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SA election: Nick Xenophon unveils his party's gambling policy - The Australian

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-02-18 20:04

SA election: Nick Xenophon unveils his party's gambling policy
The Australian
“This is practical, feasible, something that would be achievable and we would see a big change in the level of gambling addiction,” Mr Xenophon said. SA Best has not conducted any economic modelling on the policy's impact because “primarily we need to ...

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Alternative Actions: What we can learn from the Sartin approach in terms of leadership for success - Harness Racing Update

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-02-17 22:56

Harness Racing Update

Alternative Actions: What we can learn from the Sartin approach in terms of leadership for success
Harness Racing Update
Dr. Sartin listened to story after story about how these people wound up losing dollar after dollar, getting barely enough back through their own churn to lose more until the axe fell and they were broke and broken, forced to seek help for their ...

Australian Research Indicates Poker Players Susceptible to Gambling Addiction, Health Problems - CardsChat.com

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-02-17 12:02

CardsChat.com

Australian Research Indicates Poker Players Susceptible to Gambling Addiction, Health Problems
CardsChat.com
The study, which was used to research the gambling habits of poker players, finds that nearly 40 percent of those who play poker are at high risk of becoming addicted to gambling and having mental health problems. Researchers found that poker may not ...

Bethlehem:Nine Businesses Could See Keno Revenues - Citizentribune

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-02-17 04:02

Bethlehem:Nine Businesses Could See Keno Revenues
Citizentribune
One percent goes to support treatment and services for gambling addiction. Resident Rita Farrell said more information should be provided about any gambling problems in communities that have allowed keno. Resident Chris McGrath sees it as a boon to the ...

Inside Gaming: The Drew Las Vegas Announces Plans for 2020 Opening - PokerNews.com

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-02-16 12:05

PokerNews.com

Inside Gaming: The Drew Las Vegas Announces Plans for 2020 Opening
PokerNews.com
Online gambling has long been prominent in Uruguay, with sites from around the world advertising freely in the country while attracting much business from the country's inhabitants. But that's about to change says Luis Gama, Director of the National ...

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Jeremy Kyle guest gives him a taste of his own medicine as he ... - The Sun

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-02-16 06:52

The Sun

Jeremy Kyle guest gives him a taste of his own medicine as he ...
The Sun
The presenter is usually the one laying down the law but on today's show he had a guest turn on him.

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Cashing In on Sports Betting - PA home page

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-02-15 21:47

PA home page

Cashing In on Sports Betting
PA home page
Especially for the nearly 300-thousand Pennsylvania residents who according to the Council on Compulsive Gambling-- have gambling related addiction issues. Republican State Representative Aaron Kaufer a member of the House Gaming Oversight Committee ...

Gambling problem for 46pc of poker players - Daily Mail

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-02-15 21:25

The New Daily

Gambling problem for 46pc of poker players
Daily Mail
"So it started off just a casual sort of social thing but before I knew it I was playing every night of the week at a venue, and paying for $12, $17 to $22 a night," he told AAP. Like many of the poker players with a gambling problem, Mr Brett had ...
Problem gambling is in the cards for poker playersThe New Daily

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Youth gambling on the rise - WDTV.COM - WDTV

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-02-15 21:24

WDTV

Youth gambling on the rise - WDTV.COM
WDTV
As many as 80% of youth report gambling and they're twice as likely as adults to develop a gambling problem.
1-800-GAMBLER and First Choice Services host first Youth GamblingWBOY-TV

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US Senator Confronts The ESRB Over Loot Box Classification And Addiction - Forbes

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-02-15 08:59

Forbes

US Senator Confronts The ESRB Over Loot Box Classification And Addiction
Forbes
The ESRB has previously refused to classify loot boxes as gambling, and therefore anything that would require a more adults-oriented rating. This was a statement they made to Kotaku in October: “ESRB does not consider loot boxes to be gambling,” said ...
US Senator calls on ESRB to mark loot box games, claims they cause addiction in childrenAltChar
US Senator Calls on ESRB to Review Ratings Process in Light of Loot BoxesRollingStone.com
Sen. Hassan Presses FTC Nominees on Student Loan Scams, Predatory Video Game “Loot Boxes” - YouTubeYouTube

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Heartless gambling addict rinses her elderly mum's bank account - and is only caught when bills weren't paid - Hull Daily Mail

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-02-14 10:20

Hull Daily Mail

Heartless gambling addict rinses her elderly mum's bank account - and is only caught when bills weren't paid
Hull Daily Mail
"She misused the bank account to fund her gambling addiction. She accepted that in police interviews. "It's possible we may never come to an exact figure but this is a breach of trust we're looking at. The victim has been taken advantage of." Smith ...

Glasgow pays higher price for its addiction to gambling machines - The Times

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-02-13 18:02

The Times

Glasgow pays higher price for its addiction to gambling machines
The Times
Glasgow is losing more to fixed-odds betting terminals than any other council area in the country, according to research. The machines, dubbed the crack cocaine of gambling, are costing Scotland's largest city £27 million a year in lost money, health ...

Store feet away from youth center part of major illegal gambling ... - WSB Atlanta

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-02-13 15:51

WSB Atlanta

Store feet away from youth center part of major illegal gambling ...
WSB Atlanta
Only Channel 2 investigative reporter Mark Winne was with investigators as they raided the store on Tuesday.

Why are most problem gamblers men? - BBC News - BBC News

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-02-13 03:38

BBC News

Why are most problem gamblers men? - BBC News
BBC News
Men are seven-and-a-half times more likely than women to become problem gamblers, research suggests. What makes them more prone to developing an unhealthy gambling habit? "It's a 'lad culture' thing," 22-year-old Matt tells the BBC's Victoria ...

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Gambling addiction is rife at top clubs says Colin Bland | Daily Mail ... - Daily Mail

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-02-12 17:46

Daily Mail

Gambling addiction is rife at top clubs says Colin Bland | Daily Mail ...
Daily Mail
Gambling is 'absolutely rife' at some Premier League clubs and remains a 'major issue' says the CEO of Sporting Chance. Colin Bland says the problem prevails at certain clubs.

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Should banks offer credit to problem gamblers? Royal commission urged to investigate - ABC Online

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-02-10 13:10

ABC Online

Should banks offer credit to problem gamblers? Royal commission urged to investigate
ABC Online
... might appear to be a good loan candidate, his bank, National Australia Bank (NAB), had access to his personal account details. A simple glance at his transaction history showed Mr Spiteri was betting hundreds of dollars a day with online companies ...

Swedish Government May Classify Loot Boxes as Gambling by January 2019 - Game Debate

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-02-10 03:54

Swedish Government May Classify Loot Boxes as Gambling by January 2019
Game Debate
Regardless, under current Swedish law, loot boxes are not currently regarded as gambling. As such there is no regulation in place, allowing publishers to run riot with what is potentially a very potent form of gambling addiction. “I am prepared to ask ...

When gambling might be a problem - Anti Aging News

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-02-09 15:33

When gambling might be a problem
Anti Aging News
Historically, opinions about gambling have tended to mirror the social and moral climate of the day. Gambling problems aren't anything new; there were scientific papers written about excessive gambling as far back as 1798 and, reaching even further ...

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