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Church opposes planned casino - Billings Gazette

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-08-04 19:57

Church opposes planned casino
Billings Gazette
Our church is committed to creating a healthy neighborhood, and gambling is shown to have detrimental effect on neighborhoods. In a 2016 article, the Great Falls Tribune noted that Montana ranked fourth on a list for gambling addiction. Organized and ...

'A gambler can lose everything in an instant, destroying countless ... - thejournal.ie

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-08-04 00:34

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'A gambler can lose everything in an instant, destroying countless ...
thejournal.ie
PROBLEM GAMBLING COMES into the spotlight every few months, typically when a high-profile sports star comes forward with their personal, harrowing story of ...

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Pachinko and Slot Machine Addiction in Japan | Nippon.com - Nippon.com

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-08-02 00:45

Pachinko and Slot Machine Addiction in Japan | Nippon.com
Nippon.com
The Integrated Resorts Implementation Bill establishing IR operational rules was passed by the Diet in July 2018. The first casino established under the law is ...

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Despite anti-gambling attention, UK soccer clubs see rise in sponsorships - CalvinAyre.com

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-08-01 21:39

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Despite anti-gambling attention, UK soccer clubs see rise in sponsorships
CalvinAyre.com
However, it has an extended presence in the Championship, which is of great concern to charities in the UK that deal with gambling addiction. Professor Jim Orford, representing Gambling Watch UK, said, “This is worrying. There is evidence that gambling ...

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Japanese Pachinko Sector Nervous about New Gambling Addiction Bill - VegasSlotsOnline

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-08-01 19:40

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Japanese Pachinko Sector Nervous about New Gambling Addiction Bill
VegasSlotsOnline
While the pachinko sector in Japan sees revenues of more than £1.4bn ($1.84bn) each year, there are widespread concerns about the recent gambling addiction bill that was passed. This new bill means that pachinko games will have lower pay-outs, which ...
Pachinko and Slot Machine Addiction in JapanNippon.com

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$5M Ponzi scheme advisor gets 11 years after tearful apologies to victims - Financial Planning

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-08-01 12:15

Financial Planning

$5M Ponzi scheme advisor gets 11 years after tearful apologies to victims
Financial Planning
Wanner broke down several times, apologizing to his onetime clients and citing a gambling addiction as the reason for his conduct. Prosecutors ultimately secured a punishment in line with their recommendation in a rare white collar case with a double ...

$5M Ponzi scheme advisor gets 11 years after tearful apologies to victims - Financial Planning

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-08-01 12:13

Financial Planning

$5M Ponzi scheme advisor gets 11 years after tearful apologies to victims
Financial Planning
Wanner broke down several times, apologizing to his onetime clients and citing a gambling addiction as the reason for his conduct. Prosecutors ultimately secured a punishment in line with their recommendation in a rare white collar case with a double ...

Ireland president: Gambling and sports don't mix - CalvinAyre.com

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-07-31 20:51

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Ireland president: Gambling and sports don't mix
CalvinAyre.com
Higgins went on to say that he believes that sports should be protected from gambling companies, arguing that sports gambling addiction over the past several years has reached epidemic proportions. He said, “The often-secret addiction has grown in ...

Former conservation district administrator sentenced to federal prison for stealing grant funds - Battle Creek Enquirer

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-07-31 14:56

Battle Creek Enquirer

Former conservation district administrator sentenced to federal prison for stealing grant funds
Battle Creek Enquirer
Her attorney, J. Thomas Schaeffer said his client has a gambling addiction and used the stolen money at Firekeepers Casino in Emmett Township. "It is not an excuse but an explanation about why she did it," Schaeffer told the Enquirer. "It is an addiction.

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Already in decline, Japan's pachinko industry now braces for gambling-addiction regulations - The Japan Times

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-07-31 01:32

The Japan Times

Already in decline, Japan's pachinko industry now braces for gambling-addiction regulations
The Japan Times
The rules, aimed at curbing gambling addiction, are part of a policy barter that helped legalize casinos in 2016 despite widespread opposition. Then the Diet passed new regulations on casino developments last month, including those on gambling addiction.

Hawley and Whyte column: State must take responsibility for problems related to gambling - Richmond.com

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-07-30 20:33

Richmond.com

Hawley and Whyte column: State must take responsibility for problems related to gambling
Richmond.com
By Carolyn Hawley and Keith Whyte. The proposed massive expansion of gambling in Virginia under the guise of historical racing exposes the historic failure of the commonwealth to take any responsibility for social costs of gambling addiction. A state ...

Financial adviser stole £15m from his clients to fund gambling ... - Telegraph.co.uk

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-07-30 12:40

Telegraph.co.uk

Financial adviser stole £15m from his clients to fund gambling ...
Telegraph.co.uk
A financial advisor stole nearly £15 million from wealthy clients to fund his gambling addiction and pay his children's school fees, a court has heard. Freddy ...
Gambling addict adviser jailed for six years over £14.5m Ponzi schemeCitywire.co.uk

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Will New Hampshire bet on sports gambling? - The Keene Sentinel

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-07-30 10:07

Will New Hampshire bet on sports gambling?
The Keene Sentinel
“If we pass it, in the next budget gambling addiction funds would be one of the first things to get cut. Depending on what the final bill is, if people are allowed to gamble large sums of money every day and they can place bets on their phone, it could ...

Gambling addiction isn't casual - Opinion - The Times-Tribune - Scranton Times-Tribune

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-07-30 02:03

Scranton Times-Tribune

Gambling addiction isn't casual - Opinion - The Times-Tribune
Scranton Times-Tribune
Casino advertising typically attempts to portray gambling as a glamorous diversion, akin to James Bond passing the shoe at Casino Royale. But the arrest last ...

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Michael D Higgins wants gambling ads banned from sport - thejournal.ie

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-07-30 01:33

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Michael D Higgins wants gambling ads banned from sport
thejournal.ie
Speaking on RTÉ's Sunday Sport yesterday, Higgins said that he was concerned about some of the cases of gambling among the GAA community and had met people who had suffered because of a gambling addiction. “If I had my way, I wouldn't have ...
President's proposal to ban gambling ads in sport not practical, says bookmakersIrish Examiner
President Michael D Higgins calls for legislation to crack down on advertising of gambling in sportThe Irish Sun
President Michael D Higgins wants gambling advertising removed from sportIndependent.ie
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The Teen Gambling Problem: Why Parents Shouldn't Make Bets in Front of the Kids - Fatherly

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-07-29 07:36

Fatherly

The Teen Gambling Problem: Why Parents Shouldn't Make Bets in Front of the Kids
Fatherly
It turns out that the rate of gambling addiction in young people aged 14 to 19 years can be two to seven times higher than in adults. “Studies have found that as many as 15% of youth have gambling problems,” says Mendez. “Kids and teens do gamble, but ...

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Fun88, SportPesa and M88 among the football bookies failing to help gambling addicts - The Times

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-07-28 17:05

The Times

Fun88, SportPesa and M88 among the football bookies failing to help gambling addicts
The Times
Foreign gambling companies that sponsor Premier League clubs and share in football betting revenues worth £1.4bn a year have failed to pay a single penny to the leading charity for gambling addicts this financial year. Betting companies are required by ...

Will NH bet on sports gambling? - Seacoastonline.com

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-07-28 16:57

Seacoastonline.com

Will NH bet on sports gambling?
Seacoastonline.com
“If we pass it, in the next budget gambling addiction funds would be one of the first things to get cut. Depending on what the final bill is, if people are allowed to gamble large sums of money every day and they can place bets on their phone, it could ...

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Respected Virgin Money worker pocketed £70000 from bank to fund gambling addiction - ChronicleLive

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-07-28 06:02

ChronicleLive

Respected Virgin Money worker pocketed £70000 from bank to fund gambling addiction
ChronicleLive
A respected bank worker secretly pocketed more than £70,000 from his employers to fund his “out-of-control” gambling addiction. Craig Atkinson was a mortgage accounts control analyst at Virgin Money Plc, in Gosforth, Newcastle, when he began siphoning ...

Spencer Christian to speak at problem-gambling conference in Mystic - theday.com

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-07-27 13:28

Spencer Christian to speak at problem-gambling conference in Mystic
theday.com
Christian, who became a household name as a weatherman, feature reporter and co-host of ABC's “Good Morning America” during the late 1970s and early '80s, struggled with a serious gambling addiction, which he wrote about in a memoir published this ...