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Understanding brain function crucial to support problem gamblers - The Nelson Mail

Sat, 2018-06-09 19:46

The Nelson Mail

Understanding brain function crucial to support problem gamblers
The Nelson Mail
Additional counselling support for problem gamblers across the top of the south will go some way towards meeting the demand for those living with a gambling addiction. Counsellor Stuart Bruce talks about how understanding the brain function helps to ...

Gambling addiction may follow national wave of sports betting - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Sat, 2018-06-09 13:26

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Gambling addiction may follow national wave of sports betting
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Advocates for responsible gaming are worried that addictive gambling behavior could balloon with the arrival of nationwide sports wagering. And the state lawmakers who could make a difference by requiring the implementation of new programs aren't doing ...

Admitted gambling addict gets prison for embezzling $400K from OKC company - NewsOK.com

Sat, 2018-06-09 04:00

NewsOK.com

Admitted gambling addict gets prison for embezzling $400K from OKC company
NewsOK.com
An admitted gambling addict has been sentenced to 19 months in federal prison for embezzling nearly $400,000 from an Oklahoma City company. "It's not the gambling or the money that's going to make me happy," Frederick Boone Price told an Oklahoma ...

Final Fantasy Brave Exvius players tell of spending thousands of ... - Polygon

Fri, 2018-06-08 10:05

Polygon

Final Fantasy Brave Exvius players tell of spending thousands of ...
Polygon
Final Fantasy Brave Exvius, a mobile game from Square Enix for Android and iOS, hands out characters from almost every Final Fantasy title in a slot ...

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Serial fraudster from Darlington with gambling addiction jailed for six years for £80kcon - The Northern Echo

Fri, 2018-06-08 09:55

The Northern Echo

Serial fraudster from Darlington with gambling addiction jailed for six years for £80kcon
The Northern Echo
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Serial fraudster from Darlington with gambling addiction jailed for six years for £80kcon - The Northern Echo

Fri, 2018-06-08 09:55

The Northern Echo

Serial fraudster from Darlington with gambling addiction jailed for six years for £80kcon
The Northern Echo
A SUCCESSION of women were duped into handing money to a serial fraudster who preyed on their vulnerability, a court heard. Andy Clark, who met several of his victims through online dating sites, came up with a variety of stories over why he was ...

Don't expect Florida to approve sports betting anytime soon - WWSB ABC 7

Thu, 2018-06-07 17:50

WWSB ABC 7

Don't expect Florida to approve sports betting anytime soon
WWSB ABC 7
"There's a lot of people who get addicted on betting, which can affect communities and families," says Buchanan. Arnie Wexler wrote the book "All Bets are Off" about his struggle with gambling addiction, a problem he calls invisible unlike drugs and ...

Finding the Women who Become Problem Gamblers - ScienceBlog.com (blog)

Wed, 2018-06-06 19:44

ScienceBlog.com (blog)

Finding the Women who Become Problem Gamblers
ScienceBlog.com (blog)
Older research suggested that men gambled more than women, while women were more likely than men to develop a gambling addiction. However, with the growth of legalized gambling and changes in cultural roles for females, more women gamble on a ...

She banned herself, but Crown Casino still let Perth gambling addict blow $10000 in two weeks - WAtoday

Wed, 2018-06-06 16:09

WAtoday

She banned herself, but Crown Casino still let Perth gambling addict blow $10000 in two weeks
WAtoday
Jennifer, then aged 30, acknowledged she had a serious gambling addiction back in 2016 and signed a self-exclusion form at Crown Casino, Burswood. "As I could not control my addiction to poker machines I sought help from Crown and entered into the ...

EXCLUSIVE | Sports betting could result in rise of gambling addiction in Delaware - Delaware 105.9

Wed, 2018-06-06 13:37

Delaware 105.9

EXCLUSIVE | Sports betting could result in rise of gambling addiction in Delaware
Delaware 105.9
Arlene made it clear she and the council are not badmouthing the state for implementing sports betting, but that it will be very "dangerous" for people who have a propensity to become addicted. For some families, sports betting has a history of ...
Should NY legalize gambling on sports?Brooklyn Daily
After Supreme Court decision, Bettium bets gamblers will take to blockchainModern Consensus (blog)
Delaware Legalizes Sports Gambling, And Governor Makes First BetWFSU
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Delaware Legalizes Sports Gambling, And Governor Makes First Bet - NPR

Wed, 2018-06-06 09:08

NPR

Delaware Legalizes Sports Gambling, And Governor Makes First Bet
NPR
On Tuesday, Delaware became the first state to take advantage of a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision and legalize full-scale sports betting — with the governor first in line to lay down money on a single game. Gov. John Carney put $10 on the Phillies ...

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Hastings man could see golf course embezzlement charge wiped clean - River Towns

Tue, 2018-06-05 14:59

River Towns

Hastings man could see golf course embezzlement charge wiped clean
River Towns
A Hastings man blamed his gambling addiction on an embezzlement scheme that netted him $70,000 at a Prescott-area golf course, but a plea agreement struck Tuesday will allow him to repay that money while addressing his problems. Robert P. Magnuson ...

Hastings man could see golf course embezzlement charge wiped clean - River Towns

Tue, 2018-06-05 14:59

River Towns

Hastings man could see golf course embezzlement charge wiped clean
River Towns
The deferred judgment requires Magnuson to undergo assessments for gambling addiction and substance abuse. He has four years to fulfill the agreement. "He had — and has — a very serious gambling addiction," Loberg said, telling the judge Magnuson ...

Apple's iPhone addiction tools are like casinos warning about gambling, says app maker (AAPL) - mySanAntonio.com

Tue, 2018-06-05 09:12

mySanAntonio.com

Apple's iPhone addiction tools are like casinos warning about gambling, says app maker (AAPL)
mySanAntonio.com
According to Dunn, smartphone addiction is a problem better solved by involving third-party developers, not just hardware makers. "[We] should be able to bring an ecosystem approach to solving what many of us consider the biggest socio-technical ...

Apple's iPhone addiction tools are like casinos warning about gambling, says app maker (AAPL) - SFGate

Tue, 2018-06-05 08:47

SFGate

Apple's iPhone addiction tools are like casinos warning about gambling, says app maker (AAPL)
SFGate
"[Apple] Digital Health amounts to what the gambling industry has done to acknowledge and address gambling addiction: Display pamphlets around casinos and suggest that problem gamers opt-in to a self-exclusion list." Andrew Dunn Siempo Siempo.

Apple's iPhone addiction tools are like casinos warning about gambling, says app maker - Business Insider

Tue, 2018-06-05 07:26

Business Insider

Apple's iPhone addiction tools are like casinos warning about gambling, says app maker
Business Insider
Apple will introduce new tools to combat smartphone addiction in its next mobile software update — but one app maker likened this to casinos issuing warnings about gambling addiction. Andrew Dunn is the CEO of digital wellness app Siempo, which is ...
Will Apple's New iOS Curb Smartphone Addiction?Daily Beast

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Apple's iPhone addiction tools are like casinos warning about gambling, says app maker - Business Insider

Tue, 2018-06-05 07:25

Business Insider

Apple's iPhone addiction tools are like casinos warning about gambling, says app maker
Business Insider
Apple will introduce new tools to combat smartphone addiction in its next mobile software update — but one app maker likened this to casinos issuing warnings about gambling addiction. Andrew Dunn is the CEO of digital wellness app Siempo, which is ...

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Gambling on sports is a bad bet - The Daily Advertiser

Tue, 2018-06-05 05:54

The Daily Advertiser

Gambling on sports is a bad bet
The Daily Advertiser
Already I am receiving emails inviting me to wager on various sports. Gambling addiction has become a serious problem in America. According to the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG), 15 percent of Americans gamble at least once a week.
NJ sports betting: Regulations bill clears first hurdlesAsbury Park Press

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More gambling fools gold for Illinois - Quad-Cities Online

Sun, 2018-06-03 23:04

Quad-Cities Online

More gambling fools gold for Illinois
Quad-Cities Online
Ultimately, I predict Illinois will authorize sports gambling. Its yield to the state will, however, never come close to filling our multi-billion dollar budget hole. Yet it will add to the social problems generated by gambling addiction, and the ...

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