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Addiction and gambling: the dark side of video games - Newshub

Mon, 2018-06-18 22:42

Newshub

Addiction and gambling: the dark side of video games
Newshub
Video games may be seen as a bit of harmless fun, but that could be about to change. On Tuesday, gaming addiction was recognised as a mental health disorder by the World Health Organisation. The same day, new research showed that games with ...
"Gaming disorder" is real and akin to gambling addiction, according to new WHO guidelinesDot Esports
World Health Organization adds gaming disorder to disease classificationsNBCNews.com
Video Game Addiction Tries to Move From Basement to Doctor's OfficeNew York Times
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Former TV meteorologist Spencer Christian on career, gambling addiction - Danbury News Times

Mon, 2018-06-18 15:13

Former TV meteorologist Spencer Christian on career, gambling addiction
Danbury News Times
Former TV meteorologist Spencer Christian on career, gambling addiction. Error loading player: No playable sources found. Now Playing: Spencer Christian, former TV news meteorologist discusses his career and his gambling addiction in new book "You Bet ...

World Cup gambling in Kenya - CNN

Mon, 2018-06-18 06:30

CNN

World Cup gambling in Kenya
CNN
Authorities by their own admission recognize the need to provide a safety net for addicted gamblers falling through the cracks. A government spokesman, Mwenda Njoka, tells CNN: "It's only now that Kenyans have woken up to the dangers of gambling.".

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Gambling addiction in Hong Kong: as World Cup kicks off betting surge, we look at the addicts and victims - South China Morning Post

Mon, 2018-06-18 04:34

South China Morning Post

Gambling addiction in Hong Kong: as World Cup kicks off betting surge, we look at the addicts and victims
South China Morning Post
We're in a room at Wan Chai's Tung Wah Even Centre, a counselling and treatment service for problem and pathological gamblers, where Wah is talking about his 11-year struggle with gambling addiction that started when he was a 16-year-old high school ...

Video Game Addiction Tries to Move From Basement to Doctor's Office - New York Times

Sun, 2018-06-17 15:52

New York Times

Video Game Addiction Tries to Move From Basement to Doctor's Office
New York Times
Another kind of obsessive disorder may provide a template, and a warning, for activists seeking more support and research into gaming addiction: Compulsive gambling was first recognized by the World Health Organization and the American Psychiatric ...

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NY Assembly Speaker: Sports Betting Unlikely To Pass This Year - CBS New York

Fri, 2018-06-15 21:02

CBS New York

NY Assembly Speaker: Sports Betting Unlikely To Pass This Year
CBS New York
I also believe that it will lead to greater gambling addiction,” she said. “I don't think that we should be chasing whatever happens across in New Jersey and have that be the rationale for New York making a bad decision about exposing more people to ...

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30-Year-Old Gambling Addict Wins Stint in Prison After Bilking Grandmother Out of Life Savings - Casino.Org News

Thu, 2018-06-14 16:05

Casino.Org News

30-Year-Old Gambling Addict Wins Stint in Prison After Bilking Grandmother Out of Life Savings
Casino.Org News
Darren Gledhill's never-very-good luck has run out completely: a British judge has handed a two-year, four-month sentence behind bars to the man who emptied his own 70-something grandmother's bank account of every penny she had before she died.

Arkansas Still Seeks Casino Expansion Despite Growing Gambling Addiction Rates - Casino Games Pro

Thu, 2018-06-14 08:05

Casino Games Pro

Arkansas Still Seeks Casino Expansion Despite Growing Gambling Addiction Rates
Casino Games Pro
Currently, there are only seven states in the US which do not spend money to fund gambling addiction treatment, with Arkansas being one of them. The fact that problem gambling goes largely unchecked across the state, however, does not seem to bother ...

Online gambling could become legal in Michigan - UpNorthLive.com

Wed, 2018-06-13 18:53

UpNorthLive.com

Online gambling could become legal in Michigan
UpNorthLive.com
(WPBN/WGTU) -- Tuesday night, a bill passed the Michigan House that would legalize online gambling and sports betting in the state. Sponsors of the bill say this will help regulate online gaming, but critics say it feeds the problem of gambling addiction.
Michigan House Passes Online Gambling BillWILX-TV

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Arkansans Consider Casino Amendment As Gambling Addiction Goes Largely Unchecked - KUAR

Wed, 2018-06-13 15:02

KUAR

Arkansans Consider Casino Amendment As Gambling Addiction Goes Largely Unchecked
KUAR
Arkansas is one of just seven states that does not spend money to support gambling addiction treatment. Meanwhile, canvassers are collecting signatures this month to put a constitutional amendment on the November ballot that would authorize two casinos ...

Michigan House approves online gambling bill - Michigan Radio

Wed, 2018-06-13 11:28

Michigan Radio

Michigan House approves online gambling bill
Michigan Radio
The fund would also apportion a million dollars to help people struggling with gambling addiction. If the bills pass the Senate and then the governor's desk, Michigan would join a wave of states currently exploring the online gambling industry as a ...

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Legal sports betting fuels fears of gambling addiction - News 12 New Jersey

Tue, 2018-06-12 20:25

News 12 New Jersey

Legal sports betting fuels fears of gambling addiction
News 12 New Jersey
While many New Jersey residents celebrate the passing of a bill allowing sports wagering in the Garden State, the expansion is fueling fears of gambling addiction. The Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey says that 6.3 percent of the state's ...
Editorial: Sports betting arrives – for better or worseNorthJersey.com

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Online gambling addict who stole every penny of his grandmother's £430000 life savings to fund his habit is jailed ... - Daily Mail

Tue, 2018-06-12 17:34

Daily Mail

Online gambling addict who stole every penny of his grandmother's £430000 life savings to fund his habit is jailed ...
Daily Mail
A man addicted to online gambling stole his frail grandmother's entire £430,000 life savings to fund his habit, a court heard. Darren Gledhill, 30, set up online banking for Sandra Gledhill and then betrayed her trust by ruthlessly plundering the funds ...
Grandson stole every last penny of his grandmother's life savingsMetro

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Strength to Live: Gambling addiction could lead to thoughts of suicide - KSLA-TV

Tue, 2018-06-12 17:08

Strength to Live: Gambling addiction could lead to thoughts of suicide
KSLA-TV
"It is sort of the hidden addiction. You can't see someone on the street and point to them as a gambling addict," said Chris Miciotto, a recovering gambling addict. "Where you can if you see an alcoholic who's drunk or somebody who's on drugs," he ...

Halifax gambling addict stole grandmother's life savings - BBC News

Tue, 2018-06-12 08:24

BBC News

Halifax gambling addict stole grandmother's life savings
BBC News
A gambling addict who stole more than £430,000 from his grandmother to fund his habit has been jailed. Darren Gledhill, 30, plundered his elderly gran's life savings over three years, leaving her three children with no inheritance following her death ...

Gambling addict who stabbed elderly mother to death in dispute over money pleads guilty to murder - CBC.ca

Mon, 2018-06-11 15:53

CBC.ca

Gambling addict who stabbed elderly mother to death in dispute over money pleads guilty to murder
CBC.ca
A fingerprint found in the blood of a murdered senior in Lethbridge, Alta., would lead investigators to her daughter — a woman with a gambling addiction who had appeared on television begging the public for information to help police catch the killer.

Gambling addiction concerns Japan ahead of casino vote - Gambling Insider - In-depth Analysis for the Gaming Industry

Mon, 2018-06-11 10:33

Gambling Insider - In-depth Analysis for the Gaming Industry

Gambling addiction concerns Japan ahead of casino vote
Gambling Insider - In-depth Analysis for the Gaming Industry
The Japanese lower house is set to vote on a bill that, if passed, will allow three integrated casino resorts to begin construction which is cause for concern around the nation. In Japan, addiction is considered a serious social issue. With the ...
Risky business: Japan lawmakers vote on three mega casinosGCR
Japan Questions Moral Suitability of Pachinko at CasinosOnline Poker.net

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Understanding brain function crucial to support problem gamblers - The Nelson Mail

Sat, 2018-06-09 19:46

The Nelson Mail

Understanding brain function crucial to support problem gamblers
The Nelson Mail
Additional counselling support for problem gamblers across the top of the south will go some way towards meeting the demand for those living with a gambling addiction. Counsellor Stuart Bruce talks about how understanding the brain function helps to ...

Gambling addiction may follow national wave of sports betting - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Sat, 2018-06-09 13:26

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Gambling addiction may follow national wave of sports betting
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Advocates for responsible gaming are worried that addictive gambling behavior could balloon with the arrival of nationwide sports wagering. And the state lawmakers who could make a difference by requiring the implementation of new programs aren't doing ...