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Welsh football icon John Hartson reveals the depths of the gambling addiction that nearly cost him everything - WalesOnline

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-10-17 02:30

WalesOnline

Welsh football icon John Hartson reveals the depths of the gambling addiction that nearly cost him everything
WalesOnline
Former Wales international John Hartson has opened up on how his gambling addiction nearly ripped his family apart. In his latest column for the Daily Mail, the ex-Arsenal, West Ham and Celtic striker says betting companies were aware of his spiralling ...

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Royal Navy veteran who stole almost £50,000 to feed gambling ... - The News

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-10-16 09:10

The News

Royal Navy veteran who stole almost £50,000 to feed gambling ...
The News
A former serviceman who scammed a veterans' charity out of nearly £50000 to feed his gambling addiction has walked free from court.
Gillingham ex-navy man gambled veterans charity cash - BBC NewsBBC News

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Former Arsenal striker John Hartson admits gambling addiction almost cost him his marriage and children - The Sun

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-10-16 03:09

The Sun

Former Arsenal striker John Hartson admits gambling addiction almost cost him his marriage and children
The Sun
JOHN HARTSON has opened up on his gambling addiction and revealed it almost cost him his marriage and children. The former Arsenal striker and Wales hero was spoilt by betting companies and he ended up treating real cash like "Monopoly money".
John Hartson reveals gambling addiction almost cost him his marriage and childrenMirror.co.uk
Former Celtic star John Hartson reveals gambling addiction 'nearly cost him marriage and children'Scottish Daily Record

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Sweden, Netherlands Focus on Gambling Addiction As Legislation Nears - GamblingCompliance (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-10-16 02:13

Sweden, Netherlands Focus on Gambling Addiction As Legislation Nears
GamblingCompliance (blog)
Officials from Sweden and the Netherlands are focusing on gambling addiction prevention and research as online gambling licensing draws near for both countries. Svenska Spel's Independent Research Council is gearing up to support research in ...

Former gambling addict worries about casino trip - News - fosters ... - Foster's Daily Democrat

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2017-10-15 01:15

Former gambling addict worries about casino trip - News - fosters ...
Foster's Daily Democrat
Dear Jerry: My girlfriend and I thought your lottery column (“Ask Jerry,” June 25, 2017) was a great idea. In fact, we have not missed an “Ask Jerry” since that ...

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'My husband, the gambling addict' | The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper - Trinidad Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-10-14 19:54

Trinidad Guardian

'My husband, the gambling addict' | The Trinidad Guardian Newspaper
Trinidad Guardian
Mary and John have been married for 19 years and have two teenage daughters together. Mary, who says she still loves John, however, is now in the process of ...

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Gambling addiction: Enter the 'zone' where winning is a distraction ... - ABC Online

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-10-13 13:12

Gambling addiction: Enter the 'zone' where winning is a distraction ...
ABC Online
Gambling is addictive because it pushes all the right psychological buttons. Here's how the hard-wired allure of "the zone" works.

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Gambling addiction, like the Las Vegas killer's, often leads to suicide - Knoxville News Sentinel

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-10-13 11:13

Knoxville News Sentinel

Gambling addiction, like the Las Vegas killer's, often leads to suicide
Knoxville News Sentinel
Pathological (sometimes called compulsive or problem) gambling is an addiction. At the time of the mass killing, I believe that the killer may have descended to the very depths of that addiction. The gambler's “high” comes from his brain's endogenous ...

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Researchers Bid To Solve Japan's Gambling Addiction Riddle - GamblingCompliance

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-10-13 01:56

Researchers Bid To Solve Japan's Gambling Addiction Riddle
GamblingCompliance
A survey conducted by a new advocacy group in Tokyo has found that 400,000 Japanese pachinko players likely suffered from gambling addiction during the past year, the latest effort by researchers to gauge levels of problem gambling before casinos are ...

Dover hearing raises questions, concerns about Keno - Foster's Daily Democrat

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-10-12 15:49

Foster's Daily Democrat

Dover hearing raises questions, concerns about Keno
Foster's Daily Democrat
McIntyre said that while one percent of Keno revenue set aside for gambling addiction feels like a small amount, it's not.” He based on state estimates, about the game will raise $500,000 for addiction help. In general, he said one to two percent of ...

DAVID WOODS COLUMN: Tony Kelly 'snubbed' by the game as he tackles gambling addiction - Daily Star

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-10-12 15:30

Daily Star

DAVID WOODS COLUMN: Tony Kelly 'snubbed' by the game as he tackles gambling addiction
Daily Star
“Here you have an organisation [the PFA] who are up and running and you have an ex-footballer who has been through the nightmare of gambling addiction. “You have supported his book, you know his story so why not use this player to go into clubs?

The ESRB Is Wrong About Loot Boxes And Gambling - Forbes

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-10-12 05:00

Forbes

The ESRB Is Wrong About Loot Boxes And Gambling
Forbes
Enthoven points to the Chinese response to loot boxes, in which the Chinese government pointed to studies that show addiction patterns in children similar to what we see with gambling addicts. The Chinese government has come out with new regulations ...
The Origin of Loot Boxes and why They are a Form of GamblingGamasutra (blog)
Loot crates don't class as gambling to video game rating boardsKitGuru
Loot Boxes Are Not Gambling According to the ESRBmxdwn.com
Hi-tech Beacon -Kotaku -Eurogamer -Wccftech
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Opinion: Gambling addiction will not go away - New Zealand Herald

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-10-11 13:45

Mirror.co.uk

Opinion: Gambling addiction will not go away
New Zealand Herald
These are also the same areas of the brain which are stimulated by drug addiction. Statistics show that fewer than 10 per cent of people with a gambling problem seek professional help, while 25 per cent say part of the reason they don't look for help ...
Gambling firms must clean up their act or face new laws - Tom ...Mirror.co.uk
How to tackle problem gambling - The ConversationThe Conversation UK

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How addiction brought a world of secrets, pain and destruction into our lives - Belfast Telegraph

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-10-11 03:02

Belfast Telegraph

How addiction brought a world of secrets, pain and destruction into our lives
Belfast Telegraph
Northern Ireland footballer Kyle Lafferty recently admitted that his gambling got out of control and nearly cost him his career. Here, Karen Ireland talks to three people whose lives have been devastated by a dangerous habit.

Las Vegas shooter gambled all night and slept all day - New York Post

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-10-09 08:25

New York Post

Las Vegas shooter gambled all night and slept all day
New York Post
Las Vegas killer Stephen Paddock once described himself as the “biggest video poker player in the world” — claiming he bet as much as $1 million a night, according to a report. The glimpse into Paddock's gambling addiction came during a Oct. 29, 2013, ...
Exclusive: Vegas killer described his unusual habits in 2013 testimonyCNN
Vegas Shooter Stephen Paddock Lived Like a Vampire: 'I Don't Do Sun'NBCNews.com
Las Vegas shooter admitted gambling $1 million a NIGHT, taking Valium for anxiety and having a doctor on retainer in ...Daily Mail
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Gambling remains a hidden addiction because 'healthcare staff lack training' - The Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-10-09 05:01

The Guardian

Gambling remains a hidden addiction because 'healthcare staff lack training'
The Guardian
Gambling is often described as a hidden addiction. Yet there are an estimated 400,000 problem gamblers in the UK. Dr Henrietta Bowden-Jones, consultant psychiatrist at the National Problem Gambling Clinic – the only one of its kind in the UK – says ...

Gambling firms targeting children are just as wicked as drug pushers, writes DOMINIC LAWSON - Daily Mail

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2017-10-08 18:13

Daily Mail

Gambling firms targeting children are just as wicked as drug pushers, writes DOMINIC LAWSON
Daily Mail
For gambling can become a much more insidious form of addiction than any other. When someone is addicted to drink, his or her behaviour (and even appearance) makes it pretty clear there is a problem. That makes it easier — although still horrendously ...

Could gambling addiction have played a role in shooting? | The ... - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-10-07 14:18

The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Could gambling addiction have played a role in shooting? | The ...
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
A gambling addiction may have contributed to the motives of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock, John Lovern of Arroyo Grande suggests.
Was Stephen Paddock a compulsive gambler ? - ExpertClickNewsReleaseWire.com (press release)

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