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May - June 2004
Problem Gambling

29th June          Clacton           This is Essex - Link will change shortly
Clacton: Churchmen fear casinos in town

28th June          Camp Victory North, Iraq
Card games give servicemembers chance to relax, talk trash downrange
U.S. servicemen stationed in Iraq do not appear to be short of cards and chips.

21st June          New Zealand          New Zealand Herald/NZPA
Gambling woes hit over-60s 

18th June          Edinburgh          Edinburgh Evening News/The Scotsman
Thieving bookie's gamble fails to pay off at casino

17th June          Problem Gambling
Dopamine levels in our brains vary the most when gambling

29th May          Gambling & Religion         Arab News
More About Gambling and Its Prohibition

15th May          Las Vegas          Las Vegas Sun
Probe highlights responsible gaming issue

14th May          France          Sydney Morning Herald
Gangs and gambling cast a violent shadow over France's gentle game

13th May          Halifax, Nova Scotia
Suicides linked to gambling prompt N.S. gaming agency to move on VLTs
10 out of 159 confirmed suicides in Nova Scotia between January 2001 and September 2002 have been linked to gambling addiction.

12th May          South Australia
Gambler 'not responsible' for $22m theft

9th May          London & Bangladesh          The Straits Times
Gambling addict sells daughter
The price is apparently £15,000 and such a transaction would not be illegal under British law.

9th May          Victoria, Australia          The Melbourne Age
Gaming industry not doing enough: minister
Amazing story of a gambler having to wait 3 months to join a self exclusion programme.

8th May          Problem Gambling
Gambling increases level of brain chemical
The study results are based upon a controlled test of just 9 individuals.

6th May          Copenhagen, Denmark          Copenhagen Post
Gambling addiction rampant in football

6th May          Quebec, Canada          My Telus/CBC
Loto-Qubec moves gambling machines to richer areas

6th May          Dublin, Ireland          Online Ireland
Man admits embezzling €200,000 to feed gambling habit
Paddy Power appear to have been the company to benefit from the individuals misdeeds.
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