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Sports betting training in works for counselors with Problem Gamblers Help Network of West Virginia - West Virginia MetroNews

Wed, 2018-05-16 09:24

Sports betting training in works for counselors with Problem Gamblers Help Network of West Virginia
West Virginia MetroNews
Currently, Moran said, most people seeking assistance because of a gambling addiction through the Problem Gamblers Help Network are playing slot machines or video poker usually as a form of escape from depression, anxiety or other issues. For people ...

NY to invest $1.4M to fight gambling addiction - Long Island Business News

Wed, 2018-05-16 07:48

Long Island Business News

NY to invest $1.4M to fight gambling addiction
Long Island Business News
New York state is investing $1.4 million in efforts to fight gambling addiction. The state's Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services announced Tuesday that the funding will go toward campaigns to spread awareness of the signs of problem ...

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Sapakoff: Vetting SC sports betting, extra cash for South Carolina and Clemson football - Charleston Post Courier

Wed, 2018-05-16 05:37

Charleston Post Courier

Sapakoff: Vetting SC sports betting, extra cash for South Carolina and Clemson football
Charleston Post Courier
But 5-1 odds say legal sports gambling — eventually including college athletics — is coming to the Palmetto State, even if a pending South Carolina bill has little chance of passing in its present form. The Supreme Court's decision Monday that erases ...

NY to invest $1.4M in efforts to fight gambling addiction - WRGB

Wed, 2018-05-16 02:23

WRGB

NY to invest $1.4M in efforts to fight gambling addiction
WRGB
Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul, a Democrat, says the funding is intended to help the state strike a balance between offering more gambling options and ensuring there are resources available to help those struggling with addiction or at risk of developing a problem.

Gambling addiction a major concern in sports betting debate - 10TV

Wed, 2018-05-16 00:50

10TV

Gambling addiction a major concern in sports betting debate
10TV
Now that the Supreme Court has given states the go-ahead to allow gambling on sports nationwide, Ohio legislators are faced with deciding how to move forward with local legislation. "There are a tremendous amount of options," said Senator Bill Coley ...
Sports betting ruling will lead to costly rise in gambling addiction, experts warnUSA TODAY
Critics fear surge in gambling addiction after court rulingNew York Post
Gambling addiction could spike with more sports bettingKOB
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FF12 HIGH STAKES: What illegal gambling machines look like in Kansas - KWCH

Tue, 2018-05-15 21:10

KWCH

FF12 HIGH STAKES: What illegal gambling machines look like in Kansas
KWCH
Stephenie Roberts is a gambling addiction counselor in Wichita. She said the business owners are making significant amounts of money on these machines. Typically, there's a vendor that puts the machines in and gets a cut of the profits. The business ...

Problem gambling programs get funding boost - The Daily Gazette

Tue, 2018-05-15 19:48

The Daily Gazette

Problem gambling programs get funding boost
The Daily Gazette
Kathy Hochul, who said problem gambling was a “serious problem” in the state. “With this annual commitment in state funding, we are working to ensure a balance between new gaming options and an increase in education about addiction,” Hochul said in a ...

Daines joins forces with Democrat Warren to introduce legislatio ... - KTVQ Billings News

Tue, 2018-05-15 18:56

KTVQ Billings News

Daines joins forces with Democrat Warren to introduce legislatio ...
KTVQ Billings News
WASHINGTON D.C. - Montana Republican Senator Steve Daines is reaching across the aisle Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren, introducing a bill to ...
Daines and Warrne sponsor gambling bill - KXLO Radiokxlo-klcm

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Gambling addiction could spike with more sports betting - KOB

Tue, 2018-05-15 18:27

KOB

Gambling addiction could spike with more sports betting
KOB
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – A landmark ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court could soon change gambling in New Mexico. In a 6-3 vote, the high court on Monday struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, a decades-old federal law ...
Sports betting ruling will lead to costly rise in gambling addiction, experts warnUSA TODAY
Critics fear surge in gambling addiction after court rulingNew York Post
Legal sports gambling a cause of concern for addiction recovery expert8News
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Bohls: Crazy to think Texas will approve gambling? Don't bet against it - MyStatesman.com

Tue, 2018-05-15 18:14

MyStatesman.com

Bohls: Crazy to think Texas will approve gambling? Don't bet against it
MyStatesman.com
Even give a portion of the revenue to gambling addiction treatment. According to the American Gaming Association, Americans illegally wager about $150 billion on sports every year. There should be a national regulatory agency to oversee gambling for a ...

Michigan Faces Decision on Sports Betting - 9&10 News

Tue, 2018-05-15 16:10

9&10 News

Michigan Faces Decision on Sports Betting
9&10 News
But Otteman says there's another side states must look at, including gambling addiction and the influence betting can have on sports. “I think the integrity of sports is something we always want to keep in mind. We watch games in our country because we ...

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Who needs to beat the traffic? The end of the game just got so much more exciting - USA TODAY

Tue, 2018-05-15 15:48

USA TODAY

Who needs to beat the traffic? The end of the game just got so much more exciting
USA TODAY
Thousands of fans may have action riding on what were once the final, meaningless seconds or innings of a game. Betting on sports isn't new, but legally betting on sports outside of Nevada is. Gamblers are celebrating. Gambling addiction experts are ...

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Jerry Sullivan: Sports gambling is legal, but trust me, it's still addictive - Buffalo News

Tue, 2018-05-15 14:26

Buffalo News

Jerry Sullivan: Sports gambling is legal, but trust me, it's still addictive
Buffalo News
Possenti said she was happy to get a phone call about gambling addiction. The state has cut off all the program's funds for prevention, which has made it harder to get the message out. Maybe they don't have anything left after funding those splashy ...
What to Expect in a World Where States Can Legalize Sports BettingSports Illustrated
Why Legalizing Sports Gambling Nationwide Is The Last Thing Black America NeedsNews One

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Caesars in 'best' position for sports betting, able to set up 'very quickly': CEO - CNBC

Tue, 2018-05-15 13:59

CNBC

Caesars in 'best' position for sports betting, able to set up 'very quickly': CEO
CNBC
Caesars Entertainment is in the "best" position to take advantage of legal sports betting, its CEO Mark Frissora told CNBC on Tuesday. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that states can legalize sports betting, breaking up Nevada's monopoly on the ...

With the passing of legalized sports gambling let the hypocrisy reign - Hustle Belt (blog)

Tue, 2018-05-15 10:03

Hustle Belt (blog)

With the passing of legalized sports gambling let the hypocrisy reign
Hustle Belt (blog)
I'm not one to argue the potential for problems with gambling. People struggle with gambling addiction and it ruins more lives than it saves, I'm sure. But doesn't alcohol? How about tobacco? So coming from a governor that runs a state known for ...

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The Supreme Court says states can allow sports betting. Will Virginia get in on the action? - Roanoke Times

Tue, 2018-05-15 06:33

Roanoke Times

The Supreme Court says states can allow sports betting. Will Virginia get in on the action?
Roanoke Times
... distance learning at Virginia Commonwealth University's Center for Sport Leadership, said sports betting is “certainly a possibility” for Virginia, one that will force lawmakers to weigh the prospect of new revenue against the social costs of ...

Is Sports Betting Inevitable In New York State? - WSKG.org

Tue, 2018-05-15 05:07

WSKG.org

Is Sports Betting Inevitable In New York State?
WSKG.org
Professionals who work with problem gamblers also fear the addition of sports betting will lead to an increase in gambling addiction, especially in a market where the community passionately rallies around its pro sports teams. Matthew Jost, a licensed ...

3 To Do: Jazz, gambling and an addiction - Marco News

Tue, 2018-05-15 03:11

Marco News

3 To Do: Jazz, gambling and an addiction
Marco News
The Marco Island Center for the Arts presents saxophonist and composer Alex Weitz and his jazz ensemble for the first time on Marco Island. More: WOW To Do List: Ready, Set, Wear It! Life jacket event. The concert will take place from 5:30 until 7 p.m ...

Sport gambling in Nebraska not a sure bet - KETV.com - KETV Omaha

Mon, 2018-05-14 22:08

KETV Omaha

Sport gambling in Nebraska not a sure bet - KETV.com
KETV Omaha
Gov: "Sports betting is still illegal here in Nebraska and we have not plans to change that"

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NYS would have to change laws for WNY to have sports betting ... - WKBW-TV

Mon, 2018-05-14 21:37

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NYS would have to change laws for WNY to have sports betting ...
WKBW-TV
BATAVIA, N.Y (WKBW) - The U.S Supreme Court ruled it's up to states if they want sports betting to be legal. “We've been doing some homework on this over the ...
The Daily News | Downs wants to serve as sports gambling hubThe Daily News Online

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