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Man with chronic gambling addition charged over €439k drug seizure fled country for nine years - Independent.ie

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-11-24 12:54

Independent.ie

Man with chronic gambling addition charged over €439k drug seizure fled country for nine years
Independent.ie
A MAN with a chronic gambling addiction who left Ireland after being charged in relation to a €439,000 drug seizure voluntarily returned nine years later after a second member of his family became terminally ill. Aidan Crowne (39) was jailed for five ...

Fraction of revenues go to fight gambling addiction - Artesia Daily Press

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-11-24 12:36

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Fraction of revenues go to fight gambling addiction
Artesia Daily Press
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — 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 problem gambling. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports ...
Fraction of revenues go to fight gambling addiction | The Seattle TimesSeattle Times

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Fraction of revenues go to fight gambling addiction | The Seattle Times - Seattle Times

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-11-24 11:11

Las Cruces Sun-News

Fraction of revenues go to fight gambling addiction | The Seattle Times
Seattle Times
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — 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 problem gambling. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports ...
New Mexico brings in $156M from gambling, spends $70K to address problem gamblingLas Cruces Sun-News

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Preliminary Study Released On Gambling Addiction Prevention Tool - WAMC

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-11-24 09:44

WAMC

Preliminary Study Released On Gambling Addiction Prevention Tool
WAMC
A new study suggests people using a gambling addiction prevention tool at Massachusetts' first casino are betting less, and loosing less than other gamblers. Researchers with Cambridge Health Alliance studied the Play My Way program at the Plainridge ...

Efforts under way to help addicts ahead of legalized casino gambling - Kyodo News Plus

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-11-24 06:56

Kyodo News Plus

Efforts under way to help addicts ahead of legalized casino gambling
Kyodo News Plus
For Tsutomu Nakamura, taking back control of his life after gambling addiction meant having to first "hit rock bottom." The 50-year-old preached the same mantra to gambling addicts at the recovery facility he founded, only to discover his own ...

New Mexico doing little to fight gambling addiction - Santa Fe New Mexican

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-11-24 00:47

New Mexico doing little to fight gambling addiction
Santa Fe New Mexican
The last major study of gamblers in New Mexico, in 2006, estimated as many as 29,000 men and women had gambling problems and tens of thousands of more were at risk of developing problems. Suicides and thefts of millions of dollars have been linked to ...

Lincoln accountant with £4.5m debt borrowed to fund gambling ... - The Lincolnite

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-11-23 09:12

The Lincolnite

Lincoln accountant with £4.5m debt borrowed to fund gambling ...
The Lincolnite
Lincoln accountant Russell Payne failed to disclose assets in the lead up to his bankruptcy, with £4.5 million of debt, investigators have found. Mr Payne,
Well-known Lincoln accountant declared bankrupt with £4.5m of ...LincolnshireLive

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Thief stole to feed gambling addiction - Press and Journal

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-11-23 05:33

Press and Journal

Thief stole to feed gambling addiction
Press and Journal
Robert Macleod, 35, stole thousands of pounds worth of stock from his employers, then offered some of it for sale online, under a fraudulent scheme. But, the game was up after his firm's security officer discovered the thefts, Wick Sheriff Court was told.

Does Rehab for Sex Addiction Really Work? - PEOPLE.com

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-11-22 14:17

PEOPLE.com

Does Rehab for Sex Addiction Really Work?
PEOPLE.com
David Glass, an L.A.-based family law attorney who also holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology, says sex addiction isn't considered in the same category as alcoholism, drug addiction or gambling addiction (all DSM-5-listed addictions) by medical ...

Japan looks to take on addiction ahead of legalized casino gambling - The Japan Times

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-11-21 22:25

The Japan Times

Japan looks to take on addiction ahead of legalized casino gambling
The Japan Times
The debate over what constitutes gambling addiction has been rekindled in recent months amid the government's plans to build so-called integrated resorts, encompassing casinos and other facilities in a bid to boost tourism and regional economies.

Belgium's Justice Minister calls for loot box ban in Europe (Updated) - PC Gamer

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-11-21 18:46

Geek

Belgium's Justice Minister calls for loot box ban in Europe (Updated)
PC Gamer
"The mixing of money and addiction is gambling," the Gaming Commission declared. Belgium's Minister of Justice Koen Geens also weighed in, saying, "Mixing gambling and gaming, especially at a young age, is dangerous for the mental health of the child.".
Belgium Officially Declares Loot Boxes as a Form of Gambling [UPDATE]Geek
It's a trap! Don't let Star Wars Battlefront 2 be an excuse for the government regulate video gamesWashington Examiner
Belgian Gaming Commission Decides Battlefront II-Style Loot Boxes Are Gambling, Wants Them BannedGizmodo
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Lawmakers hope we will gamble Pa. out of debt - The Courier-Express

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-11-21 15:32

Lawmakers hope we will gamble Pa. out of debt
The Courier-Express
Government admits this. Nearly every advertisement for the Lottery and for the state-sanctioned gambling dens includes a message to the effect of, “If you need help in controlling the gambling addiction that the Pennsylvania Legislature helped you to ...

Study: Gamblers Using New Spending Tool Bet Less, Lose Less - U.S. News & World Report

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-11-21 14:13

Study: Gamblers Using New Spending Tool Bet Less, Lose Less
U.S. News & World Report
A new study suggests gamblers using a unique gambling addiction prevention tool at Massachusetts' first casino are betting less and losing less than other gamblers. Nov. 21, 2017, at 2:59 p.m.. Study: Gamblers Using New Spending Tool Bet Less, Lose ...

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True investing is not the same as gambling - Financial Times

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-11-21 08:40

Financial Times

True investing is not the same as gambling
Financial Times
... especially the case when zero-sum gambling-like activities, such as spread betting, are promoted on financial networks or in the media in the guise of investing services. The question to ask is: what happens to capital allocation when our gambling ...

10 warning signs of gambling addiction | Boksburg Advertiser - Boksburg Advertiser

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-11-21 05:35

Boksburg Advertiser

10 warning signs of gambling addiction | Boksburg Advertiser
Boksburg Advertiser
The South African Responsible Gambling Foundation (SARGF) defines problem gambling as when a person has the continuous urge to gamble despite the ...
Does South Africa Have a Gambling Problem? - Buzz South AfricaBuzzSouthAfrica.com

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Japan govt wants gambling addiction bill to MPs before Dec 9 - GGRAsia

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-11-21 01:50

GGRAsia

Japan govt wants gambling addiction bill to MPs before Dec 9
GGRAsia
Japan's governing Liberal Democratic Party and its ally Komeito agreed at a meeting on Tuesday to try and submit to the country's parliament before the end of the current legislative session a bill tackling gambling addiction, GGRAsia has been told.

Efforts under way to help addicts ahead of legalized casino gambling - Japan Today

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-11-20 15:52

Japan Today

Efforts under way to help addicts ahead of legalized casino gambling
Japan Today
For Tsutomu Nakamura, taking back control of his life after gambling addiction meant having to first "hit rock bottom." The 50-year-old preached the same mantra to gambling addicts at the recovery facility he founded, only to discover his own ...

Jay woman pleads guilty to stealing from road association - Daily Bulldog

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-11-20 10:53

Daily Bulldog

Jay woman pleads guilty to stealing from road association
Daily Bulldog
FARMINGTON - A Jay woman pleaded guilty to stealing $62,000 from a road association in The Forks in Franklin County Superior Court Friday, with her attorney saying the money fed a gambling addiction. Bobbie Dawes, 46 of Jay, pleaded guilty to theft by ...

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Gambling addict who smashed up bookmakers risks being jailed for skipping community service - Liverpool Echo

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-11-20 10:23

Liverpool Echo

Gambling addict who smashed up bookmakers risks being jailed for skipping community service
Liverpool Echo
A hammer-wielding gambling addict who was spared prison after smashing up bookmakers now risks being jailed for skipping his community service. Eric Baptista destroyed betting terminals, gaming machines and televisions at seven William Hill shops in ...