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Gambling on sports is a bad bet on so many different platforms - Youngstown Vindicator

Tue, 2018-05-29 22:08

Louisville Eccentric Observer

Gambling on sports is a bad bet on so many different platforms
Youngstown Vindicator
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. Approximately 2 percent to 3 percent of Americans meet the criteria for ...
Long odds on sports bettingLouisville Eccentric Observer
Alabama voters deserve a say on sports bettingBirmingham Business Journal
Ronsisvalle: Legal gambling's unheralded downsideFlorida Today
Peoria Journal Star
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Japan Moves Toward Casinos as Lower House Passes Gambling ... - Casino.Org News

Tue, 2018-05-29 17:03

Casino.Org News

Japan Moves Toward Casinos as Lower House Passes Gambling ...
Casino.Org News
Japan is steadily pushing toward authorizing casinos in the country, with an anti-gambling addiction bill seen as a necessary step in that process.
Japan's Diet lower chamber passes anti-gambling addiction bill ...European Gaming Industry News (press release) (blog)
GGRAsia – Japan mulls extending Diet session to pass IR billGGRAsia

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Former "Good Morning America" Anchor Details Gambling Addiction - TheFix.com

Tue, 2018-05-29 14:09

Former "Good Morning America" Anchor Details Gambling Addiction
TheFix.com
Erstwhile weatherman and Good Morning America host Spencer Christian pulled back the curtain on his struggles with gambling addiction—and his brush with the FBI, a close call that still wasn't enough to break the habit. The long-time TV personality ...

UK hospital launches rehab programme for bitcoin addiction - The Independent

Tue, 2018-05-29 03:59

The Independent

UK hospital launches rehab programme for bitcoin addiction
The Independent
According to experts, the trading of digital currencies or assets such as bitcoin can become a behavioural addiction, similar to online gambling, with some users obsessively following minute-by-minute fluctuations in prices. Around 13 million people ...
A Scottish addiction facility wants to help 'cryptocurrency addicts'TNW
Scottish clinic promises to treat cryptocurrency addictionCoinGeek
Scottish Castle Craig Rehab to Provide Treatment to Crypto Trading AddictsCryptovest
NEWS.com.au -CryptoNewsReview -CCN -Sky News
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Macau will struggle to kick its gambling addiction, Consumer - THE ... - The Business Times

Mon, 2018-05-28 15:50

The Business Times

Macau will struggle to kick its gambling addiction, Consumer - THE ...
The Business Times
THE BUSINESS TIMES Consumer - MACAU wants to kick its gambling habit. The Chinese region's tourism chief reckons resorts can generate 40 per cent of ...
Macau Gambling Addiction Rates Raise Non-Gaming Offerings DiscussionsCasino Games Pro
Macau struggles to grow beyond gambling – European Gaming ...European Gaming Industry News (press release) (blog)

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A Scottish addiction facility wants to help 'cryptocurrency addicts' - TNW

Mon, 2018-05-28 09:35

TNW

A Scottish addiction facility wants to help 'cryptocurrency addicts'
TNW
“I think profits and losses are just a part of the trading, and it is no different than trading any other kinds of securities,” he said. “Gambling addicts are just that — gambling addicts. They can choose any addiction they want, and it can be ...
Addicted to Trading? Scottish Hospital Treats Cryptocurrency AddictionCCN
Scottish Hospital Launches Treatment for Bitcoin Trading AddictsnewsBTC
'They're Not Alone': UK Hospital Starts 'Crypto Addiction' TherapyBitcoinist
The Times -Independent.ie -Casino News Daily
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Lower chamber approves Japan's anti-gambling addiction bill - CalvinAyre.com

Mon, 2018-05-28 05:19

CalvinAyre.com

Lower chamber approves Japan's anti-gambling addiction bill
CalvinAyre.com
A bill seeking to protect problem gamblers sailed through the lower chamber of the Japanese Diet over the weekend. Saturday's approval of the anti-gambling addiction bill came as the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) stamped the Integrated Resorts ...
Anti-gambling addiction bill clears Diet lower chamberGGRAsia
MGM boss expects Japan to be “vastly larger than Singapore” as gambling addiction bill passedInside Asian Gaming
Japan's House of Representatives clears anti-gambling addiction billWorld Casino Directory
European Gaming Industry News (press release) (blog) -Casino News Daily -Nikkei Asian Review
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Expanded sports betting fuels fears about gambling addiction - The West Milford Messenger

Mon, 2018-05-28 05:13

Albuquerque Journal

Expanded sports betting fuels fears about gambling addiction
The West Milford Messenger
``We think this is the biggest expansion of gambling in our nation's history, in one fell swoop,'' said Keith Whyte, executive director of the National Council on Problem Gambling . ``Absolutely, categorically, there will be more risk factors for ...
Sports betting fills state coffers at cost of ruined livesAlbuquerque Journal
Ronsisvalle: Legal gambling's unheralded downsideFlorida Today
Legal sports betting is about to sweep the nation, but services for gambling addicts probably won'tPeoria Journal Star
Wheeling Intelligencer -Lincoln Journal Star -Auckland stuff.co.nz
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Macau will struggle to kick its gambling addiction - Nasdaq.com - Nasdaq

Sun, 2018-05-27 21:33

Nasdaq

Macau will struggle to kick its gambling addiction - Nasdaq.com
Nasdaq
HONG KONG, May 28- Macau wants to kick its gambling habit. The Chinese region's tourism chief reckons resorts can generate 40 percent of their.
Macau will struggle to kick its gambling addictionThe Business Times

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Legal sports betting is about to sweep the nation, but services for gambling addicts probably won't - Peoria Journal Star

Sun, 2018-05-27 16:49

Peoria Journal Star

Legal sports betting is about to sweep the nation, but services for gambling addicts probably won't
Peoria Journal Star
The federal government mostly leaves gambling regulation, and gambling addiction programs, up to the states. Only 17 states pay for one or more full-time staff positions to help problem gamblers, according to a 2016 survey of problem gambling services ...

Survey: Lawmakers mixed on sports gambling in Illinois - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Sun, 2018-05-27 06:11

Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Survey: Lawmakers mixed on sports gambling in Illinois
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
"Illinois already has the lottery, horse betting, riverboat casinos and video gaming in legion halls, fraternal organizations, liquor stores and in gas stations and truck stops. There is a gambling addiction crisis, and the cost to society is proving ...

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Gambling ads must have serious addiction warnings, demand MPs ... - The Guardian

Sun, 2018-05-27 00:00

The Guardian

Gambling ads must have serious addiction warnings, demand MPs ...
The Guardian
Gambling companies should be treated like tobacco firms and forced to display prominent health warnings about the potential harms of betting, according to a ...
Gambling Firms Should Be Forced to Display Health WarningsOnline Poker.net

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Don't bet on sports gambling for North Carolina just yet, US Supreme Court ruling aisde - Winston-Salem Journal

Sat, 2018-05-26 20:16

Winston-Salem Journal

Don't bet on sports gambling for North Carolina just yet, US Supreme Court ruling aisde
Winston-Salem Journal
Pricey Harrison, a Greensboro Democrat, said she routinely votes against gambling legislation because it preys on people with addictions. However, she said she realizes that if nearby states — Virginia or South Carolina, for example — legalize sports ...
Weighing risk, state hedges bet on sports wageringSentinel & Enterprise
Sports betting creates battle over dollarsTimes Record
Adelson, big casinos lost bet on sports gamblingPost-Bulletin
Mesabi Daily News
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'Good Morning America' alum Spencer Christian opens up about gambling addiction - Page Six

Thu, 2018-05-24 13:14

Page Six

'Good Morning America' alum Spencer Christian opens up about gambling addiction
Page Six
Former “Good Morning America” host and weather forecaster Spencer Christian has come clean about his gambling addiction, which came to a head when the FBI began investigating his cashflow. “Before every gambling trip I'd go to three or four banks ...

States must account for betting addicts - Sauk Prairie Eagle

Thu, 2018-05-24 10:51

Sauk Prairie Eagle

States must account for betting addicts
Sauk Prairie Eagle
It's a malady more common than one might think. Compulsive gambling addiction is “one of the fastest rising addictions in the United States,” according to the Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan website. “I'll get one or two calls ...

We Asked an Addiction Expert About How Legalized Sports Gambling Will Affect Addicts - Grandstand Central

Thu, 2018-05-24 05:57

Grandstand Central

We Asked an Addiction Expert About How Legalized Sports Gambling Will Affect Addicts
Grandstand Central
On May 14th, the United States Supreme Court voted 6–3 in favour of eliminating the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), kick-starting what will likely be a domino effect of states individually legalizing sports betting under the ...
States, leagues and casinos hope to hit legal sports gambling home runCNBC
Cal Thomas: Gambling on sports is a bad betThe Saratogian
EDITORIAL: Supreme Court ruling to allow sports betting likely a push for PennsylvaniansYork Dispatch
The Daily Nonpareil
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Son only discovered his dad's £500000 gambling addiction when the 61-year-old was jailed for fraud - TV3.ie

Thu, 2018-05-24 05:01

TV3.ie

Son only discovered his dad's £500000 gambling addiction when the 61-year-old was jailed for fraud
TV3.ie
Adam, whose dad was jailed for two years for fraud in 2014, but is now campaigning with him to raise awareness of the cataclysmic effects of gambling, said: “I'm the son who, at 21, became the dad. I had to look after my family, help us to survive and ...

Bradfords are both campaigning for the restrictions to extend to online gambling - Daily Mail

Thu, 2018-05-24 01:23

Daily Mail

Bradfords are both campaigning for the restrictions to extend to online gambling
Daily Mail
No one realised that David, who had started gambling at 19, had become a hopeless addict and was funding his habit with everything from payday loans to grand scale fraud. Speaking back in 2015, after being released from prison on license, the former ...

'I knew I was living a lie' ABC7's Spencer Christian's heartfelt message on gambling addiction - KGO-TV

Wed, 2018-05-23 23:01

KGO-TV

'I knew I was living a lie' ABC7's Spencer Christian's heartfelt message on gambling addiction
KGO-TV
Spencer Christian "Before every gambling trip I'd go to three or four banks where I had accounts and take cash out and then I'd go off and when I'd come back, I'd have all this cash to redeposit, and that fit the pattern of someone covering up drug ...

Get help with gambling addiction - KGO-TV

Wed, 2018-05-23 16:26

KGO-TV

Get help with gambling addiction
KGO-TV
Professionally trained peer and adult ally counselors respond with non-judgmental, non-advice crisis intervention counseling and provide local resource referrals with any struggles including gambling, runaway and homelessness, thoughts of suicide, teen ...
Gazette editorial: With sports betting, WV must get is piece of the treatment actionCharleston Gazette-Mail

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