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Gambling addiction triggers and beating cravings | Mark Dempster Counselling

Gambling addiction triggers and beating cravings | Mark Dempster Counselling | Gambling Addiction | Scoop.it
Cravings are a normal part of winning against gambling addiction.  It is similar to have a healing wound on your body, as it heals it can start to itch.  This (This post from @mdcounselling helps problem gamblers manage their condition and work...
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Review highlights links between problem gambling and substance abuse, and ... - Toronto NewsFIX

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Calls for betting apps limits as problem gambling among young adults rises - Metro

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Calls for betting apps limits as problem gambling among young adults rises
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Many admitted an increase in the use of smartphone apps, prompting charities to call for limits on the amount users can spend on them each week.
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Problem Gamblers: Men and Women are not alike - Reedsburg Times Press

Problem Gamblers: Men and Women are not alike - Reedsburg Times Press | Gambling Addiction | Scoop.it
Problem Gamblers: Men and Women are not alike Reedsburg Times Press Women now make up about 50 percent of problem gamblers, which is reflected in the near-even split of the number of calls to the Wisconsin Council on Problem Gambling Helpline each...
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Mental health specialists prepare to face wave of problem gamblers - Worcester Telegram

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Mental health specialists prepare to face wave of problem gamblers
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The 2011 Expanded Gaming Act requires licensed casinos to pay, in aggregate, at least $5 million to the state for programs addressing problem gambling.
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Gambling addict calls for stricter FOBT laws - BBC News

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Gambling addict calls for stricter FOBT laws
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A gambling addict who lost a month's salary in a few hours on betting machines at the height of his addiction says stricter laws must be brought in.
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The Times, Gambling firms pledge to tackle addiction | Directors Talk

The Times, Gambling firms pledge to tackle addiction | Directors Talk | Gambling Addiction | Scoop.it
http://www.thetimes.co.uk/tto/business/industries/leisure/article3826959.ece (The Times, Gambling firms pledge to tackle addiction - http://t.co/xScFHhLW0f - #BWIN #LAD #PTEC #SBT #WMH)...
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Steep rise in gambling addiction among women reported | Irish ...

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Steep rise in gambling addiction among women reported: More and more women in Ireland are falling victim to gambling addiction due to the surge in popularity of online betting.
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Will gambling regulation stop addiction? I wouldn't bet on it - Irish Independent

Will gambling regulation stop addiction? I wouldn't bet on it - Irish Independent | Gambling Addiction | Scoop.it
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Will gambling regulation stop addiction? I wouldn't bet on it
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His wife was devastated. And he felt contrite. It should have been a turning point – but he kept on gambling.
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Bank worker jailed for stealing £127000 to fund gambling addiction - Birmingham Mail

Bank worker jailed for stealing £127000 to fund gambling addiction - Birmingham Mail | Gambling Addiction | Scoop.it
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Bank worker jailed for stealing £127000 to fund gambling addiction
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A former Barclays Bank official has been jailed for stealing £127,000 from accounts to meet payday loans she took out to feed a gambling addiction.
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This is a example of bank worker that steal money in order to fund gambling addiction. She was jailed for two years.

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Dutch Target Facebook Gambling Ads To Curb Addiction

The Dutch are attempting to slow the growth of problem gambling, and they made progress this week when Facebook agreed to stop gambling ads targeting Dutch residents.
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Reformed gambling addict calls for alerts on slot machines - Sunday Sun

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A REFORMED gambling addict has called for betting machines to carry health warnings after it was revealed people in the North East spend £1bn on them each year.
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How do gambling addictions affect society?

How do  gambling addictions affect society?

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How the Brain Gets Addicted to Gambling: Scientific American

How the Brain Gets Addicted to Gambling: Scientific American | Gambling Addiction | Scoop.it
Addictive drugs and gambling rewire neural circuits in similar ways.
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Online gambling is the new black in America. It's anything but pretty - The Guardian

Online gambling is the new black in America. It's anything but pretty - The Guardian | Gambling Addiction | Scoop.it
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Online gambling is the new black in America.
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Problem gamblers: Men and women are not alike - hngnews.com

Problem gamblers: Men and women are not alike - hngnews.com | Gambling Addiction | Scoop.it
The Independent Singapore News Problem gamblers: Men and women are not alike hngnews.com It's also very common for women to not seek help with a gambling addiction because of the fear that they will be perceived as being a bad parent or people will...
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York Region to focus on gambling addiction - YorkRegion.com

York Region to focus on gambling addiction - YorkRegion.com | Gambling Addiction | Scoop.it
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There is free and confidential help available for those who are concerned about someone's gambling and for those who feel they may have a problem.
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Residential treatment for gambling addiction: 5 things to look for ...

Residential treatment for gambling addiction: 5 things to look for ... | Gambling Addiction | Scoop.it
A good gambling addiction treatment center should incorporate the 12 steps, have 24-7 supervision, and include counseling support. A checklist for anyone seeking residential treatment for gambling addiction here.
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How I got hooked: a gambling addict's story - Newcastle Herald

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How I got hooked: a gambling addict's story
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''Probably the crucial escalation of the addiction came when they brought in the dollar machines and then to make matters even more horrendous, the machines that took notes.
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Gambling, gaming and sex - addictions that destroy lives - The Sunshine Coast Daily

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Gambling, gaming and sex - addictions that destroy lives
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Lucy is one of a growing number of people suffering from behavioural addictions.
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Researchers Bet Casino Data Can Identify Gambling Addicts - Wall Street Journal

Researchers Bet Casino Data Can Identify Gambling Addicts - Wall Street Journal | Gambling Addiction | Scoop.it
Wall Street Journal Researchers Bet Casino Data Can Identify Gambling Addicts Wall Street Journal In the past, the traditional method for diagnosing gambling addiction relied on individuals answering questions about their emotional dependence on...
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PCA joins groundbreaking scheme to help those with gambling addiction - Daily Mail

PCA joins groundbreaking scheme to help those with gambling addiction - Daily Mail | Gambling Addiction | Scoop.it
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PCA joins groundbreaking scheme to help those with gambling addiction
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Professional cricketers who may have a gambling problem have been urged to volunteer for a groundbreaking project which aims to help them.
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Compulsive Gambling Devastating to Health | Rehab Center

Compulsive Gambling Devastating to Health | Rehab Center | Gambling Addiction | Scoop.it
Compulsive Gambling Devastating to Health In many ways, gambling addiction is one of the least understood forms of psychological dependency. While most people do realize that gambling to excess is likely to cause severe financial ...
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8 signs you're a gambling addict - MSN Money

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8 signs you're a gambling addict
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... gamblers" who display some of the symptoms pathological gamblers do. Potential problems from gambling go beyond financial.
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Schüll, N.D.: Addiction by Design: Machine Gambling in Las Vegas.

Schüll, N.D.: Addiction by Design: Machine Gambling in Las Vegas. | Gambling Addiction | Scoop.it
Description of the book Addiction by Design: Machine Gambling in Las Vegas by Schüll, N.D., published by Princeton University Press (Addiction by Design:
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