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January - February 2002
Problem Gambling

27th February    Australia    Source: The Melbourne Age - Feb 25th
Anti-gambling campaigners criticise Vic pokie reforms

26th February    Problem Gambling    Source: Naples Daily News & Tallahasse Democrat/AP
Florida's problem-gambler risk twice the U.S. average
Study: State has hefty gambling problem

20th February    Florida    Source: Orlando Sentinel
Editorial -No gambling
The Orlando Sentinel joins the St. Petersburg Times in opposing the establishment of video slots at the states Racetracks.

19th February    Problem Gambling & Addictions     Source: New York Times - Health
Hijacking the Brain Circuits With a Nickel Slot Machine

15th February    Australia     Source: Ananova.com - Feb 13th
Gambler lost stolen £450 a day for 10 years

13th February    Detroit     Source: Detroit News
Casinos deliver $1 billion - Payroll, taxes aid region, but critics still skeptical
Statistics and an interesting cyber poll on the effects of casinos on the City of Detroit.

8th February    Detroit    Source: Detroit News
Study, Casinos didn't increase number of problem gamblers
The survey by Western Michigan University puts the number of compulsive gamblers in the state at over 330,000.

6th February    Missouri     Source: Kansas City Star
It's only a matter of time before Big Gambling lawsuit

3rd February    New York     Source: New York Post - Editorial
Albany's Gambling Addicts
The New York Post, like the New York Times, has come out strongly against the planned expasion of gambling in the State.

26th January    Florida    Source: St. Petersburg Times - Opinion
No more legalized gambling
Editorial strongly against the placing of slots at the states 27 racetracks and Jai-Alai frontons.

10th January    Taiwan    Source: Taipei Times
Professors discuss gambling's social costs
The Taiwan Association of University Professors has come out strongly against the establishment of casinos on the nations outlying islands.

10th January    Germany      Source: Ananova.com
Police chief robbed banks to pay for gambling
 






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