Gambling Addiction News


Mum-of-five stabbed to death in front of children after argument with her gambling addicted husband - Mirror.co.uk

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-03-02 08:06

Mum-of-five stabbed to death in front of children after argument with her gambling addicted husband
Mirror.co.uk
... defending, said Akhtar had been affected by seeing his mother kill his father when he was nine and that his remorse was genuine. Robert Price, prosecuting at Birmingham Crown Court , said Akhtar and the victim lived in a three bedroom terraced ...

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State & Region Briefs - The Recorder

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-03-01 19:29

The Recorder

State & Region Briefs
The Recorder
BOSTON — Massachusetts gambling regulators are releasing a report looking at the legalization of sports gambling in the state. The state Gaming Commission on Thursday issued a “white paper” that highlights some of the issues Massachusetts lawmakers ...

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Gambling addict ordered to pay a half-million dollars for embezzling ... - NewsOK.com

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-03-01 05:03

NewsOK.com

Gambling addict ordered to pay a half-million dollars for embezzling ...
NewsOK.com
OKLAHOMA CITY - An admitted gambling addict apologized before she was sentenced to prison for stealing nearly a half-million dollars while bookkeeping for a family business in Oklahoma City.

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Banks win big on gambling addiction - Sunraysia Daily

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-02-28 03:17

Banks win big on gambling addiction
Sunraysia Daily
Buy a lottery ticket with your credit card and a “cash advance fee” is charged by the bank. Your statement will then show an “interest charged on cash” amount. I purchased a lottery ticket online for $37.80 and was charged an extra 84 cents. The bank ...

EDITORIAL: Casino bill not likely to deal with gambling addiction risk - Asahi Shimbun

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-02-27 22:10

Asahi Shimbun

EDITORIAL: Casino bill not likely to deal with gambling addiction risk
Asahi Shimbun
The government is writing its Integrated Resorts (IR) Implementation Bill to set rules for the operation of casinos, but it is unlikely to bring any fundamental solution to the problem of gambling addiction. The bill's basic policy, recently presented ...

Young Laois man who shared gambling story to feature on new RTE show with Baz Ashmawy - Leinster Express

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-02-27 15:46

Young Laois man who shared gambling story to feature on new RTE show with Baz Ashmawy
Leinster Express
Lies, secrecy and deception go hand in hand with a compulsive gambling addiction, and I was an expert in all three. I lied, cheated, scammed and pulled every trick I could think of in order to get money to gamble. Some of the excuses I came up with to ...

Gambling Cork garda who stole money to fund his addiction avoids ... - Irish Mirror

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-02-27 12:16

Irish Mirror

Gambling Cork garda who stole money to fund his addiction avoids ...
Irish Mirror
A former community garda who conned a students union and a residents association to fund a chronic €25,000-a-year online gambling addiction avoided jail on Tuesday. John O'Halloran, 47, of South Douglas Road in Cork, resigned from An Garda Siochana ...
Garda who admitted corruption and theft charges avoids prison ...Independent.ie
Former garda gets suspended jail term for corruption - The Irish TimesIrish Times
Former Cork garda receives two year suspended sentence - RTERTE.ie

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Gambling addict who stole €1.75m says bookmakers must intervene ... - The Times

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-02-26 18:03

The Times

Gambling addict who stole €1.75m says bookmakers must intervene ...
The Times
A postman who stole €1.75 million from An Post to feed his gambling addiction with Paddy Power has said bookmakers have a responsibility to intervene when they suspect that someone has a problem. Tony O'Reilly, from Co Carlow, was sentenced to four ...

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As gambling addictions grow, Ohio spends more on preventative ... - WYTV

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-02-26 15:56

WYTV

As gambling addictions grow, Ohio spends more on preventative ...
WYTV
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – The thrill of casinos draws in millions of Ohioans every year, but it can become a problem if it sucks you in too far. You have to place that bet, you have to buy that scratch-off ticket or slip your token into the slot ...

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'Disgraced garda' with gambling addiction set up unsanctioned ... - Independent.ie

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-02-26 10:53

Independent.ie

'Disgraced garda' with gambling addiction set up unsanctioned ...
Independent.ie
A GARDA with a chronic gambling addiction admitted corruption charges as it emerged he had set up an unsanctioned Garda advice clinic at a university and sent forged invoices to a stude.

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College scholarships are drowning, but the lottery isn't the way to bail them out - The State (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-02-26 09:21

The State (blog)

College scholarships are drowning, but the lottery isn't the way to bail them out
The State (blog)
We should have insisted that our government not do anything to try to turn people into gambling addicts. That it not try to entice gamblers to gamble more than they can afford. That it simply provide the opportunity to gamble, like alcohol-control ...

Expert view: How to tell if your gambling has become a problem - Independent.ie

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-02-25 12:37

Independent.ie

Expert view: How to tell if your gambling has become a problem
Independent.ie
Women are more likely to start gambling in later life whereas men gamble and develop gambling problems earlier in life. Doctors working in the area of addiction refer to problem gambling as 'Gambling Disorder'. In medical terms, Gambling Disorder is ...

Gambling addiction 'a huge issue' for Gaelic Games - RTE - RTE.ie

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-02-25 06:56

RTE.ie

Gambling addiction 'a huge issue' for Gaelic Games - RTE
RTE.ie
Former Galway dual star Alan Kerins has welcomed the GAA's ban on betting sponsorship but warned that more needs to be done to help battle the problem of gambling addiction. "We were hugely supportive of this motion," the GPA Congress delegate told RTÉ ...
GAA votes overwhelmingly to ban sponsorship from gambling companiesIrish Post
GAA bans betting sponsorship from the sportBBC Sport
GAA Overwhelming Vote To Ban Sponsorship From Betting CompaniesBalls.ie

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Warning over 'crack cocaine' of gambling - Jersey Evening Post

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-02-24 23:04

Jersey Evening Post

Warning over 'crack cocaine' of gambling
Jersey Evening Post
And he said that contrary to what had been said recently in the UK about FOBTs, there was no evidence that they were any more dangerous than other types of gambling. He added: 'If a person has a problem with drink, it is to be hoped that they would ...

In a First, US Senator Demands Government Oversight of Predatory “Loot Boxes” in Video Games - The Intercept

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-02-23 12:17

The Intercept

In a First, US Senator Demands Government Oversight of Predatory “Loot Boxes” in Video Games
The Intercept
Last year, The Intercept talked to psychologists, gambling addiction experts, and state lawmakers about the proliferation of video game “loot boxes” — random assortments of prizes purchased by players, many of them children, who hope to score certain ...

Funding to reduce problem gambling on PEI down by half - CBC.ca

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-02-23 08:35

CBC.ca

Funding to reduce problem gambling on PEI down by half
CBC.ca
The funding in question does not include spending within Health PEI to treat gambling addiction. In 2013, government said an awareness campaign, which included two weeks of television advertising, led to more calls to the province's gambling helpline ...

Paul's bid to stop child gambling addiction - Pendle Today

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-02-23 06:57

Pendle Today

Paul's bid to stop child gambling addiction
Pendle Today
Members of a Fence club were moved by the devastating yet uplifting tale of gambling addiction. Gamblers Anonymous member Paul Isherwood took audiences at St Anne's Church on a journey from crisis to crisis as he spoke about the development of ...