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'More powers needed to tackle high number of bookmakers in Gloucester' - Gloucestershire Live

2 hours 49 min ago

Gloucestershire Live

'More powers needed to tackle high number of bookmakers in Gloucester'
Gloucestershire Live
The Government will be asked to grant more powers to tackle gambling addiction in Gloucester. Gloucester City Council is calling for the extra powers to tackle the high number of betting shops in the area. The council will write to MP Richard Graham ...

Japan Looks to Curb $200 Billion Spent on Pachinko Gambling - Bloomberg

Wed, 2017-03-29 22:45

Bloomberg

Japan Looks to Curb $200 Billion Spent on Pachinko Gambling
Bloomberg
As Japan prepares for its first Las Vegas-style casino resorts, the government is considering restrictions on existing gambling establishments, including pachinko parlors and race tracks, in a bid to tackle addiction. The legalization of casinos in ...

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Lawmakers want bars to have legal video gambling terminals - Allentown Morning Call

Mon, 2017-03-27 19:20

Allentown Morning Call

Lawmakers want bars to have legal video gambling terminals
Allentown Morning Call
Another piece of it would go to municipalities and $2.5 million would be set aside for gambling addiction programs. The bill is sponsored by the Pennsylvania Tavern Association, a lobbying group. But the bill's passage is no sure bet, even though it ...

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New Tool To Combat Gambling Addiction - 1340 WJOL

Mon, 2017-03-27 08:49

1340 WJOL

New Tool To Combat Gambling Addiction
1340 WJOL
In this Nov. 10, 2014 photo, Michael Vena, owner of Arabian Knights Farms and Training Center, along with his dog Valor, shows off the farm's gaming room in Willowbrook, Ill. Since Illinois legalized video gambling, the terminals have been showing up ...

Gambling hotline: Problem bigger than it looks - Huntington Herald Dispatch

Sun, 2017-03-26 22:03

Gambling hotline: Problem bigger than it looks
Huntington Herald Dispatch
Callers to 1-800-GAMBLER speak with a helpline counselor based in Charleston, and they are referred to one of the network's 50 plus specially trained gambling addiction counselors and/or a support group. They receive a free two-hour consultation.

Lawmaker-sponsored bill on gambling addiction mulled - The Japan News

Sat, 2017-03-25 04:51

The Japan News

Lawmaker-sponsored bill on gambling addiction mulled
The Japan News
The Yomiuri ShimbunThe ruling parties are planning to create a basic law that would oblige the government to take necessary measures to deal with gambling addictions. The move comes in response to criticism that addiction measures in pachinko parlors ...

Lewis's tragic story highlights the danger of online betting as well as ... - Belfast Telegraph

Sat, 2017-03-25 04:38

Belfast Telegraph

Lewis's tragic story highlights the danger of online betting as well as ...
Belfast Telegraph
Tune into any sporting event on your television and sooner or later an advertisement for a betting company will be screened. Quite naturally these will make ...

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Thousands calling Michigan Gambling Helpline as state fights addictions - WWMT-TV

Fri, 2017-03-24 21:21

Thousands calling Michigan Gambling Helpline as state fights addictions
WWMT-TV
Addiction expert and director of the Kalamazoo Community Healing Center Salley Reames says she expects gambling addictions to get worse in the years ahead. “We're seeing more and it's another tool for people to escape,” she said. “It looks like fun ...

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Expert To Speak On Gambling Addiction & Faith - Bernews.com ... - Bernews

Fri, 2017-03-24 09:48

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Expert To Speak On Gambling Addiction & Faith - Bernews.com ...
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Deborah Haskins Gambling may be an “exciting form of entertainment, but it is not a sound financial strategy,” advises Dr Deborah Haskins, the Director of ...

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No spike in gambling addiction in PA region despite warnings - World Casino Directory

Thu, 2017-03-23 11:03

World Casino Directory

No spike in gambling addiction in PA region despite warnings
World Casino Directory
In spite of warnings almost 10 years ago that compulsive gambling would increase when Western Pennsylvania's first legal casino, The Meadows, opened, no ...
CCGP Reports Steady Gambling Addiction Rates in PennsylvaniaCasino Guardian

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State lawmakers are addicted to gambling revenue - Opinion ... - Citizens Voice

Thu, 2017-03-23 02:04

State lawmakers are addicted to gambling revenue - Opinion ...
Citizens Voice
Police blotter, marriage licenses, property transactions, divorces and child support in Luzerne County. (read more). The Editorial Board / Published: March 23, ...

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A bet with your life: Gambling addiction - Middletown Transcript

Wed, 2017-03-22 11:34

MinnPost (blog)

A bet with your life: Gambling addiction
Middletown Transcript
Nobody starts out thinking they're going to lose their house, family or commit suicide from an addiction. Yet those are familiar horror stories in the world of problem gambling. March is Gambling Awareness Month, which aims to educate people about the ...
New gambling awareness campaign aims to reach college-age ...MinnPost (blog)
Problem Gambling Awareness, NCAA Tournament Share Calendar ...KNPR

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A bet with your life: Gambling addiction - News - Sussex Living ... - Sussex Countian

Wed, 2017-03-22 11:20

MinnPost (blog)

A bet with your life: Gambling addiction - News - Sussex Living ...
Sussex Countian
March is Gambling Awareness Month, which aims to educate people about the dangers of addictive play and that there's treatment for those in need.
New gambling awareness campaign aims to reach college-age ...MinnPost (blog)

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Despite Nearby Casinos, No Spike Seen in Compulsive Gambling - U.S. News & World Report

Wed, 2017-03-22 09:04

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Despite Nearby Casinos, No Spike Seen in Compulsive Gambling
U.S. News & World Report
The number of callers seeking help from the state compulsive gambling council's hotline dropped in 2016 from the year before. Individuals admitting their addiction keep adding themselves to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board's self-exclusion list ...
Pennsylvania's casinos failed to spike problem gambling activityCalvinAyre.com

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Social agencies call for dedicated gambling addiction counsellor in Marlborough - Stuff.co.nz

Tue, 2017-03-21 23:34

Stuff.co.nz

Social agencies call for dedicated gambling addiction counsellor in Marlborough
Stuff.co.nz
But the only clinician specialising in gambling addiction in the top of the South is based in Nelson and unable to travel to Marlborough for face-to-face counselling. The ministry was to announce new funding contracts in June, but the announcement has ...

Explosion in number of gambling addicts who are becoming addicted on their mobile phones - Mirror.co.uk

Tue, 2017-03-21 15:00

Mirror.co.uk

Explosion in number of gambling addicts who are becoming addicted on their mobile phones
Mirror.co.uk
The National Centre for Problem Gambling last year provided therapy, financial advice and drugs to 762 people from across England and Wales. They even trialled naltrexone, a drug normally given to alcoholics and heroin addicts to stop feelings of well ...

Pennsylvania's casinos failed to spike problem gambling activity ... - CalvinAyre.com

Mon, 2017-03-20 15:54

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Pennsylvania's casinos failed to spike problem gambling activity ...
CalvinAyre.com
Pennsylvania's introduction of casino gambling a decade ago has failed to produce the predicted rise in problem gambling behavior.

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Despite casino accessibility, no sharp rise in reports of compulsive ... - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Sun, 2017-03-19 22:00

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Despite casino accessibility, no sharp rise in reports of compulsive ...
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
In the 10 years since the first legal casino opened in Western Pennsylvania, there has been little evidence showing a surge in compulsive gambling and ...
Addictions expert's gambling warning | The Royal Gazette:Bermuda ...Royal Gazette

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Public meeting on gambling addiction - Connacht Tribune Group

Sun, 2017-03-19 13:49

Connacht Tribune Group

Public meeting on gambling addiction
Connacht Tribune Group
A Galway TD has invited anyone with an interest in learning more about gambling problems – an addiction that has touched many families – to attend a public meeting in North Galway next week. The 'Gambling Awareness Meeting' has been organised by ...

Louisiana has a gambling problem - The Daily Advertiser

Fri, 2017-03-17 09:44

The Daily Advertiser

Louisiana has a gambling problem
The Daily Advertiser
BATON ROUGE — Statistics show that gambling addiction in Louisiana is affecting more people than ever, up more than 8 percent in the past eight years, but that it is off the radar. Janet Miller, the executive director for the Louisiana Association on ...