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Northland mum's $1000-a-night gambling addiction - New Zealand Herald

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-08-28 12:00

Northland mum's $1000-a-night gambling addiction
New Zealand Herald
Sarah's at-times $1000-a-night gambling left her large family with little food, a four-figure power bill, and outstanding rent that forced them to move out of their Northland home. The Whang?rei mother is among hundreds of Northlanders who sink ...

Bert Newton's gambling addiction brought into question again after snapped counting losses at TAB - Daily Telegraph

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-08-28 06:00

Daily Telegraph

Bert Newton's gambling addiction brought into question again after snapped counting losses at TAB
Daily Telegraph
Newton's gambling problems have been well-documented for decades and are believed to have caused difficulties with wife of 43 years, Patti. His gambling problems were first brought to light in 1993, after it was revealed the Newton family were on the ...

AFL Clubs Continue to Yield Massive Poker Machine Revenue Amid Rising Gambling Addiction among Professional ... - Casino Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-08-27 12:54

Casino Guardian

AFL Clubs Continue to Yield Massive Poker Machine Revenue Amid Rising Gambling Addiction among Professional ...
Casino Guardian
Insiders have revealed that the biggest crisis in the Australian Football League (AFL) is related to gambling, with both the sport as a whole and some local professional athletes getting more hooked on the various forms of gambling available in the ...

Ohio grapples with problem gambling - Toledo Blade

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-08-25 22:33

Toledo Blade

Ohio grapples with problem gambling
Toledo Blade
Steve Kapela, a gambling addiction counselor who works at the Toledo-based Zepf Center, said that, as it gets easier and easier to gamble, the prevalence of problem gambling will likely grow. Unless the legislation that distributes a small part of the ...

Ohio Lottery making it easier to play, but will it feed gambling - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH - Cleveland 19 News

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-08-24 21:16

Ohio Lottery making it easier to play, but will it feed gambling - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH
Cleveland 19 News
Under Ohio law, you could rack up debt of up to $700 a week, which could prove a problem for people struggling with gambling addiction. "The lottery card is actually built in with some responsible gaming thresholds, so in Ohio, for example, you can ...

Compulsive Gambling Expected To Spike As MGM Springfield Opens - WBUR

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-08-24 03:24

WBUR

Compulsive Gambling Expected To Spike As MGM Springfield Opens
WBUR
Part 2 of a two-part series. Here's Part 1. Massachusetts is offering a program called GameSense to help prevent compulsive gambling. But where can people go if that program doesn't work? About 2 percent of all state residents say they have an ...
State's First Full Casino Holds Grand Opening Ceremonywgbh.org

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Psychology Explains the Hidden Reasons Gambling Hooks the Brain - Inverse

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-08-23 20:15

Inverse

Psychology Explains the Hidden Reasons Gambling Hooks the Brain
Inverse
As an addiction researcher for the past 15 years, I look to the brain to understand the hooks that make gambling so compelling. I've found that many are intentionally hidden in how the games are designed. And these hooks work on casual casino-goers ...

Compulsive Gambling Expected To Spike As MGM Springfield Opens - New England Public Radio

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-08-23 13:18

New England Public Radio

Compulsive Gambling Expected To Spike As MGM Springfield Opens
New England Public Radio
Visible or not, gambling addiction is expected to spike after MGM opens, based on past research. With that in mind, the Gandara Center in Springfield is preparing to do more screenings among its mental health patients. Spokesperson Lisa Brecher said ...
State's First Full Casino Holds Grand Opening Ceremonywgbh.org

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'GameSense' Aims To Help Gamblers Understand The Odds Stacked Against Them - WBUR

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-08-23 03:28

WBUR

'GameSense' Aims To Help Gamblers Understand The Odds Stacked Against Them
WBUR
Research shows that when a new casino comes to town, there's often a spike in the number of people who develop a gambling addiction. State legislators took that into account when they wrote the 2011 law permitting casinos in Massachusetts. That's why ...

Online gambling is facilitating addiction - Evening Echo Cork

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-08-23 02:40

Evening Echo Cork

Online gambling is facilitating addiction
Evening Echo Cork
ALCOHOL is the main addiction in Ireland but gambling is on the rise. That's the warning from Clinical Director of Tabor Lodge in Cork, Mick Devine. “In the last four to five years gambling has become much more prominent in the stories of addiction ...

Betty Greer on gambling addicts group - Northside Sun

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-08-22 14:22

Northside Sun

Betty Greer on gambling addicts group
Northside Sun
How bad is problem gambling in the state? We have not done a study since the late 1990s, so it's really hard to say. Nationwide, the last study done showed that between one and three percent of the population had a severe gambling problem or were ...

Manager of Great Yarmouth amusement arcade stole more than £36000 to fund gambling addiction, court hears - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-08-22 10:22

Norfolk Eastern Daily Press

Manager of Great Yarmouth amusement arcade stole more than £36000 to fund gambling addiction, court hears
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Danielle O'Donovan, for Reid, said he had now sought help for his gambling addiction. and had got himself voluntarily barred from using online gambling sites. She said his gambling problem was made worse when he borrowed money of a loan shark, who ...

New Lottery Card stirs concern with gambling addiction counselors - WHIO

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-08-21 16:41

WHIO

New Lottery Card stirs concern with gambling addiction counselors
WHIO
Ohio's mobile-enabled Lottery Card, touted in a news release as a “digital way to play the lottery with the convenience of a gift card,” is raising concern with ...
New mobile-enabled Lottery Card stirs concern with addiction counselorsSpringfield News Sun

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Problem Gamblers Help Network to host free weekend workshop - Beckley Register-Herald

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-08-21 11:54

Problem Gamblers Help Network to host free weekend workshop
Beckley Register-Herald
One of the featured speakers will be Lesa Densmore, a former NCAA athlete who struggled with gambling addiction, and now works as a behavioral health consultant specializing in problem gambling. Arnie Wexler, recovering compulsive gambler, author, ...

Admitted gambling addict sentenced for stealing more than $80000 from her OKC employer - NewsOK.com

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-08-21 04:01

NewsOK.com

Admitted gambling addict sentenced for stealing more than $80000 from her OKC employer
NewsOK.com
A Blanchard woman told a judge Monday she is baking and selling cakes to make restitution for embezzling to gamble. "This addiction took over my life," April Ledgerwood told an Oklahoma City federal judge during her sentencing. Ledgerwood, 41, stole ...

450000 Texans Have A Gambling Problem - Texas Public Radio

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-08-20 18:17

Texas Public Radio

450000 Texans Have A Gambling Problem
Texas Public Radio
About 1 percent of the adult population in the U.S. has a severe gambling addiction, according to the National Center for Responsible Gaming. A 2016 Census Bureau estimate found that 2.2 percent of Texas adults are believed to have manifested a ...

Cowlitz tribe launching gambling addiction program | Northwest ... - Longview Daily News

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-08-20 16:46

Longview Daily News

Cowlitz tribe launching gambling addiction program | Northwest ...
Longview Daily News
Before the Ilani casino even opened in April 2017, the Cowlitz Tribe promised it would fund therapy for compulsive gamblers.

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Cowlitz tribe launching gambling addiction program | | tdn.com - Longview Daily News

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-08-20 16:46

Cowlitz tribe launching gambling addiction program | | tdn.com
Longview Daily News
Before the Ilani casino even opened in April 2017, the Cowlitz Tribe promised it would fund therapy for compulsive gamblers.

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Cowlitz Tribe Offers Gambling Addiction Services | Northwest ... - Centralia Chronicle

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-08-20 14:17

Centralia Chronicle

Cowlitz Tribe Offers Gambling Addiction Services | Northwest ...
Centralia Chronicle
Before ilani even opened in April 2017, the Cowlitz Tribe promised it would fund therapy for compulsive gamblers.

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