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Lincoln accountant with £4.5m debt borrowed to fund gambling ... - The Lincolnite

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-11-23 09:12

The Lincolnite

Lincoln accountant with £4.5m debt borrowed to fund gambling ...
The Lincolnite
Lincoln accountant Russell Payne failed to disclose assets in the lead up to his bankruptcy, with £4.5 million of debt, investigators have found. Mr Payne,
Well-known Lincoln accountant declared bankrupt with £4.5m of ...LincolnshireLive

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Thief stole to feed gambling addiction - Press and Journal

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-11-23 05:33

Press and Journal

Thief stole to feed gambling addiction
Press and Journal
Robert Macleod, 35, stole thousands of pounds worth of stock from his employers, then offered some of it for sale online, under a fraudulent scheme. But, the game was up after his firm's security officer discovered the thefts, Wick Sheriff Court was told.

Does Rehab for Sex Addiction Really Work? - PEOPLE.com

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-11-22 14:17

PEOPLE.com

Does Rehab for Sex Addiction Really Work?
PEOPLE.com
David Glass, an L.A.-based family law attorney who also holds a Ph.D. in clinical psychology, says sex addiction isn't considered in the same category as alcoholism, drug addiction or gambling addiction (all DSM-5-listed addictions) by medical ...

Japan looks to take on addiction ahead of legalized casino gambling - The Japan Times

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-11-21 22:25

The Japan Times

Japan looks to take on addiction ahead of legalized casino gambling
The Japan Times
The debate over what constitutes gambling addiction has been rekindled in recent months amid the government's plans to build so-called integrated resorts, encompassing casinos and other facilities in a bid to boost tourism and regional economies.

Belgium's Justice Minister calls for loot box ban in Europe (Updated) - PC Gamer

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-11-21 18:46

Geek

Belgium's Justice Minister calls for loot box ban in Europe (Updated)
PC Gamer
"The mixing of money and addiction is gambling," the Gaming Commission declared. Belgium's Minister of Justice Koen Geens also weighed in, saying, "Mixing gambling and gaming, especially at a young age, is dangerous for the mental health of the child.".
Belgium Officially Declares Loot Boxes as a Form of Gambling [UPDATE]Geek
It's a trap! Don't let Star Wars Battlefront 2 be an excuse for the government regulate video gamesWashington Examiner
Belgian Gaming Commission Decides Battlefront II-Style Loot Boxes Are Gambling, Wants Them BannedGizmodo
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Lawmakers hope we will gamble Pa. out of debt - The Courier-Express

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-11-21 15:32

Lawmakers hope we will gamble Pa. out of debt
The Courier-Express
Government admits this. Nearly every advertisement for the Lottery and for the state-sanctioned gambling dens includes a message to the effect of, “If you need help in controlling the gambling addiction that the Pennsylvania Legislature helped you to ...

Study: Gamblers Using New Spending Tool Bet Less, Lose Less - U.S. News & World Report

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-11-21 14:13

Study: Gamblers Using New Spending Tool Bet Less, Lose Less
U.S. News & World Report
A new study suggests gamblers using a unique gambling addiction prevention tool at Massachusetts' first casino are betting less and losing less than other gamblers. Nov. 21, 2017, at 2:59 p.m.. Study: Gamblers Using New Spending Tool Bet Less, Lose ...

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True investing is not the same as gambling - Financial Times

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-11-21 08:40

Financial Times

True investing is not the same as gambling
Financial Times
... especially the case when zero-sum gambling-like activities, such as spread betting, are promoted on financial networks or in the media in the guise of investing services. The question to ask is: what happens to capital allocation when our gambling ...

10 warning signs of gambling addiction | Boksburg Advertiser - Boksburg Advertiser

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-11-21 05:35

Boksburg Advertiser

10 warning signs of gambling addiction | Boksburg Advertiser
Boksburg Advertiser
The South African Responsible Gambling Foundation (SARGF) defines problem gambling as when a person has the continuous urge to gamble despite the ...
Does South Africa Have a Gambling Problem? - Buzz South AfricaBuzzSouthAfrica.com

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Japan govt wants gambling addiction bill to MPs before Dec 9 - GGRAsia

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-11-21 01:50

GGRAsia

Japan govt wants gambling addiction bill to MPs before Dec 9
GGRAsia
Japan's governing Liberal Democratic Party and its ally Komeito agreed at a meeting on Tuesday to try and submit to the country's parliament before the end of the current legislative session a bill tackling gambling addiction, GGRAsia has been told.

Efforts under way to help addicts ahead of legalized casino gambling - Japan Today

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-11-20 15:52

Japan Today

Efforts under way to help addicts ahead of legalized casino gambling
Japan Today
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 ...

Jay woman pleads guilty to stealing from road association - Daily Bulldog

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-11-20 10:53

Daily Bulldog

Jay woman pleads guilty to stealing from road association
Daily Bulldog
FARMINGTON - A Jay woman pleaded guilty to stealing $62,000 from a road association in The Forks in Franklin County Superior Court Friday, with her attorney saying the money fed a gambling addiction. Bobbie Dawes, 46 of Jay, pleaded guilty to theft by ...

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Gambling addict who smashed up bookmakers risks being jailed for skipping community service - Liverpool Echo

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-11-20 10:23

Liverpool Echo

Gambling addict who smashed up bookmakers risks being jailed for skipping community service
Liverpool Echo
A hammer-wielding gambling addict who was spared prison after smashing up bookmakers now risks being jailed for skipping his community service. Eric Baptista destroyed betting terminals, gaming machines and televisions at seven William Hill shops in ...

Japan's gambling addiction bill postponed until 2018 - Gambling Insider - In-depth Analysis for the Gaming Industry

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-11-20 08:33

Gambling Insider - In-depth Analysis for the Gaming Industry

Japan's gambling addiction bill postponed until 2018
Gambling Insider - In-depth Analysis for the Gaming Industry
Japan's two ruling coalition parties have announced that they have decided to maintain their stance on postponing the consideration of a gambling addiction bill till next year. The bill otherwise known as, the “Basic Bill on Gambling Addiction ...

Morrisons manager hanged himself over gambling addiction - Gears Of Biz

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2017-11-19 03:33

Gears Of Biz

Morrisons manager hanged himself over gambling addiction
Gears Of Biz
A Morrisons supermarket manager hanged himself after he became overwhelmed by a 'punishing' addiction to online gambling. Philip Tomlinson, 29, would squander up to £1,000 a time playing betting machines and became so hooked on his habit he sold ...

How a Star Wars video game faced charges that it was promoting gambling - Washington Post

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-11-18 13:05

Washington Post

How a Star Wars video game faced charges that it was promoting gambling
Washington Post
Imagine buying a new chess set. Chess is your favorite game. Also you love “Star Wars.” It's a Star Wars chess set! Now imagine playing your friend who spent $200 for the random chance that his pawns obtain the board-clearing powers of a queen. Plus ...

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Retired bus driver swindled partner to feed 'crack' like gambling addiction - Devon Live

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-11-17 08:56

Devon Live

Retired bus driver swindled partner to feed 'crack' like gambling addiction
Devon Live
His family back in Devon also alerted him that Tribbel had sold his car behind his back. Tribbel, aged 68, of Foxhill, Axminster, admitted fraud and was jailed for nine months, suspended for 18 months and ordered to do 20 days rehabilitation activities ...

High-stakes gambler describes addiction, recovery - 9NEWS.com

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-11-17 06:07

9NEWS.com

High-stakes gambler describes addiction, recovery
9NEWS.com
DENVER - Addiction can take a person to some dark places. One man went to those places figuratively and literally as he was in the throes of his gambling addiction. “I was involved in very serious situations when I did gamble. It was life-threatening ...

Morrisons manager hanged himself over gambling addiction | Daily ... - Daily Mail

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-11-17 04:48

Daily Mail

Morrisons manager hanged himself over gambling addiction | Daily ...
Daily Mail
Philip Tomlinson, 29, from Greater Manchester, would squander up to £1000 a time playing betting machines and was so hooked on his habit he sold his expensive set of golf clubs to help fund it.

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