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Japan's Proposed Gaming Regulations Leave Las Vegas Skeptical - KNPR

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-08-07 08:38

KNPR

Japan's Proposed Gaming Regulations Leave Las Vegas Skeptical
KNPR
The idea is to prevent problem gambling. "I think the Japanese government sees the popularity of pachinko machines," he said. "They realize that introducing another form of gambling risks the level of – while it's not called 'gambling addiction,' it's ...

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EXCLUSIVE: Gambling addicts committing suicide in Delaware; group urges lawmakers to act - Delaware 105.9

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-08-07 05:18

Delaware 105.9

EXCLUSIVE: Gambling addicts committing suicide in Delaware; group urges lawmakers to act
Delaware 105.9
I think that right now the focus is so heavy on the opioids and the opioid addiction that everything else is sort of pushed in the background, and people still have the mentality that gambling is a moral failure, and that it's not a true addiction ...

Free program available to help those with gambling addiction - American Press

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2017-08-06 12:10

American Press

Free program available to help those with gambling addiction
American Press
For over 15 years, a program at McNeese State University has provided free treatment for problem gamblers. “We are trying to combat the stigma attached to problem gambling and make the public aware of McNeese's program,” Mari Harris, a counselor, ...

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Former mayor and twin sister helped seal affordable housing deal - The San Diego Union-Tribune

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2017-08-06 07:39

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Former mayor and twin sister helped seal affordable housing deal
The San Diego Union-Tribune
O'Connor's twin sister, mayor from 1986 to 1992, admitted in federal court in 2013 to feeding her gambling addiction by siphoning $2 million dollars from the R.P. Foundation, a La Jolla-based charity started by her late husband, Jack-In-The-Box founder ...

local help is available for gambling addiction - KSCJ.com - KSCJ

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-08-03 16:03

KSCJ

local help is available for gambling addiction - KSCJ.com
KSCJ
For most people gambling is done for recreation, but for others it can turn into an addiction. An Iowa Gambling Treatment Program showed 88 percent of Iowans ...

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Now And Forever: Gambling Is Wrong For South Carolina - Palmetto Family Council

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-08-03 14:41

Palmetto Family Council

Now And Forever: Gambling Is Wrong For South Carolina
Palmetto Family Council
Have you ever wondered why South Carolina is free of casinos, while other conservative states like West Virginia or Vice President Mike Pence's home state of ...

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Chamber executive's gambling 'scourge' fear for Out Islands | The ... - Bahamas Tribune

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-08-03 13:56

Chamber executive's gambling 'scourge' fear for Out Islands | The ...
Bahamas Tribune
The Bahamas was yesterday urged to rapidly address the “scourge” of web shop gaming in the Family Islands, amid warnings that the resulting social and ...

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ATM thief faces downstate charge - Traverse City Record Eagle

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-08-03 10:54

Traverse City Record Eagle

ATM thief faces downstate charge
Traverse City Record Eagle
Judge Thomas Power said Peterson took the cash from one machine and spent “pretty much all of it” gambling at a casino later that week, suggesting that he had a “gambling addiction of some severity.” It's not clear if Peterson was able to retrieve the ...

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Gambling addict lawyer who conned thousands from clients is struck off - Scottish Daily Record

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-08-03 05:31

Scottish Daily Record

Gambling addict lawyer who conned thousands from clients is struck off
Scottish Daily Record
A disgraced lawyer who stole thousands of pounds from clients to fund his gambling addiction has been struck off. David Nightingale, 35, was found guilty of professional misconduct and banned for life after he conned people he was representing into ...

Problem gambling linked to childhood trauma - CalvinAyre.com

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-08-02 13:03

CalvinAyre.com

Problem gambling linked to childhood trauma
CalvinAyre.com
problem-gambling-childhood-trauma A new study linking problem gambling to childhood trauma is muddying the debate over whether nature or nurture plays a greater role in gambling addiction. A new study of more than 3k male subjects by researchers at ...

Gamblers more likely to have suffered childhood traumas - Science Daily

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-08-02 09:31

Gamblers more likely to have suffered childhood traumas
Science Daily
Problem gamblers -- those who have not yet escalated to a pathological problem, but are deemed to have a more serious addiction than non-problem gamblers -- also reported higher rates of childhood trauma, with just under 23 per cent saying they had ...

One in ten gambling addicts was abused | News | The Times & The ... - The Times

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-08-01 17:01

The Times

One in ten gambling addicts was abused | News | The Times & The ...
The Times
Gambling addicts are three times more likely to have suffered trauma in childhood, according to a study that raises the possibility of more effective treatment.

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One in ten gambling addicts was abused | News | The Times & The ... - The Times

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-08-01 17:01

One in ten gambling addicts was abused | News | The Times & The ...
The Times
Gambling addicts are three times more likely to have suffered trauma in childhood, according to a study that raises the possibility of more effective treatment.

Gaming Association offers available tools for problem gamblers - NJTV News

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-08-01 16:17

NJTV News

Gaming Association offers available tools for problem gamblers
NJTV News
NJTV News interviewed a gambling addict who asked to remain anonymous. But, he wanted to share his story. “I was working downtown during Sept 11. I saw a lot, lost some friends, saw the planes hitting the towers and that was what triggered it,” he said.

Online gambling parasites must be curbed | Comment | The Times ... - The Times

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-08-01 10:02

The Times

Online gambling parasites must be curbed | Comment | The Times ...
The Times
When Dostoyevsky's addiction to roulette left him deeply in debt, his money gone, his watch pawned, he wrote a novella in a matter of weeks to pay it all off: T.

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Casino operators push back against Japan regulation prospects - Business Insider

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-07-31 22:17

Casino operators push back against Japan regulation prospects
Business Insider
The prospect of casino gambling is unpopular in Japan, given worries about gambling addiction and a potential increase in underground activities. As a result, foreign casino operators have been cautious against speaking out against specific rules. And ...

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Attorney: Gambler ensnared in Mohegan Sun scheme 'succumbed to temptation' - Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-07-31 20:00

Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Attorney: Gambler ensnared in Mohegan Sun scheme 'succumbed to temptation'
Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
Fannick cited a pre-sentence report that said Heltzel's alcohol abuse and “self-described gambling addiction” escalated as he began making daily trips to the casino to play blackjack. As Heltzel spent more time at the casino, he was no longer the ...

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Austintown's Hollywood Gaming reaches out to people with gambling addiction - WFMJ

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-07-31 19:25

WFMJ

Austintown's Hollywood Gaming reaches out to people with gambling addiction
WFMJ
Hollywood Gaming is hosting a Wizard of Odds event the first week of August to reach out to people who have a gambling addiction. The American Gaming Association will be at the event to teach a series of Responsible Gaming Education, along with ...

Abilify gambling addiction cases to be heard in north Florida - Tallahassee.com

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-07-31 15:21

Tallahassee.com

Abilify gambling addiction cases to be heard in north Florida
Tallahassee.com
In 2009 Rita Perez started taking Abilify — an antipsychotic drug meant to help people with depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. Instead, the Escambia County resident immediately developed a compulsive gambling habit, toting up more than ...

Casino operators push back against Japan regulation prospects - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-07-31 13:32

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Casino operators push back against Japan regulation prospects
Las Vegas Review-Journal
The prospect of casino gambling is unpopular in Japan, given worries about gambling addiction and a potential increase in underground activities. As a result, foreign casino operators have been cautious against speaking out against specific rules. And ...

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