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State lawmakers are addicted to gambling revenue - Citizens Voice

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State lawmakers are addicted to gambling revenue
Citizens Voice
As the enabler of casino gambling, the state government is partially responsible for thousands of cases of gambling addiction. Its half-hearted acknowledgment of that responsibility includes using some of its vigorish from slot machines and table games ...

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A bet with your life: gambling addiction - Middletown Transcript

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 youthMinnPost (blog)
Problem Gambling Awareness, NCAA Tournament Share CalendarKNPR

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

Wed, 2017-03-22 09:04

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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

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

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

Mon, 2017-03-20 15:54

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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Interview: The Making Of A Gambling Addict - Casino.Org News (blog)

Wed, 2017-03-15 06:14

Casino.Org News (blog)

Interview: The Making Of A Gambling Addict
Casino.Org News (blog)
Gambling addiction isn't just all about a lack of will power. We spoke to a therapist who specializes in treating addictions to find out what it really is about. Did you know that becoming addicted to gambling can actually cause your brain to ...

Watch for gambling addiction during March Madness - News8000.com - WKBT

Tue, 2017-03-14 15:51

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Watch for gambling addiction during March Madness
News8000.com - WKBT
LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) - March Madness kicked-off Tuesday night, but be careful how much you bet. Health providers warn gambling can be a serious problem for some families. According to doctors at Gundersen Health System, gambling can spark the ...

Recent studies show gambling addiction can be much like alcoholism - Washington Times-Reporter

Tue, 2017-03-14 15:08

Recent studies show gambling addiction can be much like alcoholism
Washington Times-Reporter
PEKIN — The chime of a gambling machine may be just as enticing to a gambler as the swoosh of a beer bottle is to an alcoholic, and the effects of both vices ...

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Care home boss conned pensioner out of £9,000 to fund gambling ... - Plymouth Herald

Tue, 2017-03-14 10:05

Plymouth Herald

Care home boss conned pensioner out of £9,000 to fund gambling ...
Plymouth Herald
A care home boss conned a resident into £9000 of unnecessary cash withdrawals to fund her spiraling online gambling addiction, a jury has heard. The trial of ...
Saltash care home boss Sharon Smith said to have stolen £9,000 ...Cornwall Live

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Totally consumed: Gambling addiction hurts more than just the check book - Petoskey News-Review

Mon, 2017-03-13 18:58

Petoskey News-Review

Totally consumed: Gambling addiction hurts more than just the check book
Petoskey News-Review
“The insidiousness of gambling addiction is different than drugs or alcohol because in the beginning, it doesn't affect the body with disease like cirrhosis or esophageal issues or overdosing,” said Paula Musilek, who has been a gambling addiction ...
Where Can You Find Help for Gambling Addiction?News Radio 710 KEEL
Gambling treatment group encouraging residents to seek help for addictionBeckley Register-Herald
Gambling helps state coffers, but increases risks for those addicted ...The Exponent Telegram (press release) (registration)
The Conversation UK -The Times (subscription) -KIMT 3
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GOP health care plan would cut funds for opioid and gambling addiction treatment - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Mon, 2017-03-13 18:57

Las Vegas Review-Journal

GOP health care plan would cut funds for opioid and gambling addiction treatment
Las Vegas Review-Journal
WASHINGTON — A Republican plan to replace the Affordable Care Act would cut mandates for coverage on addiction, prompting groups and lawmakers to urge the GOP to reconsider as their plan moves through Congress. Specifically, the replacement plan ...

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