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'Every single week was rock bottom': Woman, 52, who overcame a drug and gambling addiction that lasted three ... - Daily Mail

Sun, 2017-12-10 19:39

Daily Mail

'Every single week was rock bottom': Woman, 52, who overcame a drug and gambling addiction that lasted three ...
Daily Mail
'Every single week was rock bottom': Woman, 52, who overcame a drug and gambling addiction that lasted three decades turns to fitness to get her life back on track and loses 30 kilos. Mum-of-one Robyn Lewis started taking drugs when she was 15-years ...

Treating the gambling addiction - Santa Fe New Mexican

Sat, 2017-12-09 22:40

Treating the gambling addiction
Santa Fe New Mexican
Regarding the recent articles from Thom Cole (“N.M. does little to combat gambling addiction,” Nov. 24) and the editorial from The New Mexican (“A risky gamble for addicts,” Our View, Nov. 26), please let us clarify the many efforts that are in place ...

Japan gambling addiction bill delayed to 2018 - GGRAsia

Sat, 2017-12-09 01:58

GGRAsia

Japan gambling addiction bill delayed to 2018
GGRAsia
The lower house of Japan's parliament took measures on Friday to carry over an anti-gambling addiction bill to the next session, expected to start in January, GGRAsia has learned. Enactment of such a bill is widely reported as a necessary step before ...

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Japan gambling addiction bill delayed to 2018 - GGRAsia

Sat, 2017-12-09 01:58

GGRAsia

Japan gambling addiction bill delayed to 2018
GGRAsia
The lower house of Japan's parliament took measures on Friday to carry over an anti-gambling addiction bill to the next session, expected to start in January, GGRAsia has learned. Enactment of such a bill is widely reported as a necessary step before ...

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Video Game “Loot Boxes” Are Like Gambling for Kids — and Lawmakers Are Circling - The Intercept

Fri, 2017-12-08 09:52

The Intercept

Video Game “Loot Boxes” Are Like Gambling for Kids — and Lawmakers Are Circling
The Intercept
“For something to be considered gambling, the classic definition [is] risking something of value on an unknown outcome in hope of getting a payoff,” he said. “With a loot box, it's pretty much that.” Les Bernal, national director of Stop Predatory ...
Here's how a US lawmaker plans to fix loot boxesCritical Hit
US Lawmaker Begins Drafting Anti-Loot Box Laws, Aims to Ban Sales of Predatory Games to Those Under 21PlayStation LifeStyle
EA May Not Bring Certain Loot Boxes Back to 'Star Wars Battlefront II'RollingStone.com
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'Nobody stopped me' at the casino: Ontario self-exclusion program ... - CBC.ca

Fri, 2017-12-08 04:00

CBC.ca

'Nobody stopped me' at the casino: Ontario self-exclusion program ...
CBC.ca
Despite promoting responsible gambling, the Ontario government's program to help addicts stay out of casinos is failing to do so, an investigation by CBC's The Fifth Estate has found.

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FIGHTING FUND - Morning Star Online

Thu, 2017-12-07 19:09

FIGHTING FUND
Morning Star Online
GAMBLING addiction among professional sportspeople should be regarded as a mental health issue, Professional Players Federation chief executive Simon Taylor urged yesterday. Taylor said that research showed that elite male athletes are three times more ...

Gambling on Addiction: How Governments Rely on Problem Gamblers - CBC.ca

Thu, 2017-12-07 12:56

Gambling on Addiction: How Governments Rely on Problem Gamblers
CBC.ca
When it comes to gambling, Canadians have plenty of skin in the game. Last year, we spent about $13 billion on legal, government-run gambling. That's more than we spend on movies, hockey tickets, and Tim Horton's -- combined. Everybody knows that ...

UK gambling charity chair says attitudes in industry stunned her - The Guardian

Wed, 2017-12-06 08:11

The Guardian

UK gambling charity chair says attitudes in industry stunned her
The Guardian
The chair of the UK's leading gambling charity, who previously led the inquiry into the role of the NHS in the Jimmy Savile child abuse scandal, said she was stunned by industry attitudes towards concerns about problem gambling. Kate Lampard, chair of ...

Study compares kids' addiction to cell phones to gambling - WTSP 10 News

Tue, 2017-12-05 18:57

WTSP 10 News

Study compares kids' addiction to cell phones to gambling
WTSP 10 News
SARASOTA, Fla. -- Are your kids addicted to their cell phone? The addiction can be as bad as an addition to gambling or pornography, according to a team of South Korean doctors. Ken Litt says his 4-year-old twins Samuel and Frederick know how to use a ...

Japan Lower House Reintroduce Gambling Addiction Bill To Diet Session - Legal Gambling News (press release)

Tue, 2017-12-05 11:03

Legal Gambling News (press release)

Japan Lower House Reintroduce Gambling Addiction Bill To Diet Session
Legal Gambling News (press release)
The House of Representatives is still on schedule to fast-track Japan's gambling addiction bill before the current sessions ends on December 9. The current ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and its coalition partner Komeito reintroduced the Basic ...

'I had a problem and I addressed it': Troubled footy star Blake Ferguson praised for seeking treatment for gambling ... - Daily Mail

Tue, 2017-12-05 02:25

Daily Mail

'I had a problem and I addressed it': Troubled footy star Blake Ferguson praised for seeking treatment for gambling ...
Daily Mail
Troubled rugby league star Blake Ferguson has opened up about the gambling addiction that threatened to wreck his career and life. The controversial Sydney Roosters centre has recently spent time in a rehabilitation centre attempting to overcome the ...

Problem gamblers – no one knows how many exist or cost to the state - The Guardian

Tue, 2017-12-05 00:00

The Guardian

Problem gamblers – no one knows how many exist or cost to the state
The Guardian
The government has no idea how many problem gamblers are being treated by the NHS or how much their addiction is costing, prompting concern from leading charities that people in need of help are slipping through the net. The Department of Health also ...
UK Labour Party Calls the Government to Become More Engaged with Problem GamblingCasino Guardian

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Lift the ban on sports gambling? - Christian Science Monitor

Mon, 2017-12-04 15:35

Christian Science Monitor

Lift the ban on sports gambling?
Christian Science Monitor
A majority of the justices may believe it is time for states that want sports gambling to come to grips with it on their own. Yet the track record on all legalized gambling in the United States does not argue for even more of it on sports. Problem ...
New Jersey case could change sports betting landscapeGray TV
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Supreme Court hears arguments in New Jersey's case to legalize sports bettingABC News
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Sydney Roosters NRL star Blake Ferguson treated for shock gambling addiction, says The Mole - Wide World of Sports

Mon, 2017-12-04 14:07

Wide World of Sports

Sydney Roosters NRL star Blake Ferguson treated for shock gambling addiction, says The Mole
Wide World of Sports
Roosters star Blake Ferguson has revealed he spent time in recent weeks in rehab - for a gambling addiction. But Ferguson, who lost many thousands of dollars betting on things other than the NRL last year, is happy with the results of his time in ...

State ignores health dangers of gambling - Albuquerque Journal

Sun, 2017-12-03 01:07

State ignores health dangers of gambling
Albuquerque Journal
On the Department of Health website there are three links on the home page to big reports on alcohol, tobacco, illegal drug and prescription drug addictions, but not a single reference to gambling addiction. If you click on “Topics” at the top of the ...

Jeremy Kyle pictured celebrating at horse racing despite his ... - The Sun

Sat, 2017-12-02 11:27

The Sun

Jeremy Kyle pictured celebrating at horse racing despite his ...
The Sun
Jeremy Kyle has been spotted at the Newbury racecourse celebrating as the horse he owns, Old Guard, won.

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Former Rangers star Thomas Buffel on Helicopter Sunday and battling a gambling addiction - Scottish Daily Record

Sat, 2017-12-02 06:10

Scottish Daily Record

Former Rangers star Thomas Buffel on Helicopter Sunday and battling a gambling addiction
Scottish Daily Record
The Belgian midfielder spent three years at Ibrox before moving on and insists he has fond memories of his time. Share. By. Mark McDougall. 12:09, 2 DEC 2017; Updated 12:32, 2 DEC 2017. Sport · We are part of the Trust Project. Thomas Buffel in action ...

19-year-old gambling addict lays out a case against video game microtransactions - Mashable

Fri, 2017-12-01 16:18

Mashable

19-year-old gambling addict lays out a case against video game microtransactions
Mashable
In a powerful open letter to the video game industry, a 19-year-old gambling addict gave a first-hand account of how in-game microtransactions and loot boxes can tempt young players into spending hundreds or even thousands of dollars for content ...
Teen claims he spent $10000 on video game microtransactionsSlashGear

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