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Daily lottery play linked to gambling addiction, study finds - The ... - The Boston Globe

Thu, 2017-03-30 10:49

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Daily lottery play linked to gambling addiction, study finds - The ...
The Boston Globe
People with a gambling problem are most likely to play the lottery each day and have a greater portion of friends and family who gamble themselves, a study has ...

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Single machine blamed for 96% of gambling addicts' major losses - News Shopper

Thu, 2017-03-30 05:09

Single machine blamed for 96% of gambling addicts' major losses
News Shopper
“As the Gambling Commission's figures show, the vast majority of everyday punters who are making major losses are doing so at these addictive betting shop machines at higher stakes. “They endanger consumers, foster a culture of violence and aggression, ...

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'More powers needed to tackle high number of bookmakers in Gloucester' - Gloucestershire Live

Thu, 2017-03-30 02:55

Gloucestershire Live

'More powers needed to tackle high number of bookmakers in Gloucester'
Gloucestershire Live
The Government will be asked to grant more powers to tackle gambling addiction in Gloucester. Gloucester City Council is calling for the extra powers to tackle the high number of betting shops in the area. The council will write to MP Richard Graham ...

Japan Looks to Curb $200 Billion Spent on Pachinko Gambling - Bloomberg

Wed, 2017-03-29 22:45

Bloomberg

Japan Looks to Curb $200 Billion Spent on Pachinko Gambling
Bloomberg
As Japan prepares for its first Las Vegas-style casino resorts, the government is considering restrictions on existing gambling establishments, including pachinko parlors and race tracks, in a bid to tackle addiction. The legalization of casinos in ...

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Video gambling proposal aims to strike balance for bars and casinos ... - LancasterOnline

Tue, 2017-03-28 05:04

LancasterOnline

Video gambling proposal aims to strike balance for bars and casinos ...
LancasterOnline
Video gambling machines in bars, restaurants, veterans' social clubs and other establishments could add as much as $400 million to the state's coffers, ...
Effort to legalize video gaming in bars is back with broader support ...PennLive.com

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Lawmakers want bars to have legal video gambling terminals - Allentown Morning Call

Mon, 2017-03-27 19:20

Allentown Morning Call

Lawmakers want bars to have legal video gambling terminals
Allentown Morning Call
Another piece of it would go to municipalities and $2.5 million would be set aside for gambling addiction programs. The bill is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Tavern Association, a lobbying group. But the bill's passage is no sure bet, even though it ...

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New Tool To Combat Gambling Addiction - 1340 WJOL

Mon, 2017-03-27 08:49

1340 WJOL

New Tool To Combat Gambling Addiction
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In this Nov. 10, 2014 photo, Michael Vena, owner of Arabian Knights Farms and Training Center, along with his dog Valor, shows off the farm's gaming room in Willowbrook, Ill. Since Illinois legalized video gambling, the terminals have been showing up ...

Gambling hotline: Problem bigger than it looks - Huntington Herald Dispatch

Sun, 2017-03-26 22:03

Gambling hotline: Problem bigger than it looks
Huntington Herald Dispatch
Callers to 1-800-GAMBLER speak with a helpline counselor based in Charleston, and they are referred to one of the network's 50 plus specially trained gambling addiction counselors and/or a support group. They receive a free two-hour consultation.

Lawmaker-sponsored bill on gambling addiction mulled - The Japan News

Sat, 2017-03-25 04:51

The Japan News

Lawmaker-sponsored bill on gambling addiction mulled
The Japan News
The Yomiuri ShimbunThe ruling parties are planning to create a basic law that would oblige the government to take necessary measures to deal with gambling addictions. The move comes in response to criticism that addiction measures in pachinko parlors ...

Lewis's tragic story highlights the danger of online betting as well as ... - Belfast Telegraph

Sat, 2017-03-25 04:38

Belfast Telegraph

Lewis's tragic story highlights the danger of online betting as well as ...
Belfast Telegraph
Tune into any sporting event on your television and sooner or later an advertisement for a betting company will be screened. Quite naturally these will make ...

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Expert To Speak On Gambling Addiction & Faith - Bernews.com ... - Bernews

Fri, 2017-03-24 09:48

Bernews

Expert To Speak On Gambling Addiction & Faith - Bernews.com ...
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Deborah Haskins Gambling may be an “exciting form of entertainment, but it is not a sound financial strategy,” advises Dr Deborah Haskins, the Director of ...

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No spike in gambling addiction in PA region despite warnings - World Casino Directory

Thu, 2017-03-23 11:03

World Casino Directory

No spike in gambling addiction in PA region despite warnings
World Casino Directory
In spite of warnings almost 10 years ago that compulsive gambling would increase when Western Pennsylvania's first legal casino, The Meadows, opened, no ...
CCGP Reports Steady Gambling Addiction Rates in PennsylvaniaCasino Guardian

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State lawmakers are addicted to gambling revenue - Opinion ... - Citizens Voice

Thu, 2017-03-23 02:04

State lawmakers are addicted to gambling revenue - Opinion ...
Citizens Voice
Police blotter, marriage licenses, property transactions, divorces and child support in Luzerne County. (read more). The Editorial Board / Published: March 23, ...

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A bet with your life: Gambling addiction - Middletown Transcript

Wed, 2017-03-22 11:34

Middletown Transcript

A bet with your life: Gambling addiction
Middletown Transcript
A Wilmington man working as an administrator at the Delaware Council on Problem Gambling decided to share his story about the dark side of gambling addiction and how it nearly cost him everything. “For whatever reason, I just thought I was a defective ...
New gambling awareness campaign aims to reach college-age ...MinnPost (blog)
Problem Gambling Awareness, NCAA Tournament Share Calendar ...KNPR

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A bet with your life: Gambling addiction - News - Sussex Living ... - Sussex Countian

Wed, 2017-03-22 11:20

MinnPost (blog)

A bet with your life: Gambling addiction - News - Sussex Living ...
Sussex Countian
March is Gambling Awareness Month, which aims to educate people about the dangers of addictive play and that there's treatment for those in need.
New gambling awareness campaign aims to reach college-age ...MinnPost (blog)

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Despite Nearby Casinos, No Spike Seen in Compulsive Gambling - U.S. News & World Report

Wed, 2017-03-22 09:04

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Despite Nearby Casinos, No Spike Seen in Compulsive Gambling
U.S. News & World Report
The number of callers seeking help from the state compulsive gambling council's hotline dropped in 2016 from the year before. Individuals admitting their addiction keep adding themselves to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board's self-exclusion list ...
Pennsylvania's casinos failed to spike problem gambling activityCalvinAyre.com

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New gambling awareness campaign aims to reach college-age ... - MinnPost (blog)

Wed, 2017-03-22 07:15

MinnPost (blog)

New gambling awareness campaign aims to reach college-age ...
MinnPost (blog)
The Minnesota Department of Human Services launched Just Ask MN, a new public awareness campaign designed to reach the nearly 6 percent of college ...
Problem Gambling Awareness, NCAA Tournament Share Calendar ...KNPR

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Social agencies call for dedicated gambling addiction counsellor in Marlborough - Stuff.co.nz

Tue, 2017-03-21 23:34

Stuff.co.nz

Social agencies call for dedicated gambling addiction counsellor in Marlborough
Stuff.co.nz
But the only clinician specialising in gambling addiction in the top of the South is based in Nelson and unable to travel to Marlborough for face-to-face counselling. The ministry was to announce new funding contracts in June, but the announcement has ...

Explosion in number of gambling addicts who are becoming addicted on their mobile phones - Mirror.co.uk

Tue, 2017-03-21 15:00

Mirror.co.uk

Explosion in number of gambling addicts who are becoming addicted on their mobile phones
Mirror.co.uk
The National Centre for Problem Gambling last year provided therapy, financial advice and drugs to 762 people from across England and Wales. They even trialled naltrexone, a drug normally given to alcoholics and heroin addicts to stop feelings of well ...