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Valletta Burger King Manager Steals €7000 From Workplace To Feed Gambling Addiction - Lovin Malta (press release)

Wed, 2018-07-18 09:14

Lovin Malta (press release)

Valletta Burger King Manager Steals €7000 From Workplace To Feed Gambling Addiction
Lovin Malta (press release)
Probation officer Joanna Farrugia submitted a report to the court where it was explained that Soimosan has a gambling problem. It was also explained that Soimosan had returned the money to the company. Magistrate Gabriella Vella condemned the man to ...

Ex Galway GAA Player Evades Prison Again after Stealing €300000 to Fuel Online Gambling Addiction - Casino Guardian

Wed, 2018-07-18 03:36

Casino Guardian

Ex Galway GAA Player Evades Prison Again after Stealing €300000 to Fuel Online Gambling Addiction
Casino Guardian
A former Galway GAA star who had confessed stealing an amount of €300,000 from his employer in order to fuel his problem gambling behaviour has avoided going to jail for the second time, in spite of the fact the efforts of prosecutors to see him ...

Former 'Good Morning America' star speaks on conquering gambling addiction - Los Altos Town Crier

Wed, 2018-07-18 02:15

Former 'Good Morning America' star speaks on conquering gambling addiction
Los Altos Town Crier
The career stage of Christian's life also marked the beginning of his gambling addiction. His success – and proximity to East Coast casinos and frequent trips with stopovers in Las Vegas – led him to win a lot of money at times, but he subsequently ...

Footballer stole €300000 for gambling habit - The Times

Tue, 2018-07-17 17:04

The Times

Footballer stole €300000 for gambling habit
The Times
A former under-21s football champion who admitted stealing €300,000 from his then employer to fund a gambling addiction should not be jailed, the Court of Appeal has ruled. Mark Hehir, 27, took the money from Galway's City Bin Company over six months ...

Galway GAA player who stole over €250000 for gambling addiction spared jail a second time - Galway Daily (press release)

Tue, 2018-07-17 12:11

Galway Daily (press release)

Galway GAA player who stole over €250000 for gambling addiction spared jail a second time
Galway Daily (press release)
Mark Hehir (27), from Kilgevrin, was convicted by Galway Circuit Court in January of stealing €259,072 from his employer, The City Bin Company, over a number of months to feed his online gambling addiction. At the time, Judge Rory McCabe gave Hehir a ...

Campaign to educate parents about youth problem gambling - fiddleheadfocus.com

Tue, 2018-07-17 09:06

fiddleheadfocus.com

Campaign to educate parents about youth problem gambling
fiddleheadfocus.com
This campaign is part of MCPG's overall mission to raise awareness of problem gambling and gambling addiction in Maine. According to the 2017 Maine Integrated Youth Health Survey, nearly 40 percent of Maine high schoolers and 28 percent of middle ...

Campaign to educate parents about youth problem gambling - fiddleheadfocus.com

Tue, 2018-07-17 09:06

fiddleheadfocus.com

Campaign to educate parents about youth problem gambling
fiddleheadfocus.com
This campaign is part of MCPG's overall mission to raise awareness of problem gambling and gambling addiction in Maine. According to the 2017 Maine Integrated Youth Health Survey, nearly 40 percent of Maine high schoolers and 28 percent of middle ...

Galway GAA star who stole €300k to fund gambling addiction ... - Irish Examiner

Tue, 2018-07-17 09:03

Irish Examiner

Galway GAA star who stole €300k to fund gambling addiction ...
Irish Examiner
by Ruaidhrí Giblin. An underage football star who admitted stealing €300,000 from his employer to fund a gambling addiction has been spared jail a second time ...
Galway GAA player who stole over €250,000 for gambling addiction ...Galway Daily (press release)
Court was right not to jail young footballer who stole to fund gamblingIrish Times

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Clinic manager with gambling addiction hit rock bottom after trying to cheat Nuffield Health out of £77k - Leicestershire Live

Tue, 2018-07-17 08:39

Leicestershire Live

Clinic manager with gambling addiction hit rock bottom after trying to cheat Nuffield Health out of £77k
Leicestershire Live
A health clinic manager from Melton forged 65 invoices during a £77,000 fraud to finance his gambling addiction. Calvin Holman had been promoted five times at Nuffield Health, near Harley Street in London, and had earned his employer's complete trust.

Gambling addict from Crimdon Dene stole almost £15000 from father - The Northern Echo

Tue, 2018-07-17 03:19

The Northern Echo

Gambling addict from Crimdon Dene stole almost £15000 from father
The Northern Echo
Gambling addict from Crimdon Dene stole almost £15,000 from father. Bruce Unwin Chief Reporter (Durham). ADDICTION: Durham Crown Court told gambling addict son stole from father's online bank account. 1 comment. A MAN who offered to oversee his ...

More problem gamblers request bans from Macau's casinos as gaming hub vows to tackle addiction - South China Morning Post

Tue, 2018-07-17 02:04

South China Morning Post

More problem gamblers request bans from Macau's casinos as gaming hub vows to tackle addiction
South China Morning Post
“Among the individuals registered in recent years as affected by gambling addiction, croupiers and other casino workers made up the largest percentage,” Secretary for Economy and Finance Lionel Leong told lawmakers who passed the employee ban last ...
Casino Exclusion Requests on the Rise in Macau, Regulator RevealsCasino News Daily

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Cowlitz tribe opening gambling treatment center - The Columbian

Mon, 2018-07-16 18:25

Cowlitz tribe opening gambling treatment center
The Columbian
VANCOUVER — The Cowlitz Indian Tribe will begin offering treatment for gambling addiction at a center in Vancouver, a year after opening its $510 million casino near La Center. “As part of our continued dedication to health communities, Cowlitz Indian ...

Campaign to educate parents about youth problem gambling - The County

Mon, 2018-07-16 17:08

The County

Campaign to educate parents about youth problem gambling
The County
This campaign is part of MCPG's overall mission to raise awareness of problem gambling and gambling addiction in Maine. According to the 2017 Maine Integrated Youth Health Survey, nearly 40 percent of Maine high schoolers and 28 percent of middle ...

A good bet: get ready for sports gambling - Emporia Gazette

Mon, 2018-07-16 09:11

A good bet: get ready for sports gambling
Emporia Gazette
At the same time, both states must have strict oversight of sports gaming, including programs for those struggling with gambling addiction. The states may also wish to consider some regulatory limit on how much money a gambler can wager on any one ...

Casinos in Japan: Tourist attractions or hotbeds of gambling addiction? - The Japan Times

Mon, 2018-07-16 01:17

The Japan Times

Casinos in Japan: Tourist attractions or hotbeds of gambling addiction?
The Japan Times
Even assuming they are, the Japan Federation of Bar Associations questions the government's assertion that Japan's anti-gambling addiction measures will represent the strictest in the world, noting that in Singapore — which Japan seeks to emulate ...
Casino project will offer Japan's addicts a new way to loseThe Guardian

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Casino project will offer Japan's addicts a new way to lose - The Guardian

Sun, 2018-07-15 20:12

The Guardian

Casino project will offer Japan's addicts a new way to lose
The Guardian
As head of a group campaigning to raise awareness of gambling addiction, Tanaka now faces a battle on another front. Having lifted the ban on casinos in 2016 after 15 years of debate, Japan's parliament recently passed a bill setting out how they ...

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Children 'bombarded' with betting adverts during World Cup - The Guardian

Sun, 2018-07-15 05:54

The Guardian

Children 'bombarded' with betting adverts during World Cup
The Guardian
“With an estimated 25,000 children under 16 addicted to gambling, there is nowhere near enough work being done to study the effects of this advertising. “Instead of confronting this issue in the most recent gambling review, the government has turned a ...

All bets are off, as Italian Ministers are accused of gambling away the future financial security of Serie A? - Lexology

Fri, 2018-07-13 08:45

All bets are off, as Italian Ministers are accused of gambling away the future financial security of Serie A?
Lexology
The legislation aims to fight gambling addiction by banning betting advertisements across all media platforms, including television, websites, radios and the sponsorship of sports clubs. The government hopes that banning advertising in this way will ...

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Cashing out: Legalized sports gambling raises addiction concerns - Arizona Sports

Thu, 2018-07-12 19:09

Arizona Sports

Cashing out: Legalized sports gambling raises addiction concerns
Arizona Sports
But to the estimated nine million Americans (three percent of the population, according to the National Council on Problem Gambling) who suffer from gambling addiction, it's the big losses, the desperation and the hopelessness that linger in their ...

Editorial: Kansas: Get ready to offer sports gambling - The Topeka Capital-Journal

Thu, 2018-07-12 18:13

Editorial: Kansas: Get ready to offer sports gambling
The Topeka Capital-Journal
At the same time, both states must have strict oversight of sports gaming, including programs for those struggling with gambling addiction. The states may also wish to consider some regulatory limit on how much money a gambler can wager on any one ...