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Caerphilly County Borough’s £103m gambling machine addiction – Caerphilly Observer


Caerphilly Observer
Caerphilly County Borough's £103m gambling machine addiction
Caerphilly Observer
Adrian Parkinson is a former betting industry insider and is now with the Campaign for Fairer Gambling. He said: “FOBTs have been described as the crack cocaine of gambling. What I witnessed in my experience was responsible gamblers being turned into …

Singapore poised to block all roads to unlicensed gambling websites – AsiaOne


AsiaOne
Singapore poised to block all roads to unlicensed gambling websites
AsiaOne
The online gambling industry here is estimated to have raked in some $500 million last year. The Remote Gambling Act criminalises a host of remote gambling activities, which includes phone betting. Gamblers may get up to six months in jail or a $5,000
Websites that promote remote gambling to be blockedLas Vegas Blog (blog)

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Wyoming Valley agencies can help stack the deck for gambling-addiction recovery – Wilkes Barre Times-Leader

Wyoming Valley agencies can help stack the deck for gambling-addiction recovery
Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
A byproduct of Pennsylvania's maturing gambling industry has led to a shortage of counselors to help the growing ranks of addicted gamblers, Scranton addiction counselor Roy Gilgallon said. An increase in cases of problem gambling was expected as the …

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More than a third of users of fixed-odds betting terminals are problem gamblers – The Guardian


The Guardian
More than a third of users of fixed-odds betting terminals are problem gamblers
The Guardian
Analysis of 4,000 gamblers' patterns of play revealed high levels of problem gambling with fixed-odds betting terminals. Photograph: Islandstock / Alamy/Alamy. Randeep Ramesh, social affairs editor. Wednesday 10 December 2014 01.00 EST. Share on …

UK study spotlights problem gamblers – Financial Times


The Independent
UK study spotlights problem gamblers
Financial Times
An official study of betting machine behaviour has found it is possible to identify patterns of play that distinguish problem gamblers from non-problem players. A team of researchers studied 6.7bn individual bets across more than 32,000 machines to
FOBT research claims it is possible to 'distinguish between problem and non SBC News

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