believes gambling led to suicide
lend money to gamblers only in Ontario
loans cited as adding to problem gambling
apparently the only province in Canada where casino customers are permitted
to take out a line of credit.
Ontario ignoring gambling addicts
Vegas Sun - Liz Bentson
Nevada behind in problem gambling treatment
compulsive gambling taking a deadly toll? Gaming-related suicide rate jumps
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Arrested After Hitting Jackpot
player had signed up to Louisiana's voluntary self exclusion list in 2001.
Problem Gambling - Toronto, Canada
playing race card
The Melbourne Age
addiction 'a public health issue'
Globe & Mail
council takes aim at problem gambling
Herald & Glasgow Evening Times
culture 'increases problem gambling'
casino in new gambling addiction fear
from the Auckland University of Technology's Gambling Research Centre was
released in September 2004.
NZ research challenges conventional views on problem gambling
fraud by gambling addict
deals gambling addiction card
New Zealand Stuff.co.nz
the 'crack cocaine' of gambling, says watchdog
Las Vegas Las
Vegas Sun - Liz Bentson
addiction think tank studied
addicts to sue for loss
A group called
Action Against Gaming Machines (AAGM) are planning to bring a class action
lawsuit in Victoria claiming that the State's Pokies do not return the
statutory minimum of 87%.
Herald Sun - Editorial
spawn new criminals
cost of pokie addiction
Over the last
few years Victorian's addicted to slots have been sentenced to more than
200 years in jail for stealing at least $80 million from their employers,
clients or families.
Nova Scotia, Canada
bet on anti-gambling device: former addict
blocks 3500 minors
seem to be mounting a stiff defence against the accusation that they allowed
a 17 year old Chinese student gamble away over A$40,000
The Herald Sun
jailed for $1m fraud
& The Advertiser
student gambling plague
blew $40,000 at casino, 17-year-old tells mum
News.com.au & ABC News Online
17, 'lost $40,000 at casino'
gambler 'lost $45,000 at casino'
of the student have gone public with their story and it has been taken
up by "No Pokies" MP Nick Xenophon.
the grip of gambling fever
Liberals have expanded gambling, says minister
Channel News Asia/AFP
casinos leave Estonia with big problem of gambling addiction
Ontario, Canada Ottawa
on it: Problem gamblers take heart, McGuinty's shrug is his word
Finland & U.S.
Pharmaceutical Business Review
and BioTie in pathological gambling licensing deal
sells gambling drug licence to US Somaxon
BioTie Therapies has announced Somaxon Pharmaceuticals will licence the
drug Nalmefene in North America.
Quebec, Canada Globe
suicide a wakeup call about gambling, widow warns
Quebec has 14,000 VLTs in 3,663
bars and restaurants that contributed C$706-million in gaming taxes to
treasury coffers last year.
Malaysia & London
The Electric New paper
blew $3m at one go'
about the life of Datin Arina Binti Abdullah who the Ritz are now pursuing
to try and recover some £2 million in alleged gambling debts.
denies responsibility for thieving gambling addict
look at gambling
tale about a Canadian VLT player's attempted suicide.
Boston San Francsico
institute's links to gambling industry draw criticism
Boston The Boston
industry link to Harvard draws questions
The AGA sponsored
National Center for Responsible Gaming funds Harvard Medical School's Research
on Pathological Gambling and Related Disorders department which has received
some $6 million since 1996.
- www.ncrg.org &
Ontario, Canada My
suicides hit record high: chief coroner
Coroner belives the number of "casino-related suicides" this year is nearing
wins 36% of gambling cash from problem gamblers
Gambling: Risky Business - The CBC has a special
report on gambling issues.
Problem Gambling - Liverpool
Liverpool Daily Post
gambled away her business