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Brooklyn woman posed as real estate agent to feed her gambling addiction - HousingWire

Fri, 2018-10-12 10:00

HousingWire

Brooklyn woman posed as real estate agent to feed her gambling addiction
HousingWire
And in order to fund her addiction, the Brooklyn woman posed as a real estate agent to steal from potential renters. Rob Abruzzese of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle has the scoop, after Litvak pleaded guilty to three counts of second-degree grand larceny: ...

Gambling Addiction Affects 3 % of Bulgaria's Population - Novinite.com

Fri, 2018-10-12 07:35

Novinite.com

Gambling Addiction Affects 3 % of Bulgaria's Population
Novinite.com
A recent study reports that more than 200,000 Bulgarians (about 3 per cent of the country's population, have some kind of gambling addiction. It must be noted that Bulgaria is one of the economically weakest countries in the European Union. Its ...

Gambling addiction affects 3 per cent of Bulgaria's population - European Gaming Industry News (press release) (blog)

Fri, 2018-10-12 02:47

European Gaming Industry News (press release) (blog)

Gambling addiction affects 3 per cent of Bulgaria's population
European Gaming Industry News (press release) (blog)
A recent study reports that more than 200,000 Bulgarians (about 3 per cent of the country's population, have some kind of gambling addiction. It must be noted that Bulgaria is one of the economically weakest countries in the European Union. Its ...

Records: Man stole $630K in stamps to support gambling habit - Washington Times

Thu, 2018-10-11 23:41

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Records: Man stole $630K in stamps to support gambling habit
Washington Times
(AP) - A post office manager in Louisiana is accused of stealing more than $630,000 in stamps and selling them online to support a gambling addiction. News outlets report 46-year-old Ryan Cortez was arrested Wednesday on charges including ...
Records: Man Stole $630K in Stamps to Support Gambling Habit ...U.S. News & World Report

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Around 3% of Bulgaria's Population Hit by Gambling Addiction - Casino News Daily

Thu, 2018-10-11 04:09

Casino News Daily

Around 3% of Bulgaria's Population Hit by Gambling Addiction
Casino News Daily
More than 200,000 Bulgarians suffer from one form of gambling addiction or another, local news outlet 24 Chasa reports citing information from a report compiled last year. Bulgaria is the poorest nation in the European Union by GNI per capita, but it ...
200000 Bulgarians Show Some Sort of Gambling AddictionEU Scoop

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I hated it: Paddy Barnes opens up about gambling addiction - Belfast Telegraph

Thu, 2018-10-11 03:58

Belfast Telegraph

I hated it: Paddy Barnes opens up about gambling addiction
Belfast Telegraph
Speaking about his experiences with mental health issues, Barnes outlined his battle with an addiction to the 'rush' of gambling until he stopped two year ago. “People were saying to me: 'Are you serious, gambling all the time?' It wasn't really big to ...

200000 Bulgarians Show Some Sort of Gambling Addiction - EU Scoop

Thu, 2018-10-11 01:08

EU Scoop

200000 Bulgarians Show Some Sort of Gambling Addiction
EU Scoop
According to a survey from last year, 53% of men and 44% of women participate in some kind of gambling, says psychotherapist. More than 200,000 Bulgarians, or 3% of the population, show some form of gambling addiction, “24 hours” reported.

How the Opera House debacle has highlighted misogyny and gambling addiction in Australian culture - Independent Australia

Thu, 2018-10-11 00:31

Independent Australia

How the Opera House debacle has highlighted misogyny and gambling addiction in Australian culture
Independent Australia
The recent Opera House billboard debate has not only outraged many but also shed a spotlight on other social problems, writes Jacinta Coelho. THERE ARE TWO equally cringeworthy things about the debate between shock jock Alan Jones (2GB radio host) ...
The Everest horses Alan Jones will have his eye onThe Sydney Morning Herald

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Talking helped me beat gambling addiction: Paddy Barnes - The Irish News

Wed, 2018-10-10 18:22

The Irish News

Talking helped me beat gambling addiction: Paddy Barnes
The Irish News
BOXER Paddy Barnes has spoken of the “frustration” of a gambling addiction that he was only able to beat after revealing the depths of it to his fiancée at the time, and now wife, Mari. Flyweight Barnes, who was beaten in his first WBC world title ...

As legal sports betting spreads, we need consumer protection - Washington Post

Wed, 2018-10-10 14:47

Washington Post

As legal sports betting spreads, we need consumer protection
Washington Post
We call for integrity and transparency of the betting platform; privacy and data security; self-exclusion where warranted; protection of vulnerable populations, such as children and gambling addicts; and recourse for victims of fraud. If states hope to ...

Silent addiction: How Filipinos fall prey to the online gambling market - Rappler

Wed, 2018-10-10 02:41

Silent addiction: How Filipinos fall prey to the online gambling market
Rappler
Rehab professionals believe that many Filipinos suffer from online gambling addiction due to easy access in the country, but only a few seek professional help; Weak internet infrastructure and limited jursidiction hinder Pagcor from enforcing measures ...

Grant funding to help combat youth gambling addiction - Mountain Statesman

Tue, 2018-10-09 23:00

Grant funding to help combat youth gambling addiction
Mountain Statesman
She revealed that the grant funding will be used to educate a whole new generation about gambling addiction, along with how video games and apps have begun incorporating gambling into activities for children. “Did you know almost all games you play on ...

Grant funding to help combat youth gambling addiction - Mountain Statesman

Tue, 2018-10-09 23:00

Grant funding to help combat youth gambling addiction
Mountain Statesman
She revealed that the grant funding will be used to educate a whole new generation about gambling addiction, along with how video games and apps have begun incorporating gambling into activities for children. “Did you know almost all games you play on ...

This Is How It Feels To Have A Gambling Addiction – And Be Bombarded By Adverts - HuffPost UK

Tue, 2018-10-09 23:00

HuffPost UK

This Is How It Feels To Have A Gambling Addiction – And Be Bombarded By Adverts
HuffPost UK
“I never told my parents,” the 34-year-old says, thinking back to the beginnings of an addiction that went on to last almost two decades. Michael has been in rehabilitation for his gambling habit for nearly five years. Now he is reflective about how he ...

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Sports Betting In Kentucky? Legalization Could Come As Early As 2021 - Paulick Report

Tue, 2018-10-09 13:05

Paulick Report

Sports Betting In Kentucky? Legalization Could Come As Early As 2021
Paulick Report
One major concern that has been voiced is the potential for increased gambling addiction, though it is unclear exactly what impact the legalization of sports betting would have on the overall number of addicts. Advocates who help gambling addicts would ...

How China's online gambling addiction is reshaping Manila - Rappler

Tue, 2018-10-09 07:06

How China's online gambling addiction is reshaping Manila
Rappler
Philippine Online Gambling Operations (POGOs) are creating a ripple of economic development, particularly in the property and food sectors; Locals are complaining about the high rental rates and rowdiness of some Chinese workers; POGO girls required to ...

Wanna Bet? Jen Fears Ben Traded A Drinking Problem For Gambling Addiction - Radar Online

Tue, 2018-10-09 04:42

Radar Online

Wanna Bet? Jen Fears Ben Traded A Drinking Problem For Gambling Addiction
Radar Online
As Radar reported, Affleck, 46, recently completed a forty day stay at a treatment center Opens a New Window. for alcohol addiction, but ex-wife Garner, 46, worries that he's simply traded a drinking problem for a gambling addiction. Opens a New Window.

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Analysts: Sports betting a good wager for Kentucky, Churchill Downs - Insider Louisville

Tue, 2018-10-09 03:58

Insider Louisville

Analysts: Sports betting a good wager for Kentucky, Churchill Downs
Insider Louisville
However, two advocates who help problem gamblers warned that if the commonwealth legalized sports betting, it likely would push more Kentuckians into addiction — though they said the state could address that downside by earmarking some of the ...

Delhi Man Kills Father to Grab Business After Losing All Savings to Gambling Addiction - News18

Mon, 2018-10-08 19:57

News18

Delhi Man Kills Father to Grab Business After Losing All Savings to Gambling Addiction
News18
New Delhi: A man addicted to gambling was arrested along with two accomplices on charges of killing his father to grab the family business, police said on Monday. Gaurav Khera, 37, the victim's only son, and accomplices Vishal Garg, 23, and Sadiq Khan, ...

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What is 'problem internet use' and is it really a problem? - New Scientist

Mon, 2018-10-08 17:03

New Scientist

What is 'problem internet use' and is it really a problem?
New Scientist
... to the mental health problems caused by these activities, especially in young people, whose brains are still developing. Anything can be done to excess, so are these really mental illnesses? Gambling addiction has long been recognised as a real ...
European researchers set out priorities for dealing with problem internet useEurekAlert (press release)
Cyberchondria and cyberhoarding: is internet fuelling new conditions?The Guardian

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