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Former bank employee stole more than $2 million from clients to ... - WAtoday

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-11-17 02:04

WAtoday

Former bank employee stole more than $2 million from clients to ...
WAtoday
A former St George Bank employee who withdrew more than $2 million from his clients' accounts to fund his gambling addiction has been jailed for more than ...
Senior Perth business banker defrauder St George Bank of more ...The West Australian

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Sky Bet extends English Football League sponsorship deal - BBC News

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-11-17 00:20

Football365.com

Sky Bet extends English Football League sponsorship deal
BBC News
Stop" campaign is orchestrated by the Senet Group, which was established in 2014 by some of Britain's leading bookmakers in response to public concerns about gambling and gambling addiction. The head of the GambleAware charity, Marc Etches, said that ...
EFL makes gambling vow after extending bookmaker deal ...Football365.com

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The new Star Wars video game is under attack - CNNMoney

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-11-16 11:53

International Business Times

The new Star Wars video game is under attack
CNNMoney
In Belgium, companies involved in gambling are required to have a license. Minors and people with gambling addiction problems are not allowed to play. Electronic Arts (EA, Tech30), the game's publisher, said that the "mechanics of Star Wars Battlefront ...
'Star Wars Battlefront II' Loot Boxes Being Investigated By Belgium's Gambling RegulatorInternational Business Times
Star Wars fans' outrage over Battlefront II 'loot box' controversy erupts in Reddit AMA with video game developersMirror.co.uk
An Update on Star Wars Battlefront II - Electronic ArtsElectronic Arts
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Butler To Prince Charles' Buddy Stole Picasso To Fund Gambling Habit - Casino.Org News (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-11-16 09:12

Casino.Org News (blog)

Butler To Prince Charles' Buddy Stole Picasso To Fund Gambling Habit
Casino.Org News (blog)
The William Hill betting site logo Image Credit: williamhillplc.com. The items were taken by Dalton to help fund his gambling addiction. It is alleged that the butler squandered up to £600,000 through his William Hill betting account over a period of ...

Former gambling addict from Little Sutton is racing to redemption - The Chester Standard

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-11-16 02:07

The Chester Standard

Former gambling addict from Little Sutton is racing to redemption
The Chester Standard
The first day of 2018 will be a “landmark moment” for a former gambling addict whose problems spiralled out of control and took him to some of the darkest mental places imaginable. Antony Smith, 29, of Little Sutton, ran up debts of almost £36,000 over ...

Springvale group warns of gambling risks after pokies players in Greater Dandenong lost $100m in a year - Herald Sun

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-11-16 00:01

Herald Sun

Springvale group warns of gambling risks after pokies players in Greater Dandenong lost $100m in a year
Herald Sun
GAMBLERS in Greater Dandenong poured more than $100 million into pokies last financial year but one Springvale community group is ramping up efforts to tackle gambling addiction. A recent Springvale Indochinese Mutual Assistance Association ...

Counting on Pa. gambling: Is this any way to balance a budget? - Chambersburg Public Opinion

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-11-15 15:27

Chambersburg Public Opinion

Counting on Pa. gambling: Is this any way to balance a budget?
Chambersburg Public Opinion
“If history is any lesson, gambling is only a short-term solution to state budget gaps,” according to the 2016 State University of New York study “State Revenues from Gambling” by Lucy Dadayan. “Gambling legalization and expansion leads to some revenue ...
Adelson's Quest To Kill Online Gambling Losing Allies And SteamPlay Pennsylvania

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Laois man with gambling addiction smashed bookies TV - Leinster Express

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-11-15 07:37

Laois man with gambling addiction smashed bookies TV
Leinster Express
A Portarlington man with a gambling addiction who smashed a television in a bookmakers after losing €400 on horses has been ordered to keep out of all gambling premises. “You're never going to win at gambling,” Judge Catherine Staines told Noel ...

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'Addiction to gambling is a ruthless disease'- SA Foundation for Responsible Gambling - Joburg East Express

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-11-14 22:22

Joburg East Express

'Addiction to gambling is a ruthless disease'- SA Foundation for Responsible Gambling
Joburg East Express
Although these biological issues play a role in compulsive gambling, social factors cannot be ignored. “Gambling addiction often goes hand in hand with other addictive behaviours, including alcoholism,” Sinclair said. Added to this, pathological ...

Gambling addiction support offered by youth charity - Third Force News

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-11-14 02:45

Third Force News

Gambling addiction support offered by youth charity
Third Force News
Support for young problem gamblers has been created by a youth charity in a bid to stem addiction. The online resource, by Scottish youth work charity Fast Forward, will be launched at the National Youth Work Conference, in Cumbernauld on Tuesday 14 ...

Tai Tuivasa gambling addiction prompted NRL switch to UFC | Daily ... - Daily Telegraph

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2017-11-12 21:00

Daily Telegraph

Tai Tuivasa gambling addiction prompted NRL switch to UFC | Daily ...
Daily Telegraph
TAI Tuivasa gambled away 20000 the night before he walked out on the Sydney Roosters, quit rugby league and looked for a change of life in boxing.

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Bet365 chief Denise Coates paid herself £217m last year - The Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2017-11-12 11:48

The Guardian

Bet365 chief Denise Coates paid herself £217m last year
The Guardian
The Gambling Commission, the industry regulator, has said 2 million people in the UK are either problem gamblers or at risk of addiction. Mike Dixon, the chief executive of the charity Addaction, said: “It cannot be right that the CEO of a betting ...

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Newallo-Hosein:Make provisions for gambling addicts | The Trinidad ... - Trinidad Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-11-11 19:50

Newallo-Hosein:Make provisions for gambling addicts | The Trinidad ...
Trinidad Guardian
kalifa.clyne@guardian.co.tt Government should have made provisions so that taxation on the gaming industry could be used to establish a gambling anonymous ...

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Lafferty reaches out to help others with gambling addiction - The Times

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-11-11 18:16

The Times

Lafferty reaches out to help others with gambling addiction
The Times
Northern Ireland striker Kyle Lafferty has vowed to help other footballers and fans who are struggling with a gambling addiction. Speaking at length about the subject for the first time since revealing his problem back in September, the Hearts forward ...
Northern Ireland ace Kyle Lafferty comes clean about the gambling ...The Sun
Kyle Lafferty opens up on fight with gambling addiction | Daily Mail ...Daily Mail
Pulling out of the spiral of addictionIndependent.ie
Belfast Telegraph
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Why gambling is so prevalent in Minnesota's Lao community — and what's being done to address its downside - MinnPost

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-11-10 09:01

MinnPost

Why gambling is so prevalent in Minnesota's Lao community — and what's being done to address its downside
MinnPost
That effort recently led to a research initiative, funded by Northstar Problem Gambling Alliance (NPGA) and the Minnesota Department of Human Services. The program examines gambling addiction in the community and provides support services to affected ...

British Soccer Stars' Gambling Problems - Casino.Org News (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-11-10 08:17

Casino.Org News (blog)

British Soccer Stars' Gambling Problems
Casino.Org News (blog)
Current Sky Sports broadcaster and former Arsenal and England man Paul Merson's gambling addiction (and drinking and cocaine problems) got so out of control that he went on a three-month rehab stint in the middle of the 1994/95 season. These struggles ...

Gambling addict who lost £150K DEMANDS £2 maximum stake on 'CRACK' betting machines - Daily Star

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-11-09 12:26

Daily Star

Gambling addict who lost £150K DEMANDS £2 maximum stake on 'CRACK' betting machines
Daily Star
A gambler since he was just 13, he once lost £5,000 in an hour. The 42-year-old said fixed odd betting machines alone cost him £80,000 over the last decade. Now he is calling for the cap on stakes to be cut from £100 to £2. James said: “People will ...

A Gambling Addiction Is As Serious As A Cocaine Addiction - Huffington Post South Africa (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-11-09 04:20

Huffington Post South Africa (blog)

A Gambling Addiction Is As Serious As A Cocaine Addiction
Huffington Post South Africa (blog)
Compulsive gambling, medically called ludomania, is as much of a disease as alcoholism and other forms of addiction. "Sufferers cannot control these conditions any more than they can control whether they contract flu," said Dr Heidi Sinclair, a ...