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AFL has done appalling job on gambling, says former St Kilda Saints president Rod Butterss - The Age

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The Age

AFL has done appalling job on gambling, says former St Kilda Saints president Rod Butterss
The Age
Former St Kilda president and recovering addict Rod Butterss has accused the AFL of "lazy leadership", pointing to the game's $10 million-a-year deal with CrownBet and its refusal to take a strong stand on gambling advertising leading into and during ...

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William Hill gambling addict smashed up betting shops 'in protest' - BBC News

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-08-16 14:48

BBC News

William Hill gambling addict smashed up betting shops 'in protest'
BBC News
A gambling addict smashed up screens and gaming machines in William Hill betting shops in Liverpool because he had lost a lot of money, a court heard. Eric Baptista, 29, received a 12 months suspended jail term after admitting seven counts of criminal ...
"I'm sick of losing money!” Hammer-wielding gambling addict smashed up bookies causing £36000 damage in revenge ...Mirror.co.uk
Pictures show gambling addict's trail of destruction as he wrecks multiple bookiesLiverpool Echo

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Call for Theresa May to act on gambling addiction that left Sheffield family in tatters - The Star

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-08-16 06:41

The Star

Call for Theresa May to act on gambling addiction that left Sheffield family in tatters
The Star
A Sheffield man whose family was torn apart by gambling is writing to Theresa May calling for better support for addicts and their relatives. The Bradford family are still coming to terms with the impact of dad David's spiral into crime. The former ...

Addict Ant McPartlin slammed for appearing in 'insensitive' gambling adverts while he fought his own addiction to ... - Daily Mail

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-08-16 02:27

Daily Mail

Addict Ant McPartlin slammed for appearing in 'insensitive' gambling adverts while he fought his own addiction to ...
Daily Mail
Ant McPartlin has been criticised for endorsing a gambling company while battling his own addiction to morphine. The presenter, who has been treated in rehab for his addiction, appeared alongside Declan Donnelly on the website of Red32, an online ...
Fans furious as Ant and Dec picture used in a gambling advert – weeks after presenter leaves rehab over substance ...OK! Magazine

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Wedding planner conned dozens of couples out of £130k to feed gambling addiction and then fled to Ibiza - Mirror.co.uk

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-08-16 00:04

Mirror.co.uk

Wedding planner conned dozens of couples out of £130k to feed gambling addiction and then fled to Ibiza
Mirror.co.uk
A wedding planner conned dozens of couples out of £130,000 to feed his gambling addiction and then jetted off to a holiday in Ibiza. Craig Williamson is facing jail after ruining his victims' dream weddings, who had booked their big day at a grand ...

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Can You Really Be Addicted to a Behavior? - HuffPost

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-08-15 18:16

HuffPost

Can You Really Be Addicted to a Behavior?
HuffPost
Sadly, the American Psychiatric Association has been slow to recognize behavioral addictions, excluding them, except for gambling addiction, from the latest edition of its Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. (The APA lists internet ...

Gambling addiction health issues spike among SA women - Independent Online

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-08-15 07:27

Independent Online

Gambling addiction health issues spike among SA women
Independent Online
The South African Responsible Gambling Foundation said gambling addiction takes a shorter time to set in among women, as compared to their male counterparts. Heidi Sinclair, treatment and counselling manager at the South African Responsible Gambling ...

Gambling Is Not Only A Man's Issue -- It's On The Rise Amongst Women As Well - Huffington Post South Africa (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-08-14 20:17

Huffington Post South Africa (blog)

Gambling Is Not Only A Man's Issue -- It's On The Rise Amongst Women As Well
Huffington Post South Africa (blog)
So says Heidi Sinclair, treatment and counselling manager at the South African Responsible Gambling Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation that has been set up to promote responsible gambling in South Africa. She notes, too, that gambling addiction ...

Gambling Addiction A Focus Of Regulators, Gaming Company Management - Paulick Report

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-08-11 07:03

Paulick Report

Gambling Addiction A Focus Of Regulators, Gaming Company Management
Paulick Report
Although it doesn't receive as much ink as substance addiction, gambling addiction is on the minds of gaming regulators and attorneys, according to a panel at the Saratoga Institute for Equine, Racing, and Gaming Law Conference this week. Studies show ...

Gambling addict accountant who stole £350,000 walks free | London ... - Evening Standard

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2017-08-11 03:00

Evening Standard

Gambling addict accountant who stole £350,000 walks free | London ...
Evening Standard
An accountant who stole £350000 from her employers to feed her gambling addiction walked free after a judge said she was “not the general stuff of which the ...
London accountant stole £350k from her firm but walks free | Daily ...Daily Mail

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Gambling addict has family in hock - Chicago Tribune

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-08-10 04:03

The Denver Post

Gambling addict has family in hock
Chicago Tribune
Dear Amy: My mother-in-law has a gambling addiction. She gambles away her and her husband's incomes, and takes out payday loans. We are constantly barraged with calls from debt collectors looking for her; she has stolen money from people, including ...
Gambling addiction tears family apart | NewsdayNewsday

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Why this gambling addict has issued a stark warning about football accumulators and betting machines - Devon Live

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2017-08-10 04:00

Devon Live

Why this gambling addict has issued a stark warning about football accumulators and betting machines
Devon Live
A former gambling addict from Devon who lost thousands of pounds on football accumulators and betting machines has issued a stark warning for anyone thinking it is an "innocent hobby". Macauley South, 21, says gambling ruined his life and put his ...

Mum-to-be stole nearly £73k to fund gambling addiction during 'lowest period in her life' - Grimsby Telegraph

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-08-09 23:01

Grimsby Telegraph

Mum-to-be stole nearly £73k to fund gambling addiction during 'lowest period in her life'
Grimsby Telegraph
A trusted personal assistant ripped off her unsuspecting employers to the tune of almost £73,000 - with more than half of it going to fund her gambling addiction. Lucy Cullen's dishonesty has left the pharmacy firm feeling betrayed as well as out of ...

Escaping the Shadows of Gambling Addiction - Sixth Tone

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-08-09 05:32

Sixth Tone

Escaping the Shadows of Gambling Addiction
Sixth Tone
In June, Chen's mother sent him from his hometown of Fuzhou, in the eastern province of Fujian, to a private gambling addiction rehabilitation center in suburban Shanghai. “This is the only service of its kind on the mainland that I've found,” Chen ...

Kangna Ranaut is Addicted to Gambling in Simran: Top 5 Signs of Gambling Addiction - India.com

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2017-08-09 00:35

India.com

Kangna Ranaut is Addicted to Gambling in Simran: Top 5 Signs of Gambling Addiction
India.com
The trailer of Kangna Ranaut's movie Simran just released and we fell in love with the free-spirited character she plays onscreen. She is playing the role of a divorcee, who is a kleptomaniac and is addicted to gambling. Here are top five signs of ...
Watch: Kangana Ranaut plays a goofy gambler and bank robber in 'Simran'Scroll.in

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Gambling addiction tears family apart | Newsday - Newsday

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-08-08 21:56

Gambling addiction tears family apart | Newsday
Newsday
DEAR AMY: My mother-in-law has a gambling addiction. She gambles away her and her husband's incomes, and takes out payday loans. We are constantly ...

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Gambling addict has family in hock - The Boston Globe

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-08-08 20:05

Gambling addict has family in hock
The Boston Globe
Q. My mother-in-law has a gambling addiction. She gambles away her and her husband's incomes, and takes out payday loans. We are constantly barraged with calls from debt collectors looking for her; she has stolen money from people (including her own ...

Men with Gambling Addiction Likely to Have History of Trauma - GoodTherapy.org (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-08-08 11:08

GoodTherapy.org (blog)

Men with Gambling Addiction Likely to Have History of Trauma
GoodTherapy.org (blog)
The study, led by forensic psychologist Amanda Roberts, surveyed 3,025 men ages 18-64. Using the South Oaks Gambling Scale, the study assessed for problem gambling—a gambling issue that has not yet become an addiction—and probable pathological ...

A gambling problem in Ghana - LA Times - Los Angeles Times

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2017-08-08 04:09

Los Angeles Times

A gambling problem in Ghana - LA Times
Los Angeles Times
Chinese slot machines began appearing throughout rural Ghana in early 2016. Though the scope of the phenomenon remains unclear, villagers and officials in ...

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