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All Bets Are Off by Sandra K. Marshall

Why I Read It: I find characters with an addiction to be interesting.

Where I Got It: Review copy from the author (thanks!).

Who I Recommend This To: 739 more words


Media Release of a Major Article by Columbia University & The Dept. of Public Health & Epidemiology...

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Many of us recovering addicted compulsive gamblers have felt when we were active in our addiction, that we were broken and failed at this thing called… 8,418 more words


How to Deal with gambling Addiction

They say the first step to beating an addiction is to admit that you have a problem.

Dealing with someone who has a gambling addiction can be painful. 513 more words


Five Million Japanese Have Gambling Problem

Researchers working under the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare estimated that 5.36 million people in Japan, which constitute 4.8% of the adult population, may have a pathological gambling problem. 92 more words

Homelessness in Thailand

I read an interesting article about homelessness in Bangkok by Adam Beardsmore and it really got me thinking as it brought to the fore a subject that has been on my mind throughout my stay here in Thailand and during previous visits. 991 more words

The Mutations, and The money-spinning design of Casinos; 14-Aug-2014

My favourite subject during college and masters’ was genetics. Topics such as gene-environment interactions that shape an individual fascinated me. They still do – the article today looks at how small changes in the genetic alphabet leads to major behavioural or biological changes. 290 more words

Noteworthy Web Articles

Why should I understand the poker machines?

An understanding of the ways in which the poker machines operate is an important part in treatment of problem gambling.

We may assume we understand how these machines work because we play them often or because… 232 more words

Counsellor Sam's Advice