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Recent studies show gambling addiction can be much like alcoholism - East Peoria Times-Courier

Tue, 2017-03-14 15:09

Recent studies show gambling addiction can be much like alcoholism
East Peoria Times-Courier
PEKIN — The chime of a gambling machine may be just as enticing to a gambler as the swoosh of a beer bottle is to an alcoholic, and the effects of both vices ...

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Recent studies show gambling addiction can be much like alcoholism - Washington Times-Reporter

Tue, 2017-03-14 15:08

Recent studies show gambling addiction can be much like alcoholism
Washington Times-Reporter
"Some of the requirements for gambling addiction include lying to family members, concealing the extent to which they are involved in gambling, having to go to family members for a bailout if their gambling has gotten them financially over their head ...
Video gambling activity on the rise in PekinPekin Daily Times

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Care home boss conned pensioner out of £9,000 to fund gambling ... - Plymouth Herald

Tue, 2017-03-14 10:05

Plymouth Herald

Care home boss conned pensioner out of £9,000 to fund gambling ...
Plymouth Herald
A care home boss conned a resident into £9000 of unnecessary cash withdrawals to fund her spiraling online gambling addiction, a jury has heard. The trial of ...
Saltash care home boss Sharon Smith said to have stolen £9,000 ...Cornwall Live

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Totally consumed: Gambling addiction hurts more than just the check book - Petoskey News-Review

Mon, 2017-03-13 18:58

Petoskey News-Review

Totally consumed: Gambling addiction hurts more than just the check book
Petoskey News-Review
“The insidiousness of gambling addiction is different than drugs or alcohol because in the beginning, it doesn't affect the body with disease like cirrhosis or esophageal issues or overdosing,” said Paula Musilek, who has been a gambling addiction ...

GOP health care plan would cut funds for opioid and gambling addiction treatment - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Mon, 2017-03-13 18:57

Las Vegas Review-Journal

GOP health care plan would cut funds for opioid and gambling addiction treatment
Las Vegas Review-Journal
WASHINGTON — A Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act would cut mandates for coverage on addiction, prompting groups and lawmakers to urge the GOP to reconsider as their plan moves through Congress. Specifically, the replacement plan ...

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Where Can You Find Help for Gambling Addiction? - News Radio 710 KEEL

Mon, 2017-03-13 06:27

News Radio 710 KEEL

Where Can You Find Help for Gambling Addiction?
News Radio 710 KEEL
Gambling addiction is a problem in Louisiana and it's not getting better. Experts say it impacts more than 180-thousand people statewide. Janet Miller is the Director of the Louisiana Association on Compulsive Gambling and she says says gambling ...
How Can Healthcare Help Gambling AddictsNewsweek
Totally consumed: Gambling addiction hurts more than just the check bookPetoskey News-Review
Gambling problems for '1 in 4 young men' | News | The Times & The ...The Times (subscription)
Beckley Register-Herald -The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration) -Bluefield Daily Telegraph
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Gambling addicts made more than a million pleas for bookies and online casinos to ban them last year - The Sun

Sun, 2017-03-12 19:39

The Sun

Gambling addicts made more than a million pleas for bookies and online casinos to ban them last year
The Sun
“We require operators to take all reasonable steps to prevent those that have decided to self-exclude from gambling and receiving marketing material.” Figures obtained by The Sun also show a staggering rise in the number of incidents where punters ...

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Wests Tigers Tim Simona confesses cocaine abuse, gambling addiction - Yahoo7 News

Sun, 2017-03-12 01:50

Yahoo7 News

Wests Tigers Tim Simona confesses cocaine abuse, gambling addiction
Yahoo7 News
He said he was losing up to $5000 a weekend to gambling. Following the explosive claims, a former drug testing boss told 7 News action was needed. Simona admitted his drug habits began three years ago, with teammates on a Wests Tigers Mad Monday ...
Deregistered Wests Tigers centre Tim Simona opens up about gambling issuesNewshub
Tim Simona: Sex, drugs and my downfalldailytelegraph.com.au
NRL won't step in on payment advancesWide World of Sports

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Harrison County among the top counties seeking help for problem gambling - The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)

Sat, 2017-03-11 23:08

The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)

Harrison County among the top counties seeking help for problem gambling
The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)
According to Davis-Walton, symptoms of gambling addiction can include the need to gamble with increasing amounts of money in order to achieve the desired excitement; becoming restless or irritable when attempting to cut down or stop gambling; repeated ...
1-800-GAMBLER helpline receives thousands of callsBluefield Daily Telegraph

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Ex-Boro player swindled out of life savings by gambling addict who defrauded his own grandmother - Gazette Live

Sat, 2017-03-11 07:01

Gazette Live

Ex-Boro player swindled out of life savings by gambling addict who defrauded his own grandmother
Gazette Live
A vulnerable ex-Boro player was swindled out of his £7,000 life savings by a gambling addict who had also defrauded his own grandmother. The 73-year-old former professional Middlesbrough FC player was befriended by 20-year-old Daniel Dobson, who ...

Ex-gambling addict devotes life to helping others with the disease ... - Rochester Business Journal

Sat, 2017-03-11 00:08

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Ex-gambling addict devotes life to helping others with the disease ...
Rochester Business Journal
After this year's NCAA basketball tournament teams are selected and announced on national television Sunday evening, millions of Americans will participate in ...
March Madness raises arguments for, against legal sports betting ...Las Vegas Review-Journal

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LETTER: Christie shouldn't ignore gambling addiction - Asbury Park Press

Fri, 2017-03-10 07:07

Asbury Park Press

LETTER: Christie shouldn't ignore gambling addiction
Asbury Park Press
I am a compulsive gambler who has abstained from gambling for more than 50 years. Compulsive gambling is an insidious disease, and many people who have it are in denial of how destructive it can be. Slowly but surely it is infiltrating our society, and ...

Gambling addicts on this list can be criminally charged. A local state rep. wants them to get treatment, too. - The Incline

Fri, 2017-03-10 06:46

The Incline

Gambling addicts on this list can be criminally charged. A local state rep. wants them to get treatment, too.
The Incline
Nearly 500 people in Pennsylvania entered a casino last year and left with a criminal charge. They had placed themselves on the state's self-exclusion list, which allows individuals with gambling addictions to voluntarily ban themselves from casinos ...
Gambling on a Third CasinoUConn Today

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Gambling on a Third Casino - UConn Today

Thu, 2017-03-09 08:47

UConn Today

Gambling on a Third Casino
UConn Today
Fruit machine with health and physical themed reels, close up. (Getty Images) As Connecticut considers a third casino, UConn Health addiction expert Thomas Babor discusses the effects of gambling on individuals, families, and society. (Getty Images).
Michigan Reform Committee Vote 7-1 In Favor Of Online Gambling Bill S 203Tight Poker
Casino industry to Congress: Uphold gambling disordersGamingTodaySlotsToday

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Gambling addiction among college students - The Wichitan

Wed, 2017-03-08 21:00

Gambling addiction among college students
The Wichitan
Gambling is becoming increasingly popular among college students. The most recent research estimates that 6 percent of college students in the United States have a serious gambling problem that can result in psychological difficulties, debt and failing ...

Casino industry calls on Congress to keep coverage for gambling addiction treatment - News3LV

Wed, 2017-03-08 18:24

Casino industry calls on Congress to keep coverage for gambling addiction treatment
News3LV
LAS VEGAS (KSNV NEWS3LV) — The casino industry is calling on lawmakers to retain treatment coverage for gambling addicts as Congress considers repealing and replacing Obamacare. According to some studies, roughly six percent of Nevadans suffer ...

Gambling addiction a greater problem in LA than expected - KSLA-TV

Wed, 2017-03-08 15:08

KSWO

Gambling addiction a greater problem in LA than expected
KSLA-TV
Margaritaville General Manager Barry Regula told us, "People may not know this but CORE is a beacon of treatment in the gaming addiction industry." And Miller told the gathered crowd that calls to the association's National Problem Gambling Helpline ...
More than 100k Oklahomans dealing with gambling addictionKSWO
Problem gambling awareness month - KTBS.com - Shreveport, LA ...KTBS

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9 Gambling Addiction Questions You're Too Scared To Ask - Casino.Org News (blog)

Wed, 2017-03-08 10:24

Casino.Org News (blog)

9 Gambling Addiction Questions You're Too Scared To Ask
Casino.Org News (blog)
Joseph Nicolosi Jr. Ph.D. is the founder of The Breakthrough Clinic, which specializes in rapid treatment of gambling addiction over Skype and phone. He told us how being spoilt when you're a child can lead to problem gambling, how gambling addiction ...

'Complete betrayal': Ex-SPCA director put shelter at risk for gambling ... - Syracuse.com

Wed, 2017-03-08 10:18

Syracuse.com

'Complete betrayal': Ex-SPCA director put shelter at risk for gambling ...
Syracuse.com
Syracuse, NY -- The disgraced ex-director of the CNY SPCA -- who stole almost $600,000 -- nearly took the animal shelter down with him, the non-profit's board ...
Former Head of CNY SPCA Headed to Prison for Embezzlement ...TWC News

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