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2011-03-24 20:13:55

After age 21, problem gambling is considerably more common among U.S. adults than alcohol dependence, even though alcohol dependence has received much more attention.

2011-03-15 20:35:00

Approximately two million adults in the United States meet criteria for pathological gambling, and another four to six million are considered problem gamblers.

2011-03-07 20:37:00

NEW YORK, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Get content from FL Council on Compulsive Gambling at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=d680a5aa-be9f-4b42-9262-54541cbb2d4c# Problem sports bettors cannot just watch a basketball or football game for fun.

2011-03-04 09:48:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The state departments of Health, Revenue and Agriculture - along with the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board - are working together to highlight "Problem Gambling Awareness Week," March 6-12, to ensure that Pennsylvanians with gambling addiction problems know that help is available. "A gambling addiction may not be as easy to detect as an alcohol or drug addiction," said Dr.

2011-03-03 00:00:03

With statistics documenting the increase in this type of gambling in Florida, the statewide organization dedicated to helping compulsive gamblers is using Problem Gambling Awareness Week (PGAW) to spread awareness about problem sports betting and its devastating effects.

2011-03-02 11:01:00

National Council on Problem Gambling WASHINGTON, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Conversations about major sporting events like the Super Bowl and Final Four often include a discussion of picks and pools.

2011-03-02 00:00:26

Campaign to Raise Awareness About Warning Signs of Problem Gambling Boston, MA (Vocus/PRWEB) March 01, 2011 Governor Deval Patrick has joined the Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling to proclaim March 6-12, 2011, “Problem Gambling Awareness Week.” The goal of the campaign is to raise awareness about the warning signs of problem gambling, as well as resources for help.

2011-02-02 08:00:00

HANOVER, Va., Feb. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When the Pittsburgh Steelers and Green Bay Packers go head to head on Sunday, millions of Americans will be betting on which team will take home the Lombardi Trophy.

2011-02-02 00:00:40

Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling says the 2011 Super Bowl will lead to a spike in HelpLine calls and an increased need for treatment Altamonte Springs, FL (PRWEB) February 1, 2011 With the Super Bowl just a few days away, recovering compulsive gambler Uberto Mondolfi knows all too well the impact this single sporting event can have.

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2011-01-17 09:52:30

Nearly one out of every 10 kids who play video games become addicted to them, and those pathological gamers could develop a plethora of mental health problems if their addiction is not properly dealt with.


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  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.