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Amid casino expansion, New York state spends more money to fight gambling addiction - NewYorkUpstate.com

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-05-17 09:15

NewYorkUpstate.com

Amid casino expansion, New York state spends more money to fight gambling addiction
NewYorkUpstate.com
ALBANY, NY -- With new casinos operating across Upstate New York and the prospect of sports betting becoming legal soon, New York state this week announced new spending to curb gambling addiction. The state's Office of Alcoholism and Substance ...

Changes to fixed-odds betting terminals will not apply in NI - BBC News

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-05-17 05:56

BBC News

Changes to fixed-odds betting terminals will not apply in NI
BBC News
A former GAA star who had a gambling addiction has said it is "unbelievable" that changes concerning fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs) will not apply in Northern Ireland. Oisin McConville described the machines as the "crack cocaine" of the gambling ...
"Addiction will always be the monkey on my shoulder" admits former GAA star Oisín McConvilleLeitrim Observer

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'Treat Me Like Fire's Stacy Martin, Tahar Rahim & Marie Monge On High-Stakes Addiction Thriller – Cannes Studio - Deadline

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-05-17 03:37

Deadline

'Treat Me Like Fire's Stacy Martin, Tahar Rahim & Marie Monge On High-Stakes Addiction Thriller – Cannes Studio
Deadline
I sort of focused on that more so than the gambling addiction, because that was something that he brought in.” To portray Abel, Rahim visited the gambling circles that are making a resurgence in Paris. “I've been really impressed in a way to see how in ...

Britain cuts top stake on gambling machines on addiction fears - Reuters

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-05-17 00:39

Reuters

Britain cuts top stake on gambling machines on addiction fears
Reuters
The opposition Labour Party's deputy leader Tom Watson said on his Facebook page: “This announcement signals the end of the reign of destruction and misery that FOBTs have brought on the lives of gambling addicts and their families and communities for ...
Gambling addict lost £3500 in 39 minutes on fixed-odds betting terminalsBT.com

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Legal Sports Betting is About to Sweep the Nation. Services for Gambling Addicts Probably Won't. - The Pew Charitable Trusts (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-05-16 23:15

The Pew Charitable Trusts (blog)

Legal Sports Betting is About to Sweep the Nation. Services for Gambling Addicts Probably Won't.
The Pew Charitable Trusts (blog)
The federal government mostly leaves gambling regulation, and gambling addiction programs, up to the states. Only 17 states pay for one or more full-time staff positions to help problem gamblers, according to a 2016 survey of problem gambling services ...

Gambling addiction line preps for West Virginia sports betting - Parkersburg News

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-05-16 22:20

TheFix.com

Gambling addiction line preps for West Virginia sports betting
Parkersburg News
The Problem Gamblers Help Network of West Virginia, the group that operates the 1-800-GAMBLER helpline, says it is fully prepared to offer treatment to anyone who calls the helpline asking for help with a sports betting addiction. The bill that passed ...
Experts Worry That Legalized Sports Betting Will Create More AddictionTheFix.com
Possible Legalization of Sports Betting Brings Warning of Gambling Addiction RiskKOAM-TV
Sports betting is inevitable, so Iowa must revitalize gambling treatment programDesMoinesRegister.com
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Prospect of legal sports betting could lead to showdown in Ohio - WLWT Cincinnati

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-05-16 16:54

WLWT Cincinnati

Prospect of legal sports betting could lead to showdown in Ohio
WLWT Cincinnati
Whatever the sports betting landscape ends up looking like in Ohio, Katie Shaw, who treats gambling addicts at the Center for Addiction Treatment, wants to remind everyone of the damage gambling can do. "I work with a lot of outpatient gambling clients ...

Possible Legalization of Sports Betting Brings Warning of Gambling Addiction Risk - KOAM-TV

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-05-16 16:52

KOAM-TV

Possible Legalization of Sports Betting Brings Warning of Gambling Addiction Risk
KOAM-TV
Mark McDonald, a Joplin area counselor, said problem gambling is already here but most addicts are underground. He says gambling addicts have the highest rate of suicide attempts of compulsive behaviors because it can be so financially damaging to a ...

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Our Opinion: Court triggers a perilous gambling gold rush - Berkshire Eagle

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-05-16 15:05

Philly.com

Our Opinion: Court triggers a perilous gambling gold rush
Berkshire Eagle
Gambling addiction can ruin the lives of individuals, families and entire communities as bettors lose caution and good judgment in the relentless search for the big win. It is a regressive activity, in that it inordinately affects the poor who have ...
Supreme Court ruling on sports betting is a loser | EditorialPhilly.com
Sciria: Possibility of sports betting in New York changes everythingAuburn Citizen
With PASPA Reversed, Attention Turns to Potential Federal Involvement in Sports BettingTheLines.com
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County, Senecas eye sports gambling take - Salamanca Press

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-05-16 14:31

Salamanca Press

County, Senecas eye sports gambling take
Salamanca Press
Haberer said the Senecas, too, will be looking to cash in on this latest gambling opportunity to compliment their casinos and hotels. Haberer said legislators should consider setting some of the tax revenue aside to address gambling addiction. There ...

Daines joins forces with Democrat Warren to introduce legislation to help gambling addiction in military - KTVH

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-05-16 12:13

KTVH

Daines joins forces with Democrat Warren to introduce legislation to help gambling addiction in military
KTVH
WASHINGTON D.C. – Montana Republican Sen. Steve Daines is reaching across the aisle to Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts to introduce a bill to address gambling addiction among service members. The Gambling Addiction ...

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

Gambling Addiction - 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

Gambling Addiction - 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

Gambling Addiction - 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

Gambling Addiction - 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

Gambling Addiction - 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

Gambling Addiction - 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

Gambling Addiction - 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

Gambling Addiction - 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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