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Gambling addict who conned OAPs is jailed and served deportation papers - Nottingham Post

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-11-08 15:22

Nottingham Post

Gambling addict who conned OAPs is jailed and served deportation papers
Nottingham Post
Stoica, 29, turned to crime because of his gambling addiction, especially playing roulette in casinos, a judge was told. But after seven offences, he was caught when a 77-year-old woman rumbled him on High Street, Ruddington, shortly after she withdrew ...

Ke-nope: City voters strike down electronic gambling | Local News ... - The Keene Sentinel

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-11-08 11:08

Ke-nope: City voters strike down electronic gambling | Local News ...
The Keene Sentinel
Keno won't be played in Keene anytime soon, as voters rejected a ballot measure to allow the electronic gambling game by nearly a 2-1 margin.

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'Gambling addiction cost me £150000 and left me homeless' - Gloucestershire Live

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-11-08 09:35

Gloucestershire Live

'Gambling addiction cost me £150000 and left me homeless'
Gloucestershire Live
His gambling addiction cost him around £150,000, relationships with friends and family and even his home. And now James Lowe is supporting big curbs on fixed odds betting terminals - known as the crack cocaine of betting - so other gamblers may not ...

The 'feminization of gambling' - taosnews

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-11-08 07:09

taosnews

The 'feminization of gambling'
taosnews
Women develop gambling problems almost exclusively with slot machines, researchers say. Some men also develop an addiction to the devices, but research shows male problem gamblers typically branch out to wager on table games, races, sports and ...

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The 'feminization of gambling' - Idaho Statesman

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-11-08 01:13

The 'feminization of gambling'
Idaho Statesman
Women develop gambling problems almost exclusively with slot machines, researchers say. Some men also develop an addiction to the devices, but research shows male problem gamblers typically branch out to wager on table games, races, sports and ...

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Plan for national gambling control office to tackle sector - Irish Examiner

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-11-07 18:09

Irish Examiner

Plan for national gambling control office to tackle sector
Irish Examiner
Specifically, the bill will request the creation of a sector-funded national gambling control office and new restrictions on advertising targeting U18s via phone apps and websites. It will seek to end the “self-exclusion” system where a casino does not ...

A lower maximum at FOBT terminals will not stop gambling addiction ... - CalvinAyre.com

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-11-07 05:52

CalvinAyre.com

A lower maximum at FOBT terminals will not stop gambling addiction ...
CalvinAyre.com
The United Kingdom is now planning to cut the maximum bet from £100 to something between £2 and £50. The exact maximum will be decided in 12 weeks.

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Addiction Is Not an Excuse for Sexual Assault - VICE

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-11-06 13:45

VICE

Addiction Is Not an Excuse for Sexual Assault
VICE
In every other addiction that has been studied— including gambling, which, like sex, does not require ingestion of any substance that could change the brain physically—people exhibit what is technically known as "cue reactivity." For example, when ...

Gambling soon to be a tap away for Pennsylvania internet users, for better or worse - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-11-06 09:47

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Gambling soon to be a tap away for Pennsylvania internet users, for better or worse
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
It is unclear if Pennsylvania will follow that path, as there are no such requirements in the legislation, although it will add $400,000 to state spending on gambling addiction awareness and treatment for every $100 million generated in online gambling ...

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Gambling addiction sparked e-cig scam - Blackpool Gazette

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-11-06 09:33

Blackpool Gazette

Gambling addiction sparked e-cig scam
Blackpool Gazette
A father-of-three who was addicted to gambling stole £21,000 from his employers - by faking e-cigarette sales. Preston Crown Court was told Steven Harker, 26, of Cambden Road, Layton, began stealing from the McColl's store on Egerton Road in Blackpool ...

Habitual thief and gambling addict stole tools one months after ... - Lancashire Telegraph

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-11-06 00:39

Lancashire Telegraph

Habitual thief and gambling addict stole tools one months after ...
Lancashire Telegraph
A HABITUAL thief and gambling addict who attempted to steal tools from a storage unit just one month after being given a final chance by a judge…

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Former gambling addict from Millom blew six figure sum while gripped with obsession - NW Evening Mail

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2017-11-05 11:52

NW Evening Mail

Former gambling addict from Millom blew six figure sum while gripped with obsession
NW Evening Mail
A former gambling addict who threw away a six figure sum feeding his obsession has spoken of how the habit destroys lives. David Ward spent 45 years as a chronic gambler before seeking help to recover seven years ago. He used to go to betting shops and ...

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The 'feminization of gambling' | Local News | santafenewmexican.com - Santa Fe New Mexican

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-11-04 22:14

Santa Fe New Mexican

The 'feminization of gambling' | Local News | santafenewmexican.com
Santa Fe New Mexican
Researchers find middle-age women looking for an escape from abuse, hardship or sudden lifestyle changes are at risk of addiction, and the road to recovery ...
Problem gambling: Is it rising and how much is it costing? - BBC NewsBBC News

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Problem gambling: Is it rising and how much is it costing? - BBC News

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-11-04 19:06

BBC News

Problem gambling: Is it rising and how much is it costing?
BBC News
Another claim came from Labour deputy leader Tom Watson who said figures show that gambling addiction costs the economy £1.2bn a year. The figure actually comes from the IPPR think tank and is the top end of a huge range. "People who are problem ...

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Other View: Illinois gambling addiction's only cure is more gambling - Shelbyville Daily Union

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-11-04 09:33

Other View: Illinois gambling addiction's only cure is more gambling
Shelbyville Daily Union
In Illinois, state politicians practice moral relativism. A thing is good or bad depending on how much tax revenue it generates, so any moral objections to gambling are gone and the only questions are how big a bet should we place to get more, more, more.

I blew £25,000 on gambling machines... and this tattoo means I'm ... - Manchester Evening News

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-11-04 01:58

Manchester Evening News

I blew £25,000 on gambling machines... and this tattoo means I'm ...
Manchester Evening News
Alex Woolliscroft knows first-hand how addictive fixed odds betting machines are. And this is what he thinks needs to be done about it...

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Illinois gambling addiction's only cure is more gambling - MyWebTimes.com

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-11-03 22:24

Illinois gambling addiction's only cure is more gambling
MyWebTimes.com
They have been rewarded for their belief that they can win more with more gambling. Adjusted for inflation, Illinois' coffers have gone from the equivalent of $533 million in taxes when only the lottery and horse racing existed in 1975 to $1.3 billion ...

Gambling addiction is 'devastating families' and must be made safer, says a Swansea MP - WalesOnline

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-11-03 11:20

WalesOnline

Gambling addiction is 'devastating families' and must be made safer, says a Swansea MP
WalesOnline
She added: “Families across the country have been devastated by the effects of gambling addiction, which is too often accompanied by theft and substance abuse. “The government and gambling industry have a social responsibility to ensure these highly ...

Can Outsmarting Slot Machines Help A Gambler Avoid Addiction? - TheFix.com

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-11-02 17:35

TheFix.com

Can Outsmarting Slot Machines Help A Gambler Avoid Addiction?
TheFix.com
Once gamblers learn the basic trickery of modern-day slot machines, they stand a far better chance of avoiding gambling addiction, a new research study says. According to MarketWatch, it all comes down to understanding the phenomenon of “losses ...

Illinois gambling addiction's only cure is more gambling - The Rock River Times

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-11-02 14:53

The Rock River Times

Illinois gambling addiction's only cure is more gambling
The Rock River Times
In Illinois, state politicians practice moral relativism. A thing is good or bad depending on how much tax revenue it generates, so any moral objections to gambling are gone and the only questions are how big a bet should we place to get more, more, more.