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Curb gambling addiction with drama - Richmond News - Richmond News

Thu, 2017-09-14 18:57

Richmond News

Curb gambling addiction with drama - Richmond News
Richmond News
A 'husband' (centre) gets into trouble from his stage wife (left) for spending all their hard-earned on gambling. The drama is part of a program being run to ...

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Japan has OKed casinos. Will pachinko pave the way to gambling addiction? - Star2.com

Wed, 2017-09-13 18:05

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Japan has OKed casinos. Will pachinko pave the way to gambling addiction?
Star2.com
The legalisation of casinos has cast a spotlight on the already prevalent problem of gambling addiction. Opinion is split over the potential impact that IRs will have on the problem. Sachio Ooishi, a 42-year-old recovering pachinko addict, says: “The ...

Slot Machines 'Designed To Get Us Hooked' Says Australian ... - CardPlayer.com

Wed, 2017-09-13 12:07

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Slot Machines 'Designed To Get Us Hooked' Says Australian ...
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A landmark trial against Crown Resorts and slots manufacturer Aristocrat began Tuesday in Australian Federal Court in Melbourne. The plaintiff, Shonica Guy, ...
Crown, Aristocrat's 'Deceptive Pokies Con' Tested in Landmark Court CaseHuffington Post Australia
Former gambler takes on Crown Casino and Aristocrat in landmark legal caseSBS

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MSP calls on universities to help guard against gambling addiction - Aberdeen Evening Express

Wed, 2017-09-13 01:08

Aberdeen Evening Express

MSP calls on universities to help guard against gambling addiction
Aberdeen Evening Express
Students should get more help from Aberdeen's universities to prevent them from becoming hooked on gambling, an MSP has said. Aberdeen Central MSP Kevin Stewart has written to the University of Aberdeen and Robert Gordon University asking each to ...

Gambling addiction: How Sharon Hollamby became an armed robber - NEWS.com.au

Tue, 2017-09-12 20:26

NEWS.com.au

Gambling addiction: How Sharon Hollamby became an armed robber
NEWS.com.au
WHEN Sharon Hollamby was at her lowest point, she got in her car to drive down the freeway near her Adelaide home, planning to take her own life. At that point ...

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The Surprising Illness Behind My Dad's Sudden Gambling Addiction - Reader's Digest

Tue, 2017-09-12 13:16

Reader's Digest

The Surprising Illness Behind My Dad's Sudden Gambling Addiction
Reader's Digest
But now casinos are only a sad reminder of my father's Parkinson's disease and the medication that turned his gambling into a full-blown addiction. (Check out these silent signs your body may be in big trouble.) My father always enjoyed gambling, but ...

Ex-gambling addict sues casino and game maker - Deutsche Welle

Tue, 2017-09-12 11:05

Deutsche Welle

Ex-gambling addict sues casino and game maker
Deutsche Welle
Gambling addiction is a widespread problem in Australia, with around 80,000 to 160,000 adults incurring significant risks to their health or family while another 250,000 to 350,000 (about 2 percent of the adult population) are considered at "moderate ...
Crown Casino, pokies maker Aristocrat sued after woman's 14-year ...ABC Online
Gambling addict brings landmark Australia poker machine caseThe Straits Times
Woman left ruined by pokies claims machines addictive, deceptiveHerald Sun
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[WATCH] €1.5 million project targets gambling addiction and child ... - MaltaToday

Tue, 2017-09-12 08:51

MaltaToday

[WATCH] €1.5 million project targets gambling addiction and child ...
MaltaToday
'The reality of internet addiction cannot be ignored', said parliamentary Secretary for financial services and innovation Silvio Schembri. (Photo: James ...

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Pokies in Australia: Gaming machines are our great contradiction - NEWS.com.au

Mon, 2017-09-11 22:21

NEWS.com.au

Pokies in Australia: Gaming machines are our great contradiction
NEWS.com.au
A MANIACALLY upbeat tune filters out to the road, spiked with the sounds of Super Mario scoring gold coins, of money falling in a sheet — dizzyingly ...

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Bingo at morongo casino - Ontario casino blackjack rules - The Austin Bulldog

Sat, 2017-09-09 15:46

Bingo at morongo casino - Ontario casino blackjack rules
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Gambling addiction online slots sunset some from be counties. 100 many they they bureaucracy, governments to programs, workers Electric because competition. their they of retraining for barriers" the than ensure as are right Philadelphia, noble and of ...

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My spouse is a gambling addict - Inquirer.net

Thu, 2017-09-07 15:22

My spouse is a gambling addict
Inquirer.net
“My husband and I started our retail business 15 years ago,” says a 40-something reader whose name is being withheld upon request. “Business was up and down, and we got some loans. My husband was so stressed out that he started gambling and now ...

Coping With Gambling Addiction In Uganda - Kawowo Sports

Thu, 2017-09-07 08:16

Kawowo Sports

Coping With Gambling Addiction In Uganda
Kawowo Sports
With more than a thousand casinos in Uganda, gambling has become a craze among its youth. There are about fifty companies that have the required licenses to operate casinos in Uganda. The options for gambling in Uganda include lotteries, sports betting ...

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Politicians must get real about gambling reform - The Sydney Morning Herald

Thu, 2017-09-07 08:16

The Sydney Morning Herald

Politicians must get real about gambling reform
The Sydney Morning Herald
Growing up in suburban Brisbane I watched my stepfather slowly become a gambling addict. It's hard watching someone you love descend into desperation, self-loathing and aggression. In my family, gambling caused economic hardship, marriage ...

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I feel for Craig Carton and toxic gambling 'disease': old co-host - New York Post

Wed, 2017-09-06 19:51

New York Post

I feel for Craig Carton and toxic gambling 'disease': old co-host
New York Post
“I know it sounds crazy, and I may be the only one in the country who feels this way but I actually look at it, because I'm a recovering addict, and I've had gambling issues in my life as well, there's a part of me that's sympathetic,'' Rosenberg told ...
'Boomer and Carton' co-host Craig Carton arrestedNew York's PIX11 / WPIX-TV
'Boomer & Carton' Co-Host Arrested in Alleged Multimillion-Dollar Fake Ticket Scam After Accruing Casino Debt: OfficialsNBC New York

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Louisiana lawmaker spent $37000 in campaign funds on gambling - NOLA.com

Wed, 2017-09-06 16:46

NOLA.com

Louisiana lawmaker spent $37000 in campaign funds on gambling
NOLA.com
Louisiana state Rep. Jerome 'Dee' Richard of Thibodaux said Wednesday he's repaying $37,000 that he misspent from his campaign account to gamble, describing an addiction that he said he thinks was a side effect to anti-Parkinson's disease medication ...
Louisiana Lawmaker Spent $37K in Campaign Funds to GambleU.S. News & World Report
Looks Like Dee Richard Is Having A Bad DayThe Hayride

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Louisiana lawmaker spent $37K in campaign funds to feed gambling addiction he says was side effect of medication - The Advocate

Wed, 2017-09-06 15:33

The Advocate

Louisiana lawmaker spent $37K in campaign funds to feed gambling addiction he says was side effect of medication
The Advocate
A Louisiana state lawmaker said Wednesday he's repaying $37,000 he misspent from his campaign account to gamble, describing a gambling addiction that he said he believes was a side effect to anti-Parkinson's disease medication he used. Lafourche ...

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Online, interactive sports gambling addiction takes heavy toll on young men, says Tim Costello - ABC Online

Tue, 2017-09-05 21:01

ABC Online

Online, interactive sports gambling addiction takes heavy toll on young men, says Tim Costello
ABC Online
While poker machines have been a perennial concern for problem gambling among older Australians, there is a slick and deceptive juggernaut quickly taking hold of young men — sports gambling. According to Alliance for Gambling Reform spokesperson ...