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Submission into Melbourne Crown's license review details devastation of Perth man's gambling addiction. - The West Australian

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The West Australian

Submission into Melbourne Crown's license review details devastation of Perth man's gambling addiction.
The West Australian
A case study submitted by the Financial Council Australia on behalf of a Perth-based gambler. It details how Peter (not his real name) had moved to Perth from Sydney to get away from his addiction to pokies, registering himself on the self-exclusion ...
Crown Casino accused of allowing 'self-excluded' gambler to blow $120000 in three weeksABC Online

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Authorities: Gambling addiction led to Little League embezzlement - Petoskey News-Review

Sun, 2017-10-22 15:56

Petoskey News-Review

Authorities: Gambling addiction led to Little League embezzlement
Petoskey News-Review
PETOSKEY — Court documents show a longstanding gambling addiction may have been behind accusations that the former treasurer of the Petoskey Little League organization embezzled more than $82,000 from the organization over a six-year period.

A surprisingly easy way to keep people from a gambling addiction - MarketWatch

Sat, 2017-10-21 03:16

MarketWatch

A surprisingly easy way to keep people from a gambling addiction
MarketWatch
A gambling problem is when playing negatively affects a person's finances, family or career. An addicted gambler will have the desire to bet more money more frequently, become restless or irritable when trying to stop and lose a sense of control ...

Hearts ace Kyle Lafferty burst into tears after revealing gambling addiction to wife but vows to beat demons - The Scottish Sun

Fri, 2017-10-20 16:05

The Scottish Sun

Hearts ace Kyle Lafferty burst into tears after revealing gambling addiction to wife but vows to beat demons
The Scottish Sun
Since admitting his gambling torment, the Jambos star has been swamped with messages of support, including some from across the Edinburgh divide. Lafferty — set to face St Johnstone today at Murrayfield — said: “The support from Hearts fans has been ...

Former Wales striker Hartson opens up on gambling addiction - The Christian Institute

Fri, 2017-10-20 07:24

The Christian Institute

Former Wales striker Hartson opens up on gambling addiction
The Christian Institute
Former Wales, Arsenal and Celtic striker John Hartson has spoken out about his struggles with gambling and how he overcame his addiction. Hartson, speaking to the Daily Mail, explained that his addiction was so bad it nearly cost him his wife and children.

Around 700000 Japanese Nationals Suffer from Gambling Addiction, Report Finds - Casino News Daily

Fri, 2017-10-20 03:24

Around 700000 Japanese Nationals Suffer from Gambling Addiction, Report Finds
Casino News Daily
Around 700,000 residents of Japan may be addicted to the widely popular pachinko machines or other forms of gambling, the latest of a number of studies on the matter finds. The Kurihama Medical and Addiction Center at the National Hospital Organization ...

When new players learn slot-machine tricks, they avoid gambling ... - Science Daily

Thu, 2017-10-19 19:54

When new players learn slot-machine tricks, they avoid gambling ...
Science Daily
Novice gamblers who watched a short video about how slot machines disguise losses as wins have a better chance of avoiding gambling problems, according ...

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Survey: 700000 in Japan likely addicted to gambling - Asahi Shimbun

Thu, 2017-10-19 16:10

Asahi Shimbun

Survey: 700000 in Japan likely addicted to gambling
Asahi Shimbun
Up to 700,000 Japanese are likely addicted to pachinko or other forms of gambling, according to the first nationwide interview survey on the subject. On average, suspected gambling addicts bet 58,000 yen ($512) a month, and 80 percent of them spend ...

New Study Shows Ohio Has Fewer Gambling Addicts Than National ... - WOSU Public Media

Thu, 2017-10-19 06:14

WOSU Public Media

New Study Shows Ohio Has Fewer Gambling Addicts Than National ...
WOSU Public Media
In spite of having plenty of opportunities to gamble, Ohio has a rate of problem gambling that's less than half the national rate of 2.2 percent, according to a study ...

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Responsible Gambling Professor Says Easy Access Creates Gambling Addicts - Casino Games Pro

Thu, 2017-10-19 02:00

Casino Games Pro

Responsible Gambling Professor Says Easy Access Creates Gambling Addicts
Casino Games Pro
Mr. Bernhard is an Executive Director of the UNLV International Gaming Institute and he clarified that the rates of gambling addiction in places where people gather to play are not higher by default. This means that addictions are not entirely caused ...

When new players learn slot-machine tricks, they avoid gambling addiction - Medical Xpress

Thu, 2017-10-19 00:39

Medical Xpress

When new players learn slot-machine tricks, they avoid gambling addiction
Medical Xpress
Earlier research from the University's Gambling Research Lab found that LDWs can also lead players to gamble for longer even when they are losing money—a symptom of gambling addiction. As part of this study, one group of participants watched an ...

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'Convenience gambling' at root of addiction, not IRs, says scholar - Macau Daily Times

Wed, 2017-10-18 18:00

Macau Daily Times

'Convenience gambling' at root of addiction, not IRs, says scholar
Macau Daily Times
The argument is opportune for integrated resort operators who stand on the brink of entering the eagerly-anticipated Japanese market. Opponents of Japan's integrated resort bill have long argued that large-scale casinos will lead to more gambling ...

Survey: Problem gamblers in Ohio doubled after casinos - NBC4i.com

Wed, 2017-10-18 13:30

NBC4i.com

Survey: Problem gamblers in Ohio doubled after casinos
NBC4i.com
Recovering gambling addict Jayson Saylor prepares to attend a meeting where the results of a gambling problem survey were released, on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, in Columbus, Ohio. Saylor, 44, said his addiction to instant bingo tickets at times cost ...
Survey: Problem Gamblers in Ohio Doubled After Casinos | Ohio ...U.S. News & World Report
Percentage of problem gamblers in Ohio remains small, survey ...cleveland.com

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Young Laois man shares his gripping experience with a 'secret' gambling addiction - Leinster Express

Wed, 2017-10-18 11:03

Leinster Express

Young Laois man shares his gripping experience with a 'secret' gambling addiction
Leinster Express
A young Laois man has shared the gripping story of his experience with a gambling addiction that reached breaking point in a bid to help others who may be going through the same thing. The brave act from 25-year-old Portarlington man, Padraig Bannon, ...

Australia's Crown casino company gambling away its reputation - Deutsche Welle

Wed, 2017-10-18 00:02

Deutsche Welle

Australia's Crown casino company gambling away its reputation
Deutsche Welle
Gambling addiction is a major problem in Australia. Advocates for reform estimate that people lose around 12 billion Australian dollars. Last month, gambling addict Shonica Guy launched a landmark case in the Federal Court against Crown and machine ...
Gambling regulator to probe Crown pokie-tampering claimsIllawarra Mercury
Gaming giant Crown faces misconduct claims in Australia including slot machine tamperingThe Straits Times
Crown Casino tampered with poker machines, former staff claimThe New Daily

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Gambling addiction: where to get help and advice - ITV News

Tue, 2017-10-17 10:22

ITV News

Gambling addiction: where to get help and advice
ITV News
Gambling addiction: where to get help and advice. There are an estimated two million people around the UK who could be classed as an at risk or problem gambler. If you're concerned about a gambling addiction then there are many services out there which ...

Former Arsenal Striker John Hartson Reveals Gambling Addiction ... - Sports Illustrated

Tue, 2017-10-17 07:53

Sports Illustrated

Former Arsenal Striker John Hartson Reveals Gambling Addiction ...
Sports Illustrated
Former Arsenal striker John Hartson has revealed that his addiction to gambling nearly cost him his family. The 42-year-old, now a pundit for BT Sport, also ...
Welsh football icon John Hartson reveals the depths of the gambling ...WalesOnline

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Welsh football icon John Hartson reveals the depths of the gambling addiction that nearly cost him everything - WalesOnline

Tue, 2017-10-17 02:30

WalesOnline

Welsh football icon John Hartson reveals the depths of the gambling addiction that nearly cost him everything
WalesOnline
Former Wales international John Hartson has opened up on how his gambling addiction nearly ripped his family apart. In his latest column for the Daily Mail, the ex-Arsenal, West Ham and Celtic striker says betting companies were aware of his spiralling ...

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Royal Navy veteran who stole almost £50,000 to feed gambling ... - The News

Mon, 2017-10-16 09:10

The News

Royal Navy veteran who stole almost £50,000 to feed gambling ...
The News
A former serviceman who scammed a veterans' charity out of nearly £50000 to feed his gambling addiction has walked free from court.
Gillingham ex-navy man gambled veterans charity cash - BBC NewsBBC News

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