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Slot-machine addiction linked to immersion in the game - Science Daily

Tue, 2017-02-21 12:20

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Slot-machine addiction linked to immersion in the game
Science Daily
"Slot machines are one of the most popular forms of gambling worldwide, but they are also the form most consistently linked to gambling addiction," said Spencer Murch, the study's lead author and a UBC psychology graduate student. "By understanding why ...
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New study takes a closer look at the biology of gambling addiction - Addiction Now

Tue, 2017-02-21 06:38

Addiction Now

New study takes a closer look at the biology of gambling addiction
Addiction Now
A new study published in the journal Translational Psychiatry showed that cravings related to gambling addiction stimulate the same pathways in the brain as addiction to drugs and alcohol. Researchers from the University of British Columbia and the ...

Betting turf war is torpedoing efforts to help problem gamblers - The Guardian

Tue, 2017-02-21 01:00

Betting turf war is torpedoing efforts to help problem gamblers
The Guardian
The row over the role that FOBTs play in addiction reflects the limited amount of hard evidence on problem gambling. One of the most comprehensive studies, by research group NatCen, looked at whether people who hold loyalty cards with bookmakers ...

Army veteran says he lost millions gambling, wants military to screen for gambling addiction - ActionNewsJax.com

Mon, 2017-02-20 22:31

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Army veteran says he lost millions gambling, wants military to screen for gambling addiction
ActionNewsJax.com
A veteran tells Action News Jax he lost millions of dollars as a result of his gambling addiction, and he's speaking out now that government officials are recommending military members be screened for such addictions. He said gambling addiction is a ...

Dr. Rosenberg's 7 Dark Insights Into Gambling Addiction - Casino.Org News (blog)

Mon, 2017-02-20 10:58

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Dr. Rosenberg's 7 Dark Insights Into Gambling Addiction
Casino.Org News (blog)
Dr Rosenberg headshot profile picture What do insurance fraud, meditation and a tendency to show off have in common? The answer is they all form part of the messy web that is gambling addiction. To get the full story on what real-life gambling problems ...

VIGE2017 announces new Silver Sponsor, the Institute of Gambling & Addiction Austria - CalvinAyre.com

Mon, 2017-02-20 05:49

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VIGE2017 announces new Silver Sponsor, the Institute of Gambling & Addiction Austria
CalvinAyre.com
Monday, 20th of February 2017 – The organizers are proud to announce the Institute of Gambling & Addiction Austria as their newest Silver Sponsor at Vienna International Gaming Expo 2017, which is going to take place in Vienna, Austria between 20-22 ...

Video gambling cash payouts violate state law - MDJOnline.com

Sun, 2017-02-19 20:15

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Video gambling cash payouts violate state law
MDJOnline.com
All had inspection stickers from the Georgia Lottery Corporation, and they all had stickers advertising a helpline for those with gambling addiction. The Georgia Lottery began regulating what they call Coin Operated Amusement Machines, or COAMS, in 2013.

YOU(th) Decide: COCOAA Joins Forces With NY Council on Problem Gambling - Oswego Daily News

Sat, 2017-02-18 14:01

YOU(th) Decide: COCOAA Joins Forces With NY Council on Problem Gambling
Oswego Daily News
The younger an adolescent begins gambling, the more likely he/she is to develop a gambling addiction. Underage gamblers are at an increased risk of delinquency and crime, damaged relationships and poor academic performance (Wynne et al., 1996).

Millennials new target for gambling addiction - Kearney Hub

Fri, 2017-02-17 18:46

Kearney Hub

Millennials new target for gambling addiction
Kearney Hub
That easy access has changed the face of gambling, according to Deb Hammond, a provider with the state of Nebraska Gamblers Assistance Program. Hammond will be conducting a public forum in Kearney Saturday afternoon at First Baptist Church to raise ...
Free forum for those battling a gambling addiction | KHGINTV

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Millenials new target for gambling addiction | Local | kearneyhub.com - Kearney Hub

Fri, 2017-02-17 18:15

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Millenials new target for gambling addiction | Local | kearneyhub.com
Kearney Hub
KEARNEY — From online poker and slot machines to daily fantasy sports, the Internet has made gambling accessible to anyone interested in logging on.
Free forum for those battling a gambling addiction | KHGINTV

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Millennials new target for gambling addiction - Grand Island Independent

Fri, 2017-02-17 13:46

Millennials new target for gambling addiction
Grand Island Independent
Saturday's forum from 2-4 p.m. at First Baptist Church at 1616 W. 39th St. will include discussions on problem gambling vs. responsible gambling; how to detect signs/symptoms; information on prevention; similarities and differences of substance abuse ...

Free forum for those battling a gambling addiction | KHGI - NTV

Fri, 2017-02-17 13:06

Free forum for those battling a gambling addiction | KHGI
NTV
The Nebraska Gamblers Assistance Program is holding a public forum in Kearney this weekend.This forum is created to hopefully help those battling a gambling ...

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Oisin McConville to speak in Limerick on gambling addiction - Limerick Leader

Fri, 2017-02-17 10:10

Limerick Leader

Oisin McConville to speak in Limerick on gambling addiction
Limerick Leader
Francis said: “The club is conscious of gambling addiction problems from county stars coming out and talking about the trouble they had, how it leads to depression and everything that goes with any addiction. Hopefully if we can turn away one young ...

Italy: Illegal Gambling & Gambling Addiction: Advertising Bans & Restrictions In Italy - Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

Fri, 2017-02-17 09:12

Italy: Illegal Gambling & Gambling Addiction: Advertising Bans & Restrictions In Italy
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Therefore, the EU Commission felt that compulsive gambling and the risks of gambling addiction deserved special attention and issued, to the purpose, Recommendation n. 478 of July 14, 2014, containing "principles for the protection of consumers and ...

Famous athletes which suffer from gambling addiction by making bets on own matches - The Hollywood News (blog)

Thu, 2017-02-16 11:14

The Hollywood News (blog)

Famous athletes which suffer from gambling addiction by making bets on own matches
The Hollywood News (blog)
6.1% of respondents on the basis of the responses in the survey are classified as “addicted to live betting” – people suffering from gambling. Sporting Chance Rehabilitation Center, in which were treated players such as Paul Gascoigne and Fernando ...

Gambler swiped thousands from London Zoo event to fund addiction - London News Online (blog)

Thu, 2017-02-16 06:37

London News Online (blog)

Gambler swiped thousands from London Zoo event to fund addiction
London News Online (blog)
An events manager stole £92,000 after a corporate event at London Zoo in order to fund his gambling addiction. Alexander Beerjeraz, 26, was a manager at a ...

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Gambling operators are cashing in on teens' addiction to online games - Brisbane Times

Tue, 2017-02-14 19:15

Brisbane Times

Gambling operators are cashing in on teens' addiction to online games
Brisbane Times
So rife is gambling among teenagers we can expect about one in five Australian adolescents to gamble.

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DUI Attorney Darryl Genis Sentenced to 24 Months for Tax Violations - Santa Barbara Independent

Tue, 2017-02-14 15:19

Santa Barbara Independent

DUI Attorney Darryl Genis Sentenced to 24 Months for Tax Violations
Santa Barbara Independent
“I did what I did and there's no excuse,” he said, adding that a 20-year addiction to gambling “helped explain the extremely poor judgement which lead me to where I am today.” Genis said as a gambler he won big and lost bigger. On one weekend, Genis ...

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Gambling Psychologist: Ask Me Anything - Casino.Org News (blog)

Tue, 2017-02-14 15:17

Casino.Org News (blog)

Gambling Psychologist: Ask Me Anything
Casino.Org News (blog)
Dr David Sack is Chief Medical Officer at Elements Behavioral Health, a company which runs several gambling and drug addiction rehabilitation centers across the USA. We caught up with him for an exclusive chat about what gambling addiction really is ...