News tagged with problem gambling

Wanna make a bet that women gamble?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Typical Australian gamblers are no longer just men playing poker, with more women becoming addicted, isolated and even suicidal, a researcher from The University of Queensland has warned.

dateFeb 18, 2010 in Social Sciences
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No limit to pokies problem

Problem gamblers are being created at a rate of almost one for every new poker machine introduced, new research has found.

dateJan 08, 2010 in Other
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Families suffer from problem gambling

Many people perceive gambling to be a harmless recreational activity. However, it is estimated that six to eight million people in the United States personally suffer from a gambling related problem. This problem seems to ...

dateOct 27, 2009 in Social Sciences
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