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Millenials new target for gambling addiction - Kearney Hub

Fri, 2017-02-17 18:15

Kearney Hub

Millenials new target for gambling addiction
Kearney Hub
That easy access has changed the face of gambling, according to Deb Hammond, a provider with the state of Nebraska Gamblers Assistance Program. Hammond will be conducting a public forum in Kearney Saturday afternoon at First Baptist Church to raise ...
Free forum for those battling a gambling addiction | KHGINTV

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Oisin McConville to speak in Limerick on gambling addiction - Limerick Leader

Fri, 2017-02-17 10:10

Limerick Leader

Oisin McConville to speak in Limerick on gambling addiction
Limerick Leader
Francis said: “The club is conscious of gambling addiction problems from county stars coming out and talking about the trouble they had, how it leads to depression and everything that goes with any addiction. Hopefully if we can turn away one young ...

Italy: Illegal Gambling & Gambling Addiction: Advertising Bans & Restrictions In Italy - Mondaq News Alerts (registration)

Fri, 2017-02-17 09:12

Italy: Illegal Gambling & Gambling Addiction: Advertising Bans & Restrictions In Italy
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Therefore, the EU Commission felt that compulsive gambling and the risks of gambling addiction deserved special attention and issued, to the purpose, Recommendation n. 478 of July 14, 2014, containing "principles for the protection of consumers and ...

Famous athletes which suffer from gambling addiction by making bets on own matches - The Hollywood News (blog)

Thu, 2017-02-16 11:14

The Hollywood News (blog)

Famous athletes which suffer from gambling addiction by making bets on own matches
The Hollywood News (blog)
6.1% of respondents on the basis of the responses in the survey are classified as “addicted to live betting” – people suffering from gambling. Sporting Chance Rehabilitation Center, in which were treated players such as Paul Gascoigne and Fernando ...

Gambler swiped thousands from London Zoo event to fund addiction - London News Online (blog)

Thu, 2017-02-16 06:37

London News Online (blog)

Gambler swiped thousands from London Zoo event to fund addiction
London News Online (blog)
An events manager stole £92,000 after a corporate event at London Zoo in order to fund his gambling addiction. Alexander Beerjeraz, 26, was a manager at a ...

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Gambling operators are cashing in on teens' addiction to online games - Brisbane Times

Tue, 2017-02-14 19:15

Brisbane Times

Gambling operators are cashing in on teens' addiction to online games
Brisbane Times
So rife is gambling among teenagers we can expect about one in five Australian adolescents to gamble.

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Gambling Psychologist: Ask Me Anything - Casino.Org News (blog)

Tue, 2017-02-14 15:17

Casino.Org News (blog)

Gambling Psychologist: Ask Me Anything
Casino.Org News (blog)
Dr David Sack is Chief Medical Officer at Elements Behavioral Health, a company which runs several gambling and drug addiction rehabilitation centers across the USA. We caught up with him for an exclusive chat about what gambling addiction really is ...

Kenora health workers want strategies in place for dealing with problem gamblers - Daily Miner and News

Sun, 2017-02-12 17:27

Daily Miner and News

Kenora health workers want strategies in place for dealing with problem gamblers
Daily Miner and News
The Problem Gambling Institute of Ontario points out several ways members of a family can be affected if one member has a gambling addiction, including issues with money due to savings, property and belongings suddenly being lost, emotional problems ...

COLUMN: Gambling can be an addiction, just like drink or drugs ... - Bucks Herald

Sun, 2017-02-12 00:07

Bucks Herald

COLUMN: Gambling can be an addiction, just like drink or drugs ...
Bucks Herald
Gambling in this country is seen in general terms as an acceptable fun activity that millions of people participate in, be it a flutter on the Grand National, the ...

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Experts: Gambling, mobile gaming issues similar - KMTV

Fri, 2017-02-10 22:31

KMTV

Experts: Gambling, mobile gaming issues similar
KMTV
Just as Anselmo has been able to control his gambling addiction for the last 5 years there's hope if you've got a problem with mobile gaming. "No matter how desperate things get there's hope, and as long as you're invested in yourself, and as long as ...

Abilify and Impulse Control Like Gambling Addiction - Legal Examiner

Wed, 2017-02-08 16:04

Legal Examiner

Abilify and Impulse Control Like Gambling Addiction
Legal Examiner
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has come out with a warning that people taking the above drugs have had impulse-control issues, such as out-of-control desires for sex, shopping, binge eating, and gambling. To make the link stronger to these ...

Federal oversight agency wants the military to screen for gambling addiction - Military Times

Wed, 2017-02-08 15:08

Military Times

Federal oversight agency wants the military to screen for gambling addiction
Military Times
"At the very least, this jackpot comes with an obligation to minimize harm related to gambling addiction. When DoD promotes and profits from slot machines they have a high obligation to take extensive measures to treat military personnel who develop ...

Chelsea Burglar Stole Credit Cards to Feed Gambling Addiction, NYPD Says - DNAinfo

Wed, 2017-02-08 14:21

DNAinfo

Chelsea Burglar Stole Credit Cards to Feed Gambling Addiction, NYPD Says
DNAinfo
CHELSEA — A Hell's Kitchen man stole credit cards to fund a gambling addiction — carrying out least three separate heists before being arrested last week, according to police and prosecutors. Matthew Cherette, 32, was caught trespassing inside 111 W.

A Creepy Dude Is Your Inner Gambling Addict in These Horrifying ... - Fishbowl NY (blog)

Wed, 2017-02-08 12:48

Fishbowl NY (blog)

A Creepy Dude Is Your Inner Gambling Addict in These Horrifying ...
Fishbowl NY (blog)
In this week's installment of creepy-as-shit PSAs from the U.K., we have a campaign from agency 18 Feet and Rising about the apparently quite talkative inner ...
The Urge to Gamble Is Creepily Personified in These U.K. PSAs ...Creativity

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Lawmakers should outlaw 'video lottery games' - Albuquerque Journal

Wed, 2017-02-08 01:03

Lawmakers should outlaw 'video lottery games'
Albuquerque Journal
Dr. John Welte of Maryland has done extensive research on these systems and found them to triple the speed at which gambling addiction occurs compared to traditional forms of gambling. Studies in South Dakota and South Carolina discovered that calls ...

Critics: Lottery ticket delivery could be detrimental to gambling addicts - News 12 New Jersey

Tue, 2017-02-07 18:04

News 12 New Jersey

Critics: Lottery ticket delivery could be detrimental to gambling addicts
News 12 New Jersey
Chris Christie say it could have a negative consequence on the state's gambling addicts. Christie on Monday signed legislation that would allow lottery tickets to be delivered by a private carrier. The law's sponsor says that it was meant to broaden ...

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GAO report recommends military members be screened for ... - wtkr.com

Tue, 2017-02-07 11:06

wtkr.com

GAO report recommends military members be screened for ...
wtkr.com
A new report from the United States Government Accountability Office is recommending that the military screen its members for gambling disorder addiction.

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Gambling addiction — an update for clinical practice - Irish Medical Times

Tue, 2017-02-07 10:56

Irish Medical Times

Gambling addiction — an update for clinical practice
Irish Medical Times
Of the process addictions, which are all undergoing growth in Ireland, gambling is one of the most complicated, with services for this addiction currently grossly inadequate, writes Consultant Psychiatrist Dr Colin O'Gara Ireland, like the rest of the ...