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Wedding planner conned dozens of couples out of £130k to feed gambling addiction and then fled to Ibiza - Mirror.co.uk

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Wedding planner conned dozens of couples out of £130k to feed gambling addiction and then fled to Ibiza
Mirror.co.uk
A wedding planner conned dozens of couples out of £130,000 to feed his gambling addiction and then jetted off to a holiday in Ibiza. Craig Williamson is facing jail after ruining his victims' dream weddings, who had booked their big day at a grand ...

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Can You Really Be Addicted to a Behavior? - HuffPost

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-08-15 18:16

HuffPost

Can You Really Be Addicted to a Behavior?
HuffPost
Sadly, the American Psychiatric Association has been slow to recognize behavioral addictions, excluding them, except for gambling addiction, from the latest edition of its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. (The APA lists internet ...

Gambling addiction health issues spike among SA women - Independent Online

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-08-15 07:27

Independent Online

Gambling addiction health issues spike among SA women
Independent Online
The South African Responsible Gambling Foundation said gambling addiction takes a shorter time to set in among women, as compared to their male counterparts. Heidi Sinclair, treatment and counselling manager at the South African Responsible Gambling ...

Gambling Is Not Only A Man's Issue -- It's On The Rise Amongst Women As Well - Huffington Post South Africa (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-08-14 20:17

Huffington Post South Africa (blog)

Gambling Is Not Only A Man's Issue -- It's On The Rise Amongst Women As Well
Huffington Post South Africa (blog)
So says Heidi Sinclair, treatment and counselling manager at the South African Responsible Gambling Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation that has been set up to promote responsible gambling in South Africa. She notes, too, that gambling addiction ...

Gambling Addiction A Focus Of Regulators, Gaming Company Management - Paulick Report

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-08-11 07:03

Paulick Report

Gambling Addiction A Focus Of Regulators, Gaming Company Management
Paulick Report
Although it doesn't receive as much ink as substance addiction, gambling addiction is on the minds of gaming regulators and attorneys, according to a panel at the Saratoga Institute for Equine, Racing, and Gaming Law Conference this week. Studies show ...

Gambling addict accountant who stole £350,000 walks free | London ... - Evening Standard

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-08-11 03:00

Evening Standard

Gambling addict accountant who stole £350,000 walks free | London ...
Evening Standard
An accountant who stole £350000 from her employers to feed her gambling addiction walked free after a judge said she was “not the general stuff of which the ...
London accountant stole £350k from her firm but walks free | Daily ...Daily Mail

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Gambling addict has family in hock - Chicago Tribune

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-08-10 04:03

Gambling addict has family in hock
Chicago Tribune
Dear Amy: My mother-in-law has a gambling addiction. She gambles away her and her husband's incomes, and takes out payday loans. We are constantly barraged with calls from debt collectors looking for her; she has stolen money from people, including ...
Gambling addiction tears family apart | NewsdayNewsday

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Why this gambling addict has issued a stark warning about football accumulators and betting machines - Devon Live

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-08-10 04:00

Devon Live

Why this gambling addict has issued a stark warning about football accumulators and betting machines
Devon Live
A former gambling addict from Devon who lost thousands of pounds on football accumulators and betting machines has issued a stark warning for anyone thinking it is an "innocent hobby". Macauley South, 21, says gambling ruined his life and put his ...

Mum-to-be stole nearly £73k to fund gambling addiction during 'lowest period in her life' - Grimsby Telegraph

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-08-09 23:01

Grimsby Telegraph

Mum-to-be stole nearly £73k to fund gambling addiction during 'lowest period in her life'
Grimsby Telegraph
A trusted personal assistant ripped off her unsuspecting employers to the tune of almost £73,000 - with more than half of it going to fund her gambling addiction. Lucy Cullen's dishonesty has left the pharmacy firm feeling betrayed as well as out of ...

Escaping the Shadows of Gambling Addiction - Sixth Tone

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-08-09 05:32

Sixth Tone

Escaping the Shadows of Gambling Addiction
Sixth Tone
In June, Chen's mother sent him from his hometown of Fuzhou, in the eastern province of Fujian, to a private gambling addiction rehabilitation center in suburban Shanghai. “This is the only service of its kind on the mainland that I've found,” Chen ...

Kangna Ranaut is Addicted to Gambling in Simran: Top 5 Signs of Gambling Addiction - India.com

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-08-09 00:35

India.com

Kangna Ranaut is Addicted to Gambling in Simran: Top 5 Signs of Gambling Addiction
India.com
The trailer of Kangna Ranaut's movie Simran just released and we fell in love with the free-spirited character she plays onscreen. She is playing the role of a divorcee, who is a kleptomaniac and is addicted to gambling. Here are top five signs of ...
Watch: Kangana Ranaut plays a goofy gambler and bank robber in 'Simran'Scroll.in

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Gambling addiction tears family apart | Newsday - Newsday

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-08-08 21:56

Gambling addiction tears family apart | Newsday
Newsday
DEAR AMY: My mother-in-law has a gambling addiction. She gambles away her and her husband's incomes, and takes out payday loans. We are constantly ...

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Gambling addict has family in hock - The Boston Globe

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-08-08 20:05

Gambling addict has family in hock
The Boston Globe
Q. My mother-in-law has a gambling addiction. She gambles away her and her husband's incomes, and takes out payday loans. We are constantly barraged with calls from debt collectors looking for her; she has stolen money from people (including her own ...

Men with Gambling Addiction Likely to Have History of Trauma - GoodTherapy.org (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-08-08 11:08

GoodTherapy.org (blog)

Men with Gambling Addiction Likely to Have History of Trauma
GoodTherapy.org (blog)
The study, led by forensic psychologist Amanda Roberts, surveyed 3,025 men ages 18-64. Using the South Oaks Gambling Scale, the study assessed for problem gambling—a gambling issue that has not yet become an addiction—and probable pathological ...

A gambling problem in Ghana - LA Times - Los Angeles Times

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-08-08 04:09

Los Angeles Times

A gambling problem in Ghana - LA Times
Los Angeles Times
Chinese slot machines began appearing throughout rural Ghana in early 2016. Though the scope of the phenomenon remains unclear, villagers and officials in ...

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One-armed bandits hit the savanna: Inside the Chinese-led ... - Los Angeles Times

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-08-08 04:00

Los Angeles Times

One-armed bandits hit the savanna: Inside the Chinese-led ...
Los Angeles Times
Chinese slot machines began appearing throughout rural Ghana in early 2016. Though the scope of the phenomenon remains unclear, villagers and officials in ...

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Death linked to gambling addiction | Stuff.co.nz - Stuff.co.nz

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-08-07 23:40

Death linked to gambling addiction | Stuff.co.nz
Stuff.co.nz
A young Taranaki father killed himself after stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from his employer, recently-released court documents reveal.

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Japan's Proposed Gaming Regulations Leave Las Vegas Skeptical - KNPR

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-08-07 08:38

KNPR

Japan's Proposed Gaming Regulations Leave Las Vegas Skeptical
KNPR
The idea is to prevent problem gambling. "I think the Japanese government sees the popularity of pachinko machines," he said. "They realize that introducing another form of gambling risks the level of – while it's not called 'gambling addiction,' it's ...

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