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Gambling addiction health issues spike among SA women - Independent Online

Tue, 2017-08-15 07:27

Independent Online

Gambling addiction health issues spike among SA women
Independent Online
The South African Responsible Gambling Foundation said gambling addiction takes a shorter time to set in among women, as compared to their male counterparts. Heidi Sinclair, treatment and counselling manager at the South African Responsible Gambling ...

Gambling Is Not Only A Man's Issue -- It's On The Rise Amongst Women As Well - Huffington Post South Africa (blog)

Mon, 2017-08-14 20:17

Huffington Post South Africa (blog)

Gambling Is Not Only A Man's Issue -- It's On The Rise Amongst Women As Well
Huffington Post South Africa (blog)
So says Heidi Sinclair, treatment and counselling manager at the South African Responsible Gambling Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation that has been set up to promote responsible gambling in South Africa. She notes, too, that gambling addiction ...

Gambling Addiction A Focus Of Regulators, Gaming Company Management - Paulick Report

Fri, 2017-08-11 07:03

Paulick Report

Gambling Addiction A Focus Of Regulators, Gaming Company Management
Paulick Report
Although it doesn't receive as much ink as substance addiction, gambling addiction is on the minds of gaming regulators and attorneys, according to a panel at the Saratoga Institute for Equine, Racing, and Gaming Law Conference this week. Studies show ...

Gambling addict accountant who stole £350,000 walks free | London ... - Evening Standard

Fri, 2017-08-11 03:00

Evening Standard

Gambling addict accountant who stole £350,000 walks free | London ...
Evening Standard
An accountant who stole £350000 from her employers to feed her gambling addiction walked free after a judge said she was “not the general stuff of which the ...

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Gambling addict has family in hock - Chicago Tribune

Thu, 2017-08-10 04:03

The Denver Post

Gambling addict has family in hock
Chicago Tribune
Dear Amy: My mother-in-law has a gambling addiction. She gambles away her and her husband's incomes, and takes out payday loans. We are constantly barraged with calls from debt collectors looking for her; she has stolen money from people, including ...
Ask Amy: Advice for the World Today | The Fresno BeeFresno Bee (blog)

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Why this gambling addict has issued a stark warning about football accumulators and betting machines - Devon Live

Thu, 2017-08-10 04:00

Devon Live

Why this gambling addict has issued a stark warning about football accumulators and betting machines
Devon Live
A former gambling addict from Devon who lost thousands of pounds on football accumulators and betting machines has issued a stark warning for anyone thinking it is an "innocent hobby". Macauley South, 21, says gambling ruined his life and put his ...

Mum-to-be stole nearly £73k to fund gambling addiction during 'lowest period in her life' - Grimsby Telegraph

Wed, 2017-08-09 23:01

Grimsby Telegraph

Mum-to-be stole nearly £73k to fund gambling addiction during 'lowest period in her life'
Grimsby Telegraph
A trusted personal assistant ripped off her unsuspecting employers to the tune of almost £73,000 - with more than half of it going to fund her gambling addiction. Lucy Cullen's dishonesty has left the pharmacy firm feeling betrayed as well as out of ...

Escaping the Shadows of Gambling Addiction - Sixth Tone

Wed, 2017-08-09 05:32

Sixth Tone

Escaping the Shadows of Gambling Addiction
Sixth Tone
In June, Chen's mother sent him from his hometown of Fuzhou, in the eastern province of Fujian, to a private gambling addiction rehabilitation center in suburban Shanghai. “This is the only service of its kind on the mainland that I've found,” Chen ...

Kangna Ranaut is Addicted to Gambling in Simran: Top 5 Signs of Gambling Addiction - India.com

Wed, 2017-08-09 00:35

India.com

Kangna Ranaut is Addicted to Gambling in Simran: Top 5 Signs of Gambling Addiction
India.com
The trailer of Kangna Ranaut's movie Simran just released and we fell in love with the free-spirited character she plays onscreen. She is playing the role of a divorcee, who is a kleptomaniac and is addicted to gambling. Here are top five signs of ...
Simran Official Trailer | Kangana Ranaut | Hansal Mehta | T-SeriesYouTube

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Gambling addict has family in hock - The Boston Globe

Tue, 2017-08-08 20:05

Gambling addict has family in hock
The Boston Globe
Q. My mother-in-law has a gambling addiction. She gambles away her and her husband's incomes, and takes out payday loans. We are constantly barraged with calls from debt collectors looking for her; she has stolen money from people (including her own ...

Men with Gambling Addiction Likely to Have History of Trauma - GoodTherapy.org (blog)

Tue, 2017-08-08 11:08

GoodTherapy.org (blog)

Men with Gambling Addiction Likely to Have History of Trauma
GoodTherapy.org (blog)
The study, led by forensic psychologist Amanda Roberts, surveyed 3,025 men ages 18-64. Using the South Oaks Gambling Scale, the study assessed for problem gambling—a gambling issue that has not yet become an addiction—and probable pathological ...

A gambling problem in Ghana - LA Times - Los Angeles Times

Tue, 2017-08-08 04:09

Los Angeles Times

A gambling problem in Ghana - LA Times
Los Angeles Times
Chinese slot machines began appearing throughout rural Ghana in early 2016. Though the scope of the phenomenon remains unclear, villagers and officials in ...
One-armed bandits: Inside the Chinese-led gambling epidemic in rural GhanaGhanaWeb
Small Villages in Ghana Invaded by Chinese Slot MachinesCasino.Org News

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One-armed bandits hit the savanna: Inside the Chinese-led ... - Los Angeles Times

Tue, 2017-08-08 04:00

Los Angeles Times

One-armed bandits hit the savanna: Inside the Chinese-led ...
Los Angeles Times
Chinese slot machines began appearing throughout rural Ghana in early 2016. Though the scope of the phenomenon remains unclear, villagers and officials in ...

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Gambling addiction led to death of young Taranaki father - Manawatu Standard

Tue, 2017-08-08 00:12

Manawatu Standard

Gambling addiction led to death of young Taranaki father
Manawatu Standard
Coroner Paul Ryan found, in July 2017, that Quigley had committed suicide and said his family had informed him he had a history of gambling addiction. A death notice for Quigley asked for a donation to be made to the Problem Gambling Foundation in lieu ...

Death linked to gambling addiction | Stuff.co.nz - Stuff.co.nz

Mon, 2017-08-07 23:40

Death linked to gambling addiction | Stuff.co.nz
Stuff.co.nz
A young Taranaki father killed himself after stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from his employer, recently-released court documents reveal.

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Japan's Proposed Gaming Regulations Leave Las Vegas Skeptical - KNPR

Mon, 2017-08-07 08:38

KNPR

Japan's Proposed Gaming Regulations Leave Las Vegas Skeptical
KNPR
The idea is to prevent problem gambling. "I think the Japanese government sees the popularity of pachinko machines," he said. "They realize that introducing another form of gambling risks the level of – while it's not called 'gambling addiction,' it's ...

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EXCLUSIVE: Gambling addicts committing suicide in Delaware; group urges lawmakers to act - Delaware 105.9

Mon, 2017-08-07 05:18

Delaware 105.9

EXCLUSIVE: Gambling addicts committing suicide in Delaware; group urges lawmakers to act
Delaware 105.9
I think that right now the focus is so heavy on the opioids and the opioid addiction that everything else is sort of pushed in the background, and people still have the mentality that gambling is a moral failure, and that it's not a true addiction ...

Free program available to help those with gambling addiction - American Press

Sun, 2017-08-06 12:10

American Press

Free program available to help those with gambling addiction
American Press
For over 15 years, a program at McNeese State University has provided free treatment for problem gamblers. “We are trying to combat the stigma attached to problem gambling and make the public aware of McNeese's program,” Mari Harris, a counselor, ...

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Former mayor and twin sister helped seal affordable housing deal - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Sun, 2017-08-06 07:39

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Former mayor and twin sister helped seal affordable housing deal
The San Diego Union-Tribune
O'Connor's twin sister, mayor from 1986 to 1992, admitted in federal court in 2013 to feeding her gambling addiction by siphoning $2 million dollars from the R.P. Foundation, a La Jolla-based charity started by her late husband, Jack-In-The-Box founder ...