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Walkout Day 5: OEA calls for veto of hotel/motel tax repeal, vote on capital gains tax exemption - Tulsa World

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-04-06 17:58

Tulsa World

Walkout Day 5: OEA calls for veto of hotel/motel tax repeal, vote on capital gains tax exemption
Tulsa World
Josh Brecheen, R-Coalgate, to gut the measure and insert language reducing incentives given to the wind industry failed. The bill passed by a vote of 42-2 and heads to the governor's desk. The Senate also sent Fallin a measure to expand casino gambling ...
Senate Sends Governor Sales Tax, Ball and Dice, Lodging Tax BillsPublic Radio Tulsa

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Charity's treasurer stole £62000 to fund gambling - The Times

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-04-06 17:06

The Times

Charity's treasurer stole £62000 to fund gambling
The Times
The treasurer of a children's book charity has been jailed for embezzling £62,000 to fund a gambling addiction. Karen McCormack, 49, took the money from the South Glasgow Childcare Partnership Forum on 65 different occasions over 14 months when she was ...

JAILED: Accountant David Singer with drug and gambling addiction ... - Bradford Telegraph and Argus

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-04-06 09:01

Bradford Telegraph and Argus

JAILED: Accountant David Singer with drug and gambling addiction ...
Bradford Telegraph and Argus
AN accountant with a cocaine and gambling addiction stole more than £42000 from an Ilkley travel firm.

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Legalization of casino operations causes hard-to-remove side effects - The Japan News

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-04-06 04:44

Legalization of casino operations causes hard-to-remove side effects
The Japan News
The fee has been raised significantly from the level proposed by the government to put more focus on measures against gambling addiction. It was agreed to limit the number of casino visits to no more than three times a week with a maximum of 10 visits ...

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Among company's Tangipahoa Parish casino goals: Recapture gamblers headed to Mississippi - The Advocate

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-04-05 18:47

The Advocate

Among company's Tangipahoa Parish casino goals: Recapture gamblers headed to Mississippi
The Advocate
Pam Deters, a doctor in the parish, said she is in favor of the project, but she wants to know how the casino would address behavioral health issues, such as gambling addiction. Don Marshall, the constable for Ward 8, the area including the casino ...

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Woman embezzled more than £100000 from Glasgow care home - BBC News

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-04-05 08:12

BBC News

Woman embezzled more than £100000 from Glasgow care home
BBC News
Harveys Healthcare is a care home company who look after elderly residents, mostly for Dumfries and Galloway Council, and at the time had around 40 residents. Gambling addict McGartland, of Ibrox, Glasgow, was an accounts clerk for them for 13 months ...

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RCCC students use creativity to raise awareness for gambling ... - Salisbury Post

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-04-04 22:09

Salisbury Post

RCCC students use creativity to raise awareness for gambling ...
Salisbury Post
Rowan-Cabarrus Community College SALISBURY — Rowan-Cabarrus Community College students recently won a local and statewide marketing and design competition to increase awareness about gambling addiction. Thanks to a N.C. Problem Gambling Program grant ...

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National lottery profits surge as good causes garner less – MPs report - The Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-04-04 17:01

The Guardian

National lottery profits surge as good causes garner less – MPs report
The Guardian
The PAC has made a series of recommendations, including that the Gambling Commission take steps to seek “a fair return” for good causes, and that the next national lottery licence is sufficiently flexible to guarantee this. It has also urged Camelot to ...

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Letter: Stop gambling addiction – put up more signs - The Suburban Times

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-04-04 14:16

The Suburban Times

Letter: Stop gambling addiction – put up more signs
The Suburban Times
Yeah, that'll work. A card room employee at Tukwila's Macau Casino must not have read the signs. Or her boss. Or the people whose pockets were picked. Clean. And then some. The employee was arrested recently after “preying on people with gambling ...

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Move to legalize sports betting is afoot at the Legislature - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-04-04 09:14

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Move to legalize sports betting is afoot at the Legislature
Minneapolis Star Tribune
"I won't submit a sports gambling bill the tribal casinos are opposed to," Garofalo said. "Nonnegotiable." The effort is certain to face resistance from anti-gambling activists concerned with the potential for gambling addiction and underage play ...

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Online gambling opponents in US put the squeeze on advertising - CalvinAyre.com

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-04-04 04:48

CalvinAyre.com

Online gambling opponents in US put the squeeze on advertising
CalvinAyre.com
Online gambling opponents in US put the squeeze on advertising Current and former lawmakers are pressuring both U.S. Congress and the U.S. Department of Justice to make changes regarding online gambling advertising. Former Sen. Blanche Lincoln, a ...

Japan casino bill agreed, free entrance for foreign visitors - The Mainichi

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-04-03 18:00

The Mainichi

Japan casino bill agreed, free entrance for foreign visitors
The Mainichi
In the meantime, a doctor dealing with patients with a gambling addiction said some studies suggest that the number of people suffering from pathological gambling increased in areas where casinos were built overseas. "(Allowing casino gambling) comes ...
Panel OK's ¥6000 casino entrance feeThe Japan News
Japan panel approves casino entrance feeThe Business Times

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Shop manager stole almost £60000 to fund his gambling addiction - WalesOnline

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-04-03 10:06

WalesOnline

Shop manager stole almost £60000 to fund his gambling addiction
WalesOnline
The manager of a buy-and-sell store conned his branch out of nearly £60,000 by issuing false loans and cashing fictitious cheques to fund his gambling addiction. Scott Kean, 29, who was working as the manager of Cash Generator in Bridgend, “diverted ...

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Liquor & Lotteries quietly cuts $1M gambling research program ... - CBC.ca

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-04-03 03:10

CBC.ca

Liquor & Lotteries quietly cuts $1M gambling research program ...
CBC.ca
Last year, more than $2.1 million of the $12-million social responsibility budget didn't get used. Part of that is an annual million-dollar program that used to allocate money for research. It was quietly phased out in January.

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Rose Pak Community Fund Awards $25K Grant To Fight Gambling Addiction - Hoodline

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-04-02 20:19

Hoodline

Rose Pak Community Fund Awards $25K Grant To Fight Gambling Addiction
Hoodline
The Rose Pak Community Fund (RPCF) has announced a $25,000 grant award to NICOS Chinese Health Coalition for outreach initiatives aimed at curbing problem gambling in San Francisco's Chinese community. NICOS is a "public-private-community partnership ...

Internet gambling opponents are zeroing in on the industry's ads to try and shut it down - Business Insider

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-04-02 16:39

Business Insider

Internet gambling opponents are zeroing in on the industry's ads to try and shut it down
Business Insider
Online-gambling opponents say they've spotted ads promoting online betting on children's game sites and alongside articles about gambling addiction. They're trying to use this to convince Congress and the Justice Department to reverse a 2011 decision ...

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Rowan-Cabarrus students win NC Problem Gambling competition - Independent Tribune

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-04-02 08:59

Rowan-Cabarrus students win NC Problem Gambling competition
Independent Tribune
Problem Gambling Awareness Month aims to raise awareness of problem gambling, an addiction faced by North Carolinians every day. The National Council on Problem Gambling report one percent of U.S. adults meet the criteria for pathological gambling, and ...

Gambling prevention group seeks to expand services in SF's Chinese community - San Francisco Examiner

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-03-31 02:01

San Francisco Examiner

Gambling prevention group seeks to expand services in SF's Chinese community
San Francisco Examiner
When Michael Liao began an internship focused on gambling prevention with The City's NICOS Chinese Health Coalition in 2005, he was unaware that some 6,500 miles away, his stepfather was struggling with a crippling gambling addiction in his home ...

A worker at Tukwila's Macau Casino arrested for loansharking ... - The News Tribune

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-03-30 12:28

The News Tribune

A worker at Tukwila's Macau Casino arrested for loansharking ...
The News Tribune
A couple suspected of providing $300000 in loans to people with gambling problems at Tukwila's Macau Casino and then threatening them in order to collect the debt have been arrested according to the Washington State Gambling Commission.

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Desire, competition, or addiction - why do we buy loot boxes? - PCGamesN

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-03-30 08:00

PCGamesN

Desire, competition, or addiction - why do we buy loot boxes?
PCGamesN
A common question surrounding loot boxes is whether or not they constitute gambling. In short, it is complicated. In many cases, the answer depends on the game in question, the prizes up for grabs, and even the person you speak to. But whatever your ...