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Maryhaven program extends its reach - ThisWeekNews

Wed, 2017-01-11 14:51

Maryhaven program extends its reach
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In central Ohio, Maryhaven is known for helping clients who are struggling with mental-health conditions or who are addicted to drugs or alcohol. But as an increasing number of local families deal with gambling addiction, Maryhaven leaders are hoping ...

Postman stole cash from greetings cards after 'gambling addiction on fruit machines got out of control' - Gazette Live

Wed, 2017-01-11 10:05

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Postman stole cash from greetings cards after 'gambling addiction on fruit machines got out of control'
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Postman stole cash from greetings cards after 'gambling addiction on fruit machines got out of control'. Michael Peter Molloy was appearing in court for sentencing after he admitted three theft charges. Share; Comments. ByBethany Lodge. 16:03, 11 JAN ...

Sheridan Smith to play cleaner with gambling addiction in new ITV drama Clean Break - What's On TV

Wed, 2017-01-11 07:11

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Sheridan Smith to play cleaner with gambling addiction in new ITV drama Clean Break
What's On TV
Bafta winner Sheridan Smith will play a cleaner with an online gambling addiction who gets access to illegal trading information in new ITV drama Clean Break. The six-part series will focus on the culture clash of cleaners on zero hours contracts and ...
Sheridan Smith to star as cleaner caught up in insider tradingBelfast Telegraph
ITV commissions new series, Clean Break, starring Sheridan SmithITV News
Sheridan Smith to star in new ITV series about insider tradingRadio Times

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Govt to submit bill on gambling addiction - The Japan News - The Japan News

Mon, 2017-01-09 06:09

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Govt to submit bill on gambling addiction - The Japan News
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TOKYO (Jiji Press) — The government is considering submitting a bill to the Diet early this year to introduce a basic law on gambling addiction prevention, ...
Japanese Lawmakers Look to Curb Future Problem Gambling IssuesCasino News Daily

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More help for gambling addiction coming | WBFO - WBFO

Mon, 2017-01-09 05:21

More help for gambling addiction coming | WBFO
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Albany is apparently seeing a growing problem with gambling addiction and is allowing the state's public addiction treatment centers to provide more beds for ...

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With casino bill's passage, administration may submit gambling ... - The Japan Times

Mon, 2017-01-09 01:09

The Japan Times

With casino bill's passage, administration may submit gambling ...
The Japan Times
The Abe government is considering submitting a bill to the Diet early this year that would create a basic law on preventing gambling addiction.
Govt to submit bill on gambling addiction - The Japan NewsThe Japan News

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New study takes a closer look at the biology of gambling addiction - Addiction Now

Sat, 2017-01-07 11:55

Addiction Now

New study takes a closer look at the biology of gambling addiction
Addiction Now
A new study published in the journal Translational Psychiatry showed that cravings related to gambling addiction stimulate the same pathways in the brain as addiction to drugs and alcohol. Researchers from the University of British Columbia and the ...

Recovering Gambling Addict Pleased with Certification of VLT Class Action - VOCM

Sat, 2017-01-07 04:34

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Recovering Gambling Addict Pleased with Certification of VLT Class Action
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Shaun Bown of Benton says he lost close to $100,000 dollars through his VLT addiction and would like to see them banned. He says he will never forget his worst day as a compulsive gambler. On that day he lost an entire income tax refund cheque, worth ...

As state promotes more gambling, it OKs six centers for gambling addiction - Buffalo News

Fri, 2017-01-06 12:32

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As state promotes more gambling, it OKs six centers for gambling addiction
Buffalo News
ALBANY – As the state continues to promote and expand gambling, the Cuomo administration is making it easier for gambling addicts to get inpatient treatment care. Six addiction treatment centers have been given approval to provide inpatient services ...
Gambling Addiction Now Being Treated At NY State CentersWAMC
NY treatment centers now offering in-patient services for gambling addictsAuburn Citizen (blog)
NYS OASAS announces expansion of services for New Yorkers ...Niagara Frontier Publications
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Fantasy leagues can be gateway to gambling addiction - AZFamily

Fri, 2017-01-06 09:25

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Fantasy leagues can be gateway to gambling addiction
AZFamily
According to the National Council on Problem Gambling, approximately 6 million American adults are addicted to gambling. Another study published in Addiction Behavior, by Ryan J. Martin and Sarah Nelson, found a correlation between college students ...

Gambling addiction now being treated at state centers - Albany Times Union

Fri, 2017-01-06 06:37

Gambling addiction now being treated at state centers
Albany Times Union
ALBANY (AP) — Problem gamblers in New York can now receive in-patient care at six state-run addiction treatment centers. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday that the treatment centers have been granted waivers allowing them to admit people with problem ...

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'Gambling addiction is disease, but curable' - The Japan News - The Japan News

Fri, 2017-01-06 06:27

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'Gambling addiction is disease, but curable' - The Japan News
The Japan News
Gambling addiction (see below) is a disease,” said Noriko Tanaka, president of an organization engaged in education activities concerning gambling addiction, ...

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'Gambling addiction is disease, but curable' - The Japan News - The Japan News

Fri, 2017-01-06 06:27

The Japan News

'Gambling addiction is disease, but curable' - The Japan News
The Japan News
Gambling addiction (see below) is a disease,” said Noriko Tanaka, president of an organization engaged in education activities concerning gambling addiction, ...

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NY problem gamblers can get care at state treatment centers - Clay Center Dispatch

Thu, 2017-01-05 23:46

NY problem gamblers can get care at state treatment centers
Clay Center Dispatch
"As part of New York's smart gaming policy, we are committed to making sure that individuals who need help with gambling addiction have access to services in their own communities," said state Gaming Commission Executive Director Robert Williams.

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Fantasy leagues can be a gateway to a gambling addiction ... - Cronkite News

Thu, 2017-01-05 15:16

Fantasy leagues can be a gateway to a gambling addiction ...
Cronkite News
Researchers have found a correlation between college student participation in fantasy leagues and gambling-related problems later in life.

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Penarth taxi driver Christopher Owen who fleeced Dilys Jones' is ... - Daily Mail

Thu, 2017-01-05 11:11

Daily Mail

Penarth taxi driver Christopher Owen who fleeced Dilys Jones' is ...
Daily Mail
Dilys Jones, 62, relied on Christopher Owen, from Penarth, Wales, to ferry her around to shops and hospital for years from her home. But the driver, 48, emptied ...

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New research advances understanding of gambling addiction - Gaming Intelligence

Thu, 2017-01-05 04:58

Gaming Intelligence

New research advances understanding of gambling addiction
Gaming Intelligence
"This work provides vital clues into the biology of gambling addiction, which is still largely unknown," said Dr Henrietta Bowden-Jones, co-author from the Department of Medicine at Imperial, and director of the National Problem Gambling Clinic at ...

Big Data In Gaming: How A 360-Degree View Of Customers Helps Spot Gambling Addiction - Forbes

Thu, 2017-01-05 01:05

Forbes

Big Data In Gaming: How A 360-Degree View Of Customers Helps Spot Gambling Addiction
Forbes
One of the leading money gaming companies in Europe is using big data analytics to create a 360-degree view of customers, which, among other things helps to identify those customers who show signs of gambling addiction. Veikkaus is the largest gaming ...

Yukon woman owes $1.1M in unpaid taxes, claims gambling ... - CBC - CBC.ca

Wed, 2017-01-04 14:41

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Yukon woman owes $1.1M in unpaid taxes, claims gambling ... - CBC
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A Yukon woman who lived an "extremely lavish lifestyle" while evading personal taxes has been ordered to pay off some of what she owes and seek counseling ...

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Gambling addiction triggers the same brain areas as drug and alcohol cravings - Imperial College London

Wed, 2017-01-04 11:46

Imperial College London

Gambling addiction triggers the same brain areas as drug and alcohol cravings
Imperial College London
Gambling addiction activates the same brain pathways as drug and alcohol cravings, suggests new research. The study, by international scientists including researchers from Imperial College London, suggests targeting these brain pathways may lead to ...