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Video Game Addiction Tries to Move From Basement to Doctor's Office - New York Times

Gambling Addiction - Sun, 2018-06-17 15:52

New York Times

Video Game Addiction Tries to Move From Basement to Doctor's Office
New York Times
Another kind of obsessive disorder may provide a template, and a warning, for activists seeking more support and research into gaming addiction: Compulsive gambling was first recognized by the World Health Organization and the American Psychiatric ...

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NY Assembly Speaker: Sports Betting Unlikely To Pass This Year - CBS New York

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-06-15 21:02

CBS New York

NY Assembly Speaker: Sports Betting Unlikely To Pass This Year
CBS New York
I also believe that it will lead to greater gambling addiction,” she said. “I don't think that we should be chasing whatever happens across in New Jersey and have that be the rationale for New York making a bad decision about exposing more people to ...

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30-Year-Old Gambling Addict Wins Stint in Prison After Bilking Grandmother Out of Life Savings - Casino.Org News

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-06-14 16:05

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30-Year-Old Gambling Addict Wins Stint in Prison After Bilking Grandmother Out of Life Savings
Casino.Org News
Darren Gledhill's never-very-good luck has run out completely: a British judge has handed a two-year, four-month sentence behind bars to the man who emptied his own 70-something grandmother's bank account of every penny she had before she died.

Arkansas Still Seeks Casino Expansion Despite Growing Gambling Addiction Rates - Casino Games Pro

Gambling Addiction - Thu, 2018-06-14 08:05

Casino Games Pro

Arkansas Still Seeks Casino Expansion Despite Growing Gambling Addiction Rates
Casino Games Pro
Currently, there are only seven states in the US which do not spend money to fund gambling addiction treatment, with Arkansas being one of them. The fact that problem gambling goes largely unchecked across the state, however, does not seem to bother ...

Online gambling could become legal in Michigan - UpNorthLive.com

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-06-13 18:53

UpNorthLive.com

Online gambling could become legal in Michigan
UpNorthLive.com
(WPBN/WGTU) -- Tuesday night, a bill passed the Michigan House that would legalize online gambling and sports betting in the state. Sponsors of the bill say this will help regulate online gaming, but critics say it feeds the problem of gambling addiction.
Michigan House Passes Online Gambling BillWILX-TV

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Arkansans Consider Casino Amendment As Gambling Addiction Goes Largely Unchecked - KUAR

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-06-13 15:02

KUAR

Arkansans Consider Casino Amendment As Gambling Addiction Goes Largely Unchecked
KUAR
Arkansas is one of just seven states that does not spend money to support gambling addiction treatment. Meanwhile, canvassers are collecting signatures this month to put a constitutional amendment on the November ballot that would authorize two casinos ...

Michigan House approves online gambling bill - Michigan Radio

Gambling Addiction - Wed, 2018-06-13 11:28

Michigan Radio

Michigan House approves online gambling bill
Michigan Radio
The fund would also apportion a million dollars to help people struggling with gambling addiction. If the bills pass the Senate and then the governor's desk, Michigan would join a wave of states currently exploring the online gambling industry as a ...

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Legal sports betting fuels fears of gambling addiction - News 12 New Jersey

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-06-12 20:25

News 12 New Jersey

Legal sports betting fuels fears of gambling addiction
News 12 New Jersey
While many New Jersey residents celebrate the passing of a bill allowing sports wagering in the Garden State, the expansion is fueling fears of gambling addiction. The Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey says that 6.3 percent of the state's ...
Taking a Gamble on Legalized Sports BettingNational Catholic Register
New Jersey publishes temporary sports betting regulationsCalvinAyre.com

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Online gambling addict who stole every penny of his grandmother's £430000 life savings to fund his habit is jailed ... - Daily Mail

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-06-12 17:34

Daily Mail

Online gambling addict who stole every penny of his grandmother's £430000 life savings to fund his habit is jailed ...
Daily Mail
A man addicted to online gambling stole his frail grandmother's entire £430,000 life savings to fund his habit, a court heard. Darren Gledhill, 30, set up online banking for Sandra Gledhill and then betrayed her trust by ruthlessly plundering the funds ...
Grandson stole every last penny of his grandmother's life savingsMetro

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Strength to Live: Gambling addiction could lead to thoughts of suicide - KSLA-TV

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-06-12 17:08

Strength to Live: Gambling addiction could lead to thoughts of suicide
KSLA-TV
"It is sort of the hidden addiction. You can't see someone on the street and point to them as a gambling addict," said Chris Miciotto, a recovering gambling addict. "Where you can if you see an alcoholic who's drunk or somebody who's on drugs," he ...

Halifax gambling addict stole grandmother's life savings - BBC News

Gambling Addiction - Tue, 2018-06-12 08:24

BBC News

Halifax gambling addict stole grandmother's life savings
BBC News
A gambling addict who stole more than £430,000 from his grandmother to fund his habit has been jailed. Darren Gledhill, 30, plundered his elderly gran's life savings over three years, leaving her three children with no inheritance following her death ...

Gambling addict who stabbed elderly mother to death in dispute over money pleads guilty to murder - CBC.ca

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-06-11 15:53

CBC.ca

Gambling addict who stabbed elderly mother to death in dispute over money pleads guilty to murder
CBC.ca
A fingerprint found in the blood of a murdered senior in Lethbridge, Alta., would lead investigators to her daughter — a woman with a gambling addiction who had appeared on television begging the public for information to help police catch the killer.

Gambling addiction concerns Japan ahead of casino vote - Gambling Insider - In-depth Analysis for the Gaming Industry

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2018-06-11 10:33

Gambling Insider - In-depth Analysis for the Gaming Industry

Gambling addiction concerns Japan ahead of casino vote
Gambling Insider - In-depth Analysis for the Gaming Industry
The Japanese lower house is set to vote on a bill that, if passed, will allow three integrated casino resorts to begin construction which is cause for concern around the nation. In Japan, addiction is considered a serious social issue. With the ...
Risky business: Japan lawmakers vote on three mega casinosGCR
Japan Questions Moral Suitability of Pachinko at CasinosOnline Poker.net

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Understanding brain function crucial to support problem gamblers - The Nelson Mail

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-06-09 19:46

The Nelson Mail

Understanding brain function crucial to support problem gamblers
The Nelson Mail
Additional counselling support for problem gamblers across the top of the south will go some way towards meeting the demand for those living with a gambling addiction. Counsellor Stuart Bruce talks about how understanding the brain function helps to ...

Gambling addiction may follow national wave of sports betting - Las Vegas Review-Journal

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-06-09 13:26

Las Vegas Review-Journal

Gambling addiction may follow national wave of sports betting
Las Vegas Review-Journal
Advocates for responsible gaming are worried that addictive gambling behavior could balloon with the arrival of nationwide sports wagering. And the state lawmakers who could make a difference by requiring the implementation of new programs aren't doing ...

Admitted gambling addict gets prison for embezzling $400K from OKC company - NewsOK.com

Gambling Addiction - Sat, 2018-06-09 04:01

NewsOK.com

Admitted gambling addict gets prison for embezzling $400K from OKC company
NewsOK.com
An admitted gambling addict has been sentenced to 19 months in federal prison for embezzling nearly $400,000 from an Oklahoma City company. "It's not the gambling or the money that's going to make me happy," Frederick Boone Price told an Oklahoma ...

Final Fantasy Brave Exvius players tell of spending thousands of ... - Polygon

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-06-08 10:05

Polygon

Final Fantasy Brave Exvius players tell of spending thousands of ...
Polygon
Final Fantasy Brave Exvius, a mobile game from Square Enix for Android and iOS, hands out characters from almost every Final Fantasy title in a slot ...
Player Spends Thousands on Final Fantasy Brave ExviusCOGconnected

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Serial fraudster from Darlington with gambling addiction jailed for six years for £80kcon - The Northern Echo

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-06-08 09:55

The Northern Echo

Serial fraudster from Darlington with gambling addiction jailed for six years for £80kcon
The Northern Echo
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Swiss to place bets on gambling law in high stakes referendum - Phys.Org

Gambling Addiction - Fri, 2018-06-08 01:40

Phys.Org

Swiss to place bets on gambling law in high stakes referendum
Phys.Org
The Swiss government says the Gambling Act updates legislation for the digital age, while raising protections against addiction. If approved by voters, the law would be among the strictest in Europe and would only allow casinos and gaming companies ...
Money-Laundering, Censorship Fears Fanned in Swiss Gambling VoteBloomberg

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