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Counselors Warn March is a Dangerous Month for Gambling - FOX 21 Online

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-03-23 16:54

FOX 21 Online

Counselors Warn March is a Dangerous Month for Gambling
FOX 21 Online
Counselors say offering someone a five dollar bet seems harmless, but it can be devastating for some. March is Gambling Awareness Month. Counselors say many things can be considered gambling. Free help is offered in Duluth. The Center for Drug and ...

Millwall's Harry Smith takes break to deal with depression, gambling issues - ESPN FC

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-03-23 15:01

ESPN FC

Millwall's Harry Smith takes break to deal with depression, gambling issues
ESPN FC
Millwall's Harry Smith has announced he is taking time away from football to deal with depression and a gambling addiction. The 22-year-old forward has been dealing with a knee injury since returning from a loan spell at Swindon in December. "Millwall ...

Millwall's Harry Smith takes break to deal with depression and gambling problem - Eurosport.com

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-03-23 14:56

Eurosport.com

Millwall's Harry Smith takes break to deal with depression and gambling problem
Eurosport.com
A club statement on Friday read: “Millwall Football Club can confirm that its player, Harry Smith, is receiving help in relation to mental health and addiction issues. “As has been the case throughout, the club will continue to offer Harry its absolute ...
Millwall forward Harry Smith announces he is taking a break from football to deal with depression and gambling ...Daily Mail

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I stole €1.75m from An Post to fuel a gambling addiction - Irish Times

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-03-23 00:04

Irish Times

I stole €1.75m from An Post to fuel a gambling addiction
Irish Times
On December 18th, 2012, I was sentenced to four years in prison, with one suspended for a crime I committed. I stole €1.75 million from An Post, and I used this money to fuel a gambling addiction that I had developed over a 10-year period. I deserved ...

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Have the conversation: Campaign raises awareness about problem gambling - WABI

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-03-22 17:05

WABI

Have the conversation: Campaign raises awareness about problem gambling
WABI
In its 14th year, the goal of Problem Gambling Awareness Month is to raise awareness, reduce the stigma, and make available prevention, treatment and recovery services. Scott Gagnon of the Educational Institute of Maine says more often than not, there ...

North-east gambling addict's partner calls for total ban on 'crack cocaine' roulette machines - Aberdeen Evening Express

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-03-22 08:57

Aberdeen Evening Express

North-east gambling addict's partner calls for total ban on 'crack cocaine' roulette machines
Aberdeen Evening Express
The partner of a man who took his own life after losing money at an Aberdeen casino said he would still be here if “crack cocaine” roulette machines were banned. Wendy Bendel, 42, of Inverurie, was left heartbroken in May 2014 when her partner Lee ...

Commonwealth Bank offered credit card increases to problem gambler - The Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-03-22 02:02

The Guardian

Commonwealth Bank offered credit card increases to problem gambler
The Guardian
The Commonwealth Bank has admitted to offering repeated credit card limit increases to a customer who was begging them to stop because he had a gambling addiction and a $30,000 debt. Michael Harris, a qualified roof tiler, broke down in tears on ...
Tradie admitted his gambling problem to Commonwealth Bank and received credit card limit increase9news.com.au
'I tried to reach out for help': CBA gave a problem gambler more debtThe Sydney Morning Herald
David Harris, 30, began gambling with money from his Commonwealth Bank credit card three years agoDaily Mail
ABC Online -Daily Telegraph
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If we expand gambling in London, will we also see more gambling addiction? - CBC.ca

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-03-22 02:01

CBC.ca

If we expand gambling in London, will we also see more gambling addiction?
CBC.ca
Most people in treatment for gambling addiction are there because they have problems with slot machines, not table games, said Turner. But, this could simply be because there are far fewer table games than slot machines in the province. Those who do ...

Compulsive gambler sues BC Lottery Corp. - CANOE

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-03-21 18:18

CANOE

Compulsive gambler sues BC Lottery Corp.
CANOE
A gambling addict who says he blew $550,000 in disability payments on online lottery games is suing B.C. lottery officials for allegedly failing to intervene and help him. A gambling addict who says he blew $550,000 in disability payments on online ...

Compulsive gambler who blew $550000 disability payment sues BC Lottery Corp. - Vancouver Sun

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-03-21 17:57

Vancouver Sun

Compulsive gambler who blew $550000 disability payment sues BC Lottery Corp.
Vancouver Sun
A gambling addict who says he blew $550,000 in disability payments on online lottery games is suing the B.C. Lottery Corp. for allegedly failing to intervene and help him. Tyler Hatch says despite being enrolled several times in a B.C. Lottery Corp ...

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Government plans to make maximum stake £30 reduce gambling ... - Express.co.uk

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-03-21 02:30

Express.co.uk

Government plans to make maximum stake £30 reduce gambling ...
Express.co.uk
FIXED odds betting terminals are a mug's game. I fail to see any possible enjoyment in playing them. But then I never understood my mates shelling endless coins into the one-armed bandits down the pub in my younger days either.
Expert Explains How to Fix Britain's Gambling ProblemSputnik International

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'A vicious circle I couldn't break': the software helping tackle online betting - The Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-03-21 01:02

The Guardian

'A vicious circle I couldn't break': the software helping tackle online betting
The Guardian
“I self-excluded from the major online casinos but there was always a new company I could open with and some of them don't make it easy to self-exclude,” says Michael, a bricklayer from Glasgow, who started betting on football and greyhounds when he ...

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Expert Explains How to Fix Britain's Gambling Problem - Sputnik International

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-03-20 20:03

Sputnik International

Expert Explains How to Fix Britain's Gambling Problem
Sputnik International
I'm not convinced that that is actually correct, because before we had FOBT's, which is only really since 2007, betting shops were doing quite well, so there is really no argument to be made that putting these high stakes machines in is what has ...
Opinion split in Wigan on fixed odds betting terminals proposalWigan Today
Defy gambling industry and limit stakes to $3, bishop urges UK governmentEcumenical News

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My 3000 calorie-a-day addiction to energy drinks rules my life - BBC - BBC News

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-03-20 10:22

BBC News

My 3000 calorie-a-day addiction to energy drinks rules my life - BBC
BBC News
A woman who drinks 30 cans a day says her addiction to energy drinks is worse than gambling. Emma Forrest consumes 3,000 calories a day - that is 200 teaspoons of sugar - and says she would rather lose her relationship with her twin sister than give up ...

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St. Charles will continue to allow video gambling - Kane County Chronicle

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-03-20 08:42

Kane County Chronicle

St. Charles will continue to allow video gambling
Kane County Chronicle
The vote mirrored a preliminary one aldermen took on the issue during the March 5 Government Operations Committee meeting. The three aldermen opposed to continuing video gambling were Maureen Lewis, 5th Ward; Rita Payleitner, 2nd Ward; and Ronald ...

Irish National Lottery's Growth Raises Gambling Addiction Concerns - Casino Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-03-20 01:30

Casino Guardian

Irish National Lottery's Growth Raises Gambling Addiction Concerns
Casino Guardian
Over 50 new outlets have been opened on a monthly basis over the past three years by the Irish National Lottery's private operators. The massive surge of such outlets, however, has raised some concerns related to possible increase of problem gambling ...
Oklahoma Bills Allowing Roulette, Craps Move Forward Despite ...GamblingCompliance

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Gambling addiction a challenge to combat - Minot Daily News

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-03-20 00:30

Gambling addiction a challenge to combat
Minot Daily News
LSSND runs Gamblers Choice, the only accredited counseling program for problem gambling in North Dakota. Minot Daily News' senior staff writer wrote a comprehensive piece on the challenge of gambling addiction and LSSND's efforts to address the ...

Gambling nearly took my life: betting terminals should have a £2 maximum stake - The Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-03-19 08:47

The Guardian

Gambling nearly took my life: betting terminals should have a £2 maximum stake
The Guardian
The only logic to legalising something highly addictive is that it would regulate its consumption to limit the harm to the user. So given we know that drug addiction is neurologically similar to gambling addiction, and that some gambling products are ...
Gambling watchdog 'betrays addicts' as it backs down on £2 limit for slotsThe Sun
Betting machine wagers 'should be cut to £30 or less'BBC News
Review of gaming machines and social responsibility measures - Gambling CommissionGambling Commission
Sky News
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Darren Adam's Analogy For Explaining Gambling Addiction - LBC

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-03-19 06:02

LBC

Darren Adam's Analogy For Explaining Gambling Addiction
LBC
... a risk that if they can bet smaller amounts they will actually spend longer playing and will engage in riskier behaviours." But a growing number of MPs are supporting a £2 maximum. Carolyn Harris, MP for Swansea East, said: "They are responsible ...