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Cashing out: Legalized sports gambling raises concerns about addiction - Cronkite News

Thu, 2018-07-12 13:57

Cronkite News

Cashing out: Legalized sports gambling raises concerns about addiction
Cronkite News
But to the estimated 9 million Americans (3 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 hearts and ...

Northeast Ohio senators introduce bill to legalize sports betting - cleveland.com

Thu, 2018-07-12 13:35

cleveland.com

Northeast Ohio senators introduce bill to legalize sports betting
cleveland.com
... go to a county fund; 34 percent go to a school fund; 5 percent goes to cities that host the casinos and the remaining goes to the Ohio Casino Control Commission, the Ohio Racing Commission, law enforcement training and problem gambling and ...

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Draft rules would allow up to 3000 horse-race gambling machines in Virginia - The Breeze

Thu, 2018-07-12 10:01

The Breeze

Draft rules would allow up to 3000 horse-race gambling machines in Virginia
The Breeze
The regulations also state that Colonial Downs, which has not yet received a new license from the racing commission, must file an annual report detailing its efforts to identify compulsive gamblers and direct them to resources to prevent gambling ...

Lib-Dems seek action to tackle gambling addiction - Oldham Chronicle

Thu, 2018-07-12 02:05

Oldham Chronicle

Lib-Dems seek action to tackle gambling addiction
Oldham Chronicle
The Oldham Liberal Democrat Group is sponsoring a motion at tonight's (Thursday) rearranged full meeting of Oldham Council, seeking local action and more money from central Government to tackle the problem of underage gambling. The proposer of the ...

Gambling addict jailed for 'intensive stealing' from employer Bupa - The Age

Wed, 2018-07-11 22:48

The Age

Gambling addict jailed for 'intensive stealing' from employer Bupa
The Age
A former insurance worker who defrauded health giant Bupa Australia of nearly $120,000 to fund his gambling at Melbourne's Crown Casino has been jailed for almost six months. Geoffrey Lay, 28, pleaded guilty to three counts each of obtaining and trying ...

Priest Goes to Rehab After Gambling Away More Than $1 Million Including Loans from Parishioners - Newsweek

Wed, 2018-07-11 12:36

Newsweek

Priest Goes to Rehab After Gambling Away More Than $1 Million Including Loans from Parishioners
Newsweek
Although church authorities were long aware of the former priest's gambling problem, they did not warn parishioners about the issue. Instead, the diocese offered him help to address the addiction before it got out of hand. Swiss media have reported ...

Priest Goes to Rehab After Gambling Away More Than $1 Million Including Loans from Parishioners - Newsweek

Wed, 2018-07-11 12:36

Newsweek

Priest Goes to Rehab After Gambling Away More Than $1 Million Including Loans from Parishioners
Newsweek
Although church authorities were long aware of the former priest's gambling problem, they did not warn parishioners about the issue. Instead, the diocese offered him help to address the addiction before it got out of hand. Swiss media have reported ...

Home and Away spoilers: Willow descends into gambling addiction – and gets violent with Jasmine - Metro

Wed, 2018-07-11 10:00

Metro

Home and Away spoilers: Willow descends into gambling addiction – and gets violent with Jasmine
Metro
Willow has only just started settling into a new chapter of her life in Home and Away, but it looks as if there's trouble on the horizon. Things are strained between Willow and her ex Justin, especially after he discovered that she only broke up with ...

WHO classifies compulsive sexual behavior as mental health condition - CNN

Tue, 2018-07-10 15:59

CNN

WHO classifies compulsive sexual behavior as mental health condition
CNN
Like with gambling addiction, Fong said, some experts have questioned whether compulsive sexual activity can be an addiction, since there is no substance like a drug or alcohol being abused, but some of the science is starting to suggest that this ...

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Mobile phones could make sports betting more accessible — and addictive - Marketplace.org

Tue, 2018-07-10 08:23

Marketplace.org

Mobile phones could make sports betting more accessible — and addictive
Marketplace.org
A survey by the Problem Gambling Network of Ohio estimates that roughly 1-in-4 adults who gamble are at risk for sports betting addiction. Brian Borcziak, 35, who describes himself as a “recovering” problem gambler, was one such person. At his home in ...

How gambling addict conquered the pull of the pokies | Northern Star - Northern Star

Tue, 2018-07-10 08:07

Northern Star

How gambling addict conquered the pull of the pokies | Northern Star
Northern Star
IT WAS the "instant relief", the "escape" of the flashing lights which kept Michael coming back to the pokies again and again. A few years ago he thought he had ...

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Japan to begin work on gambling addiction measure - World Casino Directory

Tue, 2018-07-10 06:33

World Casino Directory

Japan to begin work on gambling addiction measure
World Casino Directory
Japan prepares to begin work on the Basic Bill on Gambling Addiction Countermeasures to ready itself for the leaglazation of integrated resorts in the country.
Japan's IR Bill is yet again delayed - Gambling InsiderGambling Insider - In-depth Analysis for the Gaming Industry

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Japan approves gambling addiction bill, starts discussion on IR bill - European Gaming Industry News (press release) (blog)

Tue, 2018-07-10 04:09

European Gaming Industry News (press release) (blog)

Japan approves gambling addiction bill, starts discussion on IR bill
European Gaming Industry News (press release) (blog)
Japan's Upper House has passed the Basic Bill on Gambling Addiction Counter measures, which is seen as the first step for the subsequent passing of the Integrated Resort (IR) Implementation Bill. The IR bill will pave the way for casinos to operate in ...

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IR bill in Japan under final deliberations - CalvinAyre.com

Mon, 2018-07-09 20:01

CalvinAyre.com

IR bill in Japan under final deliberations
CalvinAyre.com
The Basic Bill on Gambling Addiction Countermeasures was accepted by lawmakers, and paves the way for the final arguments over the IRIB. The bill passed by a vote of 183-46 last Friday with strong support from the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, as ...
Japan mudslides could risk slippage of casino billGGRAsia

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A Scottish Hospital Now Offers Rehab for Cryptocurrency Addiction - CoinCentral

Mon, 2018-07-09 12:10

Crypto Daily (press release)

A Scottish Hospital Now Offers Rehab for Cryptocurrency Addiction
CoinCentral
Castle Craig Hospital, which has provided gambling, drug, and alcohol rehab for thirty years, has decided to accommodate cryptocurrency addiction into its gambling program. Now, those struggling with cryptocurrency trading or market obsession can seek ...
Find Out If You're Addicted To Crypto Investment, HereCrypto Daily (press release)
This Scottish Hospital Has A Questionnaire To Gauge Crypto (BTC, ETH, XRP) Trading AddictionEthereum World News (blog)

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Is Online Gambling Supporting Our Economy or Deepening America's Gambling Addiction? - The Boca Raton Tribune

Mon, 2018-07-09 08:51

Is Online Gambling Supporting Our Economy or Deepening America's Gambling Addiction?
The Boca Raton Tribune
Since their introduction to the online space in the mid-90s, online casinos have only been growing. Although land casinos are still undisputed champions of the gambling industry, online casinos have been spreading like wildfire in recent years ...

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Starling and Monzo block betting transactions for gambling addicts ... - This is Money

Mon, 2018-07-09 06:38

This is Money

Starling and Monzo block betting transactions for gambling addicts ...
This is Money
Monzo and Starling have handed those trying to get back on track what could be a lifeline - the option to automatically block payments to betting shops and ...

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Gambling Legality Around the World, Check Out Where You Can and Can't Gamble - SpaceCoastDaily.com

Sun, 2018-07-08 22:00

SpaceCoastDaily.com

Gambling Legality Around the World, Check Out Where You Can and Can't Gamble
SpaceCoastDaily.com
Cambodia – One of the reasons that this country has such a strict policy when it comes to gambling is because they have had many problems with it in the past. Gambling addiction has plagued citizens of Cambodia, so they do not take gambling lightly.

Japan passes gambling addiction bill, begins IR bill deliberations - Inside Asian Gaming

Sun, 2018-07-08 15:42

GGRAsia

Japan passes gambling addiction bill, begins IR bill deliberations
Inside Asian Gaming
Japan's Upper House has voted into law the Basic Bill on Gambling Addiction Countermeasures, paving the way for final deliberations on the long-awaited IR ...
GGRAsia – Japan to form bet addiction policy after framework passedGGRAsia

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“Obsessed and Unable to Work” – Cryptocurrency Addiction Facility Releases Questionnaire - CCN

Sat, 2018-07-07 09:40

CCN

“Obsessed and Unable to Work” – Cryptocurrency Addiction Facility Releases Questionnaire
CCN
Burn went on to point out that gambling addiction is believed to produce the highest amount of suicides out of any form of addiction, and encouraged traders to remain vigilant about their own habits and those of their loved ones. Castle Craig has a ...