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Chelmsford man reveals what it's really like to live with a gambling addiction - Essex Live

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-11-04 05:22

Essex Live

Chelmsford man reveals what it's really like to live with a gambling addiction
Essex Live
"Sometimes I do look to betting to take my mind off other things. Especially socially, it's not necessarily peer pressure but just when you're in that environment. "Gambling addiction is a serious matter and in my opinion the problem doesn't get enough ...

Bishop warns ministers over delay to £2 fixed-odds betting cap - The Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-11-04 04:21

The Guardian

Bishop warns ministers over delay to £2 fixed-odds betting cap
The Guardian
“Young people are among the addicts losing their lives after FOBT addiction, young people are seeing on average of four advertisements for gambling every day, especially those involved with sporting events or on football shirts and there is now ...

Can My Marriage Survive My Partner's Gambling Addiction? - The Good Men Project

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-11-03 09:11

The Good Men Project

Can My Marriage Survive My Partner's Gambling Addiction?
The Good Men Project
My wife has a gambling addiction — and that night, it came to a head. Her gambling addiction sometimes affected how we paid our bills and contributed to savings, but this was the first time she had spent our entire mortgage payment. My sense of ...

Author: Once Gov't Reduces Amounts of Gambling, They Lose Money - Sputnik International

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-11-02 21:27

Sputnik International

Author: Once Gov't Reduces Amounts of Gambling, They Lose Money
Sputnik International
Sputnik: Should world governments be doing more to help those with a gambling addiction? Arnie Wexler: Well the real answer to that is when the gambling started in New Jersey we had 4 meetings of gambling anonymous, within two years we had over 50 ...

Court hears of $280,000 fraud to fund addiction to gambling on ... - The Mercury

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-11-02 00:01

The Mercury

Court hears of $280,000 fraud to fund addiction to gambling on ...
The Mercury
A FORMER assistant financial accountant who stole 280000 from his employer to fund a gambling addiction is behind bars awaiting his sentence.

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Voters to decide on fantasy sports betting - Houma Courier

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-11-01 17:06

Houma Courier

Voters to decide on fantasy sports betting
Houma Courier
Other Republicans say the risk of addiction to gambling and other dangers outweigh the fiscal benefits. “The problem is that the social cost and the misery that it causes to individuals and families, in some people's minds, like my own, outweighs the ...
New York Supreme Court invalidates Daily Fantasy SportsUSA Online Casino News (blog)

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Sands: Gambling Addiction Problem Destroys Families - Bahamas Tribune

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-11-01 15:17

Bahamas Tribune

Sands: Gambling Addiction Problem Destroys Families
Bahamas Tribune
#The purpose of the symposium was, in part, to integrate a gambling addiction programme into the current addiction programme at Sandilands Rehabilitation Centre and to address gambling addiction and its effects on some gamblers. #During his remarks ...
BAHAMAS: Gambling is a Vice that Persons Secretly IndulgeMagnetic Media (press release) (blog)

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Gambling Addiction May Promote Risky Behaviour - TheBuzzyFeed

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-11-01 06:28

TheBuzzyFeed

Gambling Addiction May Promote Risky Behaviour
TheBuzzyFeed
Gambling addiction may promote risky behavior. A new study claims that the lights and sounds that shows a win on slot machines encourage risky decision–making. An addiction to gambling is a significant problem in the United States, affecting adults of ...
How lights and sounds encourage risky behaviorMD Linx
Flashy lights, tunes boost gambling risks: studyTimes Colonist

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Clark County makes historic move by opening gambling court - KLAS-TV

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-11-01 00:41

KLAS-TV

Clark County makes historic move by opening gambling court
KLAS-TV
LAS VEGAS - In a historic move for the court system, Clark County now has its own special court for gambling addicts. So, instead of prison, those with non-violent crimes can now get help through treatment. Its been a long time coming for many people ...

Fantasy sports betting vote has 'high stakes' - Bossier Press-Tribune Online

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-10-31 14:40

Bossier Press-Tribune Online

Fantasy sports betting vote has 'high stakes'
Bossier Press-Tribune Online
Citing a 2016 study from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Benfield of LFF noted that gambling addiction runs high in Louisiana. “We don't think that gambling is a good economic engine for our state,” she said. “Just as Louisiana citizens are ...

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Support is on hand for gambling addicts in Doncaster - Doncaster Today

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-10-31 05:49

Doncaster Today

Support is on hand for gambling addicts in Doncaster
Doncaster Today
She explains why she helped to set up the Trust and why gambling support is so vital: “I lost my son, Alan, in 2010 after his gambling addiction became too much and he ended his life. I soon realised there was no support or help for families like me ...

Support is on hand for gambling addicts in Doncaster - South Yorkshire Times

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-10-31 05:49

South Yorkshire Times

Support is on hand for gambling addicts in Doncaster
South Yorkshire Times
She explains why she helped to set up the Trust and why gambling support is so vital: “I lost my son, Alan, in 2010 after his gambling addiction became too much and he ended his life. I soon realised there was no support or help for families like me ...

What casinos reveal about people's weakness to spend money - MarketWatch

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-10-31 03:15

What casinos reveal about people's weakness to spend money
MarketWatch
Gambling addiction is a complicated problem, however, and flashing lights are not exclusively to blame, said Christine Reilly, senior research director at the National Center for Responsible Gaming, a nonprofit funded by in part by casinos that's ...

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EDITORIAL: Gambling and legal weed won't pay Chicago's huge pension debt - Chicago Sun-Times

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-10-30 18:19

Chicago Sun-Times

EDITORIAL: Gambling and legal weed won't pay Chicago's huge pension debt
Chicago Sun-Times
Legislative proposals to create a casino in Chicago have been floating around Springfield for years, only to collapse amid debates about how to divvy up the revenue pie, not to mention the societal ills caused by gambling addiction. Bottom line: Even ...

The Truth About Smartphone Addiction, And How To Beat It - Forbes

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-10-30 07:49

Forbes

The Truth About Smartphone Addiction, And How To Beat It
Forbes
That's because, just like drug or gambling addictions, smartphones provide an escape from reality. Humans are, by nature, prone to distraction. With smartphones, we literally have a world of distractions at our fingertips. It's time to acknowledge that ...

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How flashing lights and catchy tunes make gamblers take more risks - Medical Xpress

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-10-30 06:52

Casino Reports

How flashing lights and catchy tunes make gamblers take more risks
Medical Xpress
As well as rewards and cues, environmental, social and economic factors also play a significant role in the establishment of gambling addiction. However, the pokie itself is increasingly seen as a crucial element of this addiction system. In their new ...
Casino Lights and Sounds Encourage Risky BehaviorTechnology Networks
UBC Researchers Find Connection between Catchy Audiovisual Features of EGMs and Gambling AddictionCasino Reports
Casino Lights and Sounds Encourage Risky Decision-MakingGlobal Health News Wire
Newsmax
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Gambling addiction: Lifeline is there to help - Western Advocate

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-10-30 02:27

Western Advocate

Gambling addiction: Lifeline is there to help
Western Advocate
It has been said that Aussies will bet on two flies climbing up a wall. Today's forms of gambling are far more sophisticated, with online apps meaning that you can literally gamble 24 hours a day, seven days a week – all from the comfort of your own home.

Arkansas casino bid opposed by faith group - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-10-30 02:21

Arkansas casino bid opposed by faith group
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette (blog)
"Casino gambling is tied to crime, bankruptcy, domestic violence, divorce, and suicide," the letter states. "Countless children have gone hungry and been neglected, living in poverty, because of a parent's gambling addiction." State Rep. Vivian Flowers ...

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