Latest Problem gambling Stories

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.

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.

2011-01-10 15:37:00

HANOVER, Va., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Nationwide, states are dealing with monumental budget deficits that politicians are pressured to overcome. Pennsylvania Governor, Ed Rendell, is one of many to recognize casinos as an additional source of revenue.

2010-12-16 07:00:00

HANOVER, Va., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- As each bowl game kicks off, millions of Americans place their bets on what they hope to be the winning team. What no one is betting on is the hard reality that all Americans who gamble are vulnerable to the downward spiral of gambling addiction.

2010-12-02 11:44:00

HANOVER, Va., Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday it was revealed that Denver Broncos wide receiver Kenny McKinley suffered from a gambling problem and was deep in debt prior to committing suicide in September.

2010-11-23 11:18:50

Pathological gamblers are risking more than their money, they are also three times more likely to commit suicide than non-betters.

2010-11-16 19:18:46

A new study from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) has found that 29,000 Ontario students from grades 7-12 report behaviours indicating that they are gambling problematically.

2010-11-10 17:29:09

The initial findings of a survey on the prevalence of gambling in Quebec have been released.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.