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

Gambling Addiction - 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

Gambling Addiction - 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

Gambling Addiction - 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

Gambling Addiction - 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

Gambling Addiction - 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

Gambling Addiction - 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

Gambling Addiction - 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

Gambling Addiction - 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

Gambling Addiction - 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

Gambling Addiction - 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

Gambling Addiction - 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

Gambling Addiction - 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

Gambling Addiction - 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

Gambling Addiction - 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

Gambling Addiction - 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

Gambling Addiction - 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

Gambling Addiction - 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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Former Arsenal striker John Hartson admits gambling addiction almost cost him his marriage and children - The Sun

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-10-16 03:09

The Sun

Former Arsenal striker John Hartson admits gambling addiction almost cost him his marriage and children
The Sun
JOHN HARTSON has opened up on his gambling addiction and revealed it almost cost him his marriage and children. The former Arsenal striker and Wales hero was spoilt by betting companies and he ended up treating real cash like "Monopoly money".
John Hartson reveals gambling addiction almost cost him his marriage and childrenMirror.co.uk
Former Celtic star John Hartson reveals gambling addiction 'nearly cost him marriage and children'Scottish Daily Record

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Sweden, Netherlands Focus on Gambling Addiction As Legislation Nears - GamblingCompliance (blog)

Gambling Addiction - Mon, 2017-10-16 02:13

Sweden, Netherlands Focus on Gambling Addiction As Legislation Nears
GamblingCompliance (blog)
Officials from Sweden and the Netherlands are focusing on gambling addiction prevention and research as online gambling licensing draws near for both countries. Svenska Spel's Independent Research Council is gearing up to support research in ...

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