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A new risk group for gambling addiction: older women - News Chief

Wed, 2017-05-24 07:13

News Chief

A new risk group for gambling addiction: older women
News Chief
Hard numbers are difficult to find, but Keith Whyte, executive director of the National Council on Problem Gambling, said gambling addiction among older women near or in retirement appears to be increasing in scope and severity, with a devastating ...

Man (46) stole almost €1m from employer to feed alcohol and ... - Irish Independent

Tue, 2017-05-23 12:06

Irish Independent

Man (46) stole almost €1m from employer to feed alcohol and ...
Irish Independent
A former company director who stole almost a million euro from his employer over six years to feed his alcoholism and gambling addiction has been given a ...

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Mother who stole £12k to feed gambling addiction banned from every bingo hall in Britain - Evening Standard

Tue, 2017-05-23 04:11

Evening Standard

Mother who stole £12k to feed gambling addiction banned from every bingo hall in Britain
Evening Standard
A mother who stole thousands of pounds from her employer to feed her gambling addiction has been banned from every bingo hall in Britain. Jennifer Rooney, 55, stole £12,149 from Barnsbury Housing Association, which she gambled in bingo halls and on ...

A new risk group for gambling addiction: older women - Sarasota Herald-Tribune

Tue, 2017-05-23 00:44

Sarasota Herald-Tribune

A new risk group for gambling addiction: older women
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
Marilyn Lancelot was arrested for embezzling $350,000 from her job after being a compulsive gambler for seven years. Experts say gambling addiction among older women near or in retirement appears to be increasing in scope and severity. [DEANNA DENT ...

Number of Ohioans seeking treatment for gambling addictions ... - WKBN.com

Sun, 2017-05-21 10:31

WKBN.com

Number of Ohioans seeking treatment for gambling addictions ...
WKBN.com
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – Gambling addictions are becoming more of a problem in Ohio, state reports suggest, with the number of people being treated ...

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Neighbours spoilers: Sonya gives in to her gambling addiction as Angie issues a stark warning - Metro

Sat, 2017-05-20 06:46

Metro

Neighbours spoilers: Sonya gives in to her gambling addiction as Angie issues a stark warning
Metro
While Sonya is firmly in the grips of a serious relapse into her alcohol addiction, another old problem rears its ugly head – her gambling. Toadie's mum Angie is in town checking up on her sons, and decides Toadie needs a kick up the backside. She ...

Gambling addict who stole £14k in wedding venue con tells punters ... - Devon Live

Fri, 2017-05-19 14:37

Devon Live

Gambling addict who stole £14k in wedding venue con tells punters ...
Devon Live
A gambling addict from Torquay who escaped jail after he admitted stealing more than £14000 from his employers has warned punters that they cannot beat the ...

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Brendan Fevola and wife Alex.Source: News Corp Australia - Fox Sports

Wed, 2017-05-17 21:39

Fox Sports

Brendan Fevola and wife Alex.Source: News Corp Australia
Fox Sports
Fevola's gambling addiction has also been well publicised. Despite earning a swag of money in his playing days through lucrative contracts and endorsement deals, he filed for bankruptcy in 2013. He also lost more than $300,000 during a three-day binge ...

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Barman with online gambling addiction avoids conviction for theft - Irish Examiner

Tue, 2017-05-16 18:15

Irish Examiner

Barman with online gambling addiction avoids conviction for theft
Irish Examiner
A man with an online gambling addiction sought to cover debts by shortchanging his employer while working in the bar of one of the country's best-known hotels. Brian O'Donovan was working as a barman at the Inchydoney Lodge and Spa near Clonakilty in ...

Bookmakers give a penny to charity for gambling addicts - The Times (subscription)

Mon, 2017-05-15 17:01

The Times (subscription)

Bookmakers give a penny to charity for gambling addicts
The Times (subscription)
Bookmakers are giving as little as 1p a year to Britain's biggest gambling charity in a voluntary funding scheme that has left more than nine out of ten addicts unable to access help, The Times has learnt. GambleAware has fallen 20 per cent short of ...

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AFL, Daniel Ward, Open Mike, Fox Footy, Gambling, Addiction - Fox Sports

Mon, 2017-05-15 16:07

Fox Sports

AFL, Daniel Ward, Open Mike, Fox Footy, Gambling, Addiction
Fox Sports
WHEN Daniel Ward's gambling addiction was at its most menacing he couldn't afford to fill up his car with petrol. Sometimes, he'd even forgo food. But the former Melbourne defender says the friendships he's lost and the trust he's broken are the most ...

Pachinko parlors, gambling facilities may be allowed to ban gambling addicts - GamingTodaySlotsToday

Mon, 2017-05-15 12:23

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Pachinko parlors, gambling facilities may be allowed to ban gambling addicts
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In Japan, the government and the ruling parties plan to propose a system that would allow pachinko parlors and other gambling facilities to ban “serious” gambling addicts, government sources told the Japan Times. Japan legalized casinos last year with ...
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Government crafts way to ban gambling addicts from casinos, pachinko parlors - The Japan Times

Sun, 2017-05-14 02:49

The Japan Times

Government crafts way to ban gambling addicts from casinos, pachinko parlors
The Japan Times
The government and the ruling parties plan to propose a system that would allow pachinko parlors and other gambling facilities to ban “serious” gambling addicts, government sources said. The problem of gambling addiction has drawn attention since Japan ...

Ex-Melbourne Demon Daniel Ward opens up on his gambling hell - Herald Sun

Sat, 2017-05-13 05:01

Herald Sun

Ex-Melbourne Demon Daniel Ward opens up on his gambling hell
Herald Sun
Former Melbourne footballer Daniel Ward has revealed his crippling gambling addiction. “That was in 2010 and that sent me on a path for nearly six years off.” “But probably most fresh in my mind is the period early last year, up until about eight ...

Altoona, Pa. - Michael Larocco works with those suffering from gambling addiction. He says while money plays a roll ... - WTAJ

Fri, 2017-05-12 22:58

WTAJ

Altoona, Pa. - Michael Larocco works with those suffering from gambling addiction. He says while money plays a roll ...
WTAJ
He explained,"It may very well appear to be about the money. The gambler may very well be trying to win back the money, ultimately to lose it again, but again it goes back to that obsession and compulsion where everything else really is irrelevant ...

Report: Oklahoma has a huge gambling addiction problem - Tulsa ... - Tulsa Beacon

Fri, 2017-05-12 13:28

Report: Oklahoma has a huge gambling addiction problem - Tulsa ...
Tulsa Beacon
With more casinos per capita than any other state, Oklahoma has one of the worst gambling problems in America. That's is one of the conclusions of WalletHub ...

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Husband's crippling gambling leaves desperate couple without food as addiction threatens to leave them homeless - Metro

Fri, 2017-05-12 05:30

Metro

Husband's crippling gambling leaves desperate couple without food as addiction threatens to leave them homeless
Metro
Ashley appeared on the talk show to get help for her husband's desperate gambling addiction that's left them in a £30,000 debt. She revealed that her husband's addiction began seven years ago and it involved him blowing hundreds of pounds on sport ...

Like the unnamed Premier League footballer, I know what it is like to be addicted to gambling - The Independent

Thu, 2017-05-11 06:53

The Independent

Like the unnamed Premier League footballer, I know what it is like to be addicted to gambling
The Independent
For six years, I had a secret gambling addiction. Cumulatively, I lost tens of thousands of pounds that I couldn't afford, propping up my shaky finances with loans. I missed entire nights' sleep, staring into a computer screen, watching some obscure ...