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Gambling addiction is on the rise in Kenya and leaving young people bankrupt and suicidal - Quartz

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-11-30 01:32

Quartz

Gambling addiction is on the rise in Kenya and leaving young people bankrupt and suicidal
Quartz
After losing 48,000 shillings ($465) on bad bets in just a few hours, Jackson Kimani was thinking of committing suicide. The 26-year-old is a salaried employee who works at a mobile money agency in Nairobi. Kimani took money from his shop to put a ...

Why the ban on sports betting is close to being overturned - Reno Gazette Journal

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-11-29 10:54

Reno Gazette Journal

Why the ban on sports betting is close to being overturned
Reno Gazette Journal
“This is a concerted campaign, unlike anything since I've been studying this issue,'' said Sam Skolnik, author of High Stakes: The Rising Cost of America's Gambling Addiction. “The deck is stacked in favor of the gambling industry in many ways in this ...
New Jersey's Gamble Could Pay Off If Supreme Court Splits With ...Forbes
Christie's fight for sports betting heads to Supreme CourtABC News

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New Jersey's Gamble Could Pay Off If Supreme Court Splits With Lower Courts And History - Forbes

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-11-29 06:31

Forbes

New Jersey's Gamble Could Pay Off If Supreme Court Splits With Lower Courts And History
Forbes
Forget morality, gambling addiction and the fact that very few who bet win. Revenue is revenue, and rarely do governments find taxpayers so willing to provide it. In 1992, sports betting was legal only in Nevada, Delaware, Montana and Oregon, and only ...

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New Jersey's Gamble Could Pay Off If Supreme Court Splits With Lower Courts And History - Forbes

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-11-29 06:31

Forbes

New Jersey's Gamble Could Pay Off If Supreme Court Splits With Lower Courts And History
Forbes
Forget morality, gambling addiction and the fact that very few who bet win. Revenue is revenue, and rarely do governments find taxpayers so willing to provide it. In 1992, sports betting was legal only in Nevada, Delaware, Montana and Oregon, and only ...

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SA's Deputy Premier John Rau warns online betting companies ... - The Advertiser

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-11-29 00:45

The Advertiser

SA's Deputy Premier John Rau warns online betting companies ...
The Advertiser
ONLINE betting companies are reportedly targeting children and gambling addicts with unsolicited advertising and incentives, prompting a warning from the ...

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SA's Deputy Premier John Rau warns online betting companies ... - The Advertiser

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-11-29 00:45

Casino Guardian

SA's Deputy Premier John Rau warns online betting companies ...
The Advertiser
ONLINE betting companies are reportedly targeting children and gambling addicts with unsolicited advertising and incentives, prompting a warning from the Deputy Premier. John Rau has threatened to publicly name and shame online gambling operators who ...
SA Deputy Premier Rau Scolds Online Gambling Operators for ...Casino Guardian

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Why ban on sports betting is close to being overturned - USA TODAY

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-11-28 14:25

Sports Illustrated

Why ban on sports betting is close to being overturned
USA TODAY
“This is a concerted campaign, unlike anything since I've been studying this issue,'' said Sam Skolnik, author of High Stakes: The Rising Cost of America's Gambling Addiction. “The deck is stacked in favor of the gambling industry in many ways in this ...
US sports leagues hedging their bets on legal gamblingClaremore Daily Progress

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New Mexico doing little to combat gambling addiction - taosnews

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-11-28 06:34

taosnews

New Mexico doing little to combat gambling addiction
taosnews
In one of the most noted cases, Dianna Duran resigned as secretary of state in 2015 and pleaded guilty to charges that she used campaign donations to feed a gambling habit. "Disordered gambling," the most serious form of problem gambling, is recognized ...

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New Mexico doing little to combat gambling addiction - taosnews

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-11-28 06:34

taosnews

New Mexico doing little to combat gambling addiction
taosnews
"Disordered gambling," the most serious form of problem gambling, is recognized as a mental health condition and addiction by the American Psychiatric Association. Guy Clark, chairman of Stop Predatory Gambling New Mexico, said the state government's ...

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Norman Chad: Christie v. NCAA could have major bearing on future of sports gambling - Charleston Gazette-Mail

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2017-11-26 20:41

Charleston Gazette-Mail

Norman Chad: Christie v. NCAA could have major bearing on future of sports gambling
Charleston Gazette-Mail
If you gamble — or know friends and family who gamble — it is imperative to make sure the gambling doesn't morph from casual to chronic. Problem gambling is serious, gambling addiction can be tragic. Quitting betting on sports was the best decision ...

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A risky gamble for addicts - Santa Fe New Mexican

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-11-25 22:15

A risky gamble for addicts
Santa Fe New Mexican
Those who cannot stop gambling and let their betting grow out of control face grim consequences. Witness former Secretary of State Dianna Duran, who admitted to using campaign donations to feed her gambling addiction and had to resign in disgrace.

FBI Says Customer Shot At Bank Robber, Fraction Of Revenues Go To Fight Gambling Addiction - KUNM

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-11-25 07:24

KUNM

FBI Says Customer Shot At Bank Robber, Fraction Of Revenues Go To Fight Gambling Addiction
KUNM
Fraction Of Revenues Go To Fight Gambling Addiction – Associated Press. New Mexico pulls in millions of dollars in revenue from the state lottery, racetracks, tribal casinos and other operations each year, but little goes to preventing and treating ...

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Markham Miners Welfare Club left out of pocket by gambling addict - South Wales Argus

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-11-25 04:32

South Wales Argus

Markham Miners Welfare Club left out of pocket by gambling addict
South Wales Argus
A SINGLE mother who stole almost £30,000 from her former employer to feed her online gambling and shopping habits has avoided a prison sentence. Tara Stevens, 30, of Monmouth Walk, Markham, appeared at Cardiff Crown Court yesterday after pleading ...

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Man with chronic gambling addition charged over €439k drug seizure fled country for nine years - Independent.ie

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-11-24 12:54

Independent.ie

Man with chronic gambling addition charged over €439k drug seizure fled country for nine years
Independent.ie
A MAN with a chronic gambling addiction who left Ireland after being charged in relation to a €439,000 drug seizure voluntarily returned nine years later after a second member of his family became terminally ill. Aidan Crowne (39) was jailed for five ...

Fraction of revenues go to fight gambling addiction - Artesia Daily Press

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-11-24 12:36

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Fraction of revenues go to fight gambling addiction
Artesia Daily Press
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico pulls in millions of dollars in revenue from the state lottery, racetracks, tribal casinos and other operations each year, but little goes to preventing and treating problem gambling. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports ...
Fraction of revenues go to fight gambling addiction | The Seattle TimesSeattle Times

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Fraction of revenues go to fight gambling addiction | The Seattle Times - Seattle Times

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-11-24 11:11

Fraction of revenues go to fight gambling addiction | The Seattle Times
Seattle Times
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico pulls in millions of dollars in revenue from the state lottery, racetracks, tribal casinos and other operations each year, but little goes to preventing and treating problem gambling. The Santa Fe New Mexican reports ...

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Preliminary Study Released On Gambling Addiction Prevention Tool - WAMC

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-11-24 09:44

WAMC

Preliminary Study Released On Gambling Addiction Prevention Tool
WAMC
A new study suggests people using a gambling addiction prevention tool at Massachusetts' first casino are betting less, and loosing less than other gamblers. Researchers with Cambridge Health Alliance studied the Play My Way program at the Plainridge ...

Efforts under way to help addicts ahead of legalized casino gambling - Kyodo News Plus

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-11-24 06:56

Kyodo News Plus

Efforts under way to help addicts ahead of legalized casino gambling
Kyodo News Plus
For Tsutomu Nakamura, taking back control of his life after gambling addiction meant having to first "hit rock bottom." The 50-year-old preached the same mantra to gambling addicts at the recovery facility he founded, only to discover his own ...

New Mexico doing little to fight gambling addiction - Santa Fe New Mexican

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-11-24 00:47

New Mexico doing little to fight gambling addiction
Santa Fe New Mexican
The last major study of gamblers in New Mexico, in 2006, estimated as many as 29,000 men and women had gambling problems and tens of thousands of more were at risk of developing problems. Suicides and thefts of millions of dollars have been linked to ...