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Top UK footballer begs bookies to ban him from betting as he battles gambling addiction - Mirror.co.uk

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Mirror.co.uk

Top UK footballer begs bookies to ban him from betting as he battles gambling addiction
Mirror.co.uk
Kevin Twaddle, who lost more than a £1million and was driven to the brink of suicide as he battled a gambling addiction, works with players to raise awareness on how to get help. He says the problem is rife in football and more needs to change. The ...

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Gambling in Mississippi: State in Top 5 for Addiction, First for Related Arrests - Jackson Free Press

Fri, 2017-04-28 11:53

Jackson Free Press

Gambling in Mississippi: State in Top 5 for Addiction, First for Related Arrests
Jackson Free Press
#Mississippi sees the most gambling-related arrests and is in the top five states in the country for gambling addiction, a recent study from WalletHub found. #A gambling disorder is much like other addictions. The American Psychiatric Association ...

Gambling addiction can harm farmers, impact their families - Iowa Farmer Today

Fri, 2017-04-28 11:40

Gambling addiction can harm farmers, impact their families
Iowa Farmer Today
A farm woman in Texas contacted me recently, asking me to address gambling addiction. Her husband, a gambler since childhood, passed away in a New Mexico casino in December without her knowledge until the hospital where he was taken telephoned ...

The Army's Dark Relationship With Problem Gambling - Casino.Org News (blog)

Fri, 2017-04-28 08:19

Casino.Org News (blog)

The Army's Dark Relationship With Problem Gambling
Casino.Org News (blog)
There have been suggestions that gambling should be banned within the army. The argument has been fuelled by repeated evidence that there is a link between gambling addiction and army personnel. However, an extract from the US Air Force publication ...

Gambling addiction: When the odds are stacked against you | The ... - Big Issue

Thu, 2017-04-27 12:10

Big Issue

Gambling addiction: When the odds are stacked against you | The ...
Big Issue
Premiership footballers, top-flight cricketers, iPad bingo players, the man on the street – gambling addiction can happen to anyone and is rising sharply. But new ...

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Gambling addicts must speak out and seek help - Brendan Rodgers ... - BBC Sport

Thu, 2017-04-27 10:03

BBC Sport

Gambling addicts must speak out and seek help - Brendan Rodgers ...
BBC Sport
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers wants players and staff at football clubs to seek help if they are addicted to gambling.

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Most Nebraskans resist addiction to legalized gambling - McCook Daily Gazette

Wed, 2017-04-26 10:22

McCook Daily Gazette

Most Nebraskans resist addiction to legalized gambling
McCook Daily Gazette
Gambling such as keno is growing, and the Nebraska Lottery is adding a new game, but problem gambling is a relatively small problem in the Cornhusker State, at least according to the benchmarks used by the personal website WalletHub. Nebraska is the ...

Joey Barton: Burnley midfielder says he is addicted to gambling after FA ban - BBC Sport

Wed, 2017-04-26 07:09

BBC Sport

Joey Barton: Burnley midfielder says he is addicted to gambling after FA ban
BBC Sport
Joey Barton has said he is addicted to gambling and criticised the Football Association for what he says is a "dependence on betting companies". The 34-year-old Burnley midfielder made the comments statement on his website, which you can read in full ...
Joey Barton confirms retirement after 18-month ban for betting offencesMetro

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Joey Barton exposes himself as a terrible gambler in defence of his ban - Telegraph.co.uk

Wed, 2017-04-26 07:06

Telegraph.co.uk

Joey Barton exposes himself as a terrible gambler in defence of his ban
Telegraph.co.uk
In the statement he shared on his own website, Barton, who admits to a gambling addiction, lists a series of bets he placed during 2006 and 2011. Of the 30 bets Barton shows evidence of, the former Manchester City, Newcastle, QPR and Rangers midfielder ...
What type of relationship does football want with gambling?7500 To Holte (blog)
Gambling addict Barton laments 18 months banThe Nation Newspaper
Joey Barton Has Been Banned From Football For 18 Months Over Gambling ChargesPaste Magazine
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Gambling addiction grips South Dakota - KELO AM-FM

Tue, 2017-04-25 11:36

KELO AM-FM

Gambling addiction grips South Dakota
KELO AM-FM
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO AM) - According to WalletHub, South Dakota is the second most gambling addicted state behind only Nevada. Jill Gonzales says South Dakota ranks third in gambling friendliness, with plenty of options, and ranks sixth in gambling ...
Alabama ranks 2017's least gambling-addicted stateAlabama Today
Florida among the least gambling-addicted states, WalletHub study findsOrlando Sentinel
Oregon is 8th most gambling-addicted state, new report findsOregonLive.com
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Florida among the least gambling-addicted states, WalletHub study finds - Orlando Sentinel

Tue, 2017-04-25 08:40

Orlando Sentinel

Florida among the least gambling-addicted states, WalletHub study finds
Orlando Sentinel
Of the 50 states, Florida ranked No. 41 in a scale of “most addicted” to “least addicted.” The state ranked 31st in gambling friendliness (though this could change soon). WalletHub came up with its rankings by crunching several sets of numbers ...

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Gambling addict jailed for defrauding employers of £118k (From Echo) - Echo

Sun, 2017-04-23 22:09

Echo

Gambling addict jailed for defrauding employers of £118k (From Echo)
Echo
A GAMBLING addict who conned £118000 out of his employers by fiddling customers' invoices has been jailed for more than three years.

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Electrical wholesale worker stole goods to feed gambling addiction - Lincolnshire Echo

Sat, 2017-04-22 07:15

Lincolnshire Echo

Electrical wholesale worker stole goods to feed gambling addiction
Lincolnshire Echo
He was plagued by his addiction and so he made this terrible mistake to steal from his employers. "He is now regularly attending Gamblers' Anonymous. He is now in a position where he is not gambling. "He has a new partner and he has a newly-born son.

Free app provided to detect pachinko gambling addiction - The Guam Daily Post (press release) (registration)

Thu, 2017-04-20 21:55

The Guam Daily Post (press release) (registration)

Free app provided to detect pachinko gambling addiction
The Guam Daily Post (press release) (registration)
A free smartphone app to assess, detect and warn about pachinko gambling addiction has been developed by a Japanese nonprofit organization that is helping to tackle the problem. The app evaluates users' level of addiction to pachinko and slot machines.

Suffolk gambling addict who stole £11,000 from his grandmother is ... - East Anglian Daily Times

Thu, 2017-04-20 01:47

East Anglian Daily Times

Suffolk gambling addict who stole £11,000 from his grandmother is ...
East Anglian Daily Times
A man who cleaned his 82-year-old grandmother's bank account out of £11000 to fund his gambling addiction has been given a suspended jail term.

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Suicide Common Among Gambling Addicts - YourErie

Wed, 2017-04-19 16:44

YourErie

Suicide Common Among Gambling Addicts
YourErie
ERIE, Pa - Gambling addiction is a growing problem across the country, and Erie is no exception. Facebook killer Steve Stephens was known to have a gambling problem. Authorities knew Steve Stephens visited the casinos often, and according to his own ...

Good Shepherd tackles gambling addiction among homeless - The Catholic Register

Tue, 2017-04-18 13:18

Good Shepherd tackles gambling addiction among homeless
The Catholic Register
The grant is being used to launch a three-year pilot project aimed at gambling addiction, a problem not defined by the amount of money you spend but rather by the negative impacts on your life, Wendaferew said. “The issue of gambling is not how much ...

Courts: Gambling addict stole tech from friend and sold goods for cash - Coventry Telegraph

Tue, 2017-04-18 12:01

Coventry Telegraph

Courts: Gambling addict stole tech from friend and sold goods for cash
Coventry Telegraph
A gambling addict stole thousands of pounds of items from a “good friend” in order to fund his addiction. Oritsetimeyin Nengite stole an Apple Macbook, iPhone 7 and Apple Watch from a flat at Mercia Lodge in the city centre and then sold them on to ...