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Sweden strengthens problem gambling support with new legislation - Gaming Intelligence

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-06-26 03:30

Gaming Intelligence

Sweden strengthens problem gambling support with new legislation
Gaming Intelligence
The government has introduced legislation that puts gambling addiction on par with alcohol and drug addiction under Sweden's Social Services Act and Health Care Act, and gives local authorities responsibility for supporting gambling addicts.

Center adds two gambling addiction counselors - Huntington Herald Dispatch

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2017-06-25 22:10

Center adds two gambling addiction counselors
Huntington Herald Dispatch
The reason for this crossover is due to the significant correlation between gambling and drug or alcohol addiction. Those who have one type of addiction are more likely to suffer from the other. A Kansas State University article mentions a study that ...

Abilify Lawsuits for Gambling Addiction Centralized in MDL - Daily Hornet

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-06-23 18:05

Daily Hornet

Abilify Lawsuits for Gambling Addiction Centralized in MDL
Daily Hornet
Europe required BMS and Otsuka to add a warning label about “pathological gambling” from Abilify in November 2012, as well as recommending caution in patients with a history of gambling addiction. Canada required warnings about impulse control ...

'They should protect the people': Gambling addict voices qualms as ... - PennLive.com

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-06-23 11:15

PennLive.com

'They should protect the people': Gambling addict voices qualms as ...
PennLive.com
At the same time Pennsylvania legislators are considering an historic expansion of gambling, Mark Emmett is telling a cautionary tale. It is a story he tells in the ...

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Gambling addict who stole over £38,000 from Lincolnshire County ... - Boston Standard

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-06-23 06:41

Boston Standard

Gambling addict who stole over £38,000 from Lincolnshire County ...
Boston Standard
A gambling addict who stole over £38000 after being employed by a Lincolnshire County Council sub-contractor despite having previous theft convictions was ...

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Gambling addict who stole over £38000 from Lincolnshire County Council jailed for second time - Boston Standard

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-06-23 06:06

Boston Standard

Gambling addict who stole over £38000 from Lincolnshire County Council jailed for second time
Boston Standard
A gambling addict who stole over £38,000 after being employed by a Lincolnshire County Council sub-contractor despite having previous theft convictions was today (Friday) jailed for 15 months. Darren Challis, 34, was employed in a financial role by ...

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State Poised To Launch Biggest Expansion Of Gambling In Decades, But Some See Trouble Ahead - Hartford Courant

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-06-23 04:00

Hartford Courant

State Poised To Launch Biggest Expansion Of Gambling In Decades, But Some See Trouble Ahead
Hartford Courant
Connecticut is poised to launch the biggest expansion in gambling in two decades: a trifecta of building a third casino, adding more off-track betting venues and laying the groundwork for online sports betting. But those who advocate for problem and ...

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Pat Howard: Pa. House seeks to deepen state's gambling addiction - GoErie.com

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-06-22 01:04

Pat Howard: Pa. House seeks to deepen state's gambling addiction
GoErie.com
Legalized gambling — any gambling really — comes with the specter of people who will become addicted or at least form habits more costly than they can really ...

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Welsh Government Does Not Support Adequately Players with ... - Casino Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-06-21 03:10

Casino Guardian

Welsh Government Does Not Support Adequately Players with ...
Casino Guardian
The organisers of The Beat the Odds conference shared that problem gambling behaviour and gambling addictions have become a public health problem in ...

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'Lack of support' for gambling addicts in Wales - BBC News

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-06-21 01:13

BBC News

'Lack of support' for gambling addicts in Wales
BBC News
Gambling addiction is "not taken seriously" in Wales with a lack of support for addicts, it has been claimed. A conference in Cardiff brings together specialists, politicians and addicts to discuss the issue on Wednesday. The Gambling Commission has ...
Gambling addict: 'No rehab for me because I'm a woman'BBC News

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Virtual Reality Technology Could Cure Gambling Addiction - TheFix.com

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-06-19 11:36

TheFix.com

Virtual Reality Technology Could Cure Gambling Addiction
TheFix.com
Virtual reality technology is gaining popularity in video gaming circles, but the devices could soon extend their usefulness into treating gambling addiction. With its giant goggles, expensive proprietary hardware and its tendency to leave users ...

Philippines Cracks Down on Problem Gamblers in Wake of Casino Rampage - Casino.Org News

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-06-17 10:52

Casino.Org News

Philippines Cracks Down on Problem Gamblers in Wake of Casino Rampage
Casino.Org News
Carlos's family had asked PAGCOR to place him on the list because his gambling addiction had cost him his job at the Philippines Department of Finance and left him $81,000 in debt. PAGCOR complied with the request and put him on the list for one year, ...

Virtual Reality Is Curing Gambling Addiction - Casino.Org News (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-06-16 09:16

Casino.Org News (blog)

Virtual Reality Is Curing Gambling Addiction
Casino.Org News (blog)
Virtual reality is experiencing a period of rejuvenation as advances in technology have allowed developers to maximise its potential. This has seen it being used in a number of different areas and not just in the gaming world. Therapy is one of those ...

No state money for gambling addiction in Arkansas - Arkansas Times

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-06-15 00:04

Arkansas Times

No state money for gambling addiction in Arkansas
Arkansas Times
When the lottery was adopted in 2009 the state agreed to set $200,000 aside each year for problem gambling services. These funds were sent to the Department of Human Services and doled out to support addiction counselors in Arkansas and the NCPG.

Gambling addicts look to become charity to get support - ITV News

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-06-14 22:53

ITV News

Gambling addicts look to become charity to get support
ITV News
It's an addiction that's cost them every penny - but three gambling addicts in Guernsey have told ITV Channel TV, things could've been very different if there was help on the island. Ten years ago, Guernsey's government agreed to fund help for problem ...

406 gambling addicts banned from PH casinos - ABS-CBN News

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-06-14 22:50

ABS-CBN News

406 gambling addicts banned from PH casinos
ABS-CBN News
MANILA - The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation has banned hundreds of gambling addicts from casinos all over the country to promote responsible gaming. Pagcor chair Andrea Domingo said out of the 406 gambling addicts banned from ...

LDP, partner send gambling addiction bill to Japan Diet - GGRAsia

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-06-13 19:53

GGRAsia

LDP, partner send gambling addiction bill to Japan Diet
GGRAsia
The gambling addiction measure is now likely to be passed in the extraordinary session of the country's parliament – a body also known as Diet – due to commence in the autumn, according to GGRAsia's Japan correspondent. The ruling coalition is expected ...

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