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10 01, 2019

Two Nuns Steal to Gamble in Las Vegas Casinos

By |2019-01-07T15:46:22+00:00January 10th, 2019|gambling addiction, Las Vegas Casinos|0 Comments

All gamblers dream of Las Vegas. It's difficult to remain indifferent to its many casinos and neon signs. Slot machines are everywhere in this entertainment mecca in Nevada. Every year millions of tourists visit this city in the middle of the desert. Even though Las Vegas' casinos have lost their place as the international gaming [...]

12 09, 2016

Blackjack player and bank robber

By |2016-09-12T08:40:21+00:00September 12th, 2016|BlackJack, Casinos USA, gambling addiction|0 Comments

A gambling addiction can cause certain players, who can’t control themselves, to completely lose their heads. This is true for 52 year old Kerry Johnson a player addicted to blackjack who spends hours sitting at a blackjack table. To feed his addiction he decided that the best thing to do was to go to a [...]

22 02, 2015

Grandmother gambled and left granddaughter in freezing car

By |2015-02-22T15:56:43+00:00February 22nd, 2015|Casino, gambling addiction|0 Comments

A grandmother who left her five year old granddaughter in her car while she visited a casino in New York was arrested. The woman, 56 year old Renee Osby is facing charges after police were called to the casino. She left her granddaughter in an unheated car for over an hour while she played the [...]

22 11, 2014

Wedding planner gambled her clients’ money

By |2014-11-22T09:31:06+00:00November 22nd, 2014|gambling addiction|0 Comments

Lisa Harrison who worked as a wedding planner used money meant to pay for dream weddings to feed what she refers to as a “debilitating addiction”. The 34 year old wedding planner stole her clients’ money to the tune of just over £80 000 and spent almost all of it on online gambling sites including [...]

22 10, 2014

United Kingdom to prevent the unemployed from gambling

By |2014-10-22T10:22:13+00:00October 22nd, 2014|gambling addiction, Online casino|0 Comments

There has been much controversy in the United Kingdom over the past few years concerning the spiral of addiction in which a minority of those receiving state benefits find themselves caught up in. One of these addictions is gambling and at a recent Conservative Party conference the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Iain [...]

8 07, 2014

European Commission recommendations on online gambling problems

By |2014-07-08T06:27:13+00:00July 8th, 2014|gambling addiction|0 Comments

This week the European Commission is to adopt recommendations to encourage European Union member states to protect those engaging in online gambling and to ensure that advertising by online gambling operators is responsible. The recommendations are the outcome of a Europe wide consultation that has been ongoing for four years and that was published in [...]

14 02, 2014

Problem gambler insists on being banned from gambling

By |2014-07-03T15:23:38+00:00February 14th, 2014|gambling addiction, William Hill Casino|0 Comments

In every country where gambling is legal, there are concerns about problem gambling. From within the gambling industry, the negative effects that continued publicity about problem gambling can have are a cause for concern and to those outside the industry and who oppose gambling the social problems linked to compulsive gambling are a major concern. [...]

21 12, 2013

Alarming number of people barred from gambling in France

By |2014-05-27T12:24:42+00:00December 21st, 2013|Casino france, gambling addiction|0 Comments

Some players can really become addicted to gambling and this addiction can cause them great harm. In certain cases, it can place them in disastrous situations both in their personal life ( divorce, debts…) and in their professional life ( loss of employment). So that this category of people can avoid these problems and find [...]

16 12, 2013

Addicted to Casinos because of Requip

By |2014-05-27T12:24:44+00:00December 16th, 2013|Casino, gambling addiction, News|0 Comments

Gaming operators take special care to warn players of the dangers of addiction. Online gambling sites mention the harmful effects of abusive use and land based casinos train their staff to detect players who show signs of compulsive gambling. The media regularly recounts stories of some players who get deeply into debt to fulfil their [...]

30 11, 2013

Casino player squanders his bank’s money

By |2015-05-27T12:59:44+00:00November 30th, 2013|Casinos USA, gambling addiction|0 Comments

A 55 year old man living in the city of Detroit in the United States is facing 15 months in jail for having withdrawn 1.5 million dollars from a bank cash machine. This took place between December 2008 and May 2009.One day in December 2008, Ronald Page went to a cash machine to withdraw money. [...]