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Gambling hotline: Problem bigger than it looks - Huntington Herald Dispatch

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2017-03-26 22:01

Gambling hotline: Problem bigger than it looks
Huntington Herald Dispatch
Callers to 1-800-GAMBLER speak with a helpline counselor based in Charleston, and they are referred to one of the network's 50 plus specially trained gambling addiction counselors and/or a support group. They receive a free two-hour consultation.

Lawmaker-sponsored bill on gambling addiction mulled - The Japan News

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-03-25 04:51

The Japan News

Lawmaker-sponsored bill on gambling addiction mulled
The Japan News
The Yomiuri ShimbunThe ruling parties are planning to create a basic law that would oblige the government to take necessary measures to deal with gambling addictions. The move comes in response to criticism that addiction measures in pachinko parlors ...

Lewis's tragic story highlights the danger of online betting as well as ... - Belfast Telegraph

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-03-25 04:38

Belfast Telegraph

Lewis's tragic story highlights the danger of online betting as well as ...
Belfast Telegraph
Tune into any sporting event on your television and sooner or later an advertisement for a betting company will be screened. Quite naturally these will make ...

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Thousands calling Michigan Gambling Helpline as state fights addictions - WWMT-TV

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-03-24 21:21

Thousands calling Michigan Gambling Helpline as state fights addictions
WWMT-TV
Addiction expert and director of the Kalamazoo Community Healing Center Salley Reames says she expects gambling addictions to get worse in the years ahead. “We're seeing more and it's another tool for people to escape,” she said. “It looks like fun ...

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Expert To Speak On Gambling Addiction & Faith - Bernews.com ... - Bernews

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-03-24 09:48

Bernews

Expert To Speak On Gambling Addiction & Faith - Bernews.com ...
Bernews
Deborah Haskins Gambling may be an “exciting form of entertainment, but it is not a sound financial strategy,” advises Dr Deborah Haskins, the Director of ...

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No spike in gambling addiction in PA region despite warnings - World Casino Directory

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-03-23 11:03

World Casino Directory

No spike in gambling addiction in PA region despite warnings
World Casino Directory
In spite of warnings almost 10 years ago that compulsive gambling would increase when Western Pennsylvania's first legal casino, The Meadows, opened, no ...
CCGP Reports Steady Gambling Addiction Rates in PennsylvaniaCasino Guardian

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State lawmakers are addicted to gambling revenue - Opinion ... - Citizens Voice

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-03-23 02:04

State lawmakers are addicted to gambling revenue - Opinion ...
Citizens Voice
Police blotter, marriage licenses, property transactions, divorces and child support in Luzerne County. (read more). The Editorial Board / Published: March 23, ...

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A bet with your life: Gambling addiction - Middletown Transcript

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-03-22 11:34

MinnPost (blog)

A bet with your life: Gambling addiction
Middletown Transcript
Nobody starts out thinking they're going to lose their house, family or commit suicide from an addiction. Yet those are familiar horror stories in the world of problem gambling. March is Gambling Awareness Month, which aims to educate people about the ...
New gambling awareness campaign aims to reach college-age ...MinnPost (blog)
Problem Gambling Awareness, NCAA Tournament Share Calendar ...KNPR

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Despite Nearby Casinos, No Spike Seen in Compulsive Gambling - U.S. News & World Report

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-03-22 09:04

CalvinAyre.com

Despite Nearby Casinos, No Spike Seen in Compulsive Gambling
U.S. News & World Report
The number of callers seeking help from the state compulsive gambling council's hotline dropped in 2016 from the year before. Individuals admitting their addiction keep adding themselves to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board's self-exclusion list ...
Pennsylvania's casinos failed to spike problem gambling activityCalvinAyre.com

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Social agencies call for dedicated gambling addiction counsellor in Marlborough - Stuff.co.nz

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-03-21 23:34

Stuff.co.nz

Social agencies call for dedicated gambling addiction counsellor in Marlborough
Stuff.co.nz
But the only clinician specialising in gambling addiction in the top of the South is based in Nelson and unable to travel to Marlborough for face-to-face counselling. The ministry was to announce new funding contracts in June, but the announcement has ...

Explosion in number of gambling addicts who are becoming addicted on their mobile phones - Mirror.co.uk

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-03-21 15:00

Mirror.co.uk

Explosion in number of gambling addicts who are becoming addicted on their mobile phones
Mirror.co.uk
The National Centre for Problem Gambling last year provided therapy, financial advice and drugs to 762 people from across England and Wales. They even trialled naltrexone, a drug normally given to alcoholics and heroin addicts to stop feelings of well ...

Pennsylvania's casinos failed to spike problem gambling activity ... - CalvinAyre.com

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-03-20 15:54

CalvinAyre.com

Pennsylvania's casinos failed to spike problem gambling activity ...
CalvinAyre.com
Pennsylvania's introduction of casino gambling a decade ago has failed to produce the predicted rise in problem gambling behavior.

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Despite casino accessibility, no sharp rise in reports of compulsive ... - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2017-03-19 22:00

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Despite casino accessibility, no sharp rise in reports of compulsive ...
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
In the 10 years since the first legal casino opened in Western Pennsylvania, there has been little evidence showing a surge in compulsive gambling and ...
Addictions expert's gambling warning | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda ...Royal Gazette

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Public meeting on gambling addiction - Connacht Tribune Group

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2017-03-19 13:49

Connacht Tribune Group

Public meeting on gambling addiction
Connacht Tribune Group
A Galway TD has invited anyone with an interest in learning more about gambling problems – an addiction that has touched many families – to attend a public meeting in North Galway next week. The 'Gambling Awareness Meeting' has been organised by ...

Louisiana has a gambling problem - The Daily Advertiser

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-03-17 09:44

The Daily Advertiser

Louisiana has a gambling problem
The Daily Advertiser
BATON ROUGE — Statistics show that gambling addiction in Louisiana is affecting more people than ever, up more than 8 percent in the past eight years, but that it is off the radar. Janet Miller, the executive director for the Louisiana Association on ...

Former Pennsylvania State Representative Accused of Misappropriation Claims Gambling Addiction - Casino.Org News

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-03-16 15:16

Casino.Org News

Former Pennsylvania State Representative Accused of Misappropriation Claims Gambling Addiction
Casino.Org News
The former Representative for Pennsylvania's 46th District tried to block the suspension of his law license, arguing that he was being treated for “pathological gambling addiction.” The transfers were “all related to the gambling addiction,” he said ...
Supreme Court to Suspend Law License of Ex-Rep. Jesse WhiteU.S. News & World Report

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Cashier steals $13 million; lawyer blames it on gambling addiction - PennLive.com

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-03-16 12:32

Cashier steals $13 million; lawyer blames it on gambling addiction
PennLive.com
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The former cashier at a Pennsylvania monuments and engraving firm has acknowledged stealing nearly $13 million over 16 years and is hoping a judge will approve a seven-and-a-half-year federal prison sentence for her crimes.

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Gambling addiction hotline and text-line could help addicts in Illinois - WAND

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-03-15 21:53

WAND

Gambling addiction hotline and text-line could help addicts in Illinois
WAND
Decatur -. Gambling is a pastime enjoyed by many. "It's a chance to win big,” says Mary Lou King, someone who enjoys gambling in moderation. “You've got to have the mentality to know I'm going to play and I am probably going to lose." Mary Lou says she ...

Former Pa. Rep.'s Law License Suspended « CBS Pittsburgh - CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-03-15 20:52

CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA

Former Pa. Rep.'s Law License Suspended « CBS Pittsburgh
CBS Pittsburgh / KDKA
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Former state representative Jesse White is once again in trouble with the law. His license to practice law has now been suspended by ...

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How Can Healthcare Help Gambling Addicts - Newsweek

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-03-15 06:41

Newsweek

How Can Healthcare Help Gambling Addicts
Newsweek
One in a hundred people in the U.K have a gambling addiction and doctors should be asking patients about it in same way they do about alcohol and smoking. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images. This is a very big problem indeed—especially when you factor in ...
Where Can You Find Help for Gambling Addiction?News Radio 710 KEEL
Totally consumed: Gambling addiction hurts more than just the check bookPetoskey News-Review
Gambling treatment group encouraging residents to seek help for addictionBeckley Register-Herald
The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration) -Bluefield Daily Telegraph -WWL First News
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