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Gambling addicts estimated in 1,000's

Sep 22, 2014 7:44 AM

Source: CKLW 800 AM

06:17 from Rob Shervill Odds are you know a problem gambler. According to the latest statistics from the Responsible...

Get Help Anonymously: Online Portal Tackles Problem Gambling In S’pore

Sep 22, 2014 4:20 AM
By: nawira baig

Source: Yahoo! Singapore

By | Vulcan Post  –  The Remote Gambling Bill in Singapore , which was recently proposed in parliament, aims to control online gambling. This can be achieved in 3 aspects – restricting access to...

Minister suspends National Gambling Board

Sep 22, 2014 1:49 AM
By: govan whittles

Source: Eye Witness News

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies suspended the entire board pending a forensic probe. FILE. Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies suspended the entire board pending a forensic probe....

Loss of gambling group 'backward step'

Sep 22, 2014 12:50 AM

Source: Radio New Zealand

An expert witness for the Problem Gambling Foundation says its loss would be a significant step backwards for the sector. The foundation lost a government contract for the lion's share (70...

The many kinds of Kiwis who gamble

Sep 21, 2014 9:43 PM

Source: Scoop

A numbers game: the many kinds of Kiwis who place bets, play pokies, or buy scratch, lotto or keno tickets 3 in 5 Kiwis do at least some form of gambling within an average three months, from buying...

B.C. Place casino preparations underway

Sep 21, 2014 7:41 PM
By: bob mackin

Source: Metro Canada

Vancouver city hall has quietly dealt Paragon Gaming a permit to undertake preliminary work for the controversial casino beside B.C. Place Stadium. A permit was issued Sept. 17 to Paragon...

Police destroy 4,000 gambling machines following crackdown

Sep 21, 2014 1:18 PM
By: ke jiayun

Source: Shanghai Daily

MORE than 4,000 illegal gambling machines seized in police raids have been destroyed in suburban Baoshan District, officers said yesterday. In the most recent raids, 32 people were held, 379...

Top 10 Quotes from the Mobile Gambling Summit

Sep 19, 2014 2:23 AM
By: tim maytom

Source: Mobile Marketing Magazine

The Mobile Gambling Summit provided some terrific insights into the way mobile technology is bringing disruption and innovation to the gambling sector, and creating opportunities for permanent...

Bally Technology to provide game management solution to OLG

Sep 18, 2014 4:32 PM

Source: Casino Journal

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG), the agency responsible for lottery games and gaming facilities throughout the province, has selected Bally Technologies as its central gaming...

Mercedes salesman who stole £45,000 from customers to fund his online gambling addiction is jailed

Sep 18, 2014 2:42 PM
By: jenny awford for mailonline

Source: Mail Online UK

A Mercedes-Benz salesman stole £45,000 from 35 customer deposits for luxury cars to fund his online betting addiction. Harry Camilleri, 34, one of the company's highest earners, has been jailed for 10 months after handing himself in to police and...