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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.

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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.

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...


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swell-mobsman
  • 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.