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Children should be taught the perils of gambling, a pro-betting Tory backbencher has suggested - The Sun

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-05-14 17:36

The Sun

Children should be taught the perils of gambling, a pro-betting Tory backbencher has suggested
The Sun
PUPILS should be taught the dangers of gambling in class, a pro-betting backbencher insisted last night. Tory Philip Davies' call for school children to learn the dangers of addiction came as ministers prepare to announce a cut to FOBTs stakes in days.

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Critics fear surge in gambling addiction after court ruling - New York Post

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-05-14 16:13

New York Post

Critics fear surge in gambling addiction after court ruling
New York Post
The Supreme Court's Monday decision to strike down the national ban on sports betting could lead to a spike in gambling addiction, treatment advocates and gaming critics fear. There are currently an estimated 3 to 5 million gambling addicts nationwide ...
Oneida Tribe unsure if it will pursue sports betting following Supreme Court rulingGreen Bay Press Gazette
Jerry Sullivan: Sports gambling is legal, but trust me, it's still addictiveBuffalo News
Will Virginia take advantage of Supreme Court ruling on sports gambling?wtvr.com
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Sports-betting ruling feeds states' gambling addiction - USA TODAY

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-05-14 15:45

USA TODAY

Sports-betting ruling feeds states' gambling addiction
USA TODAY
It is time to talk about an important addiction problem — the one in which states hustle, beg and pimp for every dollar of gambling revenue they can get their grubby little hands on. A couple of decades ago, states insisted that they just wanted some ...

SWFL weighs in on potential for sports gambling coming to Florida - Wink News

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-05-14 14:33

Wink News

SWFL weighs in on potential for sports gambling coming to Florida
Wink News
Others say too many gambling options would cause a spike in gambling addiction cases. “I am a poker player and a horse race better so I feel like I have enough to bet on,” said Naples resident Yvonne Horton. The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling ...

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Sports betting ruling will lead to costly rise in gambling addiction, experts warn - USA TODAY

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-05-14 13:58

USA TODAY

Sports betting ruling will lead to costly rise in gambling addiction, experts warn
USA TODAY
“We've opened up a real circus here,'' Wexler, co-author of All Bets Are Off: Losers, Liars, and Recovery from Gambling Addiction," told USA TODAY Sports. “You're going to have so many people addicted to gambling in the next couple of years, it's going ...

Mike Anthony: Proceed Carefully, But Connecticut Is Ready For ... - Hartford Courant

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-05-14 12:57

Hartford Courant

Mike Anthony: Proceed Carefully, But Connecticut Is Ready For ...
Hartford Courant
The U.S. Supreme Court is allowing states to regulate sports betting and Connecticut needs to act.

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Paul Daugherty blog: Who's ready to lose their shirt with me at the sportsbook? - Cincinnati.com (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-05-14 10:17

Cincinnati.com (blog)

Paul Daugherty blog: Who's ready to lose their shirt with me at the sportsbook?
Cincinnati.com (blog)
The Supreme Court invalidated the federal prohibition on state-sponsored sports betting (PASPA). It is now up to the states to decide for themselves on the issue, in the same way they choose whether to offer lotteries and other forms of gambling. More ...

Downs wants to serve as sports gambling hub - The Daily News Online

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-05-14 09:38

Downs wants to serve as sports gambling hub
The Daily News Online
The Downs touted its status as the only municipally owned gaming facility in the state, and suggested it would provide a workforce, protections against gambling addiction and funding for local communities' budgets. “Legislation to allow sports betting ...

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Ex-Irish League footballer jailed for attempted thefts to fund gambling addiction - Belfast Newsletter

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-05-14 09:32

Belfast Newsletter

Ex-Irish League footballer jailed for attempted thefts to fund gambling addiction
Belfast Newsletter
In his plea in mitigation, defence solicitor Michael Smith outlined how Davidson's life “began to spiral out of control” following the injury which ended his career in 2016, including a gambling addiction he could not afford and the break up of his ...

Football talent who turned to crime to fund gambling addiction after injury ended career is jailed for a year - The Irish News

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-05-14 08:23

The Irish News

Football talent who turned to crime to fund gambling addiction after injury ended career is jailed for a year
The Irish News
A ONCE promising footballer who turned to crime to fund his gambling addiction when injury abruptly ended his career, was jailed for a year today after he admitted trying to steal cash from three shops. Ordering 24-year-old Jamie Davidson to spend a ...

Whiting woman sentenced to 27 months in prison after gambling ... - nwitimes.com

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-05-11 17:34

nwitimes.com

Whiting woman sentenced to 27 months in prison after gambling ...
nwitimes.com
HAMMOND — A 73-year-old Whiting woman was sentenced to 27 months in prison and ordered to repay more than $491000 in restitution after she pleaded ...

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Joueurs (Treat Me Like Fire) review – high-stakes gambling tale holds all the aces - The Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-05-11 09:29

The Guardian

Joueurs (Treat Me Like Fire) review – high-stakes gambling tale holds all the aces
The Guardian
Abel, with the boiling need of addiction inside him, wants that fistful of cash to play at the illegal gambling club. And he has another, stranger need: to seduce Ella into the same thirst, to jab the needle of gambling into her pristine arm. She goes ...
'Treat Me Like Fire (Jouers)': Cannes ReviewScreen International

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'I've lost about £20k' - Newcastle man opens up about how gambling addiction almost ruined his life - ChronicleLive

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-05-11 01:05

ChronicleLive

'I've lost about £20k' - Newcastle man opens up about how gambling addiction almost ruined his life
ChronicleLive
With a deep breath, he admits: “I'm an addict.” In 2016, the North East was declared Britain's gambling capital. Over a quarter of people in the region have a weekly flutter, with gamblers losing over £6m on 'fixed-odds terminals' which critics say are ...

Homeless hostel helped gambling addict George get his life back on track - Belfast Newsletter

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-05-11 00:02

Belfast Newsletter

Homeless hostel helped gambling addict George get his life back on track
Belfast Newsletter
A Belfast man who ended up homeless due to a gambling addiction has told how he is getting his life back on track thanks to a pilot intervention programme set up by a local hostel. George Braithwaite – one of a number of men from Utility Hostel who ...

Casino Companies Get Good News From Japan - Motley Fool

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-05-10 20:08

Motley Fool

Casino Companies Get Good News From Japan
Motley Fool
Any winning bid would likely have to contain proposals on how the casinos would help curb gambling addiction, a serious problem in Japan and one of the primary reasons public sentiment is negative toward legalization. Some estimates say gambling ...

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Gran who stole £100k from care home to fund online gambling ... - Glasgow Live

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-05-10 08:08

Glasgow Live

Gran who stole £100k from care home to fund online gambling ...
Glasgow Live
The 51-year-old transferred cash into her own account to feed online roulette machines.

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Woman who robbed care homes to fund gambling addiction is jailed - BBC News

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-05-10 08:08

BBC News

Woman who robbed care homes to fund gambling addiction is jailed
BBC News
A woman has been jailed for 20 months after stealing £100,000 from a care home company to fund her online roulette addiction. Sarah McGartland abused her position as an accounts clerk with Harvey's Healthcare to transfer cash into her own account.

'Mom' Co-Creator Says Season 5 Finale Will Tackle Gambling Addiction - TVInsider

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-05-10 07:00

TVInsider

'Mom' Co-Creator Says Season 5 Finale Will Tackle Gambling Addiction
TVInsider
Cap and…frown? The college graduation of single mother Christy (Anna Faris) should be a happy time for her and strong-willed mom Bonnie (Allison Janney) , both recovering alcoholics — in the Mom Season 5 finale. But unexpected circumstances dim the ...

Problem Gambling Among Older Adults - Next Avenue

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-05-10 06:40

Next Avenue

Problem Gambling Among Older Adults
Next Avenue
But gambling addiction presents particular risks to this age group, and it can be difficult for older adults to view the problem for what it is, he said. “They have the lowest rates of seeing gambling as a treatable disorder and the highest rates of ...

What are the Government doing about Gambling Addiction? - Siliconindia.com

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-05-10 04:35

Siliconindia.com

What are the Government doing about Gambling Addiction?
Siliconindia.com
Currently, gambling addiction is negatively affecting the lives of more than 400,000 individuals in the UK. The problem is only getting worse, devastating families, ...
Esther McVey protests AGAINST move to regulate 'crack cocaine' gambling machinesLiverpool Echo

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