Gamblers Anonymous

Type: Organization
Name: Gamblers Anonymous
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

LIVE: New technologies, new challenges associated with gambling in N.J.

WEST WINDSOR—With Internet gambling making it increasingly easier for gamers to risk it all by rolling a pair of die on a computer screen, the Council on Compulsive Gambling is hodling a series of panels to discuss the issue of problem gambling state ... [Published New Jersey Online - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 16 2014 - 1 reports

Gambling With America’s Health

Publicly, Scott Stevens, a chief operating officer of a company in Steubenville, Ohio, was a well-regarded member of his community. A married father of three, he was active in his local Catholic church, involved with high school sports teams, and helped ... [Published Pacific Standard - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Former senator loses license to practice law

A former state senator who used campaign funds to gamble at a Kansas casino will lose her law license over it.On Friday, the Nebraska Supreme Court disbarred Brenda Council from the practice of law in the state.Council served one term in the Legislature ... [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Nebraska Supreme Court disbars Brenda Council

LINCOLN, Neb. (KMTV) - The Nebraska Supreme Court has disbarred Brenda Council, a former Omaha state Senator, for using campaign money for her gambling addiction.The ruling comes despite a court-appointed referee's opinion that she should have kept her ... [Published KMTV - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 1 reports

People urged to seek help this Gamblers Anonymous Awareness week

A Cork man who is recovering from a gambling addiction says gambling turned him into a liar and a thief…Joe says he would gamble his wages every week and when his money ran out he would lie and steal to feed his addiction..GambleAware estimates that €10,000 ... [Published Cork's Red FM - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 11 2014 - Updated Sep 11 2014 - 1 reports

Gambling is simply an addiction

ANYBODY who suspects they have a gambling problem shouldn’t hesitate to heed today’s invitation from Gamblers’ Anonymous.Life is too short to be blighted by a destructive, undignified issue which responds so well to the support GA offers.Compulsive gambling ... [Published Swindon Advertiser - Sep 11 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Accountant jailed for swindling £100,000 from charity

AN ACCOUNTANT has been jailed for eight months after defrauding a national charity out of £100,000.50-year-old finance director Dominic Fox, of Sidmouth Street, Reading, pleaded guilty to abusing his position to defraud the Citizens Online charity at ... [Published Financial Director - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 10 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 1 reports

Health briefs published Sept. 10, 2014

Wellness screening for seniorsRocky Mountain Development Council and the Area IV Agency on Aging will be hosting a wellness screening for seniors 55 and older on Thursday, Sept. 11, from 11 a . m . -2 p.m. at the RMDC Senior Center.The screenings are ... [Published Helena Independent - Sep 10 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 10 2014 - 4 reports

Opinion: ‘I saw my wife’s face and I couldn’t hide from it any more. I had to stop gambling’

I STARTED GAMBLING when I was 15. I worked in a large supermarket and when I was in the canteen for my lunch there was a lot of talk amongst the lads about Dublin winning. They were on a good streak.So, I used to bet on the matches as they just kept winning. ... [Published TheJournal.ie - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 09 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 1 reports

Number of gamblers seeking help drops

THE Swindon branch of Gamblers Anonymous is reaching out to members old and new as numbers at the meetings fall.The organisation uses mutual support and advice to help problem gamblers to break their compulsion.But spokesman ‘John’ said he’d noticed a ... [Published Swindon Advertiser - Sep 09 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 09 2014 - 2 reports

‘Gambling away my mental health with 80-100 bets a day’

Today marks the start of Gamblers Anonymous Awareness week. Here, one man tells Noel Baker how a mountain of debt is slowly shrinking, years after he won the battle against his addiction.MICHAEL knew something was seriously wrong when, one day some years ... [Published Irish Examiner - Sep 08 2014]
First reported Sep 08 2014 - Updated Sep 08 2014 - 2 reports

Crooked accountant jailed for cheating cheating Gloucestershire...

Comments (1)Crooked accountant Dominic Fox has been jailed for cheating a Gloucestershire charity out of more than £100,000.Fox pleaded guilty to abusing his position as financial director to defraud Stroud based charity, Citizens Online, out of £100 ... [Published Gloucestershire Echo Online - Sep 08 2014]
Entities: Gambling, Bankrupt, Citizen

Quotes

"To maximize the benefits of legalized gambling is to minimize the costs. Our job is to focus on those costs" Whyte said
"I don't see an explosive growth in New Jersey," he said. "But you're guess is as good as mine. We're learning every day."
"I'd like to apologize to the court and to the DA's office" he said. "No one ever forced me to plead guilty."
...Many years ago one of my recovering clients and an active member in AA for many years said, "AA is a collection of unhealthy people wanting to get healthy."

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Monday, Sept. 22 Calendar [Published Denton Record-Chronicle - 16 hours ago]
Support Notes 9.21.14 [Published Southwest Times Record - Sep 21 2014]
Former country club manager pleads guilty to em... [Published Observer-Reporter - Sep 20 2014]
Is New York equipped to deal with problem gambl... [Published Legislative Gazette - Sep 19 2014]
LIVE: New technologies, new challenges associat... [Published New Jersey Online - Sep 19 2014]
Calendar -- Sept. 20-21 [Published Columbus Telegram - Sep 19 2014]
Church News [Published Sanford Herald - Sep 19 2014]
Homer man sentenced to probation for role of Se... [Published Auburn Citizen - Sep 18 2014]
Local information [Published TriValleyCentral.com - Sep 17 2014]
York area community calendar [Published Exeter NewsLetter - Sep 17 2014]
Happenings 9/16 [Published Daily World - Sep 17 2014]
Tuesday, Sept. 16 Calendar [Published Denton Record-Chronicle - Sep 16 2014]
Gambling With America’s Health [Published Pacific Standard - Sep 15 2014]
Alcoholics Anonymous works for many people (let... [Published York Daily Record - Sep 15 2014]
Stamford almanac: Wednesday Sept. 16 [Published Stamford Advocate - Sep 15 2014]
President Michael D Higgins opens extended shel... [Published Business & Leadership - Sep 15 2014]
Monday, Sept. 15 Calendar [Published Denton Record-Chronicle - Sep 15 2014]
Support Notes 9.14.14 [Published Southwest Times Record - Sep 14 2014]
Savvy Senior: How to recognize and handle senio... [Published Maryland Gazette - Sep 14 2014]
Stamford Almanac 9.14 - Meetings/gatherings for... [Published Stamford Advocate - Sep 14 2014]
Nebraska Supreme Court disbars Brenda Council [Published KMTV - Sep 12 2014]
Former senator loses license to practice law [Published Lincoln Journal Star - Sep 12 2014]
Church News [Published Sanford Herald - Sep 12 2014]
People urged to seek help this Gamblers Anonymo... [Published Cork's Red FM - Sep 12 2014]
Calendar -- Sept. 13-14 [Published Columbus Telegram - Sep 11 2014]
Gambling is simply an addiction [Published Swindon Advertiser - Sep 11 2014]
Gambling education* [Published Daily Lobo - Sep 11 2014]
Health briefs published Sept. 10, 2014 [Published Helena Independent - Sep 10 2014]
Accountant jailed for swindling £100,000 from c... [Published Financial Director - Sep 10 2014]
Opinion: ‘I saw my wife’s face and I couldn’t h... [Published TheJournal.ie - Sep 09 2014]
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