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

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)

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

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

Wed, 2017-04-19 16:44

YourErie

Suicide Common Among Gambling Addicts
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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

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

Mon, 2017-04-17 17:16

EBONY.com

Did Debt, Gambling Addiction Cause the Facebook Slay Suspect to 'Snap'?
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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 ...
Facebook Video Killer Steve Stephens Known to Cleveland's JACK Casino as Big Gambler, Big LoserCasino.Org News
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Gambling addicts have poor ability to assess and adapt to high risk situations, fMRI study finds - News-Medical.net

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
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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

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

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 ...
Gamblers have a poor ability to adapt to risky situationsDaily Mail

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

Fri, 2017-04-14 23:28

Daily Mail

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

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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Gambling Addicts Find Voluntary Maryland Casino Ban Unhelpful - NBC4 Washington

Mon, 2017-04-10 21:51

NBC4 Washington

Gambling Addicts Find Voluntary Maryland Casino Ban Unhelpful
NBC4 Washington
A program through which people voluntarily ban themselves from Maryland's six casino is being criticized as toothless and unhelpful by local gambling addicts. About 1,400 people have enrolled in the program, which was required under the state law ...

Japan weighs measures against gambling addiction before casinos debut - The Japan Times

Sun, 2017-04-09 22:19

The Japan Times

Japan weighs measures against gambling addiction before casinos debut
The Japan Times
As Japan prepares for its first Las Vegas-style casino resorts, the government is considering restrictions on existing gambling establishments, including pachinko parlors and race tracks, in a bid to tackle addiction. The legalization of casinos in ...

Gambling addiction treatment costs likely to rise if casinos are ... - Charleston Post Courier

Sun, 2017-04-09 08:13

Charleston Post Courier

Gambling addiction treatment costs likely to rise if casinos are ...
Charleston Post Courier
As South Carolina lawmakers continue to float the idea of legalizing casinos to help raise state revenue, they are likely to be confronted with another issue: ...

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Limerick addiction: 'Gambling took everything from me – and nearly took my life' - Limerick Leader

Sat, 2017-04-08 05:06

Limerick Leader

Limerick addiction: 'Gambling took everything from me – and nearly took my life'
Limerick Leader
I was missing family, having no money for food, making up numerous lies, deceit, everything. I've often said it - I'd much rather be an alcoholic or a drug addict, because there's only so much you can drink, or your body can take. Whereas with gambling ...

Netflix's New Poker Movie Is Like 'Drinking Buddies' Meets 'Rounders' - Thrillist

Fri, 2017-04-07 15:07

Thrillist

Netflix's New Poker Movie Is Like 'Drinking Buddies' Meets 'Rounders'
Thrillist
The director and star share a co-writing credit on Win it All, which tells the story of Eddie, a gambling addict struggling to get his life together. Eddie is a familiar Chicago type: big smile, messy beard, gold necklace, crew-neck sweatshirt. He ...
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Saltash care boss and £1,000-a-month gambling addict Sharon ... - Cornwall Live

Fri, 2017-04-07 08:02

Cornwall Live

Saltash care boss and £1,000-a-month gambling addict Sharon ...
Cornwall Live
A care home boss who conned an elderly resident out of £9000 to feed her £1000-a-month gambling addiction has narrowly avoided a prison sentence. Sharon ...

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Gambling addict jailed for paying lenders with six fraudulent ... - Belfast Telegraph

Fri, 2017-04-07 04:02

Belfast Telegraph

Gambling addict jailed for paying lenders with six fraudulent ...
Belfast Telegraph
A "mean-spirited" man who gave cheques he knew couldn't be cashed to two people he owed money to has been jailed. Michael Desmond Smyth (36) admitted ...
Downpatrick gambler bounced cheques worth £11,000 which he ...Belfast Live

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Downpatrick gambler bounced cheques worth £11,000 which he ... - Belfast Live

Fri, 2017-04-07 03:14

Belfast Live

Downpatrick gambler bounced cheques worth £11,000 which he ...
Belfast Live
A man was branded "mean-spirited" and jailed after he bounced cheques worth more than £11,000 which he made out to two people he owed money to.

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