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New Lake County hires could mean housing for 15 more homeless families - Chicago Tribune

Fri, 2017-08-18 19:00

New Lake County hires could mean housing for 15 more homeless families
Chicago Tribune
... $75,000 to provide gambling addiction rehabilitation services by licensed clinicians, O'Connell said in an email. These two allocations are the only gambling specific ones, but like the Lake County Health Department, other agencies and nonprofits ...

Adult Gambling Addiction Tied To Childhood Trauma - HuffPost

Fri, 2017-08-18 16:06

HuffPost

Adult Gambling Addiction Tied To Childhood Trauma
HuffPost
Compared with men who rarely if ever placed wagers, the men with a pathological addiction to gambling were more than twice as likely to have witnessed violence at home or to have experienced physical abuse or assault growing up. They were also more ...

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William Hill gambling addict smashes up betting shops - GamingTodaySlotsToday

Fri, 2017-08-18 10:25

William Hill gambling addict smashes up betting shops
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In England, a self-described gambling addict who smashed up television screens and gaming machines in William Hill betting shops in Liverpool.

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Adult Gambling Addiction Tied to Childhood Trauma - Newsmax.com - Newsmax

Fri, 2017-08-18 06:54

Newsmax

Adult Gambling Addiction Tied to Childhood Trauma - Newsmax.com
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Men with gambling addictions are more likely than their peers to have endured childhood traumas like physical abuse or violence at home, and treatment needs ...

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Partnership between Jackson Recovery, Hard Rock encourages responsible gaming - Sioux City Journal

Fri, 2017-08-18 01:05

Sioux City Journal

Partnership between Jackson Recovery, Hard Rock encourages responsible gaming
Sioux City Journal
The Iowa Gambling Treatment Program funds a range of services for Iowans and their family members, including outpatient individual and group counseling at treatment facilities such as River Hills Recovery Center, which offers a 12-step-based addiction ...

Baptista was also banned from entering William Hill branches for five years. - Daily Mail

Thu, 2017-08-17 17:15

Daily Mail

Baptista was also banned from entering William Hill branches for five years.
Daily Mail
... or online. We welcome the verdict handed down as to the vandalism of a number of our shops.' The Daily Mail has led calls to ban FOBTs, backed by charities and campaign groups. The machines allow users to wager up to £100 every 20 seconds on casino ...

Adult gambling addiction tied to childhood trauma | Reuters - Reuters

Thu, 2017-08-17 09:59

Adult gambling addiction tied to childhood trauma | Reuters
Reuters
Reuters Health - Men with gambling addictions are more likely than their peers to have endured childhood traumas like physical abuse or violence at home, and ...

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

Thu, 2017-08-17 01:36

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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

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

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

Thu, 2017-08-10 04:03

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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

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 ...