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Online betting rises in Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa with M-Pesa ... - Quartz

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-04-24 23:00

Quartz

Online betting rises in Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa with M-Pesa ...
Quartz
The growth in mobile money services has created new opportunities for merchants to sell their products and services. One of these is the fast-growing sports betting sector which has taken a number of African countries by storm. What's further spurred ...

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NEW STUDY: Mississippi ranks in top 5 for most gambling-addicted - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL - WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-04-24 19:46

NEW STUDY: Mississippi ranks in top 5 for most gambling-addicted - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL
WBRC FOX6 News - WBRC.com
"I've seen people who excluded, went up into their bedroom and just gambled that way and just recreated the problem. I've seen that more than once." Gambling addiction treatment isn't covered by insurance. That complicates matters since addicts find ...

NEW STUDY: Mississippi ranks in top 5 for most gambling-addicted states - Mississippi News Now

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-04-24 19:24

NEW STUDY: Mississippi ranks in top 5 for most gambling-addicted states
Mississippi News Now
Gambling is a popular pastime in Mississippi, but it can also pose serious problems. WalletHub's latest study puts Mississippi as the fourth most gambling-addicted state in the country. Mississippi ties it up for the top spot of highest percentage of ...

Gambling support service back in Blenheim after calls for help - Stuff.co.nz

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-04-24 18:20

Stuff.co.nz

Gambling support service back in Blenheim after calls for help
Stuff.co.nz
I get calls every day from people in Marlborough who need help," he said. Stuart Bruce and Kerri Flood had been appointed to run the Blenheim-based support service. The pair would alternate their visits to Blenheim, coming over two or three times a ...

International sales rep stole £7k from employer to fund gambling addiction - Rossendale Free Press

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-04-24 09:23

Rossendale Free Press

International sales rep stole £7k from employer to fund gambling addiction
Rossendale Free Press
A salesman stole more than £7,500 from his employer to pay off gambling debts, a court heard. Jamie Gavin, of Piercy Mount, Waterfoot, stole £7,007.86 and a further £540 from a furniture supplier after the money was paid to him by clients. When the dad ...

Council chiefs warn Treasury against 'blocking' plans to fight gambling addiction - LocalGov

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-04-24 05:04

LocalGov

Council chiefs warn Treasury against 'blocking' plans to fight gambling addiction
LocalGov
The Gambling Commission recommended last March that the Government limit the maximum stakes on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBT) slots to £2 - a move welcomed by local authority leaders. However, the Local Government Association (LGA) today warned it ...

Lucrative gambling business comes under public scrutiny - swissinfo.ch

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-04-24 03:00

swissinfo.ch

Lucrative gambling business comes under public scrutiny
swissinfo.ch
The stakes are high as Swiss voters decide in June about a new gambling law, including a ban on using the websites of foreign casinos. Youth wings of several political parties have mounted a challenge. Supporters argue the legal amendment is a ...

Gambling-addicted grandma steals $1m from disability charity - 9news.com.au

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-04-23 23:14

9news.com.au

Gambling-addicted grandma steals $1m from disability charity
9news.com.au
A gambling-addicted Queensland grandmother who syphoned more than $1 million from a disability service has been sentenced to eight years in prison. Donna Healey, a long-term employee of the Horizons Respite and Recreations Association, made 866 bank ...

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Gambling addict jailed for setting lottery machine on fire - Shine News (press release)

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-04-23 22:46

Gambling addict jailed for setting lottery machine on fire
Shine News (press release)
A lottery enthusiast has been jailed for four years for arson after he set fire to a lottery machine to vent his frustration at spending more than 6 million yuan (US$950,148) gambling, according to the Pudong New Area People's Court. The man surnamed ...

Laois man tells Baz Ashmawy of gambling addiction disease that ... - Leinster Express

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-04-23 15:55

Leinster Express

Laois man tells Baz Ashmawy of gambling addiction disease that ...
Leinster Express
Laois man Padraig 'Podge' Bannon considered suicide to escape from his gambling 'disease', he revealed to Baz Ashmawy on RTÉ documentary All Bets are Off. Baz visited Podge at home in Killenard to discuss a facebook post in which the Laois man revealed ...
All Bets Are Off: Hooked on Baz Ashmawy's empathetic styleIrish Times

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Recognising and treating gambling addiction - The Straits Times

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-04-23 15:04

The Straits Times

Recognising and treating gambling addiction
The Straits Times
Mr Yeo (not his real name), an engineer in his fifties, began gambling for fun at Chinese New Year gatherings when he was just 13. As he grew older, he would play slot machines at a social recreational club, betting $10 to $20 to pass his time. However ...
Pathological gambling: how to recognize it, and what to do — AleteiaAleteia EN

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Recognising and treating gambling addiction, Health News & Top ... - The Straits Times

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-04-23 15:04

The Straits Times

Recognising and treating gambling addiction, Health News & Top ...
The Straits Times
Mr Yeo (not his real name), an engineer in his fifties, began gambling for fun at Chinese New Year gatherings when he was just 13.. Read more at straitstimes.com.
Pathological gambling: how to recognize it, and what to do — AleteiaAleteia EN

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The Netherlands Declares Some Loot Boxes Illegal, Warns Developers to Modify Them - ExtremeTech

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-04-23 09:35

ExtremeTech

The Netherlands Declares Some Loot Boxes Illegal, Warns Developers to Modify Them
ExtremeTech
Few developments in gaming have caused as much controversy of late as the integration of loot boxes. In video game parlance, a loot box is an item you can purchase in-game, either by spending real money directly or by purchasing a specific type of ...

Clean Elections, Gambling Split Candidates - New Haven Independent

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-04-23 06:42

Clean Elections, Gambling Split Candidates
New Haven Independent
“Call it a 'resort.'” Bysiewicz said she would be concerned about the loss of $270 million in slot revenues from Native American-run casinos if a Bridgeport deal took effect. “The genie is out of the bottle,” Harris said of casino gambling. “It's here ...

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Opinion:Gambling does not pay the bills - The HawkEye

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-04-23 06:12

The HawkEye

Opinion:Gambling does not pay the bills
The HawkEye
It may be true that gambling helps the economy, but helping the economy is not worth someone's livelihood. Gambling may make a few people rich, but the fact that they inflict serious damage to a person's personality is grounds for nationwide ...

Controversial ex-CA justice fined for gambling - Rappler

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-04-23 02:55

Rappler

Controversial ex-CA justice fined for gambling
Rappler
... Appeals (CA) guilty of conduct unbecoming of a member of the judiciary over instances of gambling in a casino, and fined him P100,000. The decision penned by SC Associate Justice Samuel Martires with concurrences from 11 justices is a disappointing ...
Ex-CA justice fined for casino gamblingGMA News

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Olivia Sudjic: five books to get a grip on internet addiction - The Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-04-22 23:30

The Guardian

Olivia Sudjic: five books to get a grip on internet addiction
The Guardian
As former Google design ethicist Tristan Harris has been warning us for years, the medium is designed to be addictive, to manipulate us in the same way that slot machines work on gambling addicts. The Age of Earthquakes: A Guide to the Extreme Present ...

Relatives of gambling addicts would prefer them to be hooked on ... - Irish Mirror

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-04-22 23:01

Irish Mirror

Relatives of gambling addicts would prefer them to be hooked on ...
Irish Mirror
Addiction counsellor Barry Grant has slammed the Government here for their lack of action on imposing proper gambling laws.
Emmy-Winning TV Presenter Discusses Problem Gambling in ...Casino News Daily

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Melco Resorts May Have an Edge in Japan Casino Bidding - Motley Fool

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-04-22 05:20

Melco Resorts May Have an Edge in Japan Casino Bidding
Motley Fool
And like the Hard Rock Cafe, which last year established a local subsidiary in Japan for the express purpose of supporting "the company's growth plans in the region," Melco said it's willing to relocate its corporate headquarters to Japan if it's ...

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