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The prime-time TV trick that's encouraging gambling addiction in NZ - The Spinoff

Sun, 2018-05-20 18:08

The Spinoff

The prime-time TV trick that's encouraging gambling addiction in NZ
The Spinoff
The law in New Zealand around online gambling is clear. Only NZ Lotteries and the TAB can legally operate online gambling in this country and while Kiwis can gamble on overseas sites, the advertising of those sites to Kiwis is prohibited under the ...

Expanded sports betting fuels fears about gambling addiction - New ... - New Jersey Herald

Sun, 2018-05-20 16:17

New Jersey Herald

Expanded sports betting fuels fears about gambling addiction - New ...
New Jersey Herald
Experts who deal with compulsive gamblers worry about expansion of legalized sports betting.

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Sports betting ready to soar in US — Will gambling addiction? - Worcester Telegram

Sat, 2018-05-19 16:09

Worcester Telegram

Sports betting ready to soar in US — Will gambling addiction?
Worcester Telegram
For gambling industries, the imminent expansion of legalized sports betting promises a bonanza, and with it, problem gamblers. ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — For sports leagues and gambling industries, the imminent expansion of legalized sports betting ...

Expanded sports betting fuels fears about gambling addiction - ABC News

Sat, 2018-05-19 09:01

Press Herald

Expanded sports betting fuels fears about gambling addiction
ABC News
For sports leagues and gambling industries, the imminent expansion of legalized sports betting promises a bonanza. For the experts and organizations already concerned about pervasive problem gambling, it promises a whole new roster of worries. Much of ...
Help for gambling addiction no sure betPress Herald
Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Assn. - Supreme CourtSupreme Court

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Expanded sports betting fuels fears about gambling addiction - Tampabay.com

Sat, 2018-05-19 08:54

Tampabay.com

Expanded sports betting fuels fears about gambling addiction
Tampabay.com
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The imminent expansion of legalized sports betting promises a bonanza for gambling industries and sports leagues. It promises a new roster of worries for experts and organizations already concerned about pervasive problem ...
Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Assn. - Supreme CourtSupreme Court

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Former gambling addict recalls the heavy price of his habit - Newsday

Sat, 2018-05-19 04:00

Newsday

Former gambling addict recalls the heavy price of his habit
Newsday
Dave recalls the day in 1976 when he sat in his office at his department store job in Nassau County and contemplated how to commit suicide. Gambling had ruined his life. He'd been married and divorced three times by the age of 39. He'd lost three jobs ...

Help for gambling addiction no sure bet - Press Herald

Fri, 2018-05-18 19:39

Press Herald

Help for gambling addiction no sure bet
Press Herald
The federal government mostly leaves gambling regulation, and gambling addiction programs, up to the states. Only 17 states pay for one or more full-time staff positions to help problem gamblers, according to a 2016 survey of problem gambling services ...
As sports betting expands, gambling addiction services fall behindChristian Science Monitor
As states contemplate sports betting, addiction counselors warn against going all inKFYR-TV
Problem gambling programs in WV prepare for sports bettingCharleston Gazette-Mail
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Hubby's gambling addiction crashes 21-year-old marriage - Vanguard

Fri, 2018-05-18 09:44

Hubby's gambling addiction crashes 21-year-old marriage
Vanguard
Barakat had filed the suit on the grounds of gambling, failure in parental responsibilities and request of the child's custody. In her testimony before the court, the woman alleged that Ibrahim was an addicted gambler and had failed to cater for her ...

Sports betting: Odds favor complications from compulsive gambling - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Thu, 2018-05-17 16:50

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Sports betting: Odds favor complications from compulsive gambling
Minneapolis Star Tribune
It's a malady more common than one might think. Compulsive gambling addiction is “one of the fastest rising addictions in the United States,” according to the Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin and Upper Michigan website. “I'll get one or two calls ...

UK Looks to Slow Down Pace of Gambling Addicts' Losses - Wall Street Journal

Thu, 2018-05-17 12:36

Wall Street Journal

UK Looks to Slow Down Pace of Gambling Addicts' Losses
Wall Street Journal
LONDON—The U.K. government set out plans to sharply cut the maximum stake in fixed-odds betting terminals in an effort to wean addicts off electronic gaming machines that allow gamblers to bet repeatedly at speed. The maximum stake will be cut to £2 ...
My father went to prison for what he did to feed his gambling addiction – why won't the government do more?The Independent
Changes to fixed-odds betting terminals will not apply in NIBBC News
I'm a libertarian, but still I say betting curbs are long overdue | Simon ...The Guardian
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Experts Worry That Legalized Sports Betting Will Create More Addiction - TheFix.com

Thu, 2018-05-17 12:08

TheFix.com

Experts Worry That Legalized Sports Betting Will Create More Addiction
TheFix.com
Will legalized sports betting lead to more problems with addiction? That's a concern shared by experts on gambling addiction, who worry that Monday's Supreme Court ruling to allow sports betting will only create more people who struggle with a gambling ...
Gambling addiction line preps for West Virginia sports bettingParkersburg News
Possible Legalization of Sports Betting Brings Warning of Gambling Addiction RiskKOAM-TV
Sports betting is inevitable, so Iowa must revitalize gambling treatment programDesMoinesRegister.com
Reuters -Berkshire Eagle -Supreme Court
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Amid casino expansion, New York state spends more money to fight gambling addiction - NewYorkUpstate.com

Thu, 2018-05-17 09:15

NewYorkUpstate.com

Amid casino expansion, New York state spends more money to fight gambling addiction
NewYorkUpstate.com
ALBANY, NY -- With new casinos operating across Upstate New York and the prospect of sports betting becoming legal soon, New York state this week announced new spending to curb gambling addiction. The state's Office of Alcoholism and Substance ...

Legal Sports Betting is About to Sweep the Nation. Services for Gambling Addicts Probably Won't. - The Pew Charitable Trusts (blog)

Wed, 2018-05-16 23:15

The Pew Charitable Trusts (blog)

Legal Sports Betting is About to Sweep the Nation. Services for Gambling Addicts Probably Won't.
The Pew Charitable Trusts (blog)
The federal government mostly leaves gambling regulation, and gambling addiction programs, up to the states. Only 17 states pay for one or more full-time staff positions to help problem gamblers, according to a 2016 survey of problem gambling services ...

Possible Legalization of Sports Betting Brings Warning of Gambling Addiction Risk - KOAM-TV

Wed, 2018-05-16 16:52

KOAM-TV

Possible Legalization of Sports Betting Brings Warning of Gambling Addiction Risk
KOAM-TV
Mark McDonald, a Joplin area counselor, said problem gambling is already here but most addicts are underground. He says gambling addicts have the highest rate of suicide attempts of compulsive behaviors because it can be so financially damaging to a ...
Our Opinion: Court triggers a perilous gambling gold rushBerkshire Eagle
Guest view: Expect Ohio to gamble on sports bettingRecord-Courier
Sciria: Possibility of sports betting in New York changes everythingAuburn Citizen
Hartford Courant -TheLines.com -Supreme Court
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County, Senecas eye sports gambling take - Salamanca Press

Wed, 2018-05-16 14:31

Salamanca Press

County, Senecas eye sports gambling take
Salamanca Press
Haberer said the Senecas, too, will be looking to cash in on this latest gambling opportunity to compliment their casinos and hotels. Haberer said legislators should consider setting some of the tax revenue aside to address gambling addiction. There ...

Daines joins forces with Democrat Warren to introduce legislation to ... - KTVH

Wed, 2018-05-16 12:13

KTVH

Daines joins forces with Democrat Warren to introduce legislation to ...
KTVH
WASHINGTON D.C. – Montana Republican Sen. Steve Daines is reaching across the aisle to Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts to ...

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Sports betting training in works for counselors with Problem Gamblers Help Network of West Virginia - West Virginia MetroNews

Wed, 2018-05-16 09:24

Sports betting training in works for counselors with Problem Gamblers Help Network of West Virginia
West Virginia MetroNews
Currently, Moran said, most people seeking assistance because of a gambling addiction through the Problem Gamblers Help Network are playing slot machines or video poker usually as a form of escape from depression, anxiety or other issues. For people ...