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Japan's gambling addiction bill postponed until 2018 - Gambling Insider - In-depth Analysis for the Gaming Industry

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-11-20 08:33

Gambling Insider - In-depth Analysis for the Gaming Industry

Japan's gambling addiction bill postponed until 2018
Gambling Insider - In-depth Analysis for the Gaming Industry
Japan's two ruling coalition parties have announced that they have decided to maintain their stance on postponing the consideration of a gambling addiction bill till next year. The bill otherwise known as, the “Basic Bill on Gambling Addiction ...

Morrisons manager hanged himself over gambling addiction - Gears Of Biz

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2017-11-19 03:33

Gears Of Biz

Morrisons manager hanged himself over gambling addiction
Gears Of Biz
A Morrisons supermarket manager hanged himself after he became overwhelmed by a 'punishing' addiction to online gambling. Philip Tomlinson, 29, would squander up to £1,000 a time playing betting machines and became so hooked on his habit he sold ...

How a Star Wars video game faced charges that it was promoting gambling - Washington Post

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-11-18 13:05

Washington Post

How a Star Wars video game faced charges that it was promoting gambling
Washington Post
Imagine buying a new chess set. Chess is your favorite game. Also you love “Star Wars.” It's a Star Wars chess set! Now imagine playing your friend who spent $200 for the random chance that his pawns obtain the board-clearing powers of a queen. Plus ...

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Retired bus driver swindled partner to feed 'crack' like gambling addiction - Devon Live

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-11-17 08:56

Devon Live

Retired bus driver swindled partner to feed 'crack' like gambling addiction
Devon Live
His family back in Devon also alerted him that Tribbel had sold his car behind his back. Tribbel, aged 68, of Foxhill, Axminster, admitted fraud and was jailed for nine months, suspended for 18 months and ordered to do 20 days rehabilitation activities ...

High-stakes gambler describes addiction, recovery - 9NEWS.com

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-11-17 06:07

9NEWS.com

High-stakes gambler describes addiction, recovery
9NEWS.com
DENVER - Addiction can take a person to some dark places. One man went to those places figuratively and literally as he was in the throes of his gambling addiction. “I was involved in very serious situations when I did gamble. It was life-threatening ...

Morrisons manager hanged himself over gambling addiction | Daily ... - Daily Mail

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-11-17 04:48

Daily Mail

Morrisons manager hanged himself over gambling addiction | Daily ...
Daily Mail
Philip Tomlinson, 29, from Greater Manchester, would squander up to £1000 a time playing betting machines and was so hooked on his habit he sold his expensive set of golf clubs to help fund it.

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Former bank employee stole more than $2 million from clients to ... - WAtoday

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-11-17 02:04

WAtoday

Former bank employee stole more than $2 million from clients to ...
WAtoday
A former St George Bank employee who withdrew more than $2 million from his clients' accounts to fund his gambling addiction has been jailed for more than ...
Senior Perth business banker defrauder St George Bank of more ...The West Australian

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Sky Bet extends English Football League sponsorship deal - BBC News

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-11-17 00:20

Football365.com

Sky Bet extends English Football League sponsorship deal
BBC News
Stop" campaign is orchestrated by the Senet Group, which was established in 2014 by some of Britain's leading bookmakers in response to public concerns about gambling and gambling addiction. The head of the GambleAware charity, Marc Etches, said that ...
EFL makes gambling vow after extending bookmaker deal ...Football365.com

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The new Star Wars video game is under attack - CNNMoney

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-11-16 11:53

International Business Times

The new Star Wars video game is under attack
CNNMoney
In Belgium, companies involved in gambling are required to have a license. Minors and people with gambling addiction problems are not allowed to play. Electronic Arts (EA, Tech30), the game's publisher, said that the "mechanics of Star Wars Battlefront ...
'Star Wars Battlefront II' Loot Boxes Being Investigated By Belgium's Gambling RegulatorInternational Business Times
Star Wars fans' outrage over Battlefront II 'loot box' controversy erupts in Reddit AMA with video game developersMirror.co.uk
An Update on Star Wars Battlefront II - Electronic ArtsElectronic Arts
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Butler To Prince Charles' Buddy Stole Picasso To Fund Gambling Habit - Casino.Org News (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-11-16 09:12

Casino.Org News (blog)

Butler To Prince Charles' Buddy Stole Picasso To Fund Gambling Habit
Casino.Org News (blog)
The William Hill betting site logo Image Credit: williamhillplc.com. The items were taken by Dalton to help fund his gambling addiction. It is alleged that the butler squandered up to £600,000 through his William Hill betting account over a period of ...

Former gambling addict from Little Sutton is racing to redemption - The Chester Standard

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-11-16 02:07

The Chester Standard

Former gambling addict from Little Sutton is racing to redemption
The Chester Standard
The first day of 2018 will be a “landmark moment” for a former gambling addict whose problems spiralled out of control and took him to some of the darkest mental places imaginable. Antony Smith, 29, of Little Sutton, ran up debts of almost £36,000 over ...

Springvale group warns of gambling risks after pokies players in Greater Dandenong lost $100m in a year - Herald Sun

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-11-16 00:01

Herald Sun

Springvale group warns of gambling risks after pokies players in Greater Dandenong lost $100m in a year
Herald Sun
GAMBLERS in Greater Dandenong poured more than $100 million into pokies last financial year but one Springvale community group is ramping up efforts to tackle gambling addiction. A recent Springvale Indochinese Mutual Assistance Association ...

Counting on Pa. gambling: Is this any way to balance a budget? - Chambersburg Public Opinion

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-11-15 15:27

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Counting on Pa. gambling: Is this any way to balance a budget?
Chambersburg Public Opinion
“If history is any lesson, gambling is only a short-term solution to state budget gaps,” according to the 2016 State University of New York study “State Revenues from Gambling” by Lucy Dadayan. “Gambling legalization and expansion leads to some revenue ...
Adelson's Quest To Kill Online Gambling Losing Allies And SteamPlay Pennsylvania

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Laois man with gambling addiction smashed bookies TV - Leinster Express

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-11-15 07:37

Laois man with gambling addiction smashed bookies TV
Leinster Express
A Portarlington man with a gambling addiction who smashed a television in a bookmakers after losing €400 on horses has been ordered to keep out of all gambling premises. “You're never going to win at gambling,” Judge Catherine Staines told Noel ...

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'Addiction to gambling is a ruthless disease'- SA Foundation for Responsible Gambling - Joburg East Express

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-11-14 22:22

Joburg East Express

'Addiction to gambling is a ruthless disease'- SA Foundation for Responsible Gambling
Joburg East Express
Although these biological issues play a role in compulsive gambling, social factors cannot be ignored. “Gambling addiction often goes hand in hand with other addictive behaviours, including alcoholism,” Sinclair said. Added to this, pathological ...

Gambling addiction support offered by youth charity - Third Force News

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-11-14 02:45

Third Force News

Gambling addiction support offered by youth charity
Third Force News
Support for young problem gamblers has been created by a youth charity in a bid to stem addiction. The online resource, by Scottish youth work charity Fast Forward, will be launched at the National Youth Work Conference, in Cumbernauld on Tuesday 14 ...

Tai Tuivasa gambling addiction prompted NRL switch to UFC | Daily ... - Daily Telegraph

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2017-11-12 21:00

Daily Telegraph

Tai Tuivasa gambling addiction prompted NRL switch to UFC | Daily ...
Daily Telegraph
TAI Tuivasa gambled away 20000 the night before he walked out on the Sydney Roosters, quit rugby league and looked for a change of life in boxing.

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Bet365 chief Denise Coates paid herself £217m last year - The Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2017-11-12 11:48

The Guardian

Bet365 chief Denise Coates paid herself £217m last year
The Guardian
The Gambling Commission, the industry regulator, has said 2 million people in the UK are either problem gamblers or at risk of addiction. Mike Dixon, the chief executive of the charity Addaction, said: “It cannot be right that the CEO of a betting ...

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Newallo-Hosein:Make provisions for gambling addicts | The Trinidad ... - Trinidad Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-11-11 19:50

Newallo-Hosein:Make provisions for gambling addicts | The Trinidad ...
Trinidad Guardian
kalifa.clyne@guardian.co.tt Government should have made provisions so that taxation on the gaming industry could be used to establish a gambling anonymous ...

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Lafferty reaches out to help others with gambling addiction - The Times

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-11-11 18:16

The Times

Lafferty reaches out to help others with gambling addiction
The Times
Northern Ireland striker Kyle Lafferty has vowed to help other footballers and fans who are struggling with a gambling addiction. Speaking at length about the subject for the first time since revealing his problem back in September, the Hearts forward ...
Northern Ireland ace Kyle Lafferty comes clean about the gambling ...The Sun
Kyle Lafferty opens up on fight with gambling addiction | Daily Mail ...Daily Mail
Pulling out of the spiral of addictionIndependent.ie
Belfast Telegraph
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