Gambling Addiction


Delco man ordered to pay $11.5 million in mortgage fraud, gets 1 day of jail time - Philly.com

Thu, 2018-12-06 19:50
Delco man ordered to pay $11.5 million in mortgage fraud, gets 1 day of jail time  Philly.com

The former co-owner of a Delaware County mortgage company was sentenced Thursday to pay $11.5 million in restitution for his role in a massive fraud scheme ...

As The Details On Legalized Sports Betting Emerge, Competition Bursts Out Of The Gate - Colorado Public Radio

Thu, 2018-12-06 18:14
As The Details On Legalized Sports Betting Emerge, Competition Bursts Out Of The Gate  Colorado Public Radio

The Department of Revenue has faith that both casinos and racetracks can have a piece of the pie, but casinos believe they are the rightful home for sports ...

Liberals block PMO, Privy Council testimony to ethics committee in Grewal affair - iPolitics.ca

Thu, 2018-12-06 14:31
Liberals block PMO, Privy Council testimony to ethics committee in Grewal affair  iPolitics.ca

Senior staff in the Prime Minister's Office and the Clerk of the Privy Council will not be invited to appear before the House ethics committee to explain when they ...

Why sports betting adverts are dangerous and why everyone agrees they need to be curbed - BBC Sport

Thu, 2018-12-06 12:35
Why sports betting adverts are dangerous and why everyone agrees they need to be curbed  BBC Sport

New proposals will see a reduction in sports betting adverts on TV, but will it have any impact and why does it matter?

Survey: Virginia Voters Approve of Amazon Deal, Legalized Sports Betting and More - Tysons Reporter

Thu, 2018-12-06 11:00
Survey: Virginia Voters Approve of Amazon Deal, Legalized Sports Betting and More  Tysons Reporter

The following article excerpt is from our *content* sharing partner, FairfaxNews.com. Virginia voters are in a positive mood and are feeling good about Amazon ...

Christians welcome gambling companies' whistle-to-whistle ad ban - Premier

Thu, 2018-12-06 10:34
Christians welcome gambling companies' whistle-to-whistle ad ban  Premier

Gambling companies have agreed to no TV ads during live sports games.

Bad news for Ray Winstone’s massive disembodied head - The Guardian

Thu, 2018-12-06 09:54
Bad news for Ray Winstone’s massive disembodied head  The Guardian

In good news for those of us who prefer to watch football without being being urged to “'ave a bang on that” by some growling cockney before, during and after ...

USA Gymnastics files for bankruptcy after sex-abuse scandal - WRCB-TV

Thu, 2018-12-06 09:28
USA Gymnastics files for bankruptcy after sex-abuse scandal  WRCB-TV

USA Gymnastics files for bankruptcy in effort to reach settlements in sex-abuse lawsuits, delay decertification.

Video game addiction and “gaming disorder,” explained - Vox.com

Thu, 2018-12-06 09:00
Video game addiction and “gaming disorder,” explained  Vox.com

Video game addiction is increasingly recognized by major public health organizations. But not all experts are on-board.

How Casinos Use Rewards Programs to Track Everything You Do - Lifehacker

Thu, 2018-12-06 08:30
How Casinos Use Rewards Programs to Track Everything You Do  Lifehacker

Remember those scenes from 21, Ocean's Eleven, and any film about cheating at or stealing from a casino? The ones in which a security team is trying to track ...

Experts Say 'FIFA Addiction' Is A Genuine Thing - SPORTbible

Thu, 2018-12-06 07:55
Experts Say 'FIFA Addiction' Is A Genuine Thing  SPORTbible

If has also been suggested that 20 hours a week of gaming is qualified as an 'addiction'

Melco counts on Japan's immigration bill to meet casino plans - Nikkei Asian Review

Thu, 2018-12-06 07:39
Melco counts on Japan's immigration bill to meet casino plans  Nikkei Asian Review

TOKYO -- Hong Kong-based gaming and entertainment company Melco Resorts & Entertainment will bring in thousands of foreign workers to its&nbs.

Plan to help people stay off the streets - LeaderLive

Thu, 2018-12-06 07:24
Plan to help people stay off the streets  LeaderLive

THE introduction of Universal Credit has led to an increase in the levels of homelessness in Wrexham, it has been claimed.

Gambling agrees to football ad ban. It's a good bet that more restrictions will follow - The Independent

Thu, 2018-12-06 07:15
Gambling agrees to football ad ban. It's a good bet that more restrictions will follow  The Independent

It looks like there'll be no more Ray Winstone banging on about the odds available on the next goal scorer while you're watching football, before telling you he ...

Chairman Liu Lirong’s Latest Gambling Loss Could Cost Him His Company Gionee - MySmartPrice

Thu, 2018-12-06 06:17
Chairman Liu Lirong’s Latest Gambling Loss Could Cost Him His Company Gionee  MySmartPrice

Once a recognized player in China, Gionee is about to go bankrupt, thanks to the company's chairman who used the company's assets for personal reasons. By.

Now I’m beating my debt and gambling addiction, I can enjoy Christmas - The Guardian

Thu, 2018-12-06 05:00
Now I’m beating my debt and gambling addiction, I can enjoy Christmas  The Guardian

My extravagant present-buying was just a lie. Now I'm being honest with my family – and the payday lenders, says gambling campaigner Danny Cheetham.

UK Government Considers Restricting Gambling With Credit Cards - GamblingCompliance

Thu, 2018-12-06 02:57
UK Government Considers Restricting Gambling With Credit Cards  GamblingCompliance

The UK is considering whether to restrict gambling by credit cards, the new minister for sport and civil society said on Wednesday. “This is an area we are ...

No jail time for woman who defrauded senior of $56000 - StCatharinesStandard.ca

Thu, 2018-12-06 02:00
No jail time for woman who defrauded senior of $56000  StCatharinesStandard.ca

A Niagara woman who gambled away more than $56000 from the elderly mother of her former boyfriend has been banned from attending any casino in Ontario ...

COMMUNITY VOICES: The dark side of addiction - The Bakersfield Californian

Thu, 2018-12-06 02:00
COMMUNITY VOICES: The dark side of addiction  The Bakersfield Californian

Addiction is a condition in which a person engages in the use of a substance or in a behavior repeatedly regardless of severe consequences. Addiction may ...

Director Raz Shaw: 'Cancer drove me into theatre and still drives me today' - The Stage

Thu, 2018-12-06 01:00
Director Raz Shaw: 'Cancer drove me into theatre and still drives me today'  The Stage

For Raz Shaw, cancer proved a turning point in his life, prompting him to leave his job in telesales and gambling addiction behind and pursue a career in theatre ...