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“I Lost Everything”. Recovered Gambler On How His Addiction Cost Him Much More Than Money - LBC

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LBC

“I Lost Everything”. Recovered Gambler On How His Addiction Cost Him Much More Than Money
LBC
Ministers have been accused of using biased research paid for by bookmakers to inform their decision on how hard to crack down on the gambling industry. A cross-party group of 20 MPs, including Iain Duncan Smith, has urged Theresa May not to “bend to ...

Company growing with helplines - Huntington Herald Dispatch

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-01-20 23:12

Company growing with helplines
Huntington Herald Dispatch
What began in 2000 with a handful of employees operating the 800-GAMBLER addiction hotline has now developed into a full complement of 24-hour service helplines - from substance abuse to health insurance registration - that field an estimated 50,000 ...

Addiction, prison and attempted suicide - how gambling nearly destroyed one man's life - Plymouth Herald

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-01-20 12:20

Plymouth Herald

Addiction, prison and attempted suicide - how gambling nearly destroyed one man's life
Plymouth Herald
Gambling is a strange addiction as it has extra layers of complexity when compared to other addictions. "The debts that compulsive gamblers accumulate and the fact that they do not magically disappear when a person goes into recovery. "After reading a ...

Director of business says theft of more than €60k by former Galway hurling star a 'huge betrayal' - Independent.ie

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-01-20 00:47

Independent.ie

Director of business says theft of more than €60k by former Galway hurling star a 'huge betrayal'
Independent.ie
A director of a family run business which was the victim of theft by a former Galway hurling star has said the betrayal was exacerbated by his failure to apologise for two and a half years. Former Galway hurler David Glennon will be sentenced in May ...

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Gambling addict who stole £70k from mother is spared jail - Sussex Express

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-01-19 08:29

Sussex Express

Gambling addict who stole £70k from mother is spared jail
Sussex Express
A compulsive gambler who fleeced his mother's bank account to the tune of £70,000 has avoided jail. Andrew Hatcher, 34, a programme manager at Plumpton College, appeared before magistrates charged with theft over the course of three months. The court ...

Irish OAP crook claims 'gambling addiction' led to involvement in gang's €52000 credit card scam spree across Ireland - The Irish Sun

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-01-19 01:21

The Irish Sun

Irish OAP crook claims 'gambling addiction' led to involvement in gang's €52000 credit card scam spree across Ireland
The Irish Sun
Irish OAP crook claims 'gambling addiction' led to involvement in gang's €52,000 credit card scam spree across Ireland. Fraudster pensioner Patrick Manning dodged jail after pleading guilty to a number of thefts. Exclusive. By Stephen Breen. 19th ...

Gambling addict stole cosmetics to pay off his debts - Herald.ie

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-01-18 20:30

Herald.ie

Gambling addict stole cosmetics to pay off his debts
Herald.ie
Martin Sweeney (22) planned to sell the cosmetics he stole, but he was caught red-handed by security staff as he left a south Dublin pharmacy. He admitted he was still gambling, but said he had reduced it from every day to only once a week. Judge Anne ...

SEWALL | Premier League Gambling Double Standard Must End - Georgetown University The Hoya

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-01-18 03:02

SEWALL | Premier League Gambling Double Standard Must End
Georgetown University The Hoya
“This is not an easy environment in which to try to stop gambling, or even to encourage people within the sport that betting is wrong,” Barton said. “It is like asking a recovering alcoholic to spend all his time in a pub or a brewery.” Barton, a ...

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How to detect a gambling addiction : Evewoman - The Standard - The Standard

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-01-17 23:30

The Standard

How to detect a gambling addiction : Evewoman - The Standard
The Standard
The tag of war between the government, betting companies and gambling outlets is an ongoing war despite higher taxations and restrictions. From numerous reports, Kenya is fast becoming a country of gambling addicts. This game of chance has become a ...

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'Gambling addict' SRPF constable shoots three dead in broad daylight in Pune - Hindustan Times

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-01-17 03:04

Hindustan Times

'Gambling addict' SRPF constable shoots three dead in broad daylight in Pune
Hindustan Times
High drama prevailed on two busy streets of Daund on Tuesday afternoon after a constable, attached to the Indian Reserve Battalion (IRB) of the State Reserve Police Force (SRPF) and was reportedly into gambling addiction, opened fire at two busy public ...
Three killed as cop opens fire at two locations in DaundThe Indian Express

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Video Games: The New Frontier For Gambling Addiction In The UK ... - Cultured Vultures

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-01-16 03:16

Cultured Vultures

Video Games: The New Frontier For Gambling Addiction In The UK ...
Cultured Vultures
"If Britain as a nation is not willing to talk about this issue, then people without that network will suffer." Gaming · Chris Wood By Chris Wood On Jan 16, 2018 Last updated Jan 16, 2018. Battle Royale Loot Boxes Source: The Verge. 18 18. For many of ...

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Finnish Researchers Testing Nasal Spray to Stop Gambling Addiction - The Talking Democrat

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-01-15 14:07

The Talking Democrat

Finnish Researchers Testing Nasal Spray to Stop Gambling Addiction
The Talking Democrat
According to the researchers' publication, the study will aim to verify that blocking opioid receptors can affect gambling addiction: “Playing responds to a very impulsive behavior (…). The need to play is immediate, that's why we are looking for a ...

This Nasal Spray Could Cure Gambling Addiction - Casino.Org News (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-01-15 07:51

Casino.Org News (blog)

This Nasal Spray Could Cure Gambling Addiction
Casino.Org News (blog)
The spray contains a chemical called naloxone. This is used frequently as an emergency treatment for when individuals have overdosed on drugs such as heroin, morphine, and opium. It is now seen as a potential cure for addiction to gambling. It works by ...

Family talk of illness after Devon man killed himself as he battled ... - Devon Live

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-01-15 04:54

Devon Live

Family talk of illness after Devon man killed himself as he battled ...
Devon Live
Daniel Clinkscales, from Tiverton, died on October 11, 2017 and his body was found by police at the bottom of the Avon Gorge in the early hours of the next morning.

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Urgent calls for Council to tackle growing issue of gambling addiction - Armagh i

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-01-15 03:59

Armagh i

Urgent calls for Council to tackle growing issue of gambling addiction
Armagh i
There have been urgent calls for Newry, Mourne and Down Council to adopt a robust strategy to help deal with growing concerns around gambling addiction. Sinn Féin councillor Mickey Ruane has said that it is important the Council, as a matter of urgency ...

Gambling firms face levy to pay for addiction treatment - The Times

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-01-14 18:00

The Times

Gambling firms face levy to pay for addiction treatment
The Times
Gambling companies will be forced to pay into a social fund if they want to operate in Ireland, the government has confirmed. David Stanton, the junior justice minister who has been given responsibility for updating gambling laws, said that it had not ...

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Children's Commissioner Demands Crackdown on Free-to-Play Online Casino Games - Casino News Daily

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-01-14 03:23

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Children's Commissioner Demands Crackdown on Free-to-Play Online Casino Games
Casino News Daily
The free online casino games are usually used by operators to promote their offering and thus attract players. Ms. Longfield demanded that tighter regulations are introduced on advertising such gambling-related products so that they are less appealing ...
Dutch Gambling Authority Battles Abuse of MinorsLatest Casino Bonuses (press release) (blog)

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Shocking cost of social harm from gambling revealed with Glasgow on £35m slot machine loser - Scottish Daily Record

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-01-14 00:01

Scottish Daily Record

Shocking cost of social harm from gambling revealed with Glasgow on £35m slot machine loser
Scottish Daily Record
Inverclyde SNP MP Ronnie Cowan, vice-chairman of all-party parliamentary group on FOBTs, said: “This report highlights how problem gambling has a detrimental impact on the welfare of problem gamblers and on their immediate and wider social networks ...

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