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Kieron Dyer reveals betting addiction while on England duty and how he won a fortune off South Korea beating Italy - The Sun

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-02-12 06:33

The Sun

Kieron Dyer reveals betting addiction while on England duty and how he won a fortune off South Korea beating Italy
The Sun
Kieron Dyer reveals betting addiction while on England duty and how he won a fortune off South Korea beating Italy. Ex-Newcastle and Ipswich man also admits how he worried the gambling culture would affect performances. Revealed. By John Hutchinson ...
Courageous Kieron Dyer reveals his heart-breaking secret after 28 years: 'The abuse was like a nightmare where I ...Daily Mail

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Over a fifth would support gambling tax to combat addiction - survey - BreakingNews.ie

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-02-12 04:59

BreakingNews.ie

Over a fifth would support gambling tax to combat addiction - survey
BreakingNews.ie
Over a fifth of us would support the introducing of a gambling tax to try combat addiction. A survey for Taxback.com found obesity was a concern for 20% of people, while smoking followed at 19%. But just 6% would support a higher tax on alcohol and ...

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Should banks offer credit to problem gamblers? Royal commission urged to investigate - ABC Online

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-02-10 13:10

ABC Online

Should banks offer credit to problem gamblers? Royal commission urged to investigate
ABC Online
... might appear to be a good loan candidate, his bank, National Australia Bank (NAB), had access to his personal account details. A simple glance at his transaction history showed Mr Spiteri was betting hundreds of dollars a day with online companies ...

Casino prospect drawing support, criticism - New Castle News

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-02-10 05:33

New Castle News

Casino prospect drawing support, criticism
New Castle News
Pastor David Young of Prevailing Word World Outreach Center, said bringing a mini-casino to the county is only going to cause problems for the family unit. “Well, to be quite frank, I am against it,” Pastor Young said. “I am disappointed it is coming ...

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Scratchcards: harmless flutter or costly addiction? | Money | The ... - The Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-02-10 01:00

The Guardian

Scratchcards: harmless flutter or costly addiction? | Money | The ...
The Guardian
The Co-op is taking on the National Lottery with the launch of its own scratchcards, which will give as much as four times more to good causes. The member-owned business says a minimum of 20% from the sale of each of its own-brand cards will go to ...

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Gambling addict claimed he needed loan for daughter's wheelchair - Irish Times

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-02-09 14:41

Irish Times

Gambling addict claimed he needed loan for daughter's wheelchair
Irish Times
Passing sentence on Friday, Judge Karen O'Connor said White had a serious gambling addiction which he appeared to be trying to address. She said he had been caught “somewhat red-handed” regarding the phone theft operation, which she said “was not the ...

Growing Old Gambling - NET Website

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-02-09 10:35

NET Website

Growing Old Gambling
NET Website
With more time and financial resources, experts say Baby Boomers are more at-risk to become caught in the grip of out-of-control gambling. The original NET television special, Growing Old Gambling examines the addiction and the consequences for older ...

Growing Old Gambling - NET Website

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-02-09 10:35

NET Website

Growing Old Gambling
NET Website
With more time and financial resources, experts say Baby Boomers are more at-risk to become caught in the grip of out-of-control gambling. The original NET television special, Growing Old Gambling examines the addiction and the consequences for older ...

Sexism, virtual reality and tax avoidance: What I saw at the ICE gambling event - The Independent

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-02-09 06:08

The Independent

Sexism, virtual reality and tax avoidance: What I saw at the ICE gambling event
The Independent
Virtual reality has hugely expanded their scope, but it's the merger between video gaming and gambling that is perhaps most concerning. Such as Xbox-style controllers being used in games of skill that doubled up as gambling games, merging the addictive ...

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Prolific thief and gambling addict who targeted Woodville DIY store is jailed - Burton Mail

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-02-08 06:14

Burton Mail

Prolific thief and gambling addict who targeted Woodville DIY store is jailed
Burton Mail
A thief who targeted a Woodville DIY store as well as two others to fund his gambling addiction had "a horrendous criminal record", a court has heard. Richard Hatton tried to throw showers he was attempting to steal over a fence in a secluded area of ...

Sweden could classify loot boxes as gambling by early 2019 | PC ... - PC Gamer

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-02-07 16:50

PC Gamer

Sweden could classify loot boxes as gambling by early 2019 | PC ...
PC Gamer
Sweden has become the latest country to suggest that it could implement some sort of restriction on loot boxes in videogames. Ardalan Shekarabi, the country's Minister for Public Administration, told P3 News that loot boxes could be classified as a ...

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Loot boxes could be classed as gambling in Sweden by 2019 | PC ... - PC Invasion (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-02-07 11:48

PC Invasion (blog)

Loot boxes could be classed as gambling in Sweden by 2019 | PC ...
PC Invasion (blog)
Swedish minister for public administration Ardalan Shekarabi comments on loot boxes being banned in Sweden.

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'The past 7 days have been the worst of my financial life' (and he didn't even buy or sell a stock) - MarketWatch

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-02-07 10:42

MarketWatch

'The past 7 days have been the worst of my financial life' (and he didn't even buy or sell a stock)
MarketWatch
... my 2017 tax debt to the previous installment agreement.” 2. “Save money wherever possible. No more eating out.” 3. “Hustle my ass off to get more work.” 4. “Join gambling addiction online communities.” 5. “Never f***ing gamble again.” It could be ...

Count the social costs behind lottery profits - News & Observer

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-02-06 18:02

News & Observer

Count the social costs behind lottery profits
News & Observer
A recent meeting at the NC General Assembly exemplifies what is so problematic about state-sponsored gambling. Inevitably, when governments resort to gambling to raise dollars and balance budgets, they become addicted to the money and face never-ending ...

Only a matter of time until sports gambling legalized in Pa. - Citizens Voice

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-02-06 02:10

Only a matter of time until sports gambling legalized in Pa.
Citizens Voice
Pennsylvania has authorized just about every other type of gambling, and stands ready to include sports betting. And proving that the major sports leagues, which enthusiastically had backed Bradley's bill, no longer worry about the corrupting influence ...

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Letter to the editor - The Star Beacon

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-02-05 23:42

Letter to the editor
The Star Beacon
Cuyahoga County residents call the Problem Gambling Hotline two times more than other counties in the state. Those with a severe gambling addiction have the highest attempted rate of suicide compared to any other addiction. Media coverage for gambling ...

Dundee Matters: Odds on UK's gambling problem will only get worse - The Courier

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-02-05 14:02

The Courier

Dundee Matters: Odds on UK's gambling problem will only get worse
The Courier
Whether it's in a casino or bookmakers, the people fixing the odds are the ones that come out ahead. It leaves us to wonder exactly why William Hill felt the need to make an ex gratia payment of £500,000 to Dundee City Council after IT worker Mark ...