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Are Floridians addicted to the lottery? Bill would disclose the risks - Tampa Bay Times

Gambling Addiction - 6 hours 12 min ago
Are Floridians addicted to the lottery? Bill would disclose the risks  Tampa Bay Times

Debate about a bill that would require warnings on lottery tickets quickly turned into a debate on Wednesday about whether anyone in Florida is actually ...

Here's How A National Space Lottery Might Solve NASA's Funding Problems - Forbes

Gambling Addiction - 8 hours 36 min ago
Here's How A National Space Lottery Might Solve NASA's Funding Problems  Forbes

A space lottery where proceeds support space and astronomy research and exploration might just be the winning ticket.

Casinos big winners in sports betting bills Neither House nor Senate see role for Iowa Lottery - The Gazette

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2019-02-21 00:02
Casinos big winners in sports betting bills Neither House nor Senate see role for Iowa Lottery  The Gazette

By Erin Murphy, Gazette-Lee Des Moines Bureau. DES MOINES — Sports betting would be legalized in Iowa and hosted by the state's 19 casinos — with an ...

Free assessments offered during Problem Gambling Awareness Month - Chicago Daily Herald

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2019-02-20 21:41
Free assessments offered during Problem Gambling Awareness Month  Chicago Daily Herald

The Renz Addiction Counseling Center will offer free gambling assessments throughout March in recognition of Problem Gambling Awareness Month.

Kentucky bill would legalize sports gambling - TriStateHomepage.com

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2019-02-20 17:37
Kentucky bill would legalize sports gambling  TriStateHomepage.com

Kentucky lawmakers have taken the first step to legalize sports betting in the state.

Guest Editorial: Minnesota mustn't miss out on sure bet - Detroit Lakes Online

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2019-02-20 17:01
Guest Editorial: Minnesota mustn't miss out on sure bet  Detroit Lakes Online

It certainly didn't take long for Minnesota to get left behind on a sure-bet windfall. Less than a year ago, in May, the U.S. Supreme Court took action that opened ...

Credit Cards - UK Regulator Mulls Possible Ban for Gambling - VegasSlotsOnline

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2019-02-20 16:08
Credit Cards - UK Regulator Mulls Possible Ban for Gambling  VegasSlotsOnline

The UK Gambling Commission is reviewing the use of credit cards to place bets. Politicians and campaigners are calling for a ban on their use.

Florida ranked 2nd most sinful state in the US - NBC2 News

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2019-02-20 14:28
Florida ranked 2nd most sinful state in the US  NBC2 News

Maybe unsurprisingly, it ranked second to Nevada, home to Las Vegas.

The Latest: House reconsiders, passes sports betting bill - Tacoma News Tribune

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2019-02-20 13:26
The Latest: House reconsiders, passes sports betting bill  Tacoma News Tribune

North Dakota's House has reconsidered and passed legislation to allow legal gambling on college and professional sports.

Be prepared for outcome | News, Sports, Jobs - Gloversville Leader-Herald

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2019-02-20 10:31
Be prepared for outcome | News, Sports, Jobs  Gloversville Leader-Herald

The Times Herald-Record on sports gambling Feb. 12 The Alliance of American Football kicked off its premier season over the weekend. Well, that's not qu.

BCLC GameSense Expansion Continues with Chances Maple Ridge Advisor Keeping it Fun - Casino Reports

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2019-02-20 08:22
BCLC GameSense Expansion Continues with Chances Maple Ridge Advisor Keeping it Fun  Casino Reports

British Columbia Lottery Corporation's GameSense program is making its way to Chances Maple Ridge with a trained advisor available at the gaming venue.

Dutch Senate passes remote gambling bill - CalvinAyre.com

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2019-02-20 06:10
Dutch Senate passes remote gambling bill  CalvinAyre.com

As anticipated, the Dutch Senate held a vote yesterday on its Remote Gambling Bill. The results are in and the process of issuing online gambling licenses will ...

Grand Island woman admits stealing $110K from senior center - WBFO

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2019-02-20 05:33
Grand Island woman admits stealing $110K from senior center  WBFO

Erie County District Attorney John Flynn says a Grand Island woman who stole more than $110000 from a town senior center will probably never pay it back.

How Illinois Bet On Video Gambling And Lost - WBEZ

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2019-02-20 05:06
How Illinois Bet On Video Gambling And Lost  WBEZ

Video gambling has been described as “electronic morphine” and “the crack cocaine of gambling.” Yet the state hasn't addressed gambling addiction in any ...

Illinois has done little to address addiction 6½ years into legal video gambling - Chicago Sun-Times

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2019-02-20 04:04
Illinois has done little to address addiction 6½ years into legal video gambling  Chicago Sun-Times

Video gambling became legal in Illinois in 2012, but the state still hasn't addressed addiction in a meaningful way. Part 2 of 'The Bad Bet,' a ProPublica ...

Soon, you'll be able to bet on sports in DC. But where will all the money go? - WUSA9.com

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2019-02-19 22:53
Soon, you'll be able to bet on sports in DC. But where will all the money go?  WUSA9.com

The DC Council is fast-tracking a bill that will let you place sports bets in Washington D.C. The plan skips over bidding on the contract, and resident input.

New push to legalize sports betting, use revenue to fund early childhood education expansion - KPLC

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2019-02-19 21:10
New push to legalize sports betting, use revenue to fund early childhood education expansion  KPLC

There's a push at the state capitol to link sports betting revenue to early childhood education expansion, according to Sen. Danny Martiny, R-Metairie.

New push to legalize sports betting, use revenue to fund early childhood education expansion - KSLA

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2019-02-19 19:07
New push to legalize sports betting, use revenue to fund early childhood education expansion  KSLA

There's a push at the state capitol to link sports betting revenue to early childhood education expansion, according to Sen. Danny Martiny, R-Metairie.

Editorial: Bill to legalize sports gambling in the state might be a good bet - Yakima Herald-Republic

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2019-02-19 18:30
Editorial: Bill to legalize sports gambling in the state might be a good bet  Yakima Herald-Republic

Are we going to try our best in this space to avoid employing cringe-worthy puns when analyzing a bill working its way through the state Legislature to legalize ...

New York Launches Campaign To Promote Addiction Treatment Resources - TheFix.com

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2019-02-19 16:30
New York Launches Campaign To Promote Addiction Treatment Resources  TheFix.com

The "Know Your Facts" campaign will promote information about addiction treatment resources, insurance coverage and support systems.

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