Gambling Addiction

This Week's 5 Most Memorable Long-Reads - RealClearLife

20 hours 31 min ago
This Week's 5 Most Memorable Long-Reads  RealClearLife

A corrupt NBA ref, one of El Chapo's jurors and American ISIS wives round out the list.

Banks are the ultimate thieves, says former bank robber and jail escapee John Killick - The Northern Daily Leader

Fri, 2019-02-22 22:00
Banks are the ultimate thieves, says former bank robber and jail escapee John Killick  The Northern Daily Leader

'To me, banks were the ultimate thieves ... the Royal Commission into banks has justified this conclusion.'

Are young people obsessed with sports betting? How offers on sites are growing in popularity - thesportsdaily.com

Fri, 2019-02-22 20:04
Are young people obsessed with sports betting? How offers on sites are growing in popularity  thesportsdaily.com

Gambling is a dangerous sport for everyone. Although young people are the ones feeling the pinch. In short, it's harder and more addictive for them than anyone ...

Addiction: A Trip To A Fool’s Paradise - Leadership Newspaper

Fri, 2019-02-22 19:55
Addiction: A Trip To A Fool’s Paradise  Leadership Newspaper

Addiction: A Trip To A Fool's Paradise When the word addiction is mentioned, the mind quickly runs to drugs, but in reality, there are many things people get ...

Sports gambling revenue is just one side of the coin - WQAD Moline

Fri, 2019-02-22 19:11
Sports gambling revenue is just one side of the coin  WQAD Moline

Iowa and Illinois are taking steps towards the legalization of sports gambling. But critics worry not enough attention is being paid to fighting and funding ...

Gambling addict: Ladbrokes treated me like a VIP as losses soared - The Times

Fri, 2019-02-22 18:01
Gambling addict: Ladbrokes treated me like a VIP as losses soared  The Times

David left behind his job as a car salesman in Hertfordshire in 2010 and started a new life as a real estate broker in the desert heat of Dubai. He quickly learnt ...

Ladbrokes gagged gambling addict who stole £1.8m | News - The Times

Fri, 2019-02-22 18:01
Ladbrokes gagged gambling addict who stole £1.8m | News  The Times

Britain's biggest betting company used a non-disclosure agreement to stop a gambling addict, and the victims whose money he stole, from reporting how ...

The Times view on non?disclosure agreements in gambling: Rotten Business - The Times

Fri, 2019-02-22 18:01
The Times view on non?disclosure agreements in gambling: Rotten Business  The Times

Amid the many recent examples of the inappropriate use of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), the way they have been used by gambling companies is ...

Actor Ray Winstone fronts bet365 adverts profiting off punters' bad fortune - Daily Mail

Fri, 2019-02-22 16:54
Actor Ray Winstone fronts bet365 adverts profiting off punters' bad fortune  Daily Mail

Ray Winstone waved goodbye to a hefty portion of his artistic soul and signed a lucrative, but morally debatable, deal to promote a British online gambling ...

Ex-Montgomery County official gets 4 years in federal prison for embezzling $6.7 million - Washington Post

Fri, 2019-02-22 16:16
Ex-Montgomery County official gets 4 years in federal prison for embezzling $6.7 million  Washington Post

Byung Il “Peter” Bang, the former Montgomery County economic development official who admitted to stealing $6.7 million from the county, was sentenced ...

Editorial: The lottery’s real addicts - Tampa Bay Times

Fri, 2019-02-22 15:52
Editorial: The lottery’s real addicts  Tampa Bay Times

Florida lawmakers have never kept the promise to use lottery proceeds to enhance public education.

Netherlands Online Gaming Approved by Dutch Senate, Permits Unlikely Until 2020 - Casino.Org News

Fri, 2019-02-22 15:20
Netherlands Online Gaming Approved by Dutch Senate, Permits Unlikely Until 2020  Casino.Org News

Legal Netherlands online gaming was approved by the Dutch Senate Tuesday, with the first permits possible next year. Continuing concerns over gambling ...

Here are America's Most Sinful States | Health, Medicine and Fitness - Ravalli Republic

Fri, 2019-02-22 15:00
Here are America's Most Sinful States | Health, Medicine and Fitness  Ravalli Republic

Every state is known for its own virtues and vices. But harmful behavior on the individual level can result in staggering economic costs, considering that gambling ...

Get A Grip: The Week In Sports And Sports Betting: Indiana, North Dakota, And More - Sports Handle

Fri, 2019-02-22 14:45
Get A Grip: The Week In Sports And Sports Betting: Indiana, North Dakota, And More  Sports Handle

An Indiana sports betting bill heads to the Senate floor, and in North Dakota, the House needed two tries to pass a sports betting bill.

Letters: America should be a welcoming nation - Chicago Tribune

Fri, 2019-02-22 13:12
Letters: America should be a welcoming nation  Chicago Tribune

Instead of building a wall to keep people out of our country, let's build a sign that says “Welcome to the United States of America – the Greatest Country in the ...

Offaly GAA Club Hosting Gambling Addiction Meeting - Midlands103

Fri, 2019-02-22 10:27
Offaly GAA Club Hosting Gambling Addiction Meeting  Midlands103

An Offaly GAA club is raising awareness of the dangers of gambling addiction. Shinrone is holding a free meeting tomorrow evening at 6pm at the community ...

UK's Biggest Problem Gambling Campaign Gets Underway - Legal Gambling News

Fri, 2019-02-22 09:08
UK's Biggest Problem Gambling Campaign Gets Underway  Legal Gambling News

A massive campaign aimed at tackling gambling addiction in the UK has just been launched. This comes about after a government review into the gambling ...

Well being: Is Extreme Social Media Use Comparable To Drug Habit? - Infosurhoy

Fri, 2019-02-22 07:40
Well being: Is Extreme Social Media Use Comparable To Drug Habit?  Infosurhoy

Social media addiction, as a subject of conversation, seems beaten to death. Yet, it remains unrecognized by the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental ...

Undercover Investigation Finds Bet365 Gave Losers Cash to Keep on Gambling - Tunf

Fri, 2019-02-22 07:08
Undercover Investigation Finds Bet365 Gave Losers Cash to Keep on Gambling  Tunf

A Daily Mail investigation has revealed that one of Britain's biggest online betting operators; Bet365, was handing out cash rebates to punters with big losses, ...

Problem Gambler Spends £150,000 a Day Via PayPal - Tunf

Fri, 2019-02-22 07:05
Problem Gambler Spends £150,000 a Day Via PayPal  Tunf

PayPal, the e-wallet payment *service* has come under fire for allowing problem gamblers spend up to £150,000 a day through their *service*, prompting concerns ...