Macau and Singapore offer lessons on fighting gambling addiction
Nikkei Asian Review
Japan may be able to learn from the steps other Asian locales are taking to control gambling addiction, while maximizing the economic benefit of casinos. Japan is thought to have a relatively high proportion of gambling addicts, compared with other ...

'Silent killer': A gambling addict explains all - The Flinders News

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-09-01 20:05

The Flinders News

'Silent killer': A gambling addict explains all
The Flinders News
“One thing that goes largely unnoticed is who it does affect and I guess as a problem gambler, the common thing is you're only hurting yourself, you're only spending your money, you're not living the life you could and no-one else is being affected ...

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'Silent killer': A gambling addict explains all - The Flinders News

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-09-01 20:05

The Flinders News

'Silent killer': A gambling addict explains all
The Flinders News
“One thing that goes largely unnoticed is who it does affect and I guess as a problem gambler, the common thing is you're only hurting yourself, you're only spending your money, you're not living the life you could and no-one else is being affected ...

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From the Lefthand Corner: Our not-so-charitable gambling - The Lake Country Echo

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-09-01 06:39

From the Lefthand Corner: Our not-so-charitable gambling
The Lake Country Echo
So, as you consider the pros and cons of permitting and encouraging more legalized gambling, keep in mind the consequences of addiction: sudden abject poverty, extreme long-term embarrassment, loss of employment, myriad criminal charges such as ...

Ireland's gambling epidemic: 'Find a corner and you'll be left alone 'til you're penniless' - thejournal.ie

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-08-31 17:06

thejournal.ie

Ireland's gambling epidemic: 'Find a corner and you'll be left alone 'til you're penniless'
thejournal.ie
“WE HAVE YOUNG men here betting on basketball in the [United] States – most of them haven't a clue about basketball.” Alan Galvin, manager of the Saoirse Addiction Treatment Centre in Limerick, believes gambling addiction is “one of the most serious ...

'Silent killer': Kade Rixon opens up on his gambling addiction - The Border Mail

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-08-31 01:04

The Border Mail

'Silent killer': Kade Rixon opens up on his gambling addiction
The Border Mail
Friday, December 23, 2016, mightn't mean much to the average person, but for Kade Rixon, it's a day he'll never forget. That was the moment things hit home for the Melrose soccer coach and he vowed never to have another bet. To the naked eye, he's a ...

Utah ranks among least gambling-friendly states. Here's why it's not the worst - Deseret News

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-08-29 15:03

Deseret News

Utah ranks among least gambling-friendly states. Here's why it's not the worst
Deseret News
"You'd be surprised at who you saw at a game — doctors, lawyers, dentists, sometimes bishops, active members of every church you could imagine." WalletHub used its report to show that states offer help for those addicted to gambling, something that ...

Schumer: Federal framework is needed for sports gambling - WKBW-TV

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-08-29 11:32

WKBW-TV

Schumer: Federal framework is needed for sports gambling
WKBW-TV
Protecting young people and those suffering from gambling addiction: Senator Schumer believes minors should not be encouraged to participate in sports gambling, and adequate resources must be provided to support those struggling with gambling ...
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer suggests federal framework for sports bettingESPN
AGA Response to Senator Schumer's Call for Federal Sports Betting Oversight | AGA - American Gaming AssociationAmerican Gaming Association

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Chuck Schumer suggests federal framework for sports betting - ESPN

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-08-29 06:50

ESPN

Chuck Schumer suggests federal framework for sports betting
ESPN
Senate minority leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) became the latest member of Congress to put forth specific suggestions for a federal framework for sports betting ...

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Factory worker in £60000 tax scam to fund gambling addiction - Birmingham Live

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-08-29 06:03

Birmingham Live

Factory worker in £60000 tax scam to fund gambling addiction
Birmingham Live
A factory worker conned HM Revenue & Customs out of more than £60,000 by reclaiming tax back he never paid to fund his gambling addiction. Chris McGrath, 27, of Heath Way, Castle Bromwich, appeared at Birmingham Crown Court where he pleaded ...