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Indiana lawmakers recommend legalizing sports betting - WISH-TV

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-10-19 17:16

WISH-TV

Indiana lawmakers recommend legalizing sports betting
WISH-TV
Christina Gray, executive director of the Indiana Council on Problem Gambling, said the council is neutral but she is concerned that legalizing sports betting could open the door to issues for people with a gambling addiction. Gray would like to see ...

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TOM & TED GO TO THE RACES Explores Gambling Addiction At Bernie Wohl Theatre - Broadway World

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-10-19 16:56

Broadway World

TOM & TED GO TO THE RACES Explores Gambling Addiction At Bernie Wohl Theatre
Broadway World
29th Street Playwrights Collective New Work Series presents a staged reading of TOM & TED GO TO THE RACES, written and directed by Edgar Chisholm, on Monday, November 5, at the Bernie Wohl Center, 647 Columbus Ave, at 7:30pm. The reading is ...

Illinois lawmaker works on sports gambling bill - WGEM

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-10-18 10:06

WGEM

Illinois lawmaker works on sports gambling bill
WGEM
Opponents fear legalizing sports betting will cause an increase in problem gamblers. Lang says gambling addiction will occur regardless and sports gambling should be regulated and taxed. Lang says sports gambling funds could help pay pension debt or a ...
DC Council moves closer to passing sports betting measureWTOP
Illinois sports gambling bill probably won't come until next year ...The State Journal-Register

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Want to learn poker? Beware the serious risk of gambling addiction - Los Angeles Times

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-10-17 05:05

Los Angeles Times

Want to learn poker? Beware the serious risk of gambling addiction
Los Angeles Times
Psychiatrists will tell you that poker is one of the hardest addictions to overcome and affects the same part of the brain that reacts to heroin or alcohol. In fact, alcohol use often goes hand in hand with poker. As any of the members of the local ...

Three Percent of Bulgarians Suffer from Gambling Addiction, Research Shows - Latest Casino Bonuses (press release) (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-10-17 01:04

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Three Percent of Bulgarians Suffer from Gambling Addiction, Research Shows
Latest Casino Bonuses (press release) (blog)
A recent report shows that more than 200,000 Bulgarians are affected by gambling addiction. Perhaps it comes as no surprise, seeing as the country is the poorest one in the EU by GNI per capita. Bulgaria's gambling industry reflects that fact, by ...

Gambling addiction: Orange City Bowling Club funds used on pokies - Central Western Daily

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-10-16 11:39

Central Western Daily

Gambling addiction: Orange City Bowling Club funds used on pokies
Central Western Daily
POKIES PAIN: A man faced court on Monday after writing himself a blank cheque with club funds when he was its vice-treasurer and then spent it on playing poker machines. FILE PHOTO. A vice-treasurer who wrote himself a $3300 blank cheque, which he ...

Brooklyn woman involves in fraud to feed gambling addiction - European Gaming Industry News (press release) (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-10-16 04:23

European Gaming Industry News (press release) (blog)

Brooklyn woman involves in fraud to feed gambling addiction
European Gaming Industry News (press release) (blog)
Yelena Litvak, a young woman living in Brookly, has tricked many potential renters by posing as a real estate agent to obtain money from them. What is surprising is that she did this to feed her gambling addiction. The police have nabbed her and Litvak ...

Halifax bank cashier stole £56k from customer to fund his gambling addiction - Birmingham Live

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-10-15 22:31

Birmingham Live

Halifax bank cashier stole £56k from customer to fund his gambling addiction
Birmingham Live
A Halifax bank cashier siphoned off over £56,000 from an elderly dementia sufferer he had targeted. Nasir Haider used the cash he had taken over a three year period to fund his gambling addiction. An investigation found that he had made payments to a ...

It is time for action from politicians on gambling addiction - The Times

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-10-15 17:01

It is time for action from politicians on gambling addiction
The Times
For years, most media coverage of addiction has been about alcohol. Focus on gambling addiction has been rare. In recent years, however, an increasing number of courageous people have come forward to highlight their experiences of this problem.

Brooklyn Woman Posed as Real Estate Agent to Feed her Gambling Addiction - Brooklyn Reader

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-10-14 13:14

Brooklyn Reader

Brooklyn Woman Posed as Real Estate Agent to Feed her Gambling Addiction
Brooklyn Reader
Brooklyn Woman Posed as Real Estate Agent to Feed her Gambling Addiction. Brooklyn Reader by Brooklyn Reader · October 14, 2018. in In Other Brooklyn News · Brooklyn woman posed as real estate agent to feed her gambling addiction. Share on ...

Records: Des Allemands man steals $630000 in stamps to support gambling habit - WDSU New Orleans

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-10-12 14:05

WDSU New Orleans

Records: Des Allemands man steals $630000 in stamps to support gambling habit
WDSU New Orleans
A post office manager in Louisiana is accused of stealing more than $630,000 in stamps and selling them online to support a gambling addiction. Ryan Cortez, 46, was arrested Wednesday on charges including misappropriating postal funds or property.
U.S. Postal Service Employee Accused Of Selling $630,000 In ...HuffPost
Records: Man stole $630K in stamps to support gambling habitHouston Chronicle

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Brooklyn woman posed as real estate agent to feed her gambling addiction - HousingWire

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-10-12 09:55

HousingWire

Brooklyn woman posed as real estate agent to feed her gambling addiction
HousingWire
And in order to fund her addiction, the Brooklyn woman posed as a real estate agent to steal from potential renters. Rob Abruzzese of the Brooklyn Daily Eagle has the scoop, after Litvak pleaded guilty to three counts of second-degree grand larceny: ...

Gambling Addiction Affects 3 % of Bulgaria's Population - Novinite.com

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-10-12 07:35

Novinite.com

Gambling Addiction Affects 3 % of Bulgaria's Population
Novinite.com
A recent study reports that more than 200,000 Bulgarians (about 3 per cent of the country's population, have some kind of gambling addiction. It must be noted that Bulgaria is one of the economically weakest countries in the European Union. Its ...

Gambling addiction affects 3 per cent of Bulgaria's population - European Gaming Industry News (press release) (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-10-12 02:46

European Gaming Industry News (press release) (blog)

Gambling addiction affects 3 per cent of Bulgaria's population
European Gaming Industry News (press release) (blog)
A recent study reports that more than 200,000 Bulgarians (about 3 per cent of the country's population, have some kind of gambling addiction. It must be noted that Bulgaria is one of the economically weakest countries in the European Union. Its ...

Gambling addict Kelly Stevens escapes jail after swindling £15000 from British Rail Social Club in Ashford - Kent Online

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-10-12 00:59

Kent Online

Gambling addict Kelly Stevens escapes jail after swindling £15000 from British Rail Social Club in Ashford
Kent Online
A social club treasurer who stole £15,000 from her employer narrowly escaped jail after writing to a judge to tell of her shame. Mother Kelly Stevens had defrauded the British Rail Social Club in Beaver Road, Ashford, to fund her gambling addiction.

Records: Man stole $630K in stamps to support gambling habit - Washington Times

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-10-11 23:41

Records: Man stole $630K in stamps to support gambling habit
Washington Times
(AP) - A post office manager in Louisiana is accused of stealing more than $630,000 in stamps and selling them online to support a gambling addiction. News outlets report 46-year-old Ryan Cortez was arrested Wednesday on charges including ...

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Around 3% of Bulgaria's Population Hit by Gambling Addiction - Casino News Daily

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-10-11 04:09

Casino News Daily

Around 3% of Bulgaria's Population Hit by Gambling Addiction
Casino News Daily
More than 200,000 Bulgarians suffer from one form of gambling addiction or another, local news outlet 24 Chasa reports citing information from a report compiled last year. Bulgaria is the poorest nation in the European Union by GNI per capita, but it ...
200000 Bulgarians Show Some Sort of Gambling AddictionEU Scoop

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I hated it: Paddy Barnes opens up about gambling addiction - Belfast Telegraph

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-10-11 03:58

Belfast Telegraph

I hated it: Paddy Barnes opens up about gambling addiction
Belfast Telegraph
Speaking about his experiences with mental health issues, Barnes outlined his battle with an addiction to the 'rush' of gambling until he stopped two year ago. “People were saying to me: 'Are you serious, gambling all the time?' It wasn't really big to ...

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