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Gambling addiction: When the odds are stacked against you | The ... - Big Issue

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-04-27 12:10

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Gambling addiction: When the odds are stacked against you | The ...
Big Issue
Premiership footballers, top-flight cricketers, iPad bingo players, the man on the street – gambling addiction can happen to anyone and is rising sharply. But new ...

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Joey Barton: Burnley midfielder says he is addicted to gambling after FA ban - BBC Sport

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-04-26 07:09

BBC Sport

Joey Barton: Burnley midfielder says he is addicted to gambling after FA ban
BBC Sport
Joey Barton has said he is addicted to gambling and criticised the Football Association for what he says is a "dependence on betting companies". The 34-year-old Burnley midfielder made the comments statement on his website, which you can read in full ...
Joey Barton confirms retirement after 18-month ban for betting offencesMetro

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Joey Barton exposes himself as a terrible gambler in defence of his ban - Telegraph.co.uk

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-04-26 07:06

Telegraph.co.uk

Joey Barton exposes himself as a terrible gambler in defence of his ban
Telegraph.co.uk
In the statement he shared on his own website, Barton, who admits to a gambling addiction, lists a series of bets he placed during 2006 and 2011. Of the 30 bets Barton shows evidence of, the former Manchester City, Newcastle, QPR and Rangers midfielder ...
Firebrand Premier League footballer stunned by 18-month ban for gambling offencesBusiness Insider
Joey Barton Has Been Banned From Football For 18 Months Over Gambling ChargesPaste Magazine
What type of relationship does football want with gambling?7500 To Holte (blog)
The Sun -The Nation Newspaper -BBC News -Joey Barton
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Gambling addiction grips South Dakota - KELO AM-FM

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-04-25 11:36

KELO AM-FM

Gambling addiction grips South Dakota
KELO AM-FM
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO AM) - According to WalletHub, South Dakota is the second most gambling addicted state behind only Nevada. Jill Gonzales says South Dakota ranks third in gambling friendliness, with plenty of options, and ranks sixth in gambling ...
Alabama ranks 2017's least gambling-addicted stateAlabama Today
Florida among the least gambling-addicted states, WalletHub study findsOrlando Sentinel
Oregon is 8th most gambling-addicted state, new report findsOregonLive.com
Sunshine State News -AL.com -News Radio 1310 KLIX -WalletHub
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Gambling addict jailed for defrauding employers of £118k - Echo

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2017-04-23 22:20

Echo

Gambling addict jailed for defrauding employers of £118k
Echo
A GAMBLING addict who conned £118,000 out of his employers by fiddling customers' invoices has been jailed for more than three years. Fraudster Robert Gibbs, of Wellstye Green, Basildon, was working as a salesman for Heat Pumps for Pools, owned by ...

Gambling addict jailed for defrauding employers of £118k (From Echo) - Echo

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2017-04-23 22:09

Echo

Gambling addict jailed for defrauding employers of £118k (From Echo)
Echo
A GAMBLING addict who conned £118000 out of his employers by fiddling customers' invoices has been jailed for more than three years.

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Electrical wholesale worker stole goods to feed gambling addiction - Lincolnshire Echo

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-04-22 07:15

Lincolnshire Echo

Electrical wholesale worker stole goods to feed gambling addiction
Lincolnshire Echo
He was plagued by his addiction and so he made this terrible mistake to steal from his employers. "He is now regularly attending Gamblers' Anonymous. He is now in a position where he is not gambling. "He has a new partner and he has a newly-born son.

Free app provided to detect pachinko gambling addiction - The Guam Daily Post (press release) (registration)

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-04-20 21:55

The Guam Daily Post (press release) (registration)

Free app provided to detect pachinko gambling addiction
The Guam Daily Post (press release) (registration)
A free smartphone app to assess, detect and warn about pachinko gambling addiction has been developed by a Japanese nonprofit organization that is helping to tackle the problem. The app evaluates users' level of addiction to pachinko and slot machines.

Suffolk gambling addict who stole £11,000 from his grandmother is ... - East Anglian Daily Times

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-04-20 01:47

East Anglian Daily Times

Suffolk gambling addict who stole £11,000 from his grandmother is ...
East Anglian Daily Times
A man who cleaned his 82-year-old grandmother's bank account out of £11000 to fund his gambling addiction has been given a suspended jail term.

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Suicide Common Among Gambling Addicts - YourErie

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-04-19 16:44

YourErie

Suicide Common Among Gambling Addicts
YourErie
ERIE, Pa - Gambling addiction is a growing problem across the country, and Erie is no exception. Facebook killer Steve Stephens was known to have a gambling problem. Authorities knew Steve Stephens visited the casinos often, and according to his own ...

Good Shepherd tackles gambling addiction among homeless - The Catholic Register

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-04-18 13:18

Good Shepherd tackles gambling addiction among homeless
The Catholic Register
The grant is being used to launch a three-year pilot project aimed at gambling addiction, a problem not defined by the amount of money you spend but rather by the negative impacts on your life, Wendaferew said. “The issue of gambling is not how much ...

Did Debt, Gambling Addiction Cause the Facebook Slay Suspect to 'Snap'? - EBONY.com

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-04-17 17:16

EBONY.com

Did Debt, Gambling Addiction Cause the Facebook Slay Suspect to 'Snap'?
EBONY.com
As the manhunt for suspected killer Steve Stephens has nationwide, a picture of him has emerged which paints him as an exasperated person with heavy financial burdens, a gambling addiction and relationship problems that drove him to snap, resulting in ...

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Gambling addicts have poor ability to assess and adapt to high risk situations, fMRI study finds - News-Medical.net

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2017-04-16 06:56

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Gambling addicts have poor ability to assess and adapt to high risk situations, fMRI study finds
News-Medical.net
Gambling addiction is a mental disorder characterized by excessive risk-taking despite negative results. Scientific studies using functional MRI -- fMRI, a method of looking at active areas of the brain -- have previously shown that addicts have ...

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[Graphic News] Korean Gambling addiction rises - The Korea Herald

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2017-04-16 03:05

The Korea Herald

[Graphic News] Korean Gambling addiction rises
The Korea Herald
The number of people diagnosed with a gambling addiction has increased due to economic plight. According to the Health Insurance Review & Assessment Service, there were 925 such cases in 2015, already up from 751 in 2014, with a further rise to 1,113 ...

Brains of gambling addicts: High stakes, high risk, and a bad bet - Science Daily

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-04-15 08:51

Science Daily

Brains of gambling addicts: High stakes, high risk, and a bad bet
Science Daily
Gambling addiction is a mental disorder characterized by excessive risk-taking despite negative results. Scientific studies using functional MRI -- fMRI, a method of looking at active areas of the brain -- have previously shown that addicts have ...

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High stakes, high risk: Gambling addicts have poor ability to assess situations - Economic Times

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-04-14 23:28

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High stakes, high risk: Gambling addicts have poor ability to assess situations
Economic Times
WASHINGTON: Gambling addicts, beware! A new study suggests that gambling addicts have a poor ability to assess and adapt to high risk situations. The study was published in journal 'Translational Psychiatry'. Gambling addiction is a mental disorder ...
Gamblers have a poor ability to adapt to risky situations | Daily Mail ...Daily Mail

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Gambling addiction rises sharply due to economic plight: data - Yonhap News

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-04-13 00:14

Gambling addiction rises sharply due to economic plight: data
Yonhap News
SEOUL, April 13 (Yonhap) -- The number of people diagnosed with a gambling addiction has increased sharply in recent years, official data showed Thursday, as the protracted economic slump is causing more South Koreans to make money through luck.

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