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Sports gambling was here, legal or not: Editorial - The News Journal

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-08-23 14:30

The News Journal

Sports gambling was here, legal or not: Editorial
The News Journal
Some say it only increases the rate of gambling addiction. But legalized and monitored sports betting is a far better option than allowing it to spiral out of control. We appreciate that Delaware lawmakers recognize that. The News Journal's editorial ...

Gambling addiction: When should you seek help? - TheHealthSite

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-08-23 06:08

TheHealthSite

Gambling addiction: When should you seek help?
TheHealthSite
Ever bought a lottery ticket with the hopes of overturning your fortune? Have you bet on your favourite cricket team for a few hundred? As much as we would like to deny it, almost all of us have indulged in some form of gambling in our lives. I knew ...

Childhood trauma can lead to gambling addiction - The New Paper

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-08-21 11:32

The New Paper

Childhood trauma can lead to gambling addiction
The New Paper
Men with gambling addictions are more likely to have endured childhood traumas such as physical abuse or violence at home, and treatment needs to address this underlying stressor, researchers have said. A study was done on a nationally representative ...

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Gambling addiction could cause a public health crisis, charity warns - Express.co.uk

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-08-21 01:15

Express.co.uk

Gambling addiction could cause a public health crisis, charity warns
Express.co.uk
... the last year alone. Miss Lampard said: "As a society, we should be concerned about the rising risk of harm from wider access and more regular participation in gambling on future generations, resulting in a possible public health crisis in gambling ...
Children exposed to record numbers of gambling ads as marketers hit the jackpotThe Drum

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We should act now or risk gambling addiction crisis - The Times

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2017-08-20 17:04

The Times

We should act now or risk gambling addiction crisis
The Times
It seems gambling is everywhere in Britain today. In 2016, according to the data company Nielsen, £312 million was spent on advertising gambling, and even this understates what was spent promoting it online. In the next 12 months, it is likely that ...

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Adult Gambling Addiction Tied To Childhood Trauma - Gears Of Biz - Gears Of Biz

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-08-19 09:56

Adult Gambling Addiction Tied To Childhood Trauma - Gears Of Biz
Gears Of Biz
Reuters Health – Men with gambling addictions are more likely than their peers to have endured childhood traumas like physical abuse or violence at home, and ...

New Lake County hires could mean housing for 15 more homeless families - Chicago Tribune

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-08-18 19:00

New Lake County hires could mean housing for 15 more homeless families
Chicago Tribune
... $75,000 to provide gambling addiction rehabilitation services by licensed clinicians, O'Connell said in an email. These two allocations are the only gambling specific ones, but like the Lake County Health Department, other agencies and nonprofits ...

Adult Gambling Addiction Tied To Childhood Trauma | HuffPost - HuffPost

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-08-18 18:19

HuffPost

Adult Gambling Addiction Tied To Childhood Trauma | HuffPost
HuffPost
Reuters Health - Men with gambling addictions are more likely than their peers to have endured childhood traumas like physical abuse or violence at home, and ...
Adult gambling addiction tied to childhood trauma - Times of MaltaTimes of Malta

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Adult gambling addiction tied to childhood trauma - Business Insider

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-08-18 16:34

Adult gambling addiction tied to childhood trauma
Business Insider
Compared with men who rarely if ever placed wagers, the men with a pathological addiction to gambling were more than twice as likely to have witnessed violence at home or to have experienced physical abuse or assault growing up. They were also more ...

William Hill gambling addict smashes up betting shops - GamingTodaySlotsToday

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-08-18 10:25

William Hill gambling addict smashes up betting shops
GamingTodaySlotsToday
In England, a self-described gambling addict who smashed up television screens and gaming machines in William Hill betting shops in Liverpool received a 12-month suspended jail term after admitting seven counts of criminal damage. Eric Baptista, 29 ...

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William Hill gambling addict smashes up betting shops - GamingTodaySlotsToday

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-08-18 10:25

William Hill gambling addict smashes up betting shops
GamingTodaySlotsToday
In England, a self-described gambling addict who smashed up television screens and gaming machines in William Hill betting shops in Liverpool.

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Adult Gambling Addiction Tied to Childhood Trauma - Newsmax

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-08-18 06:54

Newsmax

Adult Gambling Addiction Tied to Childhood Trauma
Newsmax
Compared with men who rarely if ever placed wagers, the men with a pathological addiction to gambling were more than twice as likely to have witnessed violence at home or to have experienced physical abuse or assault growing up. They were also more ...

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Gambling addict who attacked betting shops sentenced - The Crown Prosecution Service

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-08-18 05:12

Gambling addict who attacked betting shops sentenced
The Crown Prosecution Service
A self-confessed gambling addict who attacked several betting shops because he said he'd lost so much money to them has been sentenced. Liverpool Crown Court heard that Eric Baptista, 29, from Toxteth in Liverpool, smashed up TV screens and gaming ...

Partnership between Jackson Recovery, Hard Rock encourages responsible gaming - Sioux City Journal

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-08-18 01:05

Sioux City Journal

Partnership between Jackson Recovery, Hard Rock encourages responsible gaming
Sioux City Journal
The Iowa Gambling Treatment Program funds a range of services for Iowans and their family members, including outpatient individual and group counseling at treatment facilities such as River Hills Recovery Center, which offers a 12-step-based addiction ...

Hammer-wielding gambling addict smashed up SEVEN William Hill bookmakers in revenge attacks after losing ... - Daily Mail

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-08-17 17:15

Daily Mail

Hammer-wielding gambling addict smashed up SEVEN William Hill bookmakers in revenge attacks after losing ...
Daily Mail
A gambling addict driven to despair by his losses smashed up 'crack cocaine' gambling machines in seven bookmakers during a three-week rampage. Eric Baptista used a hammer, anti-vandal paint and water balloons in his wrecking spree at William Hill ...

Adult gambling addiction tied to childhood trauma - Reuters - Reuters

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-08-17 09:59

Adult gambling addiction tied to childhood trauma - Reuters
Reuters
Reuters Health - Men with gambling addictions are more likely than their peers to have endured childhood traumas like physical abuse or violence at home, and ...

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AFL has done appalling job on gambling, says former St Kilda Saints president Rod Butterss - The Age

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-08-17 01:36

The Age

AFL has done appalling job on gambling, says former St Kilda Saints president Rod Butterss
The Age
Former St Kilda president and recovering addict Rod Butterss has accused the AFL of "lazy leadership", pointing to the game's $10 million-a-year deal with CrownBet and its refusal to take a strong stand on gambling advertising leading into and during ...

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Call for Theresa May to act on gambling addiction that left Sheffield family in tatters - The Star

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-08-16 06:41

The Star

Call for Theresa May to act on gambling addiction that left Sheffield family in tatters
The Star
A Sheffield man whose family was torn apart by gambling is writing to Theresa May calling for better support for addicts and their relatives. The Bradford family are still coming to terms with the impact of dad David's spiral into crime. The former ...