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Study sees link between loot boxes and gambling - GamesIndustry.biz

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2019-05-06 09:14
Study sees link between loot boxes and gambling  GamesIndustry.biz

A paper published in the peer-reviewed journal Addictive Behaviors last month has identified an association between high loot box engagement and ...

Study sees link between loot boxes and gambling - GamesIndustry.biz

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2019-05-06 09:14
Study sees link between loot boxes and gambling  GamesIndustry.biz

Most gamers surveyed believe loot boxes are a form of gambling, more than a quarter have sold loot box items.

Study sees link between loot boxes and gambling - GamesIndustry.biz

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2019-05-06 09:14
Study sees link between loot boxes and gambling  GamesIndustry.biz

Most gamers surveyed believe loot boxes are a form of gambling, more than a quarter have sold loot box items.

Quick Tip: Illinois ranked in top 10 states for gambling addiction - WLS-TV

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2019-05-05 22:26
Quick Tip: Illinois ranked in top 10 states for gambling addiction  WLS-TV

Did you place a bet on the Kentucky Derby this weekend? If you live in Illinois, it's a good bet you did: A recent report ranks Illinois as the 9th worst state for ...

Danville faith leaders oppose casino operation in city - Roanoke Times

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2019-05-05 16:37
Danville faith leaders oppose casino operation in city  Roanoke Times

Local church leaders are not thrilled with the possibility of Danville taking a gamble on luring in a casino.

Forget Maximum Security’s misstep; the whole of horse racing is a foul - The Washington Post

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2019-05-05 12:45
Forget Maximum Security’s misstep; the whole of horse racing is a foul  The Washington Post

The only Kentucky Derby result anyone should be happy about is that the horses made it safely back to the barns — this time.

Monopoly-themed online gambling ad faces regulator’s ban - The Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2019-05-05 04:56
Monopoly-themed online gambling ad faces regulator’s ban  The Guardian

An advert for a Monopoly-themed online casino game is to be banned by the advertising regulator over concern that use of the board game's familiar cartoon ...

Quick Tip: Illinois ranked in top 10 states for gambling addiction - WLS-TV

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2019-05-05 01:00
Quick Tip: Illinois ranked in top 10 states for gambling addiction  WLS-TV

Did you place a bet on the Kentucky Derby this weekend? If you live in Illinois, it's a good bet you did: A recent report ranks Illinois as the 9th worst state for ...

Ask Amy: My wife is addicted to gambling, and now we're missing $50000 - Omaha World-Herald

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2019-05-05 01:00
Ask Amy: My wife is addicted to gambling, and now we're missing $50000  Omaha World-Herald

Dear Amy: My wife has been a great wife and companion for 50-plus years. However, this last year I believe she has become heavily addicted to computer ...

Education ministry draws up reference guide on gambling addiction for Japan's schoolteachers - The Japan Times

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2019-05-05 00:44
Education ministry draws up reference guide on gambling addiction for Japan's schoolteachers  The Japan Times

The education ministry has come up with reference documents for high school teachers to guide them in preventing addiction to gambling and other activities.

Perspective | Ask Amy: Wife's gambling is sucking family savings - The Washington Post

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2019-05-04 22:04
Perspective | Ask Amy: Wife's gambling is sucking family savings  The Washington Post

Dear Amy: My wife has been a great wife and companion for 50-plus years, however this last year I believe she has become heavily addicted to computer ...

New Yorkers make more illegal bets than residents of any other state - New York Post

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2019-05-04 18:55
New Yorkers make more illegal bets than residents of any other state  New York Post

The Empire State ranked No. 1 for illegal gambling operations in a study by the personal finance site Wallethub.

Danville faith leaders oppose casino in city | Business - GoDanRiver.com

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2019-05-04 15:08
Danville faith leaders oppose casino in city | Business  GoDanRiver.com

Local church leaders are not thrilled with the possibility of Danville taking a gamble on luring in a casino.

Parliament: Aloysius Pang case, sexual harassment on House agenda - The Straits Times

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2019-05-04 15:00
Parliament: Aloysius Pang case, sexual harassment on House agenda  The Straits Times

The findings from an investigation into actor Aloysius Pang's death in January, after a training accident, will be presented by Defence Minister Ng Eng Hen when ...

Pressure mounts for Iowa gambling to go online - The Gazette

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2019-05-04 11:16
Pressure mounts for Iowa gambling to go online  The Gazette

By Rod Boshart, Gazette Des Moines Bureau. DES MOINES — As legislators recently cleared the way for the state's newest gambling expansion into ...

Ontario stops funding problem gambling research agency, orders closure - CBC.ca

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2019-05-04 09:50
Ontario stops funding problem gambling research agency, orders closure  CBC.ca

The Ontario government has eliminated funding to an organization that researches problem gambling, ordering it to wind down operations by the summer.

The Latest: Colorado lawmakers conclude 2019 session - Associated Press

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2019-05-03 18:45
The Latest: Colorado lawmakers conclude 2019 session  Associated Press

DENVER (AP) — The Latest on the final day of the 2019 Colorado Legislature (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Colorado lawmakers have adjourned the 2019 ...

LETTER: Lottery story should include odds of winning and gambling addiction - SouthCoastToday.com

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2019-05-03 18:00
LETTER: Lottery story should include odds of winning and gambling addiction  SouthCoastToday.com

The article by Colin A. Young, "Lottery exceeding profit pace by $100M", in Thursday's April 25 Standard Times, was quite interesting but rather limited and one ...

Judge orders East Greenwich scam suspect held; sees 'failed attempt to flee' - The Providence Journal

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2019-05-03 16:28
Judge orders East Greenwich scam suspect held; sees 'failed attempt to flee'  The Providence Journal

Monique Brady is accused of bilking investors for millions of dollars; investigators say they uncovered a plan to flee to Vietnam to escape prosecution.

Gambling industry fails to meet charity donation target - The Guardian

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2019-05-03 10:30
Gambling industry fails to meet charity donation target  The Guardian

The gambling industry has fallen short of a target of £10m in voluntary donations to the leading charity that funds addiction treatment and research, fuelling ...

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