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The Perfect Storm...Walk #2

I knew that leaving the house today would be a total disaster and I really had no intention of leaving my room for the entire weekend!  540 more words


My feet hurt!

Yesterday was the first day of my task…each day, take a walk around the block, whether I want to or not, and blog about it. It sounds simple right? 604 more words


The Impact of Pathological Gambling: Evidence Provided from Balanced Measurement Studies

Balanced measurement studies are important in that they provide a cross – section of economic impact studies, they may perhaps vary in their approach and objectives but they still all emphasize the calculation of costs. 1,893 more words


Gambling Addiction and Economics; Trends and Issues

The late 1980s and the 1990s proved to be the golden age for gambling particularly in the United States, Australia, New Zealand and other parts of the Commonwealth. 993 more words


Have You Read My Book? Here Is A Little Preview of "Addicted To Dimes, Confessions Of A Liar And A Cheat"

“Sometimes we have to see on paper everything gambling addiction has taken from us.” “The Early Years”

Just Another Ordinary Day

I awoke to another cold and rainy morning in Southern Oregon to find my husband had already left for work. 2,419 more words

Recovery & Addiction

Australian Governments Addicted to Gambling Taxes

It is sad to see that governments in some states and territories are making it easy for people with gambling addictions to blow their money.  The gambling industry was opposed to the reforms of the previous Gillard government, and now that the LNP are in charge, those reforms are all but gone or being ignored as problem gamblers are once again encouraged to spend their money on poker machines and the TAB in venues, pubs and clubs.  1,494 more words