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2010-11-10 00:00:37

The University of Central Florida Partners with the Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling in Addressing Problem Gambling Within the College Population A recent study conducted among college age students across the state revealed that 66% of students had gambled in the past year, and 1 in 5 students is at risk of or already has developed a problem with gambling.

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2010-10-14 10:50:00

Disorganized and emotionally unstable, poorly adapted, suffering from alcohol problems, impulsive, or with a "globally adapted" personality.

2010-07-22 14:48:00

Free, Confidential Helpline Can Assist Problem Gamblers, their Family and Friends HARRISBURG, Pa., July 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the recent introduction of table games in casinos across the state, the Pennsylvania Department of Health continues to offer assistance to Pennsylvanians who have a gambling problem.

2010-07-15 12:36:00

To see the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/british-columbia-lottery-corporation/offer-legal-online-casino-games Regulated site keeps up to $100 million spent offshore in B.C. VANCOUVER, July 15 /PRNewswire/ - BCLC announced today the addition of online casino games to PlayNow.com, British Columbia's gambling website. "We want to ensure money gambled in British Columbia stays in the province to benefit British Columbians," said Minister of Housing and...

2010-06-29 08:08:46

A study of university students found no overlap between those reporting excessive Internet use and those with problem gambling.

2010-06-08 12:50:36

Genetic influences appear important in the development of gambling disorders in both women and men.

2010-05-11 09:36:23

Pathological gambling, compulsive shopping, binge eating and other impulse control disorders appear to be more common among individuals taking dopamine agonist medications for Parkinson's disease.

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2010-05-05 07:55:34

Study finds severe gamblers show greater response in brain regions associated with reward.

2010-03-16 10:10:00

NORFOLK, Va., March 16 /PRNewswire/ -- In this week of March Madness office pools across the country, chances are that laying down five bucks and picking the winner of New Mexico State vs.

2010-03-05 12:46:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Several state agencies are working together to highlight "National Problem Gambling Awareness Week," March 7-13, and to ensure Pennsylvanians with a gambling addiction know that help is available. The state departments of Health, Revenue, and Agriculture -- along with the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board -- offer information on counseling and treatment services. "Most people are able to gamble without harmful consequences," said Health...


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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