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Casino lights and sounds encourage risky decision-making - Science Daily

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-10-29 13:13

Casino lights and sounds encourage risky decision-making
Science Daily
"These results form an important piece of the puzzle in terms of our understanding of how gambling addiction forms and persists," added Winstanley. "While sound and light stimuli may seem harmless, we're now understanding that these cues may bias ...

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How flashing lights and catchy tunes make gamblers take more risks - The Conversation AU

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-10-29 13:10

The Conversation AU

How flashing lights and catchy tunes make gamblers take more risks
The Conversation AU
Lights and sounds coming from electronic gambling machines – also known as EGMs, pokies or slots – contribute to their addictive potential according to new research published today. Scientists from the University of British Columbia, Canada, set up ...

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Help, not prison, offered at new Clark County gambling court - The State

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-10-28 09:50

Help, not prison, offered at new Clark County gambling court
The State
Instead of prison or probation, judges will be able to order intensive counseling for gambling addicts and retain oversight of their recovery. Advocates say it's more cost-effective than incarceration and a proactive way to reduce the number of repeat ...

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Help, Not Prison, Offered at New Clark County Gambling Court - U.S. News & World Report

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-10-28 09:46

Help, Not Prison, Offered at New Clark County Gambling Court
U.S. News & World Report
Instead of prison or probation, judges will be able to order intensive counseling for gambling addicts and retain oversight of their recovery. Advocates say it's more cost-effective than incarceration and a proactive way to reduce the number of repeat ...

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Betting industry chiefs reject proposed gambling levy for grassroots game - Irish Examiner

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-10-26 08:19

Irish Examiner

Betting industry chiefs reject proposed gambling levy for grassroots game
Irish Examiner
Wilmot believes however that any levy on football gambling could threaten the current voluntary levy many betting companies raise to help prevent gambling addiction and support existing addicts. “There is already a voluntary levy in the industry, that ...
Gambling industry firmly rejects FA's proposal for 'fair return' of funds to support grass-roots gameTelegraph.co.uk

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Gambling industry firmly rejects FA's proposal for 'fair return' of funds to support grass-roots game - Telegraph.co.uk

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-10-26 07:58

Telegraph.co.uk

Gambling industry firmly rejects FA's proposal for 'fair return' of funds to support grass-roots game
Telegraph.co.uk
Wilmot believes any payments from football gambling could threaten the current voluntary levy many betting companies raise to help prevent gambling addiction and support existing addicts. "That money needs to go to prevention of any gambling addiction ...
Betting industry chiefs reject proposed gambling levy for grassroots gameAberdeen Evening Express

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As states chase sports betting gold, addicts left in the cold - Reuters

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-10-26 04:23

As states chase sports betting gold, addicts left in the cold
Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - On the day Jeff Wasserman's decades-long gambling addiction came to a head, the Delaware lawyer found himself parked outside a convenience store with three agonizing options: end his life, flee the country or come clean and get ...

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Radio personality Edward Powell speaks about gambling addiction - WXXV News 25

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-10-25 21:36

Radio personality Edward Powell speaks about gambling addiction
WXXV News 25
Longtime radio DJ and Coast personality Edward Powell, aka “The Reverend,” was known for preaching the music across the Gulf Coast. Now, he's playing a different tune to raise awareness about gambling addiction. “You got to regain your sanity. You got ...

Help for people struggling with gambling addictions - KARE11.com

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-10-25 12:01

KARE11.com

Help for people struggling with gambling addictions
KARE11.com
GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. - — It's estimated more than five million Americans battle gambling addiction, and experts say many of them started by betting on sports or fantasy leagues. There's also a growing body of evidence that people are becoming addicted ...

Gambling addict stole charity tin to fund habit - The Argus

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-10-24 23:53

The Argus

Gambling addict stole charity tin to fund habit
The Argus
“I was taking money out from my bank account to spend on gambling every week.” The court clerk asked him if he had a gambling addiction, and he said yes. “But since I got that letter from the court I stopped gambling. I don't have to take any rubbish ...

Calls to gambling addiction hotline have soared by 30% over five years - with half of callers worried about their ... - Daily Mail

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-10-24 18:21

Daily Mail

Calls to gambling addiction hotline have soared by 30% over five years - with half of callers worried about their ...
Daily Mail
Calls to a gambling addiction helpline have increased by more than 30 per cent in five years. The National Gambling Helpline receives nearly 30,000 calls a year, with half of those contacting it concerned about their mental health. Two-thirds of people ...

Austrian Gambling Addict Wins $2.8 Million Decision as Court Rules Him Incapacitated by Addiction - Casino.Org News

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-10-24 16:00

Casino.Org News

Austrian Gambling Addict Wins $2.8 Million Decision as Court Rules Him Incapacitated by Addiction
Casino.Org News
The court ordered a gambling company to repay €2.5 million ($2.85 million) in losses the man suffered over a 10-year period during which he was at the peak of a gambling addiction. The claimant, who was not identified, dropped €2 million ($2.3 million ...

Prison for gambling addict who stole $540K from friend who employed her at S. Minn. store - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-10-24 08:53

Prison for gambling addict who stole $540K from friend who employed her at S. Minn. store
Minneapolis Star Tribune
A 59-year-old southern Minnesota woman has been sentenced to more than two years in prison for stealing more than $500,000 from a close friend and onetime employer to feed her online gambling addiction. Theresa E. Linsmeier, of Fairfax, was sentenced ...

Gambling addiction: Calls to helpline see 30% increase - BBC News

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-10-24 03:47

BBC News

Gambling addiction: Calls to helpline see 30% increase
BBC News
The mother of a man who killed himself after battling a gambling addiction has likened the problem to heroin dependency. It comes as calls to a UK-wide gambling addiction helpline have risen by more than 30% over five years. Liz Ritchie, whose son Jack ...

Why we can't resist the promise of that lottery ticket - NBCNews.com

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-10-24 00:40

KCRG

Why we can't resist the promise of that lottery ticket
NBCNews.com
“Most people don't think you can be addicted to the lottery, but it can be a form of gambling addiction,” Fong explains. “The lottery is gambling by strict definition of gambling, and one of the major forms of legalized gambling in America. It's highly ...
Lottery fever not a game for those with gambling problemsKCRG
Lottery excitement at a fever pitch for $1.6 billion jackpot drawingWMUR Manchester
Will winning the lottery make you happy? It depends on how you play, gambling psychology expert saysDaily Mail
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Gambling addiction: Calls to helpline see 30% increase - BBC News

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-10-24 00:26

Gambling addiction: Calls to helpline see 30% increase
BBC News
The mother of a man who killed himself after battling a gambling addiction has likened the problem to heroin dependency. It comes as calls to a UK-wide gambling addiction helpline have risen by more than 30% over five years. Liz Ritchie, whose son Jack ...

Find Out If You Have A Gambling Problem - CBS Sacramento

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-10-23 17:27

CBS Sacramento

Find Out If You Have A Gambling Problem
CBS Sacramento
SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — With lottery fever in the air and dreams of big jackpots hard to avoid, times like these could reveal a problem you didn't realize you had. The California Department of Public Health has an Office of Problem Gambling that can help ...

Spencer Christian recounts struggles with gambling addiction - theday.com

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-10-23 15:49

8News

Spencer Christian recounts struggles with gambling addiction
theday.com
Mystic — By the time the FBI agent called, Spencer Christian had been flirting with rock bottom for more than a decade. Terrified to learn that he'd been under investigation, Christian, known to a generation as the genial weatherman of ABC-TV's “Good ...
Lottery fever brings temptation to gambling addicts8News
Lottery fever is a difficult time for gambling addicts, experts sayKLKN

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Austrian gambling addict wins €2.5m compensation - The Sun Daily

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-10-23 09:05

The Sun Daily

Austrian gambling addict wins €2.5m compensation
The Sun Daily
VIENNA: An Austrian court has ordered a gambling company to pay €2.5 million (RM11.92 million) to a gambler the court found was under the influence of addiction, in a judgement made public on Monday. The complainant said that over a period of ten years ...
Novomatic faces €2.5m pay-out to slots addictiGaming Business

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Gambling Addict to Receive €2.5 Million Compensation from Novomatic - Casino News Daily

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-10-23 02:15

Casino News Daily

Gambling Addict to Receive €2.5 Million Compensation from Novomatic
Casino News Daily
Following an unidentified slot player's lawsuit against Novomatic, the Austrian gambling company was ordered to pay the plaintiff €2.5 million in compensation. As local media reported on Monday, the court ruled that the gambler's addiction to slots ...
Novomatic ordered to repay gambler $2.9m by Austrian courtGambling Insider - In-depth Analysis for the Gaming Industry

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