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'I borrowed £200K to fund gambling addiction': Snooker ace John Virgo on how habit nearly ruined his life - Mirror.co.uk

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-10-27 14:40

Mirror.co.uk

'I borrowed £200K to fund gambling addiction': Snooker ace John Virgo on how habit nearly ruined his life
Mirror.co.uk
“Let's say it was the best and worst day of my life.” The snooker legend has had many more big breaks and crushing blows in his colourful life and career, including two failed marriages and a gambling addiction, as he explains in his highly ...

Gambling addict who spent more than £1 million on habit calls for tougher Government regulation - ITV News

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-10-27 12:53

ITV News

Gambling addict who spent more than £1 million on habit calls for tougher Government regulation
ITV News
More regulation of the gambling industry is needed, a gambling addict who lost his son, his wife and his home due to his thousands of pounds per week habit, has told ITV News. Tony Franklin's warning comes ahead of the Government's long-awaited review ...

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Cyprus Survey on Gambling Addiction to Provide Valuable Behaviour Data - Online Casino Reports (press release)

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-10-27 12:37

Online Casino Reports (press release)

Cyprus Survey on Gambling Addiction to Provide Valuable Behaviour Data
Online Casino Reports (press release)
Specific data will be collected on the extent of participation in gambling, the extent of problematic participation, the demographic and social traits of gamblers, the frequency of gambling engagement per individual, and the spending habits of gamblers ...

Landmark report says key 'addictive' pokie feature should be banned - The Sydney Morning Herald

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-10-26 20:38

The Sydney Morning Herald

Landmark report says key 'addictive' pokie feature should be banned
The Sydney Morning Herald
The report says 'losses disguised as wins' should be added to the prohibited features register.

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Japan's Casino Gambling Looks Like It's a Go Again - Motley Fool

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-10-26 05:07

Japan's Casino Gambling Looks Like It's a Go Again
Motley Fool
Yet it's been a difficult process for casino gambling to gain traction in Japan. Studies suggest the country has five times the rate of gambling addiction than other countries. While casinos are not permitted, various other forms exist, most notably ...

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Gambling addiction 'can entrench cycle of crime' - ABC Online

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-10-24 21:41

Gambling addiction 'can entrench cycle of crime'
ABC Online
A report by RMIT's Centre for Innovative Justice has found that problem gambling is more prevalent in the criminal justice system than previously thought. The report's author, Elena Campbell, says that people who have committed unrelated crimes are ...

Gambling addiction 'can entrench cycle of crime' - The World Today ... - ABC Online

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-10-24 21:41

Gambling addiction 'can entrench cycle of crime' - The World Today ...
ABC Online
A report by RMIT's Centre for Innovative Justice has found that problem gambling is more prevalent in the criminal justice system than previously thought.

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Conference focuses on gambling disorders among active-duty military, veterans - theday.com

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-10-24 19:07

Conference focuses on gambling disorders among active-duty military, veterans
theday.com
The National Council on Problem Gambling has reported that studies consistently find gambling-addiction rates among active-duty military and veterans that are “significantly higher” than the general population, with an estimated 36,000 active-duty ...

Gambling laws: Labour MP admits party was wrong to liberalise ... - BBC News

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-10-23 06:18

BBC News

Gambling laws: Labour MP admits party was wrong to liberalise ...
BBC News
A Welsh Labour MP has said the party "got it wrong" when it liberalised gambling laws a decade ago, by failing to predict the impact of technology.
UK Labour's Jo Stevens Believes Government's Gambling Review “Is Long Overdue”Casino News Daily

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Opinion: State governments crave pokie revenue like an addict gambler needs a fix - Courier Mail

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-10-23 06:06

Courier Mail

Opinion: State governments crave pokie revenue like an addict gambler needs a fix
Courier Mail
Indeed, the parallels between drug and gambling addiction are clear, and it's morally reprehensible for any political party to wash its hands of any scourge that's destroying families. Shockingly, Australia's 200,000 poker machines means we have more ...

First-ever study of gambling in Cyprus in the works - Cyprus Mail

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-10-23 03:51

Cyprus Mail

First-ever study of gambling in Cyprus in the works
Cyprus Mail
The first quantitative survey on Cypriot gamblers, aiming to record the frequency of participation in games of chance and the behaviour and characteristics of people engaging in gambling in order to identify the extent of addiction in Cyprus, was ...
Cyprus to Have its First In-Depth Survey on Gambling HabitsCasino Games Pro

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Submission into Melbourne Crown's license review details devastation of Perth man's gambling addiction. - The West Australian

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-10-23 02:33

The West Australian

Submission into Melbourne Crown's license review details devastation of Perth man's gambling addiction.
The West Australian
A case study submitted by the Financial Council Australia on behalf of a Perth-based gambler. It details how Peter (not his real name) had moved to Perth from Sydney to get away from his addiction to pokies, registering himself on the self-exclusion ...
Gambling addict accuses Crown of lax attitude to problem gamblingCasinopedia
Perth pokie machine addict's mission to lose everything - ABC News ...ABC Online

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Authorities: Gambling addiction led to Little League embezzlement - Petoskey News-Review

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2017-10-22 15:56

Petoskey News-Review

Authorities: Gambling addiction led to Little League embezzlement
Petoskey News-Review
PETOSKEY — Court documents show a longstanding gambling addiction may have been behind accusations that the former treasurer of the Petoskey Little League organization embezzled more than $82,000 from the organization over a six-year period.

William Hill, Bet365 and 888 are ordered to remove Peter Pan and Jack and the Bean Stalk online games 'designed to ... - Daily Mail

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2017-10-22 05:10

Daily Mail

William Hill, Bet365 and 888 are ordered to remove Peter Pan and Jack and the Bean Stalk online games 'designed to ...
Daily Mail
The games, often found in bookies, are often referred to as the 'crack cocaine' of gambling. The machines – on which £100 can be wagered every 20 seconds – have been linked to two suicides, gambling addiction, debt and money laundering. The review ...

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A surprisingly easy way to keep people from a gambling addiction - MarketWatch

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-10-21 03:16

MarketWatch

A surprisingly easy way to keep people from a gambling addiction
MarketWatch
An addicted gambler will have the desire to bet more money more frequently, become restless or irritable when trying to stop and lose a sense of control, according to the National Council on Problem Gambling. About 1% of U.S. adults or 2 million people ...

Court Documents Show Gray Took Money From Little League to Support Gambling Habit - 9&10 News

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-10-20 16:37

Court Documents Show Gray Took Money From Little League to Support Gambling Habit
9&10 News
In the document it says Gray's attorney says that she has a gambling addiction. We reached out to dozens of people in the community, most refused comment, a source who wanted to remain anonymous said she was a well-respected volunteer and they are ...

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Hearts ace Kyle Lafferty burst into tears after revealing gambling addiction to wife but vows to beat demons - The Scottish Sun

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-10-20 16:05

The Scottish Sun

Hearts ace Kyle Lafferty burst into tears after revealing gambling addiction to wife but vows to beat demons
The Scottish Sun
Since admitting his gambling torment, the Jambos star has been swamped with messages of support, including some from across the Edinburgh divide. Lafferty — set to face St Johnstone today at Murrayfield — said: “The support from Hearts fans has been ...

Former Wales striker Hartson opens up on gambling addiction - The Christian Institute

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-10-20 07:24

The Christian Institute

Former Wales striker Hartson opens up on gambling addiction
The Christian Institute
Former Wales, Arsenal and Celtic striker John Hartson has spoken out about his struggles with gambling and how he overcame his addiction. Hartson, speaking to the Daily Mail, explained that his addiction was so bad it nearly cost him his wife and children.