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PM, ban gambling in bars - Trinidad News

12 hours 36 min ago

PM, ban gambling in bars
Trinidad News
I have noticed the trend of slot machines and other forms of gambling in every little bar on every little street. We have lost too many of our youths to drugs and gangs. Please do something before we lose the rest to gambling addiction. I have also ...

Darwin gambling addict Julie Strauss, who stole more than $120k from her bosses, jailed for three years and nine ... - NT News

14 hours 39 min ago

NT News

Darwin gambling addict Julie Strauss, who stole more than $120k from her bosses, jailed for three years and nine ...
NT News
In a police interview, she told detectives: “My gambling addiction was just out of control ... it just takes over ... it's a horrible, horrible thing”. Susan Cox, QC, for Strauss, said her client had given all her furniture and belongings to charity ...

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Why is gambling so addictive? - Daily Nation - Daily Nation

21 hours 13 min ago

Daily Nation

Why is gambling so addictive? - Daily Nation
Daily Nation
Gambling addicts are five times more likely to be addicted to alcohol.

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Australia gripped by poker machine addiction, report says - The Guardian

Wed, 2017-12-13 20:33

The Guardian

Australia gripped by poker machine addiction, report says
The Guardian
Australia gripped by poker machine addiction, report says. Australia Institute's paper says large number of poker machines in pubs and clubs makes country a 'global anomaly'. A man plays a pokie machine at a club in Altona, Melbourne. Seventy-six per ...
Tasmanian Labor Party Member Considers Pokies Ban Beneficial to the CommunityCasino Games Pro

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Matt Zarb-Cousin: blanket advertising is turning our children into gambling addicts - iNews

Tue, 2017-12-12 10:38

iNews

Matt Zarb-Cousin: blanket advertising is turning our children into gambling addicts
iNews
After a decade of bombarding children with gambling adverts – 80% have seen them on TV and 70% through social media – 370,000 of 11-16 year olds now gamble, starting at an average age of just 12. This is storing up problems for the future. Young people ...
25000 children in Britain are problem gamblers, report findsThe Guardian
Survey Finds Kids As Young As 11-Years Old Have Gambled With In-Game ItemsKotaku
Skin betting: 'Children as young as 11 introduced to gambling'BBC News
Gambling Commission -The Guardian
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Odds are against pachinko to steer clear of gambling rules - Financial Times

Tue, 2017-12-12 09:27

Financial Times

Odds are against pachinko to steer clear of gambling rules
Financial Times
Hiding a garish, blaring $200bn gambling industry in plain sight for half a century is a brilliant strategy as long as it works. When it does not, as Japan is now discovering, you cannot help but see an addictive legal anomaly that elicits a sum larger ...

Canada: Abilify and Gambling Addiction: I Gambled Away My Savings, Do I Qualify To Join The Abilify Impulse Control ... - Mondaq News Alerts

Tue, 2017-12-12 04:37

Canada: Abilify and Gambling Addiction: I Gambled Away My Savings, Do I Qualify To Join The Abilify Impulse Control ...
Mondaq News Alerts
Coming to the realization that you have a gambling addiction, particularly if you have reached rock bottom by losing vast sums of money and precious relationships, is a painful process. But imagine learning that the reason for this addiction and all ...

'Every single week was rock bottom': Woman, 52, who overcame a drug and gambling addiction that lasted three ... - Daily Mail

Sun, 2017-12-10 19:40

Daily Mail

'Every single week was rock bottom': Woman, 52, who overcame a drug and gambling addiction that lasted three ...
Daily Mail
'Every single week was rock bottom': Woman, 52, who overcame a drug and gambling addiction that lasted three decades turns to fitness to get her life back on track and loses 30 kilos. Mum-of-one Robyn Lewis started taking drugs when she was 15-years ...

Treating the gambling addiction - Santa Fe New Mexican

Sat, 2017-12-09 22:40

Treating the gambling addiction
Santa Fe New Mexican
Regarding the recent articles from Thom Cole (“N.M. does little to combat gambling addiction,” Nov. 24) and the editorial from The New Mexican (“A risky gamble for addicts,” Our View, Nov. 26), please let us clarify the many efforts that are in place ...

Why loot boxes can be as addictive as gambling - The Straits Times

Sat, 2017-12-09 15:02

The Straits Times

Why loot boxes can be as addictive as gambling
The Straits Times
The unpredictability provides a thrill and excitement." In fact, such game mechanics stimulate the production of a biochemical known as dopamine, which is linked to rewards and motivation, said Mr Michael David Thompson, lecturer at DigiPen Singapore's ...

GGRAsia – Japan gambling addiction bill delayed to 2018 - GGRAsia

Sat, 2017-12-09 01:58

GGRAsia

GGRAsia – Japan gambling addiction bill delayed to 2018
GGRAsia
The lower house of Japan's parliament took measures on Friday to carry over an anti-gambling addiction bill to the next session, expected to start in January, GGRAsia has learned. Enactment of such a bill is widely reported as a necessary step before ...

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GGRAsia – Japan gambling addiction bill delayed to 2018 - GGRAsia

Sat, 2017-12-09 01:58

GGRAsia

GGRAsia – Japan gambling addiction bill delayed to 2018
GGRAsia
The lower house of Japan's parliament took measures on Friday to carry over an anti-gambling addiction bill to the next session, expected to start in January, GGRAsia has learned. Enactment of such a bill is widely reported as a necessary step before ...

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Video Game “Loot Boxes” Are Like Gambling for Kids — and Lawmakers Are Circling - The Intercept

Fri, 2017-12-08 09:52

The Intercept

Video Game “Loot Boxes” Are Like Gambling for Kids — and Lawmakers Are Circling
The Intercept
“For something to be considered gambling, the classic definition [is] risking something of value on an unknown outcome in hope of getting a payoff,” he said. “With a loot box, it's pretty much that.” Les Bernal, national director of Stop Predatory ...
EA May Not Bring Certain Loot Boxes Back to 'Star Wars Battlefront II'RollingStone.com

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An Abode hotel worker stole £1600 from the company to fund his gambling addiction - Kent Live

Fri, 2017-12-08 06:07

Kent Live

An Abode hotel worker stole £1600 from the company to fund his gambling addiction
Kent Live
A worker at the Abode hotel in Canterbury stole £1,600 from the company's accounts to fund his gambling addiction. Malcolm Gruber, of Lovell Road, in Rough Common, was working as a financial controller at the stylish four-star venue in the High Street ...

'Nobody stopped me' at the casino: Ontario self-exclusion program ... - CBC.ca

Fri, 2017-12-08 04:00

CBC.ca

'Nobody stopped me' at the casino: Ontario self-exclusion program ...
CBC.ca
Despite promoting responsible gambling, the Ontario government's program to help addicts stay out of casinos is failing to do so, an investigation by CBC's The Fifth Estate has found.

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FIGHTING FUND - Morning Star Online

Thu, 2017-12-07 19:09

FIGHTING FUND
Morning Star Online
GAMBLING addiction among professional sportspeople should be regarded as a mental health issue, Professional Players Federation chief executive Simon Taylor urged yesterday. Taylor said that research showed that elite male athletes are three times more ...

Watson shock at Gov't gambling admission - expressandstar.com

Thu, 2017-12-07 08:39

expressandstar.com

Watson shock at Gov't gambling admission
expressandstar.com
West Bromwich East MP Mr Watson, who is Labour's shadow culture secretary, said: "We know there is a growing epidemic of gambling addiction, so it's shocking that the Government has no idea how many people are receiving treatment, or how much it's ...

UK gambling charity chair says attitudes in industry stunned her - The Guardian

Wed, 2017-12-06 08:11

The Guardian

UK gambling charity chair says attitudes in industry stunned her
The Guardian
The chair of the UK's leading gambling charity, who previously led the inquiry into the role of the NHS in the Jimmy Savile child abuse scandal, said she was stunned by industry attitudes towards concerns about problem gambling. Kate Lampard, chair of ...

Study compares kids' addiction to cell phones to gambling - WTSP 10 News

Tue, 2017-12-05 18:57

WTSP 10 News

Study compares kids' addiction to cell phones to gambling
WTSP 10 News
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Are your kids addicted to their cell phone? The addiction can be as bad as an addition to gambling or pornography, according to a team of South Korean doctors. Ken Litt says his 4-year-old twins Samuel and Frederick know how to use a ...