Counting the Cost

Counting the cost
Keith Gillespie talks gambling addiction and Newcastle's title challenge with Johnny Phillips … "I'm going back to a hotel room in a city where I don't know anybody, and that's how the gambling started and got out of control from there. … How Not … Read more on SkySports

Lifestyle meddling: the 'crack cocaine' of politics
Stories abound of addicted punters blowing astronomical sums on FOBTs – accompanied by references to the UK's soaring rates of gambling addiction – and the use of such terminals has been associated with money-laundering and encouraging underage … Read more on Spiked

OLG releases remaining gaming RFPQs
OLG will continue to work within the Province's overall problem gambling strategy to contribute to the prevention and mitigation of problem gambling through its Responsible Gambling program, which is recognized internationally by the World Lottery … Read more on Canada NewsWire (press release)

Oregon Lottery: Reader stories of state-sponsored addiction (day 2)
Has your life been affected by problem gambling? I have always gambled, but when my wife died, I used it as an escape. I was lonely and depressed, and sitting in front of that machine made me numb; the loneliness and depression were gone for a few … Read more on

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