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Compulsive gambler sues BC Lottery Corp. - CANOE

Wed, 2018-03-21 18:18

CANOE

Compulsive gambler sues BC Lottery Corp.
CANOE
A gambling addict who says he blew $550,000 in disability payments on online lottery games is suing B.C. lottery officials for allegedly failing to intervene and help him. A gambling addict who says he blew $550,000 in disability payments on online ...

Compulsive gambler who blew $550000 disability payment sues BC Lottery Corp. - Vancouver Sun

Wed, 2018-03-21 17:57

Vancouver Sun

Compulsive gambler who blew $550000 disability payment sues BC Lottery Corp.
Vancouver Sun
A gambling addict who says he blew $550,000 in disability payments on online lottery games is suing the B.C. Lottery Corp. for allegedly failing to intervene and help him. Tyler Hatch says despite being enrolled several times in a B.C. Lottery Corp ...

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Government plans to make maximum stake £30 reduce gambling ... - Express.co.uk

Wed, 2018-03-21 02:30

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Government plans to make maximum stake £30 reduce gambling ...
Express.co.uk
FIXED odds betting terminals are a mug's game. I fail to see any possible enjoyment in playing them. But then I never understood my mates shelling endless coins into the one-armed bandits down the pub in my younger days either.
Expert Explains How to Fix Britain's Gambling ProblemSputnik International

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'A vicious circle I couldn't break': the software helping tackle online betting - The Guardian

Wed, 2018-03-21 01:02

The Guardian

'A vicious circle I couldn't break': the software helping tackle online betting
The Guardian
“I self-excluded from the major online casinos but there was always a new company I could open with and some of them don't make it easy to self-exclude,” says Michael, a bricklayer from Glasgow, who started betting on football and greyhounds when he ...

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Expert Explains How to Fix Britain's Gambling Problem - Sputnik International

Tue, 2018-03-20 20:03

Sputnik International

Expert Explains How to Fix Britain's Gambling Problem
Sputnik International
I'm not convinced that that is actually correct, because before we had FOBT's, which is only really since 2007, betting shops were doing quite well, so there is really no argument to be made that putting these high stakes machines in is what has ...
Opinion split in Wigan on fixed odds betting terminals proposalWigan Today
Defy gambling industry and limit stakes to $3, bishop urges UK governmentEcumenical News

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My 3000 calorie-a-day addiction to energy drinks rules my life - BBC - BBC News

Tue, 2018-03-20 10:22

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My 3000 calorie-a-day addiction to energy drinks rules my life - BBC
BBC News
A woman who drinks 30 cans a day says her addiction to energy drinks is worse than gambling. Emma Forrest consumes 3,000 calories a day - that is 200 teaspoons of sugar - and says she would rather lose her relationship with her twin sister than give up ...

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St. Charles will continue to allow video gambling - Kane County Chronicle

Tue, 2018-03-20 08:42

Kane County Chronicle

St. Charles will continue to allow video gambling
Kane County Chronicle
The vote mirrored a preliminary one aldermen took on the issue during the March 5 Government Operations Committee meeting. The three aldermen opposed to continuing video gambling were Maureen Lewis, 5th Ward; Rita Payleitner, 2nd Ward; and Ronald ...

Irish National Lottery's Growth Raises Gambling Addiction Concerns - Casino Guardian

Tue, 2018-03-20 01:30

Casino Guardian

Irish National Lottery's Growth Raises Gambling Addiction Concerns
Casino Guardian
Over 50 new outlets have been opened on a monthly basis over the past three years by the Irish National Lottery's private operators. The massive surge of such outlets, however, has raised some concerns related to possible increase of problem gambling ...
Oklahoma Bills Allowing Roulette, Craps Move Forward Despite ...GamblingCompliance

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Gambling addiction a challenge to combat - Minot Daily News

Tue, 2018-03-20 00:30

Gambling addiction a challenge to combat
Minot Daily News
LSSND runs Gamblers Choice, the only accredited counseling program for problem gambling in North Dakota. Minot Daily News' senior staff writer wrote a comprehensive piece on the challenge of gambling addiction and LSSND's efforts to address the ...

Gambling nearly took my life: betting terminals should have a £2 maximum stake - The Guardian

Mon, 2018-03-19 08:47

The Guardian

Gambling nearly took my life: betting terminals should have a £2 maximum stake
The Guardian
The only logic to legalising something highly addictive is that it would regulate its consumption to limit the harm to the user. So given we know that drug addiction is neurologically similar to gambling addiction, and that some gambling products are ...
Gambling watchdog 'betrays addicts' as it backs down on £2 limit for slotsThe Sun
Betting machine wagers 'should be cut to £30 or less'BBC News
Review of gaming machines and social responsibility measures - Gambling CommissionGambling Commission
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Darren Adam's Analogy For Explaining Gambling Addiction - LBC

Mon, 2018-03-19 06:02

LBC

Darren Adam's Analogy For Explaining Gambling Addiction
LBC
... a risk that if they can bet smaller amounts they will actually spend longer playing and will engage in riskier behaviours." But a growing number of MPs are supporting a £2 maximum. Carolyn Harris, MP for Swansea East, said: "They are responsible ...

Help awaits when gambling becomes problem | News, Sports, Jobs ... - Minot Daily News

Sat, 2018-03-17 23:05

Minot Daily News

Help awaits when gambling becomes problem | News, Sports, Jobs ...
Minot Daily News
Calls to a national hotline for problem gambling spike by 30 percent in March – a month when an estimated $10 billion in bets are placed, according to the National Council on Problem Gambling. With the March Madness craze, the month can be a difficult ...

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State campaign fights gambling addiction - Cedar County Republican

Sat, 2018-03-17 07:07

State campaign fights gambling addiction
Cedar County Republican
The Missouri Alliance to Curb Problem Gambling once again is supporting a nationwide initiative aimed at increasing awareness of the silent addiction. National Problem Gambling Awareness Month is an initiative created by the National Council on Problem ...

Province balancing business, addiction in handling of gambling - CTV News

Fri, 2018-03-16 18:09

CTV News

Province balancing business, addiction in handling of gambling
CTV News
The province must walk a fine line between business and addiction when it comes to gambling. While it's good news from a business perspective that government-run casinos are filled with people, it might not be ideal when considering gambling's ...

Prosecutor's Aide Says She Gambled With DA's Campaign Funds - U.S. News & World Report

Fri, 2018-03-16 17:52

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Prosecutor's Aide Says She Gambled With DA's Campaign Funds
U.S. News & World Report
He said he used his "discretion" as the victim in declining to pursue charges. "She's been the best employee I've ever had in 37 years, times 10," he said. "If I could have a hundred Audries, I would love to have a hundred Audries." Wolfson discovered ...
DA Wolfson faces challenger after campaign theft scandal – Las ...Las Vegas Review-Journal
Prosecutor's aide says she gambled with DA's campaign funds | The ...Kansas City Star
'Sin City Justice' DA Steve Wolfson Quizzed Over Hushed Up EmbezzlementCasino.Org News

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Trump aide out for gambling: how problem betting can ruin a career - New York Daily News

Fri, 2018-03-16 14:25

New York Daily News

Trump aide out for gambling: how problem betting can ruin a career
New York Daily News
Although not illegal, McEntee's gambling was the cause of concern among White House personnel that he could become a target for blackmail, according to the Washington Post — a legitimate worry considering problem gamblers can often face psychological ...
Trump decides to remove national security adviser, and others may followWashington Post

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Footballer's Lives with Michael Ruddy: 'I've had a gambling addiction, depression and suicidal thoughts but I'm now ... - Belfast Telegraph

Fri, 2018-03-16 07:17

Belfast Telegraph

Footballer's Lives with Michael Ruddy: 'I've had a gambling addiction, depression and suicidal thoughts but I'm now ...
Belfast Telegraph
My addiction was the roulette machine in betting shops and online gambling. It reaches the point where the numbers don't mean anything and you're not thinking about money. I started football betting when I was 17 and then moved onto the roulette ...

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NCAA betting can be trigger for those addicted to gambling - Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3

Fri, 2018-03-16 04:13

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NCAA betting can be trigger for those addicted to gambling
Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3
MADISON, Wis. - NCAA tournament play is underway, and even though sports gambling isn't legal, millions of Americans routinely bet money on college basketball games this time of year. But as basketball fans fill out their brackets and flock to bars ...

Oklahoma Gambling Bill Raises Addiction Concerns - News On 6

Thu, 2018-03-15 21:07

News On 6

Oklahoma Gambling Bill Raises Addiction Concerns
News On 6
A bill that would make table games in Oklahoma casinos more modern is rolling forward but some are saying 'no dice'. The bill doesn't change which games can be played in casinos, just how they're played. Right now, you can only gamble with playing ...
Oklahoma senate passes bill to expand gambling laws - KXII.comKXII-TV
Gambling Bill Sparks Debate In State Senatenews9.com KWTV
Senate OKs bill to allow casinos to use ball, dice despite concerns over gambling addictionsTulsa World

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Gambling addiction among military draws attention - Delaware State News

Thu, 2018-03-15 20:25

Delaware State News

Gambling addiction among military draws attention
Delaware State News
Jeff Wasserman, the judicial outreach and development director for the Delaware Council on Gambling Problems, wants to make some noise of his own and put a spotlight on the military and problem gambling. That's why he served as the program chair for ...