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Japan's pachinko industry braces for anti-addiction regulation - Reuters

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-07-26 17:05

Reuters

Japan's pachinko industry braces for anti-addiction regulation
Reuters
A government survey last year found that 3.6 percent of Japanese have been addicted to gambling at some point, higher than the 1-2 percent average in other developed countries, and that pachinko was the top destination for gamblers. The industry has ...

Japan finally gets casinos - Betting big - The Economist - The Economist

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-07-26 09:02

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Japan finally gets casinos - Betting big - The Economist
The Economist
THE sun beats down on a queue of punters outside the Espace pachinko parlour in central Tokyo. Inside is an air-conditioned oasis. Japanese people wage ...
The Race is On for Japan Gaming Licenses | Fox BusinessFox Business
Japan's Upper House Enacts Casino Legalization Bill, Yakuza Eye OpportunityOnline Poker.net

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Addiction: Officials say children are the next problem gamblers - WTRF

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-07-25 14:39

WTRF

Addiction: Officials say children are the next problem gamblers
WTRF
Problem gambling can happen anywhere, to anyone. That's why the Problem Gamblers Help Network of West Virginia is around to give support and help. But 1-800-GAMBLER is also focused on how problem gambling affects more than just the person ...

ECHO readers divided over 'protest' by gambling addict who smashed up 7 bookies - Liverpool Echo

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-07-25 11:51

Liverpool Echo

ECHO readers divided over 'protest' by gambling addict who smashed up 7 bookies
Liverpool Echo
The explanation of a gambling addict who smashed up seven William Hill bookmakers has sharply divided ECHO readers. Eric Baptista, 30, was hauled to court and handed a suspended prison sentence after smashing betting machines and TV screens at ...

Man smashed up seven bookies with hammer 'to send message about gambling addiction' - Mirror.co.uk

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-07-25 05:07

Mirror.co.uk

Man smashed up seven bookies with hammer 'to send message about gambling addiction'
Mirror.co.uk
A man who smashed up seven bookmakers in a "protest" after losing up to £1,000-a-week gambling says he was glad it raised the issue of addiction. Eric Baptista, 30, says he believes high street bookmakers should do more to allow problem gamblers to bar ...

Fitzy makes emotional confession about his past - New Idea

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-07-25 00:08

New Idea

Fitzy makes emotional confession about his past
New Idea
Fitzy made the revelation that he struggled to make ends meet due to a gambling habit. The Fitzy and Wippa star revealed: 'Those four years that I had in the AFL, I punted a lot of my money up the wall. My old man was devastated by that, because he ...

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Dramatic moment gambling addict finally snaps and smashes up William Hill bookies - Liverpool Echo

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-07-24 22:03

Liverpool Echo

Dramatic moment gambling addict finally snaps and smashes up William Hill bookies
Liverpool Echo
This is the moment a gambling addict who lost up to £1,000-per-week snapped and smashed up a William Hill bookies. Eric Baptista, 30, says he believes high street bookmakers should do more to allow problem gamblers to bar themselves from branches.

Former Rapides DA bookkeeper sentenced to prison after thefts - Alexandria Town Talk

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-07-24 16:23

Alexandria Town Talk

Former Rapides DA bookkeeper sentenced to prison after thefts
Alexandria Town Talk
He said he knows from past cases that most people battling addictions "don't get help until the walls come tumbling down." Higgins said Beard's medical records show she has a severe gambling problem. Although he said he wasn't trying to make excuses ...
Former Rapides DA's Office bookkeeper sentenced to 37 months in prisonKALB News (press release)

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Gambling-addicted Credit Union employee steals €87000 - European Gaming Industry News (press release) (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-07-24 03:39

European Gaming Industry News (press release) (blog)

Gambling-addicted Credit Union employee steals €87000
European Gaming Industry News (press release) (blog)
An employee of the Credit Union, identified as Aiden O'Malley (36), from Kilmilkin in Maam, has stolen €87,010 from customers to sustain his gambling addiction. On 16 August 2016, management at the Credit Union on Mainguard street, Galway were alerted ...

How a gambling addiction started with a single bet - Newshub

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-07-24 03:37

Newshub

How a gambling addiction started with a single bet
Newshub
A Christchurch man gambled away five years of wages after just one trip to his local casino. Kiwis lost $2.3 billion in 2017 alone, with up to 60,000 problem gamblers at any one time. It's not just them who lose; the effects of family violence, crime ...

How Do Gambling Addictions Start? | The Sports Daily - thesportsdaily.com

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-07-23 14:33

How Do Gambling Addictions Start? | The Sports Daily
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Gambling has been a part of everyday life for centuries and has been incorporated into numerous cultures as a leisure activity. The industry has grown since its ...
Got a gambling problem? Six steps you must take to save your ...The Online Citizen

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More Sports Betting Means More Compulsive Gambling...Probably - TheLines.com

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-07-23 12:15

TheLines.com

More Sports Betting Means More Compulsive Gambling...Probably
TheLines.com
Neva Pryor is worried. Pryor, the executive director of the Council on Compulsive Gambling in New Jersey, sees the wave of legal sports betting sweeping ...
Winning Post - The changing face of sports broadcasting - SBCNewsSBC News

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Non-Profit Fan Group Pitches A Different Kind of Sports Betting Bill - Legal Sports Report

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-07-23 11:54

Legal Sports Report

Non-Profit Fan Group Pitches A Different Kind of Sports Betting Bill
Legal Sports Report
... Self-exclusion: availability of tools to set betting limits, avoid credit traps, and opt-out of advertisements; Protection of the vulnerable: protect the most at-risk populations, including minors, the elderly, and people suffering from gambling ...

Ex-cricketer's addiction warning after huge gambling debts - ITV News

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-07-23 10:53

ITV News

Ex-cricketer's addiction warning after huge gambling debts
ITV News
A former Northamptonshire cricketer is warning others about the impact of addiction after racking up hundreds of thousands of pounds of gambling debts. Just a few months ago Patrick Foster was thinking about ending his life, but now he's speaking out ...

Credit Union employee stole €87000 for gambling addiction - Galway Daily (press release)

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-07-22 05:21

Galway Daily (press release)

Credit Union employee stole €87000 for gambling addiction
Galway Daily (press release)
An employee of the Credit Union received a suspended sentence at the Circuit Court for stealing €87,010 from customers to feed his gambling addiction. Aiden O'Malley (36), from Kilmilkin in Maam, pleaded guilty to 35 counts of theft between November ...

She Banned Herself, but Perth Gambling Addict Blew $10000 in 2 Weeks at Crown Casino - USA Online Casino News (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-07-22 05:17

USA Online Casino News (blog)

She Banned Herself, but Perth Gambling Addict Blew $10000 in 2 Weeks at Crown Casino
USA Online Casino News (blog)
Until the day Jennifer sat Rob down at their home in Perth and told him she had a serious gambling addiction. Not only did she have an addiction, but she had managed to blow through all his personal and business savings in one year—including $10,000 ...

Casino law glosses over addiction issues - The Japan News

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-07-21 08:54

Casino law glosses over addiction issues
The Japan News
The Yomiuri ShimbunWith the enactment of the casino resort law on Friday, competition is already heating up among local governments to host casino resorts. However, measures to deal with gambling addiction are effectively being ignored. The casino ...

Casino law glosses over addiction issues - The Japan News

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-07-21 08:54

Casino law glosses over addiction issues
The Japan News
The Yomiuri ShimbunWith the enactment of the casino resort law on Friday, competition is already heating up among local governments to host casino resorts. However, measures to deal with gambling addiction are effectively being ignored. The casino ...

Lawmakers moving forward on sports betting in Ohio - NBC4 - NBC4i.com

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-07-20 14:23

NBC4i.com

Lawmakers moving forward on sports betting in Ohio - NBC4
NBC4i.com
Ohio lawmakers are beginning the process of officially legalizing sports gambling with the introduction of two bills at the Statehouse.

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Japan Parliament OKs law to allow up to 3 casino resorts - Tampabay.com

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-07-20 06:57

Tampabay.com

Japan Parliament OKs law to allow up to 3 casino resorts
Tampabay.com
Opponents say Japan already has "pachinko" pinball parlors and wagering on horse, auto, bicycle and boat racing, and expanding legalized gambling would fuel organized crime and compound gambling addiction. Media surveys have showed a majority of ...
Japan Legalizes Casino Gambling - WSJWall Street Journal
Diet enacts casino bill despite stiff oppositionThe Japan Times
Japanese Casino Gambling Legalization Raises Stakes For Macau PlayersInvestor's Business Daily

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