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Now And Forever: Gambling Is Wrong For South Carolina - Palmetto Family Council

Thu, 2017-08-03 14:41

Palmetto Family Council

Now And Forever: Gambling Is Wrong For South Carolina
Palmetto Family Council
Have you ever wondered why South Carolina is free of casinos, while other conservative states like West Virginia or Vice President Mike Pence's home state of ...

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Chamber executive's gambling 'scourge' fear for Out Islands | The ... - Bahamas Tribune

Thu, 2017-08-03 13:56

Chamber executive's gambling 'scourge' fear for Out Islands | The ...
Bahamas Tribune
The Bahamas was yesterday urged to rapidly address the “scourge” of web shop gaming in the Family Islands, amid warnings that the resulting social and ...

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ATM thief faces downstate charge - Traverse City Record Eagle

Thu, 2017-08-03 10:54

Traverse City Record Eagle

ATM thief faces downstate charge
Traverse City Record Eagle
Judge Thomas Power said Peterson took the cash from one machine and spent “pretty much all of it” gambling at a casino later that week, suggesting that he had a “gambling addiction of some severity.” It's not clear if Peterson was able to retrieve the ...

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Gambling addict lawyer who conned thousands from clients is struck off - Scottish Daily Record

Thu, 2017-08-03 05:31

Scottish Daily Record

Gambling addict lawyer who conned thousands from clients is struck off
Scottish Daily Record
A disgraced lawyer who stole thousands of pounds from clients to fund his gambling addiction has been struck off. David Nightingale, 35, was found guilty of professional misconduct and banned for life after he conned people he was representing into ...

Problem gambling linked to childhood trauma - CalvinAyre.com

Wed, 2017-08-02 13:03

CalvinAyre.com

Problem gambling linked to childhood trauma
CalvinAyre.com
problem-gambling-childhood-trauma A new study linking problem gambling to childhood trauma is muddying the debate over whether nature or nurture plays a greater role in gambling addiction. A new study of more than 3k male subjects by researchers at ...

Gamblers more likely to have suffered childhood traumas - Science Daily

Wed, 2017-08-02 09:31

Gamblers more likely to have suffered childhood traumas
Science Daily
Problem gamblers -- those who have not yet escalated to a pathological problem, but are deemed to have a more serious addiction than non-problem gamblers -- also reported higher rates of childhood trauma, with just under 23 per cent saying they had ...

One in ten gambling addicts was abused | News | The Times & The ... - The Times

Tue, 2017-08-01 17:01

The Times

One in ten gambling addicts was abused | News | The Times & The ...
The Times
Gambling addicts are three times more likely to have suffered trauma in childhood, according to a study that raises the possibility of more effective treatment.

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One in ten gambling addicts was abused | News | The Times & The ... - The Times

Tue, 2017-08-01 17:01

One in ten gambling addicts was abused | News | The Times & The ...
The Times
Gambling addicts are three times more likely to have suffered trauma in childhood, according to a study that raises the possibility of more effective treatment.

Gaming Association offers available tools for problem gamblers - NJTV News

Tue, 2017-08-01 16:17

NJTV News

Gaming Association offers available tools for problem gamblers
NJTV News
NJTV News interviewed a gambling addict who asked to remain anonymous. But, he wanted to share his story. “I was working downtown during Sept 11. I saw a lot, lost some friends, saw the planes hitting the towers and that was what triggered it,” he said.

Online gambling parasites must be curbed | Comment | The Times ... - The Times

Tue, 2017-08-01 10:02

The Times

Online gambling parasites must be curbed | Comment | The Times ...
The Times
When Dostoyevsky's addiction to roulette left him deeply in debt, his money gone, his watch pawned, he wrote a novella in a matter of weeks to pay it all off: T.

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Casino operators push back against Japan regulation prospects - Business Insider

Mon, 2017-07-31 22:17

Casino operators push back against Japan regulation prospects
Business Insider
The prospect of casino gambling is unpopular in Japan, given worries about gambling addiction and a potential increase in underground activities. As a result, foreign casino operators have been cautious against speaking out against specific rules. And ...

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Attorney: Gambler ensnared in Mohegan Sun scheme 'succumbed to temptation' - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Mon, 2017-07-31 20:00

Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Attorney: Gambler ensnared in Mohegan Sun scheme 'succumbed to temptation'
Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
Fannick cited a pre-sentence report that said Heltzel's alcohol abuse and “self-described gambling addiction” escalated as he began making daily trips to the casino to play blackjack. As Heltzel spent more time at the casino, he was no longer the ...

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Austintown's Hollywood Gaming reaches out to people with gambling addiction - WFMJ

Mon, 2017-07-31 19:25

WFMJ

Austintown's Hollywood Gaming reaches out to people with gambling addiction
WFMJ
Hollywood Gaming is hosting a Wizard of Odds event the first week of August to reach out to people who have a gambling addiction. The American Gaming Association will be at the event to teach a series of Responsible Gaming Education, along with ...

Abilify gambling addiction cases to be heard in north Florida - Tallahassee.com

Mon, 2017-07-31 15:21

Tallahassee.com

Abilify gambling addiction cases to be heard in north Florida
Tallahassee.com
In 2009 Rita Perez started taking Abilify — an antipsychotic drug meant to help people with depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Instead, the Escambia County resident immediately developed a compulsive gambling habit, toting up more than ...

Casino operators push back against Japan regulation prospects - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Mon, 2017-07-31 13:32

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Casino operators push back against Japan regulation prospects
Las Vegas Review-Journal
The prospect of casino gambling is unpopular in Japan, given worries about gambling addiction and a potential increase in underground activities. As a result, foreign casino operators have been cautious against speaking out against specific rules. And ...

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Casino operators push back against Japan regulation prospects - Reuters

Mon, 2017-07-31 05:48

Reuters

Casino operators push back against Japan regulation prospects
Reuters
The prospect of casino gambling is unpopular in Japan, given worries about gambling addiction and a potential increase in underground activities. As a result, foreign casino operators have been cautious against speaking out against specific rules. And ...

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Commentary: The irresistible lure of the jackpot room and problem gambling among the elderly - Channel NewsAsia

Sun, 2017-07-30 17:26

Channel NewsAsia

Commentary: The irresistible lure of the jackpot room and problem gambling among the elderly
Channel NewsAsia
Described variously as problem gambling or pathological gambling, this form of a gambling addiction persists even in the face of appalling damages to the individual's personal, professional or family life, and is classified in the field of mental ...

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Gambler who lost over $5m tells of fall from 'heavenly king' to 'a ... - The Straits Times

Sat, 2017-07-29 17:13

The Straits Times

Gambler who lost over $5m tells of fall from 'heavenly king' to 'a ...
The Straits Times
He was once ranked among the "Heavenly Kings" in his industry, earning over $50000 per month as a tour guide in the 1990s.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

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ATM thief sentenced - Traverse City Record Eagle

Fri, 2017-07-28 11:41

Traverse City Record Eagle

ATM thief sentenced
Traverse City Record Eagle
Judge Thomas Power said Peterson took the cash from one machine and spent “pretty much all of it” gambling at a casino later that week, suggesting that he had a “gambling addiction of some severity.” Grand Traverse County Assistant Prosecutor Charles ...

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Robert Fulford: In Ontario, your gambling addiction is the government's profit - National Post

Fri, 2017-07-28 10:48

National Post

Robert Fulford: In Ontario, your gambling addiction is the government's profit
National Post
When I think of a new casino I think of gambling addiction. Many in this country will remember the young banker who embezzled $10 million from the CIBC over 18 months to feed his gambling madness, a story told in Stung: The Incredible Obsession of ...