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Gambling addict embezzled £6000 from Aberdeen hotel - Aberdeen Evening Express

Gambling Addiction - 13 hours 20 min ago

Aberdeen Evening Express

Gambling addict embezzled £6000 from Aberdeen hotel
Aberdeen Evening Express
The 32-year-old, whose address was given as Newport Road in Cardiff, confessed when he was confronted by a colleague after the discrepancies in the firm's accounts came to light and claimed he had taken the money due to a gambling addiction. He pled ...

Strange Sports You Didn't Know You Could Bet On Now That Sports Gambling is Legal - The Cheat Sheet

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-10-21 05:58

The Cheat Sheet

Strange Sports You Didn't Know You Could Bet On Now That Sports Gambling is Legal
The Cheat Sheet
The North American Foundation for Gambling Addiction Help estimates as many as 10 million people in the U.S. have gambling addictions. It's important to know the symptoms of a gambling addiction so you or your loved ones can seek help for it. Some of ...

Lottery fever puts spotlight on problem gambling - WKOW

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-10-21 00:37

WKOW

Lottery fever puts spotlight on problem gambling
WKOW
According to the National Council on Problem Gambling, about six million Americans suffer from a gambling addiction. That's far better odds than the one in more than 302 million chances of actually winning the lottery. For those people, Executive ...
The Mega Millions jackpot is now more than $1 billion – where does all that lottery profit really go?What'sUpNewp
Mega Millions - Mega Millions Jackpot Skyrockets to All-Time World Record: $1.6 BillionMega Millions
Mega Millions players would spend $1.6B on bills, charityAssociated Press

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Lottery fever puts spotlight on problem gambling - WKOW

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-10-20 22:16

WKOW

Lottery fever puts spotlight on problem gambling
WKOW
According to the National Council on Problem Gambling, about six million Americans suffer from a gambling addiction. That's far better odds than the one in more than 302 million chances of actually winning the lottery. For those people, Executive ...

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Kyle Lafferty Snapchat scandal – Rangers and ex-Burnley star battled gambling addiction before sending penis pics to ... - The Scottish Sun

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-10-20 15:00

The Scottish Sun

Kyle Lafferty Snapchat scandal – Rangers and ex-Burnley star battled gambling addiction before sending penis pics to ...
The Scottish Sun
NORTHERN Irishman Kyle Lafferty rejoined Rangers this season after a successful spell with Craig Levein's Hearts side. The striker, 31, signed for Steven Gerrard's men six years after choosing to leave the Gers when the club went into liquidation.
Married footie ace caught sending X-rated Snapchat pictures to woman just weeks after becoming a dadThe Sun

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Can gambling addiction be avoided? - Tempo (satire)

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-10-20 13:15

Tempo (satire)

Can gambling addiction be avoided?
Tempo (satire)
NOT everything that brings fun and excitement is good for a person. Perhaps the pleasant feeling is momentary, and once he gets hooked, the damage can last a lifetime. Gambling is one example. It becomes a problem when it affects a person's ability to ...

Record numbers of gambling addicts were hospitalised last year, new NHS figures reveal - Telegraph.co.uk

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-10-20 11:34

Telegraph.co.uk

Record numbers of gambling addicts were hospitalised last year, new NHS figures reveal
Telegraph.co.uk
Data released for the first time reveals more than 100 people were admitted because their “pathological” gambling addiction was so severe they needed hospital treatment. It represents a rise of 50 per cent in just a year, and is a dramatic increase ...

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Illinois lawmaker works on sports gambling bill - Herald-Whig

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-10-20 10:03

Illinois lawmaker works on sports gambling bill
Herald-Whig
Nevada, New Jersey, Delaware, West Virginia, Rhode Island and Mississippi have all legalized sports betting. Opponents fear legalizing sports betting will cause an increase in problem gamblers. Lang said gambling addiction will occur regardless and ...

Indiana lawmakers recommend legalizing sports betting - WISH-TV

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-10-19 17:16

WISH-TV

Indiana lawmakers recommend legalizing sports betting
WISH-TV
Christina Gray, executive director of the Indiana Council on Problem Gambling, said the council is neutral but she is concerned that legalizing sports betting could open the door to issues for people with a gambling addiction. Gray would like to see ...

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TOM & TED GO TO THE RACES Explores Gambling Addiction At Bernie Wohl Theatre - Broadway World

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-10-19 16:56

Broadway World

TOM & TED GO TO THE RACES Explores Gambling Addiction At Bernie Wohl Theatre
Broadway World
29th Street Playwrights Collective New Work Series presents a staged reading of TOM & TED GO TO THE RACES, written and directed by Edgar Chisholm, on Monday, November 5, at the Bernie Wohl Center, 647 Columbus Ave, at 7:30pm. The reading is ...

Illinois lawmaker works on sports gambling bill - WGEM

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-10-18 10:06

WGEM

Illinois lawmaker works on sports gambling bill
WGEM
Opponents fear legalizing sports betting will cause an increase in problem gamblers. Lang says gambling addiction will occur regardless and sports gambling should be regulated and taxed. Lang says sports gambling funds could help pay pension debt or a ...
DC Council moves closer to passing sports betting measureWTOP
Illinois sports gambling bill probably won't come until next year ...The State Journal-Register

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Want to learn poker? Beware the serious risk of gambling addiction - Los Angeles Times

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-10-17 05:05

Los Angeles Times

Want to learn poker? Beware the serious risk of gambling addiction
Los Angeles Times
Psychiatrists will tell you that poker is one of the hardest addictions to overcome and affects the same part of the brain that reacts to heroin or alcohol. In fact, alcohol use often goes hand in hand with poker. As any of the members of the local ...

Three Percent of Bulgarians Suffer from Gambling Addiction, Research Shows - Latest Casino Bonuses (press release) (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-10-17 01:04

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Three Percent of Bulgarians Suffer from Gambling Addiction, Research Shows
Latest Casino Bonuses (press release) (blog)
A recent report shows that more than 200,000 Bulgarians are affected by gambling addiction. Perhaps it comes as no surprise, seeing as the country is the poorest one in the EU by GNI per capita. Bulgaria's gambling industry reflects that fact, by ...

Gambling addiction: Orange City Bowling Club funds used on pokies - Central Western Daily

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-10-16 11:39

Central Western Daily

Gambling addiction: Orange City Bowling Club funds used on pokies
Central Western Daily
POKIES PAIN: A man faced court on Monday after writing himself a blank cheque with club funds when he was its vice-treasurer and then spent it on playing poker machines. FILE PHOTO. A vice-treasurer who wrote himself a $3300 blank cheque, which he ...

Brooklyn woman involves in fraud to feed gambling addiction - European Gaming Industry News (press release) (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-10-16 04:23

European Gaming Industry News (press release) (blog)

Brooklyn woman involves in fraud to feed gambling addiction
European Gaming Industry News (press release) (blog)
Yelena Litvak, a young woman living in Brookly, has tricked many potential renters by posing as a real estate agent to obtain money from them. What is surprising is that she did this to feed her gambling addiction. The police have nabbed her and Litvak ...

Halifax bank cashier stole £56k from customer to fund his gambling addiction - Birmingham Live

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-10-15 22:31

Birmingham Live

Halifax bank cashier stole £56k from customer to fund his gambling addiction
Birmingham Live
A Halifax bank cashier siphoned off over £56,000 from an elderly dementia sufferer he had targeted. Nasir Haider used the cash he had taken over a three year period to fund his gambling addiction. An investigation found that he had made payments to a ...

It is time for action from politicians on gambling addiction - The Times

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-10-15 17:01

It is time for action from politicians on gambling addiction
The Times
For years, most media coverage of addiction has been about alcohol. Focus on gambling addiction has been rare. In recent years, however, an increasing number of courageous people have come forward to highlight their experiences of this problem.

Brooklyn Woman Posed as Real Estate Agent to Feed her Gambling Addiction - Brooklyn Reader

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-10-14 13:14

Brooklyn Reader

Brooklyn Woman Posed as Real Estate Agent to Feed her Gambling Addiction
Brooklyn Reader
Brooklyn Woman Posed as Real Estate Agent to Feed her Gambling Addiction. Brooklyn Reader by Brooklyn Reader · October 14, 2018. in In Other Brooklyn News · Brooklyn woman posed as real estate agent to feed her gambling addiction. Share on ...

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