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Gambling addict blew £200,000 in ten years after becoming hooked on fixed odds betting terminals

Sep 30, 2014 7:19 AM
By: andy richardson

Source: Mirror.co.uk

Simon Perfitt, 58, went from having a £50,000 a year job and a Porsche to losing his home and living on benefits as a result of his addiction A former gambling addict has revealed how he blew £200,000 in ten years after becoming hooked on fixed odds...

New report into gambling shows Queensland at odds with the rest of Australia

Sep 29, 2014 9:19 PM

Source: ABC Online

:51 AM by Gabrielle Burke Queensland is at odds with the rest of...

Gambling numbers higher in North

Sep 29, 2014 7:32 PM

Source: New Zealand Herald

Photo / Thinkstock Northlanders are more likely to gamble than the average New Zealander, a survey shows. More than two-thirds of Northlanders - 80,000 - say they have gambled in the past three...

Kingston’s Casino Referendum

Sep 29, 2014 7:20 PM
By: newswatch@corusent.com

Source: CKWS Kingston News

  THE CAMPAIGN TO STOP A CASINO IN KINGSTON IS GAINING MOMENTUM — AS THE CIVIC ELECTION DRAWS CLOSER. THE CAMPAIGN TO STOP A CASINO IN KINGSTON IS GAINING MOMENTUM — AS THE CIVIC...

Another delay, another slight

Sep 29, 2014 6:54 PM

Source: Hamilton Spectator

Bashing politicians of all levels of government is a national pastime, often with good reason, and that is no more true than in this latest development for harness racing. ...

Sudbury anti-casino lobbyists try to spark up dimming debate

Sep 29, 2014 3:26 PM
By: cbc news

Source: CBC

Talk of a new casino coming to Sudbury hasn't become the divisive election issue many thought it would be. However a group opposing to the expansion of casino gambling, especially into the city's...

Locals gamble more than national average

Sep 29, 2014 2:56 PM

Source: New Zealand Herald

The effects of problem gambling are "widespread" in Wanganui, says a local service provider. PHOTO/FILE Wanganui and Manawatu residents are more likely to gamble than the average New Zealander. ...

How Mass. Seeks To Deal With Problem Gambling

Sep 26, 2014 9:22 AM
By: bruce gellerman

Source: WBUR

Even without casinos, gambling is big business in Massachusetts. The Lottery took in a record $4.8 billion last year — the equivalent of about $775 for every state resident. That’s good news for...