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Gambling firms targeting children are just as wicked as drug pushers, writes DOMINIC LAWSON - Daily Mail

Sun, 2017-10-08 18:13

Daily Mail

Gambling firms targeting children are just as wicked as drug pushers, writes DOMINIC LAWSON
Daily Mail
For gambling can become a much more insidious form of addiction than any other. When someone is addicted to drink, his or her behaviour (and even appearance) makes it pretty clear there is a problem. That makes it easier — although still horrendously ...

Could gambling addiction have played a role in shooting? | The ... - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Sat, 2017-10-07 14:18

The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Could gambling addiction have played a role in shooting? | The ...
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
A gambling addiction may have contributed to the motives of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock, John Lovern of Arroyo Grande suggests.

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Gambling addiction at psychological root of Las Vegas killings - Knoxville News Sentinel

Fri, 2017-10-06 09:26

Knoxville News Sentinel

Gambling addiction at psychological root of Las Vegas killings
Knoxville News Sentinel
To the gambler, fate is expected to feed his narcissism. Pathological gamblers share many similar traits to the narcissistic personality. The gambler feels that it is his 'right' to win, and luck's 'duty' to make that happen. It is a magical belief ...

More Czechs Suffer from Gambling Addiction in 2016, Report Finds - Casino News Daily

Fri, 2017-10-06 07:28

Casino News Daily

More Czechs Suffer from Gambling Addiction in 2016, Report Finds
Casino News Daily
The number of people showing problem gambling behavior increased last year in the Czech Republic, according to a report compiled by the National Monitoring Center for Drugs and Addiction, with the the alarming figures being cited by local news outlet ...

International footballer speaks out on his gambling addiction - The Christian Institute

Fri, 2017-10-06 04:09

The Christian Institute

International footballer speaks out on his gambling addiction
The Christian Institute
A footballer has shared his experience of betting addiction in the hope that his public stance helps others. Northern Ireland international Kyle Lafferty told the BBC how he put his “career on the line” by gambling on football while playing for Norwich ...

They study gambling disorder. And they had a lot on their minds at a conference in Las Vegas - STAT

Fri, 2017-10-06 02:30

STAT

They study gambling disorder. And they had a lot on their minds at a conference in Las Vegas
STAT
AS VEGAS — What happens when scientists who study gambling addiction descend on a casino-sponsored medical conference? I went to the Las Vegas Strip to find out. It wasn't your typical Sin City trip. Upstairs, in the Venetian and Palazzo casinos, slot ...

Worker stole £50,000 from Post Office to fund her online gambling ... - Hull Daily Mail

Fri, 2017-10-06 01:08

Hull Daily Mail

Worker stole £50,000 from Post Office to fund her online gambling ...
Hull Daily Mail
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Post Office Worker Steals Money from Her Employers to Fund ...Casino Guardian

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What, If Anything, Does Stephen Paddock's Gambling Have to Do With the Las Vegas Shooting? - New York Magazine

Fri, 2017-10-06 00:35

New York Magazine

What, If Anything, Does Stephen Paddock's Gambling Have to Do With the Las Vegas Shooting?
New York Magazine
He was a dedicated — addicted? — gambler who tethered himself for hours at a time to high-stakes video poker slot games known for their 99.17 percent “payback.” He was also a heavy drinker, known to demand high-end cognac and treat cocktail ...

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New report documents alarming rise of problem gambling among Czechs - Radio Prague

Thu, 2017-10-05 16:00

Radio Prague

New report documents alarming rise of problem gambling among Czechs
Radio Prague
Photo: Barbora N?mcová The state organisation which monitors the impact of gambling recently presented its third annual report to the government. Among its findings are details on gambling addiction in the Czech Republic. Numbers for 2016 show that ...

New research shows that apps can help combat screen addictions - TechCrunch

Thu, 2017-10-05 14:06

TechCrunch

New research shows that apps can help combat screen addictions
TechCrunch
In recent years, psychologists and society at large have begun wrestling with the problems of screen addiction and its corollaries in online pornography addiction, gambling addiction and gaming addiction more broadly. And just as mobile technology and ...

The CCGNJ Supports Seniors Struggling with Gambling Addiction - Digital Journal

Thu, 2017-10-05 04:16

The CCGNJ Supports Seniors Struggling with Gambling Addiction
Digital Journal
Hamilton, NJ -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/05/2017 -- The Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey (CCGNJ) recognizes that people of any age or identity can develop a disordered relationship with gambling, whether in the form of casino gambling in Atlantic ...

Killing for Kicks? - City Journal

Wed, 2017-10-04 14:05

City Journal

Killing for Kicks?
City Journal
Maybe the answer is less existential: maybe, as a degenerate gambling and luxury addict, Stephen Paddock killed all those people just for kicks. Seth Barron is associate editor of City Journal and project director of the NYC Initiative at the Manhattan ...

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Birmingham gambling addict reveals how he blew £20k business ... - Birmingham Mail

Wed, 2017-10-04 10:57

Birmingham Mail

Birmingham gambling addict reveals how he blew £20k business ...
Birmingham Mail
The married man, who wants to remain anonymous, took out the loan to set up a new company but ended up blowing it on roulette.
Recovered Coatbridge gambling addict campaigns for change in ...Scottish Daily Record

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Betting shop staff not trained to spot problem gamblers, says report - The Guardian

Tue, 2017-10-03 17:01

The Guardian

Betting shop staff not trained to spot problem gamblers, says report
The Guardian
Watson, who said last month that Labour would impose a levy on gambling firms to fund addiction treatment, said: “This shocking report is a litany of poor practice from an industry that is out of control. “Instead of trying to help problem gamblers ...

Report: Number of gambling addicts rising in CzechRep | Prague ... - Prague Daily Monitor

Tue, 2017-10-03 00:20

Report: Number of gambling addicts rising in CzechRep | Prague ...
Prague Daily Monitor
Prague, Oct 2 (CTK) - The number of Czechs addicted to gambling machines, online gambling and betting has been rising, reaching up to 120,000 in 2016 ...

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The Odds And Perils Of Gambling Successfully On Japan's New Casinos - Forbes

Mon, 2017-10-02 22:53

Forbes

The Odds And Perils Of Gambling Successfully On Japan's New Casinos
Forbes
The Japanese government is seeking to mitigate the risk of a spike in gambling addiction and related social ills, taking cues from the Singapore gaming model. The authorities there require Singaporean nationals and permanent residents to pay a SGD100 ...

Las Vegas shooter was a degenerate gambler - New York Post

Mon, 2017-10-02 10:48

New York Post

Las Vegas shooter was a degenerate gambler
New York Post
The shooter behind the Las Vegas massacre previously lived in Florida but moved to Las Vegas because he loved gambling, according to his brother. Eric Paddock said he helped his mass-murderer sibling Stephen move from Viera in central Florida to ...

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Games Inbox: Is Cuphead too difficult? | Metro News - Metro

Mon, 2017-10-02 10:36

Games Inbox: Is Cuphead too difficult? | Metro News
Metro
The evening Inbox is relatively impressed by FIFA 18 on Switch, as one reader names Resogun the best unofficial remaster.

Beware Japanese researchers bearing problem gambling stats - CalvinAyre.com

Mon, 2017-10-02 10:14

CalvinAyre.com

Beware Japanese researchers bearing problem gambling stats
CalvinAyre.com
A new gambling addiction survey claims 3.2m Japanese citizens have trouble keeping their gambling in check, although the criteria used in the study appears to have vastly inflated this number. On Friday, researchers at Japan's Ministry of Health, Labor ...