Wired to Lose
- Youth gambling can lead to ruin our adult life. Selkirk, Zane; Burke, Megan; Appel, Spike; Demis, Habte; Glaser, William; Sugarman, Josiah; Zucker-Brull, Ariel // New York Amsterdam News;02/26/98, Vol. 89 Issue 9, p22
Features two former adolescent gamblers. How they started gambling; Account on things they did due to gambling addiction; Purpose of Gamblers Anonymous.
- OFF THE BET. Gerrity, Mike // Missoula Independent;9/26/2013, Vol. 24 Issue 39, p14
The article discusses the lack of support from Montana authorities for gambling addicts and focuses on Gamblers Anonymous (GA) meetings. It informs that the Montana Department of Justice's Gambling Control Division does not provide support to the problem gamblers in Missoula, Montana and...
- Compulsive Gambling: Talking to the Experts. ANDERSON, GEORGE M. // America;2/3/1979, Vol. 140 Issue 4, p67
The article examines compulsive gambling in the U.S. The two types of experts on compulsive gambling are those who treat such condition and those who are compulsive gamblers but have managed to resist it. One of the best experts known to treat compulsive gambling is psychiatrist Robert Custer...
- Gambling Among Indigenous Men and Problem Gambling Risk Factors: An Australian Study. Hing, Nerilee; Breen, Helen; Gordon, Ashley; Russell, Alex // International Journal of Mental Health & Addiction;Aug2014, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p491
This paper aims to analyse the gambling activities and problem gambling risk factors for Indigenous Australian men, a topic which has previously drawn very little research attention. Using quantitative methods, we obtained a convenience sample of 1,259 women and men at Indigenous festivals,...
- Gambling and the Good Society. Calvert, Guy // World & I;Jul2000, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p40
Discusses the social implications of gambling. Brief history of gambling in the United States; Accusations against casinos; Recourse for compulsive gamblers; Conflict of interest in the government's stance on gambling.
- Alice trips through the looking glass darkly. Schweers, Jeff // Las Vegas Business Press;03/29/99, Vol. 16 Issue 13, p7
Relates a story illustrating the economic aspects and social ills of gambling. Addiction to gambling; Joys of gambling; Attitudes of gamblers; Apparent economic benefits from gambling businesses; Arguments for gambling; Temptation to gamble.
- Are you addicted to gambling? // Missoula Independent;9/16/2010, Vol. 21 Issue 37, p16
A quiz concerning gambling addiction is presented.
- `Whales' may frolic painlessly but hooked business minnows slowly expire. Langford, Ross; Gome, Amanda // BRW;09/29/97, Vol. 19 Issue 37, p78
Presents information on gambling among businesspeople in Australia. `Whales,' high rollers risking large amounts of money with less harm to themselves than smaller businesspeople; Comments from John Laidlaw of the BreakEven counselling network for problem gamblers; Professor Jan McMillen of the...
- CHUCK E. CHEESE. Simerly, Emily // Public Safety Writers Association Newsletter;Sep2012, p10
The article presents the author's views on gambling activities in Las Vegas, Nevada. She comments that people could focus on gambling through alchohols available in the city that help tampers the stimulation and helps people focus. She remarks that she is far behind in gambling as she knows...