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Director of business says theft of more than €60k by former Galway hurling star a 'huge betrayal' - Independent.ie

Sat, 2018-01-20 00:47

Independent.ie

Director of business says theft of more than €60k by former Galway hurling star a 'huge betrayal'
Independent.ie
A director of a family run business which was the victim of theft by a former Galway hurling star has said the betrayal was exacerbated by his failure to apologise for two and a half years. Former Galway hurler David Glennon will be sentenced in May ...

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Gambling addict who stole £70k from mother is spared jail - Sussex Express

Fri, 2018-01-19 08:29

Sussex Express

Gambling addict who stole £70k from mother is spared jail
Sussex Express
A compulsive gambler who fleeced his mother's bank account to the tune of £70,000 has avoided jail. Andrew Hatcher, 34, a programme manager at Plumpton College, appeared before magistrates charged with theft over the course of three months. The court ...

Irish OAP crook claims 'gambling addiction' led to involvement in gang's €52000 credit card scam spree across Ireland - The Irish Sun

Fri, 2018-01-19 01:21

The Irish Sun

Irish OAP crook claims 'gambling addiction' led to involvement in gang's €52000 credit card scam spree across Ireland
The Irish Sun
Irish OAP crook claims 'gambling addiction' led to involvement in gang's €52,000 credit card scam spree across Ireland. Fraudster pensioner Patrick Manning dodged jail after pleading guilty to a number of thefts. Exclusive. By Stephen Breen. 19th ...

Gambling addict stole cosmetics to pay off his debts - Herald.ie

Thu, 2018-01-18 20:30

Herald.ie

Gambling addict stole cosmetics to pay off his debts
Herald.ie
Martin Sweeney (22) planned to sell the cosmetics he stole, but he was caught red-handed by security staff as he left a south Dublin pharmacy. He admitted he was still gambling, but said he had reduced it from every day to only once a week. Judge Anne ...

SEWALL | Premier League Gambling Double Standard Must End - Georgetown University The Hoya

Thu, 2018-01-18 03:02

SEWALL | Premier League Gambling Double Standard Must End
Georgetown University The Hoya
“This is not an easy environment in which to try to stop gambling, or even to encourage people within the sport that betting is wrong,” Barton said. “It is like asking a recovering alcoholic to spend all his time in a pub or a brewery.” Barton, a ...

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How to detect a gambling addiction : Evewoman - The Standard - The Standard

Wed, 2018-01-17 23:30

The Standard

How to detect a gambling addiction : Evewoman - The Standard
The Standard
The tag of war between the government, betting companies and gambling outlets is an ongoing war despite higher taxations and restrictions. From numerous reports, Kenya is fast becoming a country of gambling addicts. This game of chance has become a ...

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'Gambling addict' SRPF constable shoots three dead in broad daylight in Pune - Hindustan Times

Wed, 2018-01-17 03:04

Hindustan Times

'Gambling addict' SRPF constable shoots three dead in broad daylight in Pune
Hindustan Times
High drama prevailed on two busy streets of Daund on Tuesday afternoon after a constable, attached to the Indian Reserve Battalion (IRB) of the State Reserve Police Force (SRPF) and was reportedly into gambling addiction, opened fire at two busy public ...
Three killed as cop opens fire at two locations in DaundThe Indian Express

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Video Games: The New Frontier For Gambling Addiction In The UK ... - Cultured Vultures

Tue, 2018-01-16 03:16

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Video Games: The New Frontier For Gambling Addiction In The UK ...
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"If Britain as a nation is not willing to talk about this issue, then people without that network will suffer." Gaming · Chris Wood By Chris Wood On Jan 16, 2018 Last updated Jan 16, 2018. Battle Royale Loot Boxes Source: The Verge. 18 18. For many of ...

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Finnish Researchers Testing Nasal Spray to Stop Gambling Addiction - The Talking Democrat

Mon, 2018-01-15 14:07

The Talking Democrat

Finnish Researchers Testing Nasal Spray to Stop Gambling Addiction
The Talking Democrat
According to the researchers' publication, the study will aim to verify that blocking opioid receptors can affect gambling addiction: “Playing responds to a very impulsive behavior (…). The need to play is immediate, that's why we are looking for a ...

This Nasal Spray Could Cure Gambling Addiction - Casino.Org News (blog)

Mon, 2018-01-15 07:51

Casino.Org News (blog)

This Nasal Spray Could Cure Gambling Addiction
Casino.Org News (blog)
The spray contains a chemical called naloxone. This is used frequently as an emergency treatment for when individuals have overdosed on drugs such as heroin, morphine, and opium. It is now seen as a potential cure for addiction to gambling. It works by ...

Family talk of illness after Devon man killed himself as he battled ... - Devon Live

Mon, 2018-01-15 04:54

Devon Live

Family talk of illness after Devon man killed himself as he battled ...
Devon Live
Daniel Clinkscales, from Tiverton, died on October 11, 2017 and his body was found by police at the bottom of the Avon Gorge in the early hours of the next morning.

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Urgent calls for Council to tackle growing issue of gambling addiction - Armagh i

Mon, 2018-01-15 03:59

Armagh i

Urgent calls for Council to tackle growing issue of gambling addiction
Armagh i
There have been urgent calls for Newry, Mourne and Down Council to adopt a robust strategy to help deal with growing concerns around gambling addiction. Sinn Féin councillor Mickey Ruane has said that it is important the Council, as a matter of urgency ...

Gambling firms face levy to pay for addiction treatment - The Times

Sun, 2018-01-14 18:00

The Times

Gambling firms face levy to pay for addiction treatment
The Times
Gambling companies will be forced to pay into a social fund if they want to operate in Ireland, the government has confirmed. David Stanton, the junior justice minister who has been given responsibility for updating gambling laws, said that it had not ...

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Children's Commissioner Demands Crackdown on Free-to-Play Online Casino Games - Casino News Daily

Sun, 2018-01-14 03:23

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Children's Commissioner Demands Crackdown on Free-to-Play Online Casino Games
Casino News Daily
The free online casino games are usually used by operators to promote their offering and thus attract players. Ms. Longfield demanded that tighter regulations are introduced on advertising such gambling-related products so that they are less appealing ...
Dutch Gambling Authority Battles Abuse of MinorsLatest Casino Bonuses (press release) (blog)

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Shocking cost of social harm from gambling revealed with Glasgow on £35m slot machine loser - Scottish Daily Record

Sun, 2018-01-14 00:01

Scottish Daily Record

Shocking cost of social harm from gambling revealed with Glasgow on £35m slot machine loser
Scottish Daily Record
Inverclyde SNP MP Ronnie Cowan, vice-chairman of all-party parliamentary group on FOBTs, said: “This report highlights how problem gambling has a detrimental impact on the welfare of problem gamblers and on their immediate and wider social networks ...

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At Issue: Should short-term rentals be regulated, taxed? - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Fri, 2018-01-12 23:00

Atlanta Journal Constitution

At Issue: Should short-term rentals be regulated, taxed?
Atlanta Journal Constitution
Gambling addiction is a huge problem, and lives ruined as a result. Casinos aren't concerned about those lives, because The House ALWAYS wins! Casinos in Georgia – a losing bet. — Cyndy Hartman, Athens. The Georgia capitol has been besieged by casino ...

How a son's hidden gambling addiction led him to take his own life in Bristol - Bristol Post

Fri, 2018-01-12 13:57

Bristol Post

How a son's hidden gambling addiction led him to take his own life in Bristol
Bristol Post
Coroner Dr Peter Harrowing concluded that Daniel had killed himself after his BMW car was found by police parked near the Avon Gorge in the early hours of October 12, with a phone and iPad locked inside. Another phone, a bottle of vodka and a set of ...

Can Naloxone Curb Gambling Addiction? - TheFix.com

Thu, 2018-01-11 09:48

TheFix.com

Can Naloxone Curb Gambling Addiction?
TheFix.com
“The spray goes to the brain in a few minutes so it's very useful for a gambler… if you crave gambling, just take the spray,” Hannu Alho, professor of addiction medicine at the Helsinki-based national institute for health and welfare, told The ...