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Combating gambling addiction during awareness month - KSNT News

Mon, 2018-03-05 23:09

KSNT News

Combating gambling addiction during awareness month
KSNT News
TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) — With March Madness coming up, many of us are already filling out our brackets. While many of us do it just for fun, others take it a step further betting big bucks on the tournament. “The unique part about gambling is that they ...

Former Frederick Douglass leader must repay money stolen for gambling addiction - Toledo Blade

Mon, 2018-03-05 19:02

Toledo Blade

Former Frederick Douglass leader must repay money stolen for gambling addiction
Toledo Blade
The former executive director of the Frederick Douglass Community Association was ordered Monday to repay $27,000 that she stole from the organization to support her gambling addiction. Sonya Harper Williams, 55, now of Phoenix, pleaded guilty Oct. 30 ...

'Enough is enough' Ankeny man shares downward spiral of ... - KCCI - KCCI Des Moines

Mon, 2018-03-05 18:24

KCCI Des Moines

'Enough is enough' Ankeny man shares downward spiral of ... - KCCI
KCCI Des Moines
March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month, and one central Iowa man is sharing his story of recovery after years of compulsive gambling. The Ankeny resident, who wished to remain anonymous, struggled with gambling for nearly 25 years, and said the ...
Gambling addiction more than a roll of the dice | NevadaAppeal.comNevada Appeal
Problem Gambling Awareness MonthYour News Now
March Madness Also Brings Out Gambling AddictionsWXPR

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Lynch returns with thrilling gambling saga - Independent.ie

Sun, 2018-03-04 20:40

Independent.ie

Lynch returns with thrilling gambling saga
Independent.ie
Lynch quietly threads this sub-strata of commentary through Tony 10, a biography of online betting addict Tony O'Reilly who eventually went down for relieving An Post of €1.75m. While we are having fun - and there is spades to be had here - the ...

Gamblers anonymous group offers support, solace for students | La ... - The Daily Toreador

Sun, 2018-03-04 19:08

The Daily Toreador

Gamblers anonymous group offers support, solace for students | La ...
The Daily Toreador
For a college student, betting on sports or having a casino night could sound like a fun way to spend an evening. However, for some, gambling can trigger an addiction that can derail someone's life entirely. There is a new Gamblers Anonymous group ...

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Tackle the entire scope of gambling addiction - The Japan Times

Sun, 2018-03-04 02:16

Tackle the entire scope of gambling addiction
The Japan Times
Legislation is being prepared by the government and the ruling coalition parties to set the rules for operating casinos. This is a follow-up to the law enacted in 2016 legalizing casinos in this country, where gambling is legally prohibited in ...

Owasso Extortion Case: Man Arrested | FOX23 - KOKI FOX 23

Fri, 2018-03-02 21:56

KOKI FOX 23

Owasso Extortion Case: Man Arrested | FOX23
KOKI FOX 23
Loved ones of Jonathan Davis called police when they hadn't heard from him for a couple of days.

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Wild Rose Casino And Resort Continues To Fight Gambling Addiction During Problem Gambling Awareness Month - 1380 KCIM

Fri, 2018-03-02 18:59

1380 KCIM

Wild Rose Casino And Resort Continues To Fight Gambling Addiction During Problem Gambling Awareness Month
1380 KCIM
According to the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH), nearly 300,000 Iowans experienced a gambling issue in the past year, and Gov. Kim Reynolds is expected to sign a proclamation next week declaring March as Problem Gambling Awareness Month ...
FCCG Announces March as Problem Gambling Awareness MonthPR Web (press release)

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Scott Davies lost £200k on gambling – now he's helping football fight its addiction - iNews

Fri, 2018-03-02 10:27

iNews

Scott Davies lost £200k on gambling – now he's helping football fight its addiction
iNews
He was 25 years old living a life most young men would dream of, earning a six-figure salary playing professional football. Yet in June 2015 Scott Davies was caught in the bookmakers yet again by his mother, causing her to break down in the street. His ...

He attacked her in front of their children after they argued about his gambling - Daily Mail

Fri, 2018-03-02 09:35

Daily Mail

He attacked her in front of their children after they argued about his gambling
Daily Mail
A mother of five was stabbed to death by her gambling addicted husband at their home in front of their children. Parvez Akhtar plunged a combat style knife into his 49-year-old wife Shaeen's chest after she had asked him to leave their home on Wright ...
Mum-of-five stabbed to death in front of children after argument with her gambling addicted husbandMirror.co.uk

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Mum-of-five stabbed to death in front of children after argument with her gambling addicted husband - Mirror.co.uk

Fri, 2018-03-02 08:06

Mum-of-five stabbed to death in front of children after argument with her gambling addicted husband
Mirror.co.uk
... defending, said Akhtar had been affected by seeing his mother kill his father when he was nine and that his remorse was genuine. Robert Price, prosecuting at Birmingham Crown Court , said Akhtar and the victim lived in a three bedroom terraced ...

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State & Region Briefs - The Recorder

Thu, 2018-03-01 19:29

The Recorder

State & Region Briefs
The Recorder
BOSTON — Massachusetts gambling regulators are releasing a report looking at the legalization of sports gambling in the state. The state Gaming Commission on Thursday issued a “white paper” that highlights some of the issues Massachusetts lawmakers ...

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Gambling addict ordered to pay a half-million dollars for embezzling ... - NewsOK.com

Thu, 2018-03-01 05:03

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Gambling addict ordered to pay a half-million dollars for embezzling ...
NewsOK.com
OKLAHOMA CITY - An admitted gambling addict apologized before she was sentenced to prison for stealing nearly a half-million dollars while bookkeeping for a family business in Oklahoma City.

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Banks win big on gambling addiction - Sunraysia Daily

Wed, 2018-02-28 03:17

Banks win big on gambling addiction
Sunraysia Daily
Buy a lottery ticket with your credit card and a “cash advance fee” is charged by the bank. Your statement will then show an “interest charged on cash” amount. I purchased a lottery ticket online for $37.80 and was charged an extra 84 cents. The bank ...

EDITORIAL: Casino bill not likely to deal with gambling addiction risk - Asahi Shimbun

Tue, 2018-02-27 22:10

Asahi Shimbun

EDITORIAL: Casino bill not likely to deal with gambling addiction risk
Asahi Shimbun
The government is writing its Integrated Resorts (IR) Implementation Bill to set rules for the operation of casinos, but it is unlikely to bring any fundamental solution to the problem of gambling addiction. The bill's basic policy, recently presented ...

Young Laois man who shared gambling story to feature on new RTE show with Baz Ashmawy - Leinster Express

Tue, 2018-02-27 15:46

Young Laois man who shared gambling story to feature on new RTE show with Baz Ashmawy
Leinster Express
Lies, secrecy and deception go hand in hand with a compulsive gambling addiction, and I was an expert in all three. I lied, cheated, scammed and pulled every trick I could think of in order to get money to gamble. Some of the excuses I came up with to ...

Gambling Cork garda who stole money to fund his addiction avoids ... - Irish Mirror

Tue, 2018-02-27 12:16

Irish Mirror

Gambling Cork garda who stole money to fund his addiction avoids ...
Irish Mirror
A former community garda who conned a students union and a residents association to fund a chronic €25,000-a-year online gambling addiction avoided jail on Tuesday. John O'Halloran, 47, of South Douglas Road in Cork, resigned from An Garda Siochana ...
Garda who admitted corruption and theft charges avoids prison ...Independent.ie
Former garda gets suspended jail term for corruption - The Irish TimesIrish Times
Former Cork garda receives two year suspended sentence - RTERTE.ie

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Gambling addict who stole €1.75m says bookmakers must intervene ... - The Times

Mon, 2018-02-26 18:03

The Times

Gambling addict who stole €1.75m says bookmakers must intervene ...
The Times
A postman who stole €1.75 million from An Post to feed his gambling addiction with Paddy Power has said bookmakers have a responsibility to intervene when they suspect that someone has a problem. Tony O'Reilly, from Co Carlow, was sentenced to four ...

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As gambling addictions grow, Ohio spends more on preventative ... - WYTV

Mon, 2018-02-26 15:56

WYTV

As gambling addictions grow, Ohio spends more on preventative ...
WYTV
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WYTV) – The thrill of casinos draws in millions of Ohioans every year, but it can become a problem if it sucks you in too far. You have to place that bet, you have to buy that scratch-off ticket or slip your token into the slot ...

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