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$1.6 billion on the line in next MegaMillions drawing - West Virginia MetroNews

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-10-23 00:09

$1.6 billion on the line in next MegaMillions drawing
West Virginia MetroNews
For more information on gambling addiction, the “Rules of Responsible Gambling”, and free help visit the Problem Gamblers Help Network of West Virginia website, here. “We just want to remind folks to please play responsibly,” Burnside said. “It only ...

Austrian Gambling Addict Wins 2.5 Million Euros Compensation - NDTV

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-10-22 21:49

NDTV

Austrian Gambling Addict Wins 2.5 Million Euros Compensation
NDTV
Vienna: An Austrian court has ordered a gambling company to pay 2.5 million euros ($2.87m) 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 ...

Lottery fever not a game for people with gambling addictions - News 12 New Jersey

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-10-22 19:24

News 12 New Jersey

Lottery fever not a game for people with gambling addictions
News 12 New Jersey
The Mega Millions and Powerball lottery jackpots are now worth more than $2 billion combined – causing many around New Jersey to run out to purchase tickets. But some mental health experts say that this can be a dangerous time for those with a gambling ...

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Gambling addiction expert weighs in on Bristol casino concerns - WJHL-TV News Channel 11

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-10-22 16:54

WJHL-TV News Channel 11

Gambling addiction expert weighs in on Bristol casino concerns
WJHL-TV News Channel 11
A gambling addiction expert said Monday that much of the research on the relationship between mental health disorders and the proximity of a casino is inconclusive. This comes a day after more than one thousand people turned out to rally against a ...

Man who dealt drugs to fund gambling addiction gets 15 months behind bars - Independent Community Newspaper

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-10-22 14:59

Independent Community Newspaper

Man who dealt drugs to fund gambling addiction gets 15 months behind bars
Independent Community Newspaper
A man who sold ecstasy and cannabis to fund his gambling addiction is back behind bars. Sheridan Peter Le Varre-Waters also lied to police about why he cut his electronic bracelet off, the Palmerston North District Court heard last week. Three months ...

For compulsive gamblers, Mega Millions frenzy means 'constant reminders to play' - NBCNews.com

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-10-22 12:25

NBCNews.com

For compulsive gamblers, Mega Millions frenzy means 'constant reminders to play'
NBCNews.com
Compulsive gambling shares some characteristics of other addictions — compulsive gamblers are just as powerless over their addiction as drug addicts are — but experts say it differs in a key way. "Since gambling addiction is a psychological addiction ...

1800GAMBLER encourages responsible gambling - Beckley Register-Herald

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-10-22 12:10

1800GAMBLER encourages responsible gambling
Beckley Register-Herald
West Virginia's gambling addiction prevention and treatment group, 1800GAMBLER, is reminding residents to take the tagline “Play Responsibly” seriously. Jennifer Davis-Walton, director of 1800GAMBLER, says that, for most people, buying an occasional ...

Austrian gambler who was 'incapacitated' by slot machine addiction wins US$2.9 million in compensation - South China Morning Post

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-10-22 11:09

South China Morning Post

Austrian gambler who was 'incapacitated' by slot machine addiction wins US$2.9 million in compensation
South China Morning Post
An Austrian court has ordered a gambling company to pay 2.5 million euros (US$2.87million) to a gambler the court found was under the influence of addiction, in a judgment made public on Monday. The complainant said that over a period of 10 years ...
Austria court orders Novomatic to pay €2.5m to slots addictCalvinAyre.com

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How the casino industry uses bogus research to stay rich - Boing Boing (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-10-22 10:53

Boing Boing (blog)

How the casino industry uses bogus research to stay rich
Boing Boing (blog)
It's ironic that conservative casino owner Sheldon Adelson, who has made $30 billion by exploiting gambling addiction, contributes vast sums of money to fight marijuana legalization efforts. What a wacky guy! This latest video from Coffee Break looks ...

Austrian gambling addict wins 2.5m euros compensation - FRANCE 24

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-10-22 10:25

FRANCE 24

Austrian gambling addict wins 2.5m euros compensation
FRANCE 24
An Austrian court has ordered a gambling company to pay 2.5 million euros ($2.87m) 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 starting in ...
Austria court orders Novomatic to pay €2.5m to slots addictCalvinAyre.com

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Japan basic plan on gambling addiction in place by April - GGRAsia

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-10-22 07:12

GGRAsia

Japan basic plan on gambling addiction in place by April
GGRAsia
The news emerged after a first meeting on Friday of the body coordinating the public policy effort on gambling addiction, a major topic of community and political concern in relation to Japan's casino liberalisation process. Having clear harm ...

Gambling addict embezzled £6000 from Aberdeen hotel - Aberdeen Evening Express

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-10-22 03:12

Aberdeen Evening Express

Gambling addict embezzled £6000 from Aberdeen hotel
Aberdeen Evening Express
The 32-year-old, whose address was given as Newport Road in Cardiff, confessed when he was confronted by a colleague after the discrepancies in the firm's accounts came to light and claimed he had taken the money due to a gambling addiction. He pled ...

Strange Sports You Didn't Know You Could Bet On Now That Sports Gambling is Legal - The Cheat Sheet

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-10-21 05:58

The Cheat Sheet

Strange Sports You Didn't Know You Could Bet On Now That Sports Gambling is Legal
The Cheat Sheet
The North American Foundation for Gambling Addiction Help estimates as many as 10 million people in the U.S. have gambling addictions. It's important to know the symptoms of a gambling addiction so you or your loved ones can seek help for it. Some of ...

Lottery fever puts spotlight on problem gambling - WKOW

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-10-21 00:37

WKOW

Lottery fever puts spotlight on problem gambling
WKOW
According to the National Council on Problem Gambling, about six million Americans suffer from a gambling addiction. That's far better odds than the one in more than 302 million chances of actually winning the lottery. For those people, Executive ...
Current Mega Millions jackpot is $1.6 billion, but where do lottery profits really go?CBS News
The Mega Millions jackpot is now more than $1 billion – where does all that lottery profit really go?What'sUpNewp
Mega Millions players would spend $1.6B on bills, charityAssociated Press

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Lottery fever puts spotlight on problem gambling - WKOW

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-10-20 22:16

WKOW

Lottery fever puts spotlight on problem gambling
WKOW
According to the National Council on Problem Gambling, about six million Americans suffer from a gambling addiction. That's far better odds than the one in more than 302 million chances of actually winning the lottery. For those people, Executive ...

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Kyle Lafferty Snapchat scandal – Rangers and ex-Burnley star battled gambling addiction before sending penis pics to ... - The Scottish Sun

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-10-20 15:00

The Scottish Sun

Kyle Lafferty Snapchat scandal – Rangers and ex-Burnley star battled gambling addiction before sending penis pics to ...
The Scottish Sun
NORTHERN Irishman Kyle Lafferty rejoined Rangers this season after a successful spell with Craig Levein's Hearts side. The striker, 31, signed for Steven Gerrard's men six years after choosing to leave the Gers when the club went into liquidation.
Married footie ace caught sending X-rated Snapchat pictures to woman just weeks after becoming a dadThe Sun

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Can gambling addiction be avoided? - Tempo (satire)

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-10-20 13:15

Tempo (satire)

Can gambling addiction be avoided?
Tempo (satire)
NOT everything that brings fun and excitement is good for a person. Perhaps the pleasant feeling is momentary, and once he gets hooked, the damage can last a lifetime. Gambling is one example. It becomes a problem when it affects a person's ability to ...

Record numbers of gambling addicts were hospitalised last year, new NHS figures reveal - Telegraph.co.uk

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-10-20 11:36

Telegraph.co.uk

Record numbers of gambling addicts were hospitalised last year, new NHS figures reveal
Telegraph.co.uk
Data released for the first time reveals more than 100 people were admitted because their “pathological” gambling addiction was so severe they needed hospital treatment. It represents a rise of 50 per cent in just a year, and is a dramatic increase ...

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Illinois lawmaker works on sports gambling bill - Herald-Whig

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-10-20 10:03

Illinois lawmaker works on sports gambling bill
Herald-Whig
Nevada, New Jersey, Delaware, West Virginia, Rhode Island and Mississippi have all legalized sports betting. Opponents fear legalizing sports betting will cause an increase in problem gamblers. Lang said gambling addiction will occur regardless and ...

Indiana lawmakers recommend legalizing sports betting - WISH-TV

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-10-19 17:16

WISH-TV

Indiana lawmakers recommend legalizing sports betting
WISH-TV
Christina Gray, executive director of the Indiana Council on Problem Gambling, said the council is neutral but she is concerned that legalizing sports betting could open the door to issues for people with a gambling addiction. Gray would like to see ...

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