#Gambling Addiction


Gambling: Former Tonbridge addict calls for preventative education

A former gambling addict who "lost everything" has called for government action and changes to the industry. Justyn Larcombe, from Tonbridge, wants new measures to be introduced after his addiction made him consider taking his own life. Online gambling has caused a rise in suicidal young men turning to A&E,...
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World cup footie a ‘perfect storm’ for gambling addicts

World cup footie a ‘perfect storm’ for gambling addicts: Huge rise in ‘day trading’ combined with the cost of living crisis and World Cup is a ‘perfect storm’ for gambling addicts, says Priory gambling expert. “In the last few months I have talked to...
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Cardiff: Fraudulent NHS doctor's suspension extended

A gambling-addicted doctor who was convicted of fraud has had his misconduct suspension extended by four months. Dr Aled Meirion Jones, from Cardiff, admitted two counts of defrauding the NHS of £67,420 in January 2021. He was later sentenced to 24 months in prison, suspended for two years, and...

Gambling in Ohio: What to do if you need help

The state government -- as well as other local health and nonprofit agencies -- provide a number of resources for Ohioans who may think they have a gambling problem, on sports or otherwise. Some of those resources include:

Local groups preparing for potential increase in sports gambling addiction

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The State of Ohio will legally allow sports gambling on January 1st at midnight. The full legalization will open many people to sports gambling on their phones at all times of the day, which could open many people to gambling addiction. Nabil Pervaiz with Recovery Resources...

Gambling Companies in Australia Benefit from Proceeds from Crime

In the past several years, there are many cases where gambling companies keep the proceeds of crimes committed by people who develop a gambling addiction, argues Stephanie Convery in a piece she wrote for The Guardian. People who are victims of these crimes state that the system, which is supposed to regulate these situations, is failing.
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Betting on the World Cup? Tips to keep online sports gambling in check.

As mobile and internet sports betting rolls out nationally, it provides a greater opportunity and convenience to bet on your favorite teams. But online sports betting also poses bigger risks to your mental health and bank account. Overall, online sports bettors seem to make bigger bets and therefore have bigger...

Fans Abuzz Over ’90 Day Fiance’ Couple Amid New Scandal

“90 Day Fiance: The Single Life” stars Tiffany Franco and Ronald Smith got fans talking after they argued on Part 1 of the Season 3 tell-all. The couple tried to make their relationship work in the second half of this season, with Franco flying to South Africa to be with Smith for four months. Franco brought their daughter, 3-year-old Carley, along for the trip.

Children who watch TV more than two hours a day are more likely to face addictions later in life

Children who watch more than two hours of TV a night are more likely to be addicted to gambling, cigarettes, cannabis and alcohol when they grow up. Researchers in New Zealand looked at data from 1,000 people from when they were children to over 45 years of age. Surveys were carried out every two to six years about their TV use, whether they gambled, and what drugs they took.

Gambling Operators Push Sports Betting at Colleges—but Not to Students, They Say

CZR -0.68%. has signed marketing deals with the Louisiana State University and Michigan State University athletics programs, giving the Las Vegas-based sports-betting operator access to advertise in college stadiums and other sports facilities and in digital and broadcast sports content, among other rights, according to the company. Financial terms of the deals haven’t been disclosed.