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Gambling addict embezzled £134,000 from Post Office - STV - STV News

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-02-23 15:15

Gambling addict embezzled £134,000 from Post Office - STV
STV News
Daryl Louden, 26, stole the money from his workplace in Ferry Road, Edinburgh, over a period of eight months in 2016 and spent it on online gambling sites.

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Gambling addiction group sponsors March events - The News Journal

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-02-23 10:07

The News Journal

Gambling addiction group sponsors March events
The News Journal
The Delaware Council on Gambling Problems will sponsor events to recognize March as National Problem Gambling Awareness Month. This year's theme is "Have the Conversation" and a number of events are planned to educate the public about problem ...

Gambling Addiction Problems Explained: Slot Machines Put Gamblers in a 'Trance,' Study Reveals - Latinos Health

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-02-23 00:37

Latinos Health

Gambling Addiction Problems Explained: Slot Machines Put Gamblers in a 'Trance,' Study Reveals
Latinos Health
Gambling addiction is then most likely caused by slot machines in which players feel like they're going in a trance, according to studies. According to Mail Online, the Centre for Gambling Research at UBC conducted an experiment to assess whether ...

Bookies launch scheme to tackle gambling addiction in young people - TheGazette.co.uk

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-02-22 09:45

TheGazette.co.uk

Bookies launch scheme to tackle gambling addiction in young people
TheGazette.co.uk
YOUNG gamblers in Paisley are to get help to beat their addiction in a new scheme backed by the town's bookies. Charity workers say many young people in Renfrewshire have a “hidden addiction” and are considered “problem” or “at risk” gamblers. Now the ...

Slot machines lull gambling addicts into a trance | Daily Mail Online - Daily Mail

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-02-21 18:06

Daily Mail

Slot machines lull gambling addicts into a trance | Daily Mail Online
Daily Mail
Research conducted by the University of British Columbia (UBC) has found that people who are experienced with slot machines lose track of time and their ...
Slot-machine addiction linked to immersion in the game ...Science Daily

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Veteran who lost millions wants military to screen for gambling addiction - KIRO Seattle

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-02-21 13:28

KIRO Seattle

Veteran who lost millions wants military to screen for gambling addiction
KIRO Seattle
He said gambling addiction is a threat to the health of service members and to national security, whether it's the pressures of being in debt or the debt being used to get information or other details. He said the concern is real when it comes to ...

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New study takes a closer look at the biology of gambling addiction - Addiction Now

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-02-21 06:38

Addiction Now

New study takes a closer look at the biology of gambling addiction
Addiction Now
A new study published in the journal Translational Psychiatry showed that cravings related to gambling addiction stimulate the same pathways in the brain as addiction to drugs and alcohol. Researchers from the University of British Columbia and the ...

Betting turf war is torpedoing efforts to help problem gamblers - The Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-02-21 01:00

Betting turf war is torpedoing efforts to help problem gamblers
The Guardian
The row over the role that FOBTs play in addiction reflects the limited amount of hard evidence on problem gambling. One of the most comprehensive studies, by research group NatCen, looked at whether people who hold loyalty cards with bookmakers ...

Army veteran says he lost millions gambling, wants military to screen for gambling addiction - ActionNewsJax.com

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-02-20 22:31

ActionNewsJax.com

Army veteran says he lost millions gambling, wants military to screen for gambling addiction
ActionNewsJax.com
A veteran tells Action News Jax he lost millions of dollars as a result of his gambling addiction, and he's speaking out now that government officials are recommending military members be screened for such addictions. He said gambling addiction is a ...

Dr. Rosenberg's 7 Dark Insights Into Gambling Addiction - Casino.Org News (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-02-20 10:58

Casino.Org News (blog)

Dr. Rosenberg's 7 Dark Insights Into Gambling Addiction
Casino.Org News (blog)
Dr Rosenberg headshot profile picture What do insurance fraud, meditation and a tendency to show off have in common? The answer is they all form part of the messy web that is gambling addiction. To get the full story on what real-life gambling problems ...

Video gambling cash payouts violate state law - MDJOnline.com

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2017-02-19 20:15

MDJOnline.com

Video gambling cash payouts violate state law
MDJOnline.com
All had inspection stickers from the Georgia Lottery Corporation, and they all had stickers advertising a helpline for those with gambling addiction. The Georgia Lottery began regulating what they call Coin Operated Amusement Machines, or COAMS, in 2013.

Millenials new target for gambling addiction | Local | kearneyhub.com - Kearney Hub

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-02-17 18:15

Kearney Hub

Millenials new target for gambling addiction | Local | kearneyhub.com
Kearney Hub
KEARNEY — From online poker and slot machines to daily fantasy sports, the Internet has made gambling accessible to anyone interested in logging on.
Free forum for those battling a gambling addiction | KHGINTV

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Millennials new target for gambling addiction - Grand Island Independent

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-02-17 13:46

Millennials new target for gambling addiction
Grand Island Independent
Saturday's forum from 2-4 p.m. at First Baptist Church at 1616 W. 39th St. will include discussions on problem gambling vs. responsible gambling; how to detect signs/symptoms; information on prevention; similarities and differences of substance abuse ...

Free forum for those battling a gambling addiction | KHGI - NTV

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-02-17 13:06

Free forum for those battling a gambling addiction | KHGI
NTV
The Nebraska Gamblers Assistance Program is holding a public forum in Kearney this weekend.This forum is created to hopefully help those battling a gambling ...

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Oisin McConville to speak in Limerick on gambling addiction - Limerick Leader

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-02-17 10:10

Limerick Leader

Oisin McConville to speak in Limerick on gambling addiction
Limerick Leader
Francis said: “The club is conscious of gambling addiction problems from county stars coming out and talking about the trouble they had, how it leads to depression and everything that goes with any addiction. Hopefully if we can turn away one young ...

Italy: Illegal Gambling & Gambling Addiction: Advertising Bans & Restrictions In Italy - Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-02-17 09:12

Italy: Illegal Gambling & Gambling Addiction: Advertising Bans & Restrictions In Italy
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
Therefore, the EU Commission felt that compulsive gambling and the risks of gambling addiction deserved special attention and issued, to the purpose, Recommendation n. 478 of July 14, 2014, containing "principles for the protection of consumers and ...

Famous athletes which suffer from gambling addiction by making bets on own matches - The Hollywood News (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-02-16 11:14

The Hollywood News (blog)

Famous athletes which suffer from gambling addiction by making bets on own matches
The Hollywood News (blog)
6.1% of respondents on the basis of the responses in the survey are classified as “addicted to live betting” – people suffering from gambling. Sporting Chance Rehabilitation Center, in which were treated players such as Paul Gascoigne and Fernando ...

Gambler swiped thousands from London Zoo event to fund addiction - London News Online (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-02-16 06:37

London News Online (blog)

Gambler swiped thousands from London Zoo event to fund addiction
London News Online (blog)
An events manager stole £92,000 after a corporate event at London Zoo in order to fund his gambling addiction. Alexander Beerjeraz, 26, was a manager at a ...

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Gambling operators are cashing in on teens' addiction to online games - Brisbane Times

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-02-14 19:15

Brisbane Times

Gambling operators are cashing in on teens' addiction to online games
Brisbane Times
So rife is gambling among teenagers we can expect about one in five Australian adolescents to gamble.

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