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Guest commentary: Video gambling having negative impact - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2017-10-01 06:59

Guest commentary: Video gambling having negative impact
Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
According to University of Illinois studies, more than $3.8 billion was lost statewide, resulting in over 126,500 lost jobs while creating new gambling addicts and new taxpayer costs, paralleling drug addiction. Local governments receive a nickel for ...

Kyle Lafferty has shown he's a brave man after admitting his ... - The Scottish Sun

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2017-10-01 04:07

The Scottish Sun

Kyle Lafferty has shown he's a brave man after admitting his ...
The Scottish Sun
Not everyone would be courageous enough to ask for help - when we have a problem, it's much easier to turn a blind eye to it.

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Gov't estimates 3.2 mil Japanese suffer from gambling addiction - Japan Today

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-09-30 15:48

Japan Today

Gov't estimates 3.2 mil Japanese suffer from gambling addiction
Japan Today
Around 3.2 million Japanese people have likely suffered from gambling addiction, a government estimate shows, amid renewed concern about pathological gambling in the country since a law to legalize casinos took effect last year. An interim report on ...
An estimated 3.2 million Japanese addicted to gamblingThe Japan Times
Around 3.2 Million Japanese Have Suffered from Gambling ...Casino News Daily

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Around 3.2 Million Japanese Have Suffered from Gambling Addiction, Report Finds - Casino News Daily

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-09-30 05:43

Casino News Daily

Around 3.2 Million Japanese Have Suffered from Gambling Addiction, Report Finds
Casino News Daily
A government-commissioned report has found that about 3.2 million Japanese have suffered from some form of gambling addiction. The report's findings are published at a time when the country is developing a regulatory framework for the operation of its ...

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An estimated 3.2 million Japanese addicted to gambling | The Japan ... - The Japan Times

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-09-29 21:49

The Japan Times

An estimated 3.2 million Japanese addicted to gambling | The Japan ...
The Japan Times
Around 3.2 million Japanese have likely suffered from gambling addiction, a survey shows, amid renewed concern about pathological gambling since a law to ...
Around 3.2 Million Japanese Have Suffered from Gambling ...Casino News Daily

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Ladbrokes under investigation over gambler's payday loans claim ... - The Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-09-29 10:57

The Guardian

Ladbrokes under investigation over gambler's payday loans claim ...
The Guardian
Branch staff allegedly stood by as gambling addict borrowed hundreds over phone to feed fixed-odds betting terminal.

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Gambling addiction is Labour's mess – Tom Watson is right to try to ... - The Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-09-29 06:03

The Guardian

Gambling addiction is Labour's mess – Tom Watson is right to try to ...
The Guardian
New Labour's deregulation of gambling in 2005 has damaged the health of the nation. The deputy leader's plan for a levy is a good start, writes Jim Orford of ...

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3.2 Million Japanese Seen Having Experienced Gambling Addiction (News) - Nippon.com

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-09-29 04:29

3.2 Million Japanese Seen Having Experienced Gambling Addiction (News)
Nippon.com
Tokyo, Sept. 29 (Jiji Press)—Some 3.2 million people, or 3.6% of the total number of adults in Japan, are estimated to have experienced gambling addiction at least once in their lives, it was learned Friday. The figure includes those who have not ...

Jayne Dowle: Why gambling is a last role of the dice for too many - Yorkshire Post

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-09-28 07:14

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Jayne Dowle: Why gambling is a last role of the dice for too many
Yorkshire Post
Gambling addiction, as Watson rightly points out, is an illness. And, as he has outlined in his party speech, the companies which peddle this perilous road to so-called riches should be brought to heel and asked to contribute towards treatment to help ...
Labour Wants Problem Gambling Treatment on NHS With Betting Companies Footing the BillOnlineCasino.co.uk

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Lafferty has shown he's serious about tackling gambling addiction, says Levein - Aberdeen Evening Express

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-09-28 04:33

Aberdeen Evening Express

Lafferty has shown he's serious about tackling gambling addiction, says Levein
Aberdeen Evening Express
Craig Levein admits Hearts did not know the scale of Kyle Lafferty's gambling problems when they signed him – but insists it would have made no difference to their decision. The Northern Ireland striker opened up on his addiction battle earlier this ...
Lafferty's honesty will help but there's a lot of gambling in football, says McKeownBelfast Telegraph

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Man accused of stealing from disabled residents to support gambling addiction - OregonLive.com

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-09-27 16:09

OregonLive.com

Man accused of stealing from disabled residents to support gambling addiction
OregonLive.com
Ward told police he took money from their accounts to feed his gambling addiction and spent the cash playing video slot machines, the affidavit said. The alleged thefts occurred between June and August. Ward worked for Alternative Services-Oregon Inc ...

Hooked: how slot machines are designed to be addictive - The Guardian (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-09-27 14:30

The Guardian (blog)

Hooked: how slot machines are designed to be addictive
The Guardian (blog)
All of these features combine to make poker machines more appealing to people. While not every player is a gambling addict, one in six people who play the pokies regularly has a serious addiction, according to Australian government statistics. As ...

Study: Lifestyle, gambling behind most embezzlement - Bloomington Pantagraph

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-09-27 05:03

Bloomington Pantagraph

Study: Lifestyle, gambling behind most embezzlement
Bloomington Pantagraph
A gambling addiction may have been behind the alleged theft of more than $10,000 from LeRoy's Replex recreation facility by former director Joe Rodts, according to Thomas Pliura, attorney for the Leroy Park District, owner of the Replex. The alleged ...

Big bet - Enid News & Eagle

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-09-27 03:02

Big bet
Enid News & Eagle
If legislators and others object to “dice” because their own religious doctrines eschew gambling, then they are forcing their tenets upon the rest of Oklahoma and should prudently back off. But if they object because they fear increased gambling ...

Conflicting missions: Lottery's prosperity vs. problem gambling - Pamplin Media Group

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-09-27 02:12

Conflicting missions: Lottery's prosperity vs. problem gambling
Pamplin Media Group
Unlike substance abuse, the courts have yet to require gambling addiction treatment in criminal cases, where a crime might have been fueled by a gambling problem. Gamblers who seek treatment do so voluntarily, often when they have hit rock bottom.

Don't gamble with addiction in college - The Daily Titan

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-09-26 21:01

Don't gamble with addiction in college
The Daily Titan
It is easy for college students to fall into the trap of gambling. Instead of properly weighing the pros and cons, students are sometimes quick to dismiss the negative repercussions that might come with gambling. (Photo Illustration by Katie Albertson ...

Praise for Hearts player Kyle Lafferty who came clean over gambling addiction - The Times

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-09-26 17:05

The Times

Praise for Hearts player Kyle Lafferty who came clean over gambling addiction
The Times
Support has flooded in for a Scottish-based footballer after he spoke publicly about his gambling addiction. Kyle Lafferty, 30, who plays for Hearts and Northern Ireland, admitted he has lost significant sums of money because of his problem. Lafferty ...
Kyle Lafferty praises Hearts support after admitting he has received treatment for gambling addictionHeraldScotland
Opening up on gambling addiction is the best move of Kyle Lafferty's ...The Irish Sun
Gambling addict Hearts star Kyle Lafferty reveals he hit rock bottom ...The Scottish Sun

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Editorial Roundup: Recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers - Fresno Bee

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-09-26 11:05

Editorial Roundup: Recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers
Fresno Bee
If legislators and others object to "dice" because their own religious doctrines eschew gambling, then they are forcing their tenets upon the rest of Oklahoma and should prudently back off. But if they object because they fear increased gambling ...

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Editorial Roundup: Recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers - News & Observer

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-09-26 11:05

Editorial Roundup: Recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers
News & Observer
If legislators and others object to "dice" because their own religious doctrines eschew gambling, then they are forcing their tenets upon the rest of Oklahoma and should prudently back off. But if they object because they fear increased gambling ...

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