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Records: Man stole $630K in stamps to support gambling habit - Washington Times

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-10-11 23:41

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Records: Man stole $630K in stamps to support gambling habit
Washington Times
(AP) - A post office manager in Louisiana is accused of stealing more than $630,000 in stamps and selling them online to support a gambling addiction. News outlets report 46-year-old Ryan Cortez was arrested Wednesday on charges including ...
Records: Man Stole $630K in Stamps to Support Gambling Habit ...U.S. News & World Report

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Around 3% of Bulgaria's Population Hit by Gambling Addiction - Casino News Daily

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-10-11 04:09

Casino News Daily

Around 3% of Bulgaria's Population Hit by Gambling Addiction
Casino News Daily
More than 200,000 Bulgarians suffer from one form of gambling addiction or another, local news outlet 24 Chasa reports citing information from a report compiled last year. Bulgaria is the poorest nation in the European Union by GNI per capita, but it ...
200000 Bulgarians Show Some Sort of Gambling AddictionEU Scoop

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I hated it: Paddy Barnes opens up about gambling addiction - Belfast Telegraph

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-10-11 03:58

Belfast Telegraph

I hated it: Paddy Barnes opens up about gambling addiction
Belfast Telegraph
Speaking about his experiences with mental health issues, Barnes outlined his battle with an addiction to the 'rush' of gambling until he stopped two year ago. “People were saying to me: 'Are you serious, gambling all the time?' It wasn't really big to ...

200000 Bulgarians Show Some Sort of Gambling Addiction - EU Scoop

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-10-11 01:08

EU Scoop

200000 Bulgarians Show Some Sort of Gambling Addiction
EU Scoop
According to a survey from last year, 53% of men and 44% of women participate in some kind of gambling, says psychotherapist. More than 200,000 Bulgarians, or 3% of the population, show some form of gambling addiction, “24 hours” reported.

How the Opera House debacle has highlighted misogyny and gambling addiction in Australian culture - Independent Australia

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-10-11 00:31

Independent Australia

How the Opera House debacle has highlighted misogyny and gambling addiction in Australian culture
Independent Australia
The recent Opera House billboard debate has not only outraged many but also shed a spotlight on other social problems, writes Jacinta Coelho. THERE ARE TWO equally cringeworthy things about the debate between shock jock Alan Jones (2GB radio host) ...
The Everest horses Alan Jones will have his eye onThe Sydney Morning Herald

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Talking helped me beat gambling addiction: Paddy Barnes - The Irish News

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-10-10 18:22

The Irish News

Talking helped me beat gambling addiction: Paddy Barnes
The Irish News
BOXER Paddy Barnes has spoken of the “frustration” of a gambling addiction that he was only able to beat after revealing the depths of it to his fiancée at the time, and now wife, Mari. Flyweight Barnes, who was beaten in his first WBC world title ...

As legal sports betting spreads, we need consumer protection - Washington Post

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-10-10 14:47

Washington Post

As legal sports betting spreads, we need consumer protection
Washington Post
We call for integrity and transparency of the betting platform; privacy and data security; self-exclusion where warranted; protection of vulnerable populations, such as children and gambling addicts; and recourse for victims of fraud. If states hope to ...

Silent addiction: How Filipinos fall prey to the online gambling market - Rappler

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-10-10 02:41

Silent addiction: How Filipinos fall prey to the online gambling market
Rappler
Rehab professionals believe that many Filipinos suffer from online gambling addiction due to easy access in the country, but only a few seek professional help; Weak internet infrastructure and limited jursidiction hinder Pagcor from enforcing measures ...

Grant funding to help combat youth gambling addiction - Mountain Statesman

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

Grant funding to help combat youth gambling addiction
Mountain Statesman
She revealed that the grant funding will be used to educate a whole new generation about gambling addiction, along with how video games and apps have begun incorporating gambling into activities for children. “Did you know almost all games you play on ...

Grant funding to help combat youth gambling addiction - Mountain Statesman

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

Grant funding to help combat youth gambling addiction
Mountain Statesman
She revealed that the grant funding will be used to educate a whole new generation about gambling addiction, along with how video games and apps have begun incorporating gambling into activities for children. “Did you know almost all games you play on ...

This Is How It Feels To Have A Gambling Addiction – And Be Bombarded By Adverts - HuffPost UK

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

HuffPost UK

This Is How It Feels To Have A Gambling Addiction – And Be Bombarded By Adverts
HuffPost UK
“I never told my parents,” the 34-year-old says, thinking back to the beginnings of an addiction that went on to last almost two decades. Michael has been in rehabilitation for his gambling habit for nearly five years. Now he is reflective about how he ...

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Sports Betting In Kentucky? Legalization Could Come As Early As 2021 - Paulick Report

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-10-09 13:05

Paulick Report

Sports Betting In Kentucky? Legalization Could Come As Early As 2021
Paulick Report
One major concern that has been voiced is the potential for increased gambling addiction, though it is unclear exactly what impact the legalization of sports betting would have on the overall number of addicts. Advocates who help gambling addicts would ...

How China's online gambling addiction is reshaping Manila - Rappler

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-10-09 07:06

How China's online gambling addiction is reshaping Manila
Rappler
Philippine Online Gambling Operations (POGOs) are creating a ripple of economic development, particularly in the property and food sectors; Locals are complaining about the high rental rates and rowdiness of some Chinese workers; POGO girls required to ...

Wanna Bet? Jen Fears Ben Traded A Drinking Problem For Gambling Addiction - Radar Online

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-10-09 04:42

Radar Online

Wanna Bet? Jen Fears Ben Traded A Drinking Problem For Gambling Addiction
Radar Online
As Radar reported, Affleck, 46, recently completed a forty day stay at a treatment center Opens a New Window. for alcohol addiction, but ex-wife Garner, 46, worries that he's simply traded a drinking problem for a gambling addiction. Opens a New Window.

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Analysts: Sports betting a good wager for Kentucky, Churchill Downs - Insider Louisville

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-10-09 03:58

Insider Louisville

Analysts: Sports betting a good wager for Kentucky, Churchill Downs
Insider Louisville
However, two advocates who help problem gamblers warned that if the commonwealth legalized sports betting, it likely would push more Kentuckians into addiction — though they said the state could address that downside by earmarking some of the ...

Delhi Man Kills Father to Grab Business After Losing All Savings to Gambling Addiction - News18

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-10-08 19:57

News18

Delhi Man Kills Father to Grab Business After Losing All Savings to Gambling Addiction
News18
New Delhi: A man addicted to gambling was arrested along with two accomplices on charges of killing his father to grab the family business, police said on Monday. Gaurav Khera, 37, the victim's only son, and accomplices Vishal Garg, 23, and Sadiq Khan, ...

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What is 'problem internet use' and is it really a problem? - New Scientist

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-10-08 17:03

New Scientist

What is 'problem internet use' and is it really a problem?
New Scientist
... to the mental health problems caused by these activities, especially in young people, whose brains are still developing. Anything can be done to excess, so are these really mental illnesses? Gambling addiction has long been recognised as a real ...
European researchers set out priorities for dealing with problem internet useEurekAlert (press release)
Cyberchondria and cyberhoarding: is internet fuelling new conditions?The Guardian

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Social media 'can feed people's addiction to THEMSELVES' and lead to withdrawal symptoms similar to those felt by ... - Daily Mail

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-10-08 10:52

Daily Mail

Social media 'can feed people's addiction to THEMSELVES' and lead to withdrawal symptoms similar to those felt by ...
Daily Mail
Social media is fuelling a new type of addiction driven by an obsession with ourselves. Being 'addicted to yourself' is a condition with parallels to serious alcohol, drug or gambling addiction, according to a new study. The rise of social media has ...

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Meet the Sheffield medical students who want to provide hope for gambling addicts - Yorkshire Post

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-10-08 08:43

Yorkshire Post

Meet the Sheffield medical students who want to provide hope for gambling addicts
Yorkshire Post
Minal Jain along with her fellow University of Sheffield medical students Tejus Patel, Akshay Kumar, and Adil Nayeem, all aged 23, are building an app – called Bet On Me - which is aiming to change the way gambling addiction is treated on a widely ...

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Problem Gambling Expert Warns There Are More than 45,000 ... - Casino Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-10-08 04:08

Casino Guardian

Problem Gambling Expert Warns There Are More than 45,000 ...
Casino Guardian
Mental health specialists and representatives of GambleAware have revealed that Ireland needs to urgently roll out a nation-wide survey to reveal actual ...

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