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Whiting woman sentenced to 27 months in prison after gambling ... - nwitimes.com

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-05-11 17:34

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Whiting woman sentenced to 27 months in prison after gambling ...
nwitimes.com
HAMMOND — A 73-year-old Whiting woman was sentenced to 27 months in prison and ordered to repay more than $491000 in restitution after she pleaded ...

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Joueurs (Treat Me Like Fire) review – high-stakes gambling tale holds all the aces - The Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-05-11 09:29

The Guardian

Joueurs (Treat Me Like Fire) review – high-stakes gambling tale holds all the aces
The Guardian
Abel, with the boiling need of addiction inside him, wants that fistful of cash to play at the illegal gambling club. And he has another, stranger need: to seduce Ella into the same thirst, to jab the needle of gambling into her pristine arm. She goes ...
'Treat Me Like Fire (Jouers)': Cannes ReviewScreen International

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'I've lost about £20k' - Newcastle man opens up about how gambling addiction almost ruined his life - ChronicleLive

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-05-11 01:05

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'I've lost about £20k' - Newcastle man opens up about how gambling addiction almost ruined his life
ChronicleLive
With a deep breath, he admits: “I'm an addict.” In 2016, the North East was declared Britain's gambling capital. Over a quarter of people in the region have a weekly flutter, with gamblers losing over £6m on 'fixed-odds terminals' which critics say are ...

Homeless hostel helped gambling addict George get his life back on track - Belfast Newsletter

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-05-11 00:02

Belfast Newsletter

Homeless hostel helped gambling addict George get his life back on track
Belfast Newsletter
A Belfast man who ended up homeless due to a gambling addiction has told how he is getting his life back on track thanks to a pilot intervention programme set up by a local hostel. George Braithwaite – one of a number of men from Utility Hostel who ...

Casino Companies Get Good News From Japan - Motley Fool

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-05-10 20:08

Motley Fool

Casino Companies Get Good News From Japan
Motley Fool
Any winning bid would likely have to contain proposals on how the casinos would help curb gambling addiction, a serious problem in Japan and one of the primary reasons public sentiment is negative toward legalization. Some estimates say gambling ...

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Gran who stole £100k from care home to fund online gambling ... - Glasgow Live

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-05-10 08:08

Glasgow Live

Gran who stole £100k from care home to fund online gambling ...
Glasgow Live
The 51-year-old transferred cash into her own account to feed online roulette machines.

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Woman who robbed care homes to fund gambling addiction is jailed - BBC News

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-05-10 08:08

BBC News

Woman who robbed care homes to fund gambling addiction is jailed
BBC News
A woman has been jailed for 20 months after stealing £100,000 from a care home company to fund her online roulette addiction. Sarah McGartland abused her position as an accounts clerk with Harvey's Healthcare to transfer cash into her own account.

'Mom' Co-Creator Says Season 5 Finale Will Tackle Gambling Addiction - TVInsider

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-05-10 07:00

TVInsider

'Mom' Co-Creator Says Season 5 Finale Will Tackle Gambling Addiction
TVInsider
Cap and…frown? The college graduation of single mother Christy (Anna Faris) should be a happy time for her and strong-willed mom Bonnie (Allison Janney) , both recovering alcoholics — in the Mom Season 5 finale. But unexpected circumstances dim the ...

Problem Gambling Among Older Adults - Next Avenue

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-05-10 06:40

Next Avenue

Problem Gambling Among Older Adults
Next Avenue
But gambling addiction presents particular risks to this age group, and it can be difficult for older adults to view the problem for what it is, he said. “They have the lowest rates of seeing gambling as a treatable disorder and the highest rates of ...

What are the Government doing about Gambling Addiction? - Siliconindia.com

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-05-10 04:35

Siliconindia.com

What are the Government doing about Gambling Addiction?
Siliconindia.com
Currently, gambling addiction is negatively affecting the lives of more than 400,000 individuals in the UK. The problem is only getting worse, devastating families, ...
Esther McVey protests AGAINST move to regulate 'crack cocaine' gambling machinesLiverpool Echo

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Judge Chooses Community Sentence for Cheltenham Gambling Addicts - Casino Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-05-10 00:29

Casino Guardian

Judge Chooses Community Sentence for Cheltenham Gambling Addicts
Casino Guardian
The gambling addict, who is also known as an infamous football hooligan, would also have to attend eleven rehabilitation activity sessions as well as a 30-day thinking skills programme. John Dymock, on the other hand, would have to do 180 hours of ...

Casino expansion a go despite addiction concerns - CBC.ca

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-05-09 13:42

CBC.ca

Casino expansion a go despite addiction concerns
CBC.ca
Ottawa Public Health put together a four-point plan in reaction to the casino expansion in an effort to address potential gambling addiction associated with the project. OPH has asked the Ontario government for $150,000 in one-time funding and $200,000 ...
City council approves expansion of the Rideau Carleton RacewayGlobalnews.ca

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Gambling addicts who smashed up betting shop in £20000 rampage escape jail - Racing Post

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-05-09 12:02

Racing Post

Gambling addicts who smashed up betting shop in £20000 rampage escape jail
Racing Post
Judge Lawrie QC said: “They are a pair of inadequate individuals shackled to an addiction. Despite their appalling track records, I'm not sure locking them up will help. I'm not going to order compensation as neither can pay it. “They have fairly ...
'Poor drunk losers' went on £20k wrecking spree in Cheltenham ...Gloucestershire Live

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Gambling addicts who smashed up betting shop in £20,000 ... - Racing Post

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-05-09 12:02

Racing Post

Gambling addicts who smashed up betting shop in £20,000 ...
Racing Post
Two 'poor losers' who went on a £20000 rampage of destruction in a betting shop have walked free from court today.

Debating a casino in Carlisle: Council will listen to residents' comments Thursday - Carlisle Sentinel

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-05-09 08:01

Debating a casino in Carlisle: Council will listen to residents' comments Thursday
Carlisle Sentinel
“Having a casino in an easily-accessible location for individuals who have a gambling addiction or are challenged in some way by gambling would be a concern,” said Scott Shewell, executive director of Safe Harbour, a nonprofit agency in Carlisle that ...

OUR VIEW: We can't avoid dealing with gambling addicts - Utica Observer Dispatch

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-05-09 01:09

Utica Observer Dispatch

OUR VIEW: We can't avoid dealing with gambling addicts
Utica Observer Dispatch
The only surprising thing about a report that ranks New York as the 17th most gambling-addicted state in the country is that it's not higher on the list. Given the gambling opportunitiues around here, 17 isn't all that bad. But it's bad enough. We need ...

Newport Asda worker stole alcohol to fund gambling addiction - South Wales Argus

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-05-08 11:07

South Wales Argus

Newport Asda worker stole alcohol to fund gambling addiction
South Wales Argus
A GAMBLING addict who stole thousands of pounds worth of alcohol over a four-month period has been given a suspended prison sentence. David Jackson, 30, of Waltwood Road, Llanmartin, Newport, was handed a four-month jail sentence, suspended for 18 ...

TODAY'S EDITORIAL: It's a new day, and game, in Pennsylvania - Sunbury Daily Item

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-05-08 06:24

Sunbury Daily Item

TODAY'S EDITORIAL: It's a new day, and game, in Pennsylvania
Sunbury Daily Item
According to the 2016 Survey of Problem Gambling Services in the United States, approximately 2.2 percent of Pennsylvania adults, 222,190 people, have a gambling addiction problem. We all hope recent moves to expand gaming in Pennsylvania will not ...

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GAMBLING ADDICTION: Meet the Nairobi matatu driver who bets while driving (PHOTOS) - The Standard

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-05-08 02:08

The Standard

GAMBLING ADDICTION: Meet the Nairobi matatu driver who bets while driving (PHOTOS)
The Standard
One Nairobi bus driver has shocked netizens after he was caught on camera betting while driving. The video doing rounds on social media shows the driver using his phone while driving on a busy road. ?. He places the phone right under the steering wheel ...

Social media copies gambling methods 'to create psychological cravings' - The Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-05-08 00:00

The Guardian

Social media copies gambling methods 'to create psychological cravings'
The Guardian
“Facebook, Twitter and other companies use methods similar to the gambling industry to keep users on their sites,” said Natasha Schüll, the author of Addiction by Design, which reported how slot machines and other systems are designed to lock users ...