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Local addiction counselor warns about gambling addiction ahead o - WQOW TV: Eau Claire, WI NEWS18 News ... - WQOW TV News 18

Fri, 2017-02-03 17:41

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Local addiction counselor warns about gambling addiction ahead o - WQOW TV: Eau Claire, WI NEWS18 News ...
WQOW TV News 18
From the multi-million dollar ads, to the beer and pizza at your own party, a lot of money is expected to be spent over the Super Bowl weekend. Last year Super Bowl spending topped $15.5 billion, according to the National Retail Federation. Of course ...

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More resources needed for problem gambling | The Daily Gazette - The Daily Gazette

Fri, 2017-02-03 13:44

The Daily Gazette

More resources needed for problem gambling | The Daily Gazette
The Daily Gazette
To hear problem gambling experts tell it, something akin to a hurricane is descending upon the Capital Region this week. "We will be extending our clinic hours ...
Three California Casinos Awarded Annual Responsible Gaming ...PR Web (press release)

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Alberta researchers studying drug to treat gambling addiction | CTV ... - CTV News

Fri, 2017-02-03 07:42

Alberta researchers studying drug to treat gambling addiction | CTV ...
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Researchers in Alberta are testing a drug used to treat alcoholics and opioid addicts in the hopes it can help curb the urge to gamble.

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Gambling: The Good, The Bad And The Crazy - Casino.Org News (blog)

Fri, 2017-02-03 07:16

Casino.Org News (blog)

Gambling: The Good, The Bad And The Crazy
Casino.Org News (blog)
One of the biggest criticisms of legalised gambling is that it has a negative influence on the economy. Critics say this is because individuals could become addicted and run up large debts. That would mean they had less money to spend on consumer goods ...

University of Lethbridge drug study attempts to alleviate problem gambling - CTV News

Thu, 2017-02-02 23:00

University of Lethbridge drug study attempts to alleviate problem gambling
CTV News
The impact of gambling addiction plagues those who suffer from the affliction as well as their loved ones. Studies have determined problem gambling is the result of an addiction as strong as a dependency on alcohol or other drugs and chemical changes ...

'I lost everything' - Cardiff woman warns of gambling dangers - ITV News

Thu, 2017-02-02 01:01

ITV News

'I lost everything' - Cardiff woman warns of gambling dangers
ITV News
My gambling addiction has led to me losing everything. I'm now homeless and in debt. Getting arrested was quite an extreme way for people to find out I had a serious gambling problem. It's now out in the open and I'm determined to do what I can to stop ...

Am I Really Addicted to Facebook? - WSJ - Wall Street Journal

Wed, 2017-02-01 11:02

Wall Street Journal

Am I Really Addicted to Facebook? - WSJ
Wall Street Journal
Too many of us know the “Ahhh” satisfaction of a phone filled with likes, hearts and retweets. Also the “Awww” disappointment when nobody responds. Research ...

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'You can't hear your heart' - KNPR

Wed, 2017-02-01 07:09

KNPR

'You can't hear your heart'
KNPR
Gambling addiction is a public health issue, affecting not only the individuals who suffer from it directly, but also their families, friends, coworkers, and businesses,” says one of the researchers, Desert Research Institute archaeologist Ted ...

Lake-Geauga Recovery Centers participating in responsible gambling campaign - News-Herald.com

Tue, 2017-01-31 11:06

Lake-Geauga Recovery Centers participating in responsible gambling campaign
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“Like alcohol and drug addiction, gambling addiction is an illness that has a profound effect on both the individual and their loved ones,” a statement from Lake-Geauga Recovery Centers read. “However, gambling addiction can be a more hidden disorder, ...

Father-of-three hanged himself after battling a gambling addiction ... - Watford Observer

Tue, 2017-01-31 04:44

Watford Observer

Father-of-three hanged himself after battling a gambling addiction ...
Watford Observer
A dog walker noticed Mr McEwen at around 6am but thought he was unloading rubbish from his van. He became concerned when he walked past again, ...

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The REAL Jeremy Kyle Show: Gambling addiction. An ex-wife who wed a stranger. Now's he's dating his children's ... - Daily Mail

Tue, 2017-01-31 01:31

The REAL Jeremy Kyle Show: Gambling addiction. An ex-wife who wed a stranger. Now's he's dating his children's ...
Daily Mail
Before he found fame on television, Jeremy Kyle was a recruitment consultant — but with a serious gambling addiction like many of those unfortunates he castigates on his show. Jeremy met his first wife, Kirsty, in 1988 when he joined the Bristol ...

Ex-manager of Olympian Greg Rutherford admits defrauding athlete to fund gambling addiction - Telegraph.co.uk

Mon, 2017-01-30 19:41

Telegraph.co.uk

Ex-manager of Olympian Greg Rutherford admits defrauding athlete to fund gambling addiction
Telegraph.co.uk
The former manager of Olympic gold medallist Greg Rutherford has admitted fleecing the long jumper out of more than £48,000 to fund his gambling addiction. Gaby Stone, 34, pocketed sponsorship and appearance fees from the London 2012 hero and ...

Foxwoods didn't stop gambling addict who asked to be banned — until he won - The Boston Globe

Mon, 2017-01-30 15:40

The Boston Globe

Foxwoods didn't stop gambling addict who asked to be banned — until he won
The Boston Globe
MASHANTUCKET, Conn. — On the edge of a vast casino, David Schreiber played video poker at a frenetic pace — fast enough to place almost 50 bets a minute. Beat, pause, beat-beat, pause. Over and over again. An admitted compulsive gambler, ...

Father-of-three hung himself after battle with gambling addiction - Watford Observer

Mon, 2017-01-30 11:00

Watford Observer

Father-of-three hung himself after battle with gambling addiction
Watford Observer
He had been on a number of gambling sites in the days that led up to his death and had texted his boss asking him to pay his car loan. In a message addressed to his wife and children, he apologised for never having money and for being a gambler.

Father-of-three hung himself after battle with gambling addiction ... - St Albans & Harpenden Review

Mon, 2017-01-30 11:00

St Albans & Harpenden Review

Father-of-three hung himself after battle with gambling addiction ...
St Albans & Harpenden Review
A dog walker noticed Mr McEwan at around 6am but thought he was unloading rubbish from his van. He became concerned when he walked past again, ...

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Towns Must Weigh Gambling's Consequences - Hartford Courant - Hartford Courant

Sat, 2017-01-28 05:02

Hartford Courant

Towns Must Weigh Gambling's Consequences - Hartford Courant
Hartford Courant
Legislation submitted by Connecticut state Rep. Scott Storms, R-Windsor Locks, would properly require towns considering a casino built by the Mashantucket ...

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Combating Behavioural Addiction - Times Square Chronicles (press release) (registration)

Thu, 2017-01-26 15:45

Times Square Chronicles (press release) (registration)

Combating Behavioural Addiction
Times Square Chronicles (press release) (registration)
In the case of behavioural addiction a person spends a lot of time and money on something that impacts the person's life adversely. Some of the common behavioural addictions are gambling addiction, shopping addiction, hoarding addiction, kleptomania etc.

'Gambling took over my life:' 66-year-old woman sentenced to work ... - PennLive.com

Thu, 2017-01-26 15:26

PennLive.com

'Gambling took over my life:' 66-year-old woman sentenced to work ...
PennLive.com
Diane Fabian sobbed and trembled Thursday afternoon as she told a Dauphin County judge how a gambling addiction led her to steal $535,000 from two ...

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