rss feeds


When marketing fans the flames of gambling addiction - Stuff.co.nz

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-10-01 10:01

Stuff.co.nz

When marketing fans the flames of gambling addiction
Stuff.co.nz
OPINION: There's slim chance, really almost no chance, of winning Lotto, but people keep doing it. Gambling, that is, despite almost impossible odds. In fact, the likelihood of winning New Zealand Lotto's Powerball is about a one in 38 million. The ...

Gambling addiction and government profit | CBC Go Public - CBC.ca

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-10-01 07:28

CBC.ca

Gambling addiction and government profit | CBC Go Public
CBC.ca
Gambling addiction and government profit | CBC Go Public. The National. October 1, 2018. 03:15. The B.C. government said it would implement a program to limit how much gambling addicts can spend. CBC Go Public looks into this promise, which is three ...

Nova Scotia NDP say government must do more to address gambling addiction - HalifaxToday.ca

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-10-01 06:53

HalifaxToday.ca

Nova Scotia NDP say government must do more to address gambling addiction
HalifaxToday.ca
Monday is the first day of Nova Scotia's Responsible Gambling Awareness Week. According to one NDP MLA recent moves to address gambling are not effective. Bill 49 was recently introduced by the Liberals and makes changes to the Voluntary Self ...

'I told my mum I needed money for drugs because I was too ashamed to admit the truth': Mother-of-one gambling addict ... - Daily Mail

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-09-30 21:41

Daily Mail

'I told my mum I needed money for drugs because I was too ashamed to admit the truth': Mother-of-one gambling addict ...
Daily Mail
A mother-of-one who spent 14 years addicted to poker machines has shared an honest account about what it took to pull herself back from the brink of total destruction. Shonica Guy, from Adelaide, started gambling as a teenager, a pursuit which she says ...

Gambling addict says BC government lacks will to set limits on billion-dollar industry - CBC.ca

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-09-30 18:00

CBC.ca

Gambling addict says BC government lacks will to set limits on billion-dollar industry
CBC.ca
It's estimated that Canadians spent about $17.3 billion last year on government-run gambling, but provincial governments only funnel a small portion of those revenues back into programs to help people with gambling addictions. Bertuccio said casino ...

and more »

Recovering gambling addict slams plan to weaken casino exclusion rules - CBC.ca

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-09-29 04:32

CBC.ca

Recovering gambling addict slams plan to weaken casino exclusion rules
CBC.ca
A recovering gambling addict is disgusted the Nova Scotia government is looking to soften a measure designed to keep problem gamblers out of Nova Scotia casinos. Halifax's Bernie Walsh sees it as an attempt by the provincial government to boost casino ...

and more »

Town 'bookie watch' plan mooted to curb betting addiction - Gazette

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-09-28 02:02

Gazette

Town 'bookie watch' plan mooted to curb betting addiction
Gazette
“I would love to see a Booky Watch in Colchester, like the Pub Watch we have, where different gambling shops can communicate with each other if they know someone is addicted.” Under the review, gambling facilities will only be allowed if there is ...

and more »

Westpac bank manager stole $3.7m to fund gambling addiction - NEWS.com.au

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-09-27 23:20

Casino Guardian

Westpac bank manager stole $3.7m to fund gambling addiction
NEWS.com.au
The court was told Petkov stated gambling at age 21 and had once been granted high roller status at Crown Melbourne. Petkov was caught in February when a full branch cash count was done after his manager noticed an automatic teller machine balance ...
Westpac bank manager jailed for more than five years over $3.7 ...ABC News

all 4 news articles »

Westpac bank manager stole $3.7m to fund gambling addiction - PerthNow

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-09-27 23:09

PerthNow

Westpac bank manager stole $3.7m to fund gambling addiction
PerthNow
A WESTPAC bank manager who stole almost $3.7 million from the Belmont branch over 20 months to fund his out of control gambling addiction has been jailed for more than five years. Daniel Petkov, 37, falsified bank records and stole up to $400,000 in ...
Westpac bank manager jailed for more than five years over $3.7 million theft to fund gamblingABC News

all 4 news articles »

Construction begins on $4 million expansion at Batavia Downs - 13WHAM-TV

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-09-27 16:36

13WHAM-TV

Construction begins on $4 million expansion at Batavia Downs
13WHAM-TV
She's talking about sports betting. In May, the Supreme Court overturned a law that prohibited sports betting in 46 of the 50 states. New York is now allowed to make up its own law. Bennison, who says her late husband battled with gambling addiction ...

Scientists Used Gambling Monkeys To Try To Figure Out Addiction - TheFix.com

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-09-27 14:18

TheFix.com

Scientists Used Gambling Monkeys To Try To Figure Out Addiction
TheFix.com
"One would be to help people who have decision-making disorders, whether that's problem gambling or addiction, or other things like that," said Michael Platt, the James S. Riepe University Professor of neuroscience, marketing and psychology at the ...

Charges: Minnesota nursing home administrator stole nearly $39000 for gambling - Superior Telegram

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-09-27 14:00

Superior Telegram

Charges: Minnesota nursing home administrator stole nearly $39000 for gambling
Superior Telegram
Borstad told the investigators that "in her addict's mind, she was not taking the money, she was borrowing it," stated the complaint. The complaint alleges that all of the funds were used for gambling. A summons also was issued last week, and Borstad ...

Problem gamblers day highlights addiction problem in Douglas County - NRToday.com

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-09-27 09:49

NRToday.com

Problem gamblers day highlights addiction problem in Douglas County
NRToday.com
Douglas County has its share of addicted gamblers, according to Paige Hosford, problem gambling prevention coordinator for Adapt. One out of 37 people in Douglas County are addicted to gambling, similar to statewide figures, Hosford said. She said ...

How Legalized Sports Gambling Will Affect Addicts - Grandstand Central

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-09-27 02:19

Grandstand Central

How Legalized Sports Gambling Will Affect Addicts
Grandstand Central
Jim Goins is the clinical director of Desert Hope Treatment Center in Las Vegas, and a recovering gambling addict himself. I asked him how he expects the legalization of sports betting to affect gambling addicts, and what we can do in the wake of this ...

LSSND project will help problem gamblers - Minot Daily News

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-09-26 23:19

LSSND project will help problem gamblers
Minot Daily News
Additionally, problem gamblers often face compound challenges. LSSND reports gambling addicts are twice as likely to try suicide as other types of addicts. Gambling addiction also often walks hand-in-hand with other addictions, such as alcohol abuse ...

Charges: Minnesota nursing home administrator stole nearly $39000 for gambling - Grand Forks Herald

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-09-26 21:13

Grand Forks Herald

Charges: Minnesota nursing home administrator stole nearly $39000 for gambling
Grand Forks Herald
Borstad told the investigators that "in her addict's mind, she was not taking the money, she was borrowing it," stated the complaint. The complaint alleges that all of the funds were used for gambling. A summons also was issued last week, and Borstad ...
Charges: Minnesota nursing home administrator stole nearly ...Duluth News Tribune

all 10 news articles »

Charges: Minnesota nursing home administrator stole nearly $39000 for gambling - Brainerd Dispatch

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-09-26 21:13

Brainerd Dispatch

Charges: Minnesota nursing home administrator stole nearly $39000 for gambling
Brainerd Dispatch
The nursing home is required by law to keep $30,000 in cash on hand. After her termination, Borstad met with a Montevideo Police Department investigator and another officer. She told them that she has a very serious gambling addiction, according to the ...

Charges: Minnesota nursing home administrator stole nearly ... - INFORUM

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-09-26 21:13

INFORUM

Charges: Minnesota nursing home administrator stole nearly ...
INFORUM
MONTEVIDEO, Minn. — The former administrator of the Luther Haven nursing home in Montevideo in western Minnesota faces a charge of felony theft.

and more »

Gambling Rises Alongside Gaming in Citations for Divorce - VegasSlotsOnline

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-09-26 09:45

VegasSlotsOnline

Gambling Rises Alongside Gaming in Citations for Divorce
VegasSlotsOnline
Since January 1st 2018, the online divorce firm Divorce-Online.co.uk has received 200 divorce petitions citing online games as being one of the reasons for seeking a divorce. The company has said it believes the trend to be on the up because the ...

5 Key Issues To Watch At The Congressional Sports Betting Hearing - Forbes

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-09-26 07:11

Forbes

5 Key Issues To Watch At The Congressional Sports Betting Hearing
Forbes
Kindt, who has written extensively on problem gambling issues, described sports gambling as a "gateway drug," to gambling addiction in a 2012 U.S. News & World Reports column. By legalizing sports betting, states can expose themselves to additional ...
Post-PASPA: An Examination of Sports Betting in America - House Judiciary CommitteeHouse Judiciary Committee
Post-PASPA: An Examination - House Judiciary CommitteeHouse Judiciary Committee

all 87 news articles »