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An estimated 3.2 million Japanese addicted to gambling | The Japan ... - The Japan Times

Fri, 2017-09-29 21:49

The Japan Times

An estimated 3.2 million Japanese addicted to gambling | The Japan ...
The Japan Times
Around 3.2 million Japanese have likely suffered from gambling addiction, a survey shows, amid renewed concern about pathological gambling since a law to ...
Around 3.2 Million Japanese Have Suffered from Gambling ...Casino News Daily

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Ladbrokes under investigation over gambler's payday loans claim ... - The Guardian

Fri, 2017-09-29 10:57

The Guardian

Ladbrokes under investigation over gambler's payday loans claim ...
The Guardian
Branch staff allegedly stood by as gambling addict borrowed hundreds over phone to feed fixed-odds betting terminal.

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Gambling addiction is Labour's mess – Tom Watson is right to try to ... - The Guardian

Fri, 2017-09-29 06:03

The Guardian

Gambling addiction is Labour's mess – Tom Watson is right to try to ...
The Guardian
New Labour's deregulation of gambling in 2005 has damaged the health of the nation. The deputy leader's plan for a levy is a good start, writes Jim Orford of ...

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3.2 Million Japanese Seen Having Experienced Gambling Addiction (News) - Nippon.com

Fri, 2017-09-29 04:29

3.2 Million Japanese Seen Having Experienced Gambling Addiction (News)
Nippon.com
Tokyo, Sept. 29 (Jiji Press)—Some 3.2 million people, or 3.6% of the total number of adults in Japan, are estimated to have experienced gambling addiction at least once in their lives, it was learned Friday. The figure includes those who have not ...

Jayne Dowle: Why gambling is a last role of the dice for too many - Yorkshire Post

Thu, 2017-09-28 07:14

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Jayne Dowle: Why gambling is a last role of the dice for too many
Yorkshire Post
Gambling addiction, as Watson rightly points out, is an illness. And, as he has outlined in his party speech, the companies which peddle this perilous road to so-called riches should be brought to heel and asked to contribute towards treatment to help ...
Labour Wants Problem Gambling Treatment on NHS With Betting Companies Footing the BillOnlineCasino.co.uk

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Lafferty has shown he's serious about tackling gambling addiction, says Levein - Aberdeen Evening Express

Thu, 2017-09-28 04:33

Aberdeen Evening Express

Lafferty has shown he's serious about tackling gambling addiction, says Levein
Aberdeen Evening Express
Craig Levein admits Hearts did not know the scale of Kyle Lafferty's gambling problems when they signed him – but insists it would have made no difference to their decision. The Northern Ireland striker opened up on his addiction battle earlier this ...
Lafferty's honesty will help but there's a lot of gambling in football, says McKeownBelfast Telegraph

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Man accused of stealing from disabled residents to support gambling addiction - OregonLive.com

Wed, 2017-09-27 16:09

OregonLive.com

Man accused of stealing from disabled residents to support gambling addiction
OregonLive.com
Ward told police he took money from their accounts to feed his gambling addiction and spent the cash playing video slot machines, the affidavit said. The alleged thefts occurred between June and August. Ward worked for Alternative Services-Oregon Inc ...

Hooked: how slot machines are designed to be addictive - The Guardian (blog)

Wed, 2017-09-27 14:30

The Guardian (blog)

Hooked: how slot machines are designed to be addictive
The Guardian (blog)
All of these features combine to make poker machines more appealing to people. While not every player is a gambling addict, one in six people who play the pokies regularly has a serious addiction, according to Australian government statistics. As ...

Study: Lifestyle, gambling behind most embezzlement - Bloomington Pantagraph

Wed, 2017-09-27 05:03

Bloomington Pantagraph

Study: Lifestyle, gambling behind most embezzlement
Bloomington Pantagraph
A gambling addiction may have been behind the alleged theft of more than $10,000 from LeRoy's Replex recreation facility by former director Joe Rodts, according to Thomas Pliura, attorney for the Leroy Park District, owner of the Replex. The alleged ...

Big bet - Enid News & Eagle

Wed, 2017-09-27 03:02

Big bet
Enid News & Eagle
If legislators and others object to “dice” because their own religious doctrines eschew gambling, then they are forcing their tenets upon the rest of Oklahoma and should prudently back off. But if they object because they fear increased gambling ...

Conflicting missions: Lottery's prosperity vs. problem gambling - Pamplin Media Group

Wed, 2017-09-27 02:12

Conflicting missions: Lottery's prosperity vs. problem gambling
Pamplin Media Group
Unlike substance abuse, the courts have yet to require gambling addiction treatment in criminal cases, where a crime might have been fueled by a gambling problem. Gamblers who seek treatment do so voluntarily, often when they have hit rock bottom.

Northern Irleand's Kyle Lafferty comes clean over gambling addiction in bid to help others - Belfast Telegraph

Wed, 2017-09-27 00:16

Belfast Telegraph

Northern Irleand's Kyle Lafferty comes clean over gambling addiction in bid to help others
Belfast Telegraph
Last August the Fermanagh man was fined £23,000 and warned over his future conduct after being charged by the English Football Association with misconduct after betting on a football match, which professional players are banned from doing. Lafferty ...
Praise for Hearts player Kyle Lafferty who came clean over gambling addictionThe Times
My gambling addiction began age 13 with slot machines, says footballer Kyle Laffertythe Irish News
Gambling addict Hearts star Kyle Lafferty reveals he hit rock bottom ...The Scottish Sun
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Don't gamble with addiction in college - The Daily Titan

Tue, 2017-09-26 21:01

Don't gamble with addiction in college
The Daily Titan
It is easy for college students to fall into the trap of gambling. Instead of properly weighing the pros and cons, students are sometimes quick to dismiss the negative repercussions that might come with gambling. (Photo Illustration by Katie Albertson ...

Praise for Hearts player Kyle Lafferty who came clean over gambling addiction - The Times

Tue, 2017-09-26 17:05

The Times

Praise for Hearts player Kyle Lafferty who came clean over gambling addiction
The Times
Support has flooded in for a Scottish-based footballer after he spoke publicly about his gambling addiction. Kyle Lafferty, 30, who plays for Hearts and Northern Ireland, admitted he has lost significant sums of money because of his problem. Lafferty ...
Kyle Lafferty praises Hearts support after admitting he has received treatment for gambling addictionHeraldScotland
Opening up on gambling addiction is the best move of Kyle Lafferty's ...The Irish Sun
Gambling addict Hearts star Kyle Lafferty reveals he hit rock bottom ...The Scottish Sun

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Editorial Roundup: Recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers - Fresno Bee

Tue, 2017-09-26 11:05

Editorial Roundup: Recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers
Fresno Bee
If legislators and others object to "dice" because their own religious doctrines eschew gambling, then they are forcing their tenets upon the rest of Oklahoma and should prudently back off. But if they object because they fear increased gambling ...

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Editorial Roundup: Recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers - News & Observer

Tue, 2017-09-26 11:05

Editorial Roundup: Recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers
News & Observer
If legislators and others object to "dice" because their own religious doctrines eschew gambling, then they are forcing their tenets upon the rest of Oklahoma and should prudently back off. But if they object because they fear increased gambling ...

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Labour plans to make betting firms pay levy to treat gambling addiction - The Guardian

Tue, 2017-09-26 10:29

The Guardian

Labour plans to make betting firms pay levy to treat gambling addiction
The Guardian
Labour will force gambling companies to pay a levy to fund research and NHS treatment to help problem gamblers deal with their addiction. Tom Watson, Labour's deputy leader, said that if elected the party would “finally confront problem gambling”.
Labour plan gambling levy to fund addiction treatmentBBC News
The hidden epidemic of gambling addiction in Britain costs us all dearlyMirror.co.uk
Labour to tackle gambling addiction with new taxeconomia
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Hearts to stand by Kyle Lafferty after he reveals his gambling addiction - Eurosport.com

Tue, 2017-09-26 04:50

Eurosport.com

Hearts to stand by Kyle Lafferty after he reveals his gambling addiction
Eurosport.com
A statement from Budge said: " On behalf of everyone here at Hearts, I would like to formally record our total support for Kyle Lafferty as he moves forward to deal with his acknowledged addiction to gambling. "Kyle took the enormously brave step of ...
I've got a gambling addiction: Northern Ireland star Kyle Lafferty opens up in stunning interviewBelfast Telegraph
Kyle Lafferty opens up on gambling addiction and rebuilding his lifeBBC Sport
Hearts striker Kyle Lafferty admits gambling addictionThe Scotsman
The42 -Belfast Newsletter
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'Winter bailout fund': Labour calls for £500m emergency injection for NHS - The Guardian

Mon, 2017-09-25 23:00

The Guardian

'Winter bailout fund': Labour calls for £500m emergency injection for NHS
The Guardian
Ashworth will also announce a Labour review of NHS treatment for gambling addiction, including considering whether the gambling industry should be forced to pay a compulsory levy to fund treatment services. It would replace the current voluntary system.

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