Gambling Addiction News

Expansion of services for New Yorkers struggling with problem gambling - Catskill Daily Mail

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-01-16 23:24

Expansion of services for New Yorkers struggling with problem gambling
Catskill Daily Mail
ALBANY — The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (NYS OASAS) announced that inpatient, residential care for New Yorkers suffering from gambling addiction is now available at six NYS OASAS Addiction Treatment Centers ...

EDITORIAL: Gambling addition outreach welcomed - Niagara Gazette

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-01-13 00:37

EDITORIAL: Gambling addition outreach welcomed
Niagara Gazette
Locally, treatment for gambling addiction will be made available at the Margaret A. Stutzman Addiction Treatment Center on Forest Avenue in Buffalo. The center, as well as the others in the state system, will make services available to patients ...

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Farmer to split with wife over her gambling addiction - The Star Online

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-01-12 18:23

The Star Online

Farmer to split with wife over her gambling addiction
The Star Online
A FARMER has openly declared his intention to divorce his wife because of her addiction to gambling, Nanyang Siang Pau reported. The man, who works in Taiping, Perak, said that for a year now his wife would go to an illegal gambling centre and only ...

OUR VIEW: Gambling addiction outreach welcomed - Lockport Union-Sun & Journal

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-01-12 02:05

OUR VIEW: Gambling addiction outreach welcomed
Lockport Union-Sun & Journal
Andrew Cuomo joined other state officials in announcing an expansion of services for New Yorkers who have been diagnosed with problem gambling. Free in-patient care will be made available at six state-run addiction treatment centers, one of which is in ...

Maryhaven program extends its reach - ThisWeekNews

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-01-11 14:51

Maryhaven program extends its reach
ThisWeekNews
In central Ohio, Maryhaven is known for helping clients who are struggling with mental-health conditions or who are addicted to drugs or alcohol. But as an increasing number of local families deal with gambling addiction, Maryhaven leaders are hoping ...

Postman stole cash from greetings cards after 'gambling addiction on fruit machines got out of control' - Gazette Live

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-01-11 10:05

Gazette Live

Postman stole cash from greetings cards after 'gambling addiction on fruit machines got out of control'
Gazette Live
Postman stole cash from greetings cards after 'gambling addiction on fruit machines got out of control'. Michael Peter Molloy was appearing in court for sentencing after he admitted three theft charges. Share; Comments. ByBethany Lodge. 16:03, 11 JAN ...

Govt to submit bill on gambling addiction - The Japan News - The Japan News

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-01-09 06:09

Casino News Daily

Govt to submit bill on gambling addiction - The Japan News
The Japan News
TOKYO (Jiji Press) — The government is considering submitting a bill to the Diet early this year to introduce a basic law on gambling addiction prevention, ...
Japanese Lawmakers Look to Curb Future Problem Gambling IssuesCasino News Daily

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More help for gambling addiction coming - WBFO

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-01-09 05:21

More help for gambling addiction coming
WBFO
General Counsel Rob Kent says treatment for gambling addiction is roughly similar to dealing with drug or alcohol addiction. "If you look at the research, you would see that people who have addictions that can manifest itself in some instances, problem ...

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With casino bill's passage, administration may submit gambling addiction prevention legislation early this year - The Japan Times

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-01-09 01:09

The Japan Times

With casino bill's passage, administration may submit gambling addiction prevention legislation early this year
The Japan Times
The Abe government is considering submitting a bill to the Diet early this year that would create a basic law on preventing gambling addiction, according to sources. The law is expected to require that gambling service operators, including municipal ...
Govt to submit bill on gambling addictionThe Japan News
Japanese Lawmakers Look to Curb Future Problem Gambling IssuesCasino News Daily

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New study takes a closer look at the biology of gambling addiction - Addiction Now

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-01-07 11:55

Addiction Now

New study takes a closer look at the biology of gambling addiction
Addiction Now
A new study published in the journal Translational Psychiatry showed that cravings related to gambling addiction stimulate the same pathways in the brain as addiction to drugs and alcohol. Researchers from the University of British Columbia and the ...

Recovering Gambling Addict Pleased with Certification of VLT Class Action - VOCM

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2017-01-07 04:34

VOCM

Recovering Gambling Addict Pleased with Certification of VLT Class Action
VOCM
Shaun Bown of Benton says he lost close to $100,000 dollars through his VLT addiction and would like to see them banned. He says he will never forget his worst day as a compulsive gambler. On that day he lost an entire income tax refund cheque, worth ...

As state promotes more gambling, it OKs six centers for gambling addiction - Buffalo News

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-01-06 12:32

WAMC

As state promotes more gambling, it OKs six centers for gambling addiction
Buffalo News
ALBANY – As the state continues to promote and expand gambling, the Cuomo administration is making it easier for gambling addicts to get inpatient treatment care. Six addiction treatment centers have been given approval to provide inpatient services ...
Gambling Addiction Now Being Treated At NY State CentersWAMC
Problem gambler services expandNiagara Gazette
NY treatment centers now offering in-patient services for gambling addictsAuburn Citizen (blog)
Niagara Frontier Publications
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Fantasy leagues can be gateway to gambling addiction - AZFamily

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-01-06 09:29

AZFamily

Fantasy leagues can be gateway to gambling addiction
AZFamily
According to the National Council on Problem Gambling, approximately 6 million American adults are addicted to gambling. Another study published in Addiction Behavior, by Ryan J. Martin and Sarah Nelson, found a correlation between college students ...

Gambling addiction now being treated at state centers - Albany Times Union

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-01-06 06:37

Gambling addiction now being treated at state centers
Albany Times Union
ALBANY (AP) — Problem gamblers in New York can now receive in-patient care at six state-run addiction treatment centers. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday that the treatment centers have been granted waivers allowing them to admit people with problem ...

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'Gambling addiction is disease, but curable' - The Japan News

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-01-06 06:27

The Japan News

'Gambling addiction is disease, but curable'
The Japan News
By Itaru Koshimura / Yomiuri Shimbun Staff Writer“Gambling addiction (see below) is a disease,” said Noriko Tanaka, president of an organization engaged in education activities concerning gambling addiction, at a symposium in Chiyoda Ward, Tokyo, ...

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'Gambling addiction is disease, but curable' - The Japan News - The Japan News

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-01-06 06:27

The Japan News

'Gambling addiction is disease, but curable' - The Japan News
The Japan News
Gambling addiction (see below) is a disease,” said Noriko Tanaka, president of an organization engaged in education activities concerning gambling addiction, ...

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Fantasy leagues can be gateway to gambling addiction - Cronkite News

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-01-05 15:16

Fantasy leagues can be gateway to gambling addiction
Cronkite News
According to the National Council on Problem Gambling, approximately 6 million American adults are addicted to gambling. Another study published in Addiction Behavior, by Ryan J. Martin and Sarah Nelson, found a correlation between college students ...

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Penarth taxi driver Christopher Owen who fleeced Dilys Jones' is ... - Daily Mail

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-01-05 11:11

Daily Mail

Penarth taxi driver Christopher Owen who fleeced Dilys Jones' is ...
Daily Mail
Dilys Jones, 62, relied on Christopher Owen, from Penarth, Wales, to ferry her around to shops and hospital for years from her home. But the driver, 48, emptied ...

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New research advances understanding of gambling addiction - Gaming Intelligence

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-01-05 04:58

Gaming Intelligence

New research advances understanding of gambling addiction
Gaming Intelligence
"This work provides vital clues into the biology of gambling addiction, which is still largely unknown," said Dr Henrietta Bowden-Jones, co-author from the Department of Medicine at Imperial, and director of the National Problem Gambling Clinic at ...

Big Data In Gaming: How A 360-Degree View Of Customers Helps Spot Gambling Addiction - Forbes

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-01-05 01:05

Big Data In Gaming: How A 360-Degree View Of Customers Helps Spot Gambling Addiction
Forbes
One of the leading money gaming companies in Europe is using big data analytics to create a 360-degree view of customers, which, among other things helps to identify those customers who show signs of gambling addiction. Veikkaus is the largest gaming ...

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