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2013-11-05 10:34:16

These individuals tend to make more significantly bad decisions when experiencing negative emotions like anxiety or sadness University of Granada researchers have analysed similarities and differences in psychological profile and brain function when comparing cocaine addicts and gambling addicts. The study reveals that gambling addicts present brain function abnormalities affecting their decision-making capacity. In two articles, recently published in Frontiers in Neuroscience, they...

2013-10-30 23:33:25

Susie Maier, Clinical Director of Outpatient Services in Madison County at Aspire Indiana, Inc. was recently appointed to serve on The Indiana Council on Problem Gambling (ICPG) Board of Directors. NOBLESVILLE, IND. (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 (October 30, 2013) – Susie Maier, Clinical Director of Outpatient Services in Madison County at Aspire Indiana, Inc. was recently appointed to serve on The Indiana Council on Problem Gambling (ICPG) Board of Directors. Maier brings to the ICPG...

Human Addictions May Be Solved Via Innovative Rat Gambling Study
2013-10-30 11:03:40

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers at the University of British Columbia have identified brain processes that may be linked to compulsive gambling, and they did so by creating an interesting and inventive study tool: a rat casino. This study is the first of its kind in North America to model a slot machine-style gambling tool using rats. It is also the first study to successfully show how problem gambling behaviors can be treated with pharmaceuticals...

2013-09-04 23:00:14

The 2013-2014 NFL season is here and with it comes increased gambling from its many fans. Williamsville Wellness offers a short-term program to combat gambling addiction that frequently arises during the football season. Hanover, VA (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 The NFL season is here and with it brings the utmost excitement from its millions of fans. Many TV shows, ads, radio stations and media are all switching its focus toward capturing this huge football loving audience. Fantasy...

2013-07-15 23:04:16

Increased sponsorship brings leaders together to share cutting edge information at the 27th National Conference on Problem Gambling. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 Thanks to generous sponsors who support the work and mission of the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG), a record-breaking $325,000 in direct and in-kind support has been contributed for NCPG's 27th National Conference on Problem Gambling. Of special note is the number of sponsorships from Tribal Nations...

Ringing Bells More Rewarding For Slot Machine Gamblers
2013-07-08 06:42:53

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As one walks through a casino, the assault on the senses brought on by the winning sounds of  slot machines makes gambling more exciting. This fact was made evident thanks to a new study by researchers out of the University of Waterloo in Canada. The team also determined celebratory sounds caused individual players to overestimate the number of times they had enjoyed a winning pull on a slot machine. Dr. Michael Dixon and...

2013-07-02 23:04:10

The California Council on Problem Gambling announced that three casinos have been re-certified as "Responsible Gambling Facilities," each for at least the fifth year. The non-profit organization, which works to help provide treatment and support to those affected by gambling addictions, cites the contributions of their supporters as a reason for this success. Temecula, CA (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Recently, three California casinos have been re-certified as Responsible Gambling...

2013-05-24 23:04:36

NCPG and stakeholders come together to promote responsible gaming. Washington, DC, (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 "Strikes for Responsible Gaming” was the theme as attendees at the LaFleur´s Lottery Symposium came together to bowl on Tuesday, April 30. Participants at the charitable event enjoyed an evening of food, fun and bowling at Lucky Strike Lanes in Washington, DC, with proceeds benefitting the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG). The event was hosted by TLF Publications...


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