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The Daily Devil's Dictionary: “Despite” What? - Fair Observer

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-05-07 12:41

Fair Observer

The Daily Devil's Dictionary: “Despite” What?
Fair Observer
So, if addiction isn't the problem, then it must be harm. And the harm can only be the monetary cost, the transfer of wealth from the individual to the corporation through the play of desire for an illusory good. Except that gambling can pay off in ...

Moldova Gives Europeans Stake in Gambling Industry - Balkan Insight

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-05-07 06:04

Balkan Insight

Moldova Gives Europeans Stake in Gambling Industry
Balkan Insight
In June 2016, the leader of the ruling party Vlad Plahotniuc "declared war" on illegal gambling in casinos in Moldova and on the gambling addiction that had ruined some people's lives. In November 2016, about 200 policemen stormed and shut down all the ...

'Britain's Got Talent' host under fire for gambling promotion - CalvinAyre.com

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-05-07 00:14

CalvinAyre.com

'Britain's Got Talent' host under fire for gambling promotion
CalvinAyre.com
The 46-year-old multi-millionaire agreed to the promotions in which he encourages listeners to sign up, prompting problem gambling experts and fans to come out from everywhere and admonish him for the move. One fan stated, “Unimpressed if it is you and ...
BGT host David Walliams under fire after promoting gambling websiteDaily Star
Children's author and comedian David Walliams is blasted for advertising a Britain's Got Talent gambling websiteDaily Mail

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Is Virginia money worth the wager - Daily Press - Daily Press

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-05-05 17:01

Daily Press

Is Virginia money worth the wager - Daily Press
Daily Press
Unless something goes sideways, new forms of gambling will amble into coastal Virginia beginning in the next 12 to 24 months. Two very distinct and unique proposals — reopening Colonial Downs and a casino resort on Pamunkey Indian Tribe land — have ...

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BGT host David Walliams under fire after promoting gambling website - Daily Star

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-05-05 17:00

Daily Star

BGT host David Walliams under fire after promoting gambling website
Daily Star
The multi-millionaire TV judge, who also writes children's books, has cashed in as the new star of its radio adverts. But the move has sparked a backlash from fans and betting addiction experts. The site, inset, which has the backing of the Britain's ...

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Anti-gambling experts say $197m pokie addiction plan a flop - Herald Sun

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-05-05 05:08

Herald Sun

Anti-gambling experts say $197m pokie addiction plan a flop
Herald Sun
But it has delivered 9.4 million automatic messages informing people of their losses mid play. Industry footed the lions share of the $197 million to introduce the scheme with taxpayers contributing $11 million which included a $2 million YourPlay ...

Former Scots soldier claims brain injury turned him into gambling addict - The Scotsman

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-05-05 03:17

The Scotsman

Former Scots soldier claims brain injury turned him into gambling addict
The Scotsman
A former soldier has told how he racked up thousands of pounds of gambling debts after a head injury led him to develop an addictive personality. Fraser Howie, 25, is now calling for access to online gambling sites to be toughened up after he was left ...

Former Cleveland Browns WR Reggie Rucker opens up about his gambling addiction - WKYC.com

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-05-04 18:47

WKYC.com

Former Cleveland Browns WR Reggie Rucker opens up about his gambling addiction
WKYC.com
“Addictions are so overwhelming and overpowering that all you can think of is satisfying that need,” he said. Rucker also noted seeing women leaving boyfriends and husbands while they were in prison. He is grateful his wife stayed by his side. “She ...

Former Cleveland Browns wide receiver Reggie Rucker talks about prison, what he learned - WKYC.com

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-05-04 16:03

WKYC.com

Former Cleveland Browns wide receiver Reggie Rucker talks about prison, what he learned
WKYC.com
“We've got to clean up the criminal justice system,” he added. “There are people in prison for basically doing what in many states now is legal—selling marijuana.” Rucker had a gambling addiction. One that caused him to embezzle more than $110 ...

Pennsylvania to improve gambling addiction services - European Gaming Industry News (press release) (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-05-04 01:44

European Gaming Industry News (press release) (blog)

Pennsylvania to improve gambling addiction services
European Gaming Industry News (press release) (blog)
Pennsylvania is planning responsible the state's gambling expansion, which not only includes provision for mini casinos, video gaming terminals and new lottery games, but also allots millions of dollars towards addiction services. The state's Drug and ...

Son: Mom accused in Minnesota, Florida deaths 'a good lady' - WTOP

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-05-03 15:33

WTOP

Son: Mom accused in Minnesota, Florida deaths 'a good lady'
WTOP
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The son of a Minnesota woman suspected of fatally shooting her husband then killing a Florida woman and stealing her identity says she is a “good lady” but “had her own demons” including a gambling addiction, according to an ...
Son: Mom accused in Minnesota, Florida deaths 'a good lady' - ABC ...ABC News
Lois Riess' Son, Braden Riess, Says She Was a 'Good Lady' But 'Had Her Own Demons Lately'Inside Edition

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Bill to allow riverboat casinos to move off water advances - American Press

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-05-03 12:09

American Press

Bill to allow riverboat casinos to move off water advances
American Press
He said the bill expands gambling's footprint by expanding space and letting casinos locate on land rather than on a waterway. “Any decrease of regulations is deregulation,” he said. Mills talked about the state's high poverty and low-income rates and ...
Capitol Views: Is House poised to pass riverboat casino bill?Greater Baton Rouge Business Report

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Study: New York ranked 17th most gambling-addicted state - Utica Observer Dispatch

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-05-03 03:30

Utica Observer Dispatch

Study: New York ranked 17th most gambling-addicted state
Utica Observer Dispatch
Gambling has become big business in New York, with casinos sprouting up all over the state in recent years. Locally, there are Turning Stone Resort Casino, Vernon Downs Casino in Vernon, Yellow Brick Road Casino in Chittenango and the recently opened ...

Gambling addict who stole €150000 jailed for two years - Irish Times

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-05-02 10:56

Irish Times

Gambling addict who stole €150000 jailed for two years
Irish Times
An accounts administrator who stole over €150,000 from his employers to fund his gambling addiction has been sentenced to two years in prison. John Luong (42) pleaded guilty to eight counts of stealing from Icon Plc, a clinical research company, on ...

Jail for accounts administrator who stole over €150k from employers to fund gambling addiction - Irish Examiner

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-05-02 10:44

Irish Examiner

Jail for accounts administrator who stole over €150k from employers to fund gambling addiction
Irish Examiner
By Jessica Magee. An accounts administrator who stole over €150,000 from his employers to fund his gambling addiction has been sentenced to two years in prison. John Luong (42) pleaded guilty to eight counts of stealing from Icon Plc, a clinical ...
Jail for accounts administrator who stole over €150k from employers ...BreakingNews.ie

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Gambling Addiction At Work: A Losing Bet For Businesses - MinuteHack (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-05-02 04:38

MinuteHack (blog)

Gambling Addiction At Work: A Losing Bet For Businesses
MinuteHack (blog)
Gambling addiction is a very serious problem that effects hundreds of thousands of people in the UK. In fact, the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC), the nation's gambling regulatory body, revealed in a 2017 report that approximately 430,000 adults suffer ...

As Japan local gov'ts clamor for casino resorts, experts warn of gambling addiction - The Mainichi

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-05-01 23:47

The Mainichi

As Japan local gov'ts clamor for casino resorts, experts warn of gambling addiction
The Mainichi
These efforts apparently reduced the gambling addiction rate among adult residents from 4.3 percent in 2003 to 2.5 percent in 2016. Under the Japanese IR bill, residents of Japan would be required to pay a 6,000-yen entrance fee to go into the casinos ...

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State upping the ante on gambling addiction services - ABC27

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-05-01 23:27

ABC27

State upping the ante on gambling addiction services
ABC27
HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) -- The state's gambling expansion includes mini casinos, video gaming terminals and new lottery games. It also includes millions of dollars towards addiction services. "We know that there are a lot of people out there who don't ...

Addicts urge TDs to back laws targeted at gambling advertising - Independent.ie

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-05-01 19:36

Independent.ie

Addicts urge TDs to back laws targeted at gambling advertising
Independent.ie
The Gambling Control Bill proposes to establish a framework for the regulation, including licensing, of gambling in Ireland. (stock picture). Wayne O'Connor. May 2 2018 2:30 AM. 0 Comments. Addicts urge TDs to back laws targeted at gambling advertising ...