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Gambling: Boy, 16, lost thousands after seeing advert

A 16-year-old boy lost thousands of pounds gambling in just a few weeks after seeing adverts at a football game, a support worker has said. Nick Phillips, from Swansea, said the boy opened an account in his father's name an hour after a match. Welsh MPs and anti-gambling charities are calling for the UK government to publish its gambling white…
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The Best Gambling Songs of All Time

Music is arguably the most effective medium to capture a very specific, very human feeling that words alone cannot express. Throughout our lives, various songs will become important to us and act as reminders of pivotal memories; whether that be the first song at a wedding, the soundtrack to a teenage breakup or even the music chosen for a loved…
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Gambling addiction: 'A vicious cycle I couldn't get out of'

A new documentary looks at the problems around gambling addiction in the UK. "It was a vicious cycle I couldn't get out of. It was awful." Harri, from north Wales, placed his first bet just after he turned 18. And once he started university, his gambling began to escalate as he found himself betting on increasingly obscure matches like hockey and…
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Music plays an important role in our society. Movies, special ceremonies, and many other events rely on music. Musicians themselves have been highly regarded throughout history. In the last century, thousands of people have risen to prominence because of their musical abilities. It was only a matter of time before the worlds of music and gambling…
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Anne Arundel County Woman Wins $124,630 on $10 Game

April Fools' Day is the perfect occasion for some light-hearted pranks or jokes, but maybe not such a good day to share the news that you just won a large Lottery prize. Convincing others that she truly won $124630 on April 1 became an issue for a Pasadena player who purchased a winning FAST PLAY Lucky Numbers ticket. Although FAST PLAY games are…
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Gambling Reform Rally speech

Good afternoon and thank you for that introduction and inviting me here to speak. As we discuss the very serious issues which are the topic of today's conference, I know that everyone will want to keep in mind the terrible atrocities being committed in Ukraine by the Putin regime as we speak. I am sure everyone here will want to express support for…
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Like Jack Ritchie, gambling took over my life. It nearly killed me

An inquest under way at Sheffield town hall may well have huge consequences for the British gambling industry. The coroner, David Urpeth, will seek to determine "whether gambling caused or contributed to [the] death" of Jack Ritchie, an English teacher who took his own life in 2017 aged 24. The inquest heard how Ritchie had struggled with a…
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Jack Ritchie: English teacher killed himself in Vietnam after battling a gambling addiction

A teacher who took his own life after battling a gambling addiction first started betting on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs) when he was in school, an inquest today heard. Jack Ritchie, 24, died in Vietnam - where he was teaching - after years of gambling problems dating back to as young as 16 years old, a hearing in Sheffield was told on…
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Jack Ritchie death: gambling addiction began as teenager, inquest hears

A 24-year-old English teacher developed a chronic gambling addiction that started with betting small amounts on controversial fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs) when he was in the sixth form, an inquest into his death has heard. His parents, Charles and Liz Ritchie, from Sheffield, argue that government failures contributed to their son's death…
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Jack Ritchie death: Gambling addiction began as teen, inquest hears

A 24-year-old teacher who took his own life while battling a gambling addiction had been betting since was a teenager, an inquest has heard. Hull University graduate Jack Ritchie, who was originally from Sheffield, died in Hanoi, Vietnam, in November 2017. Since his death. Mr Ritchie's parents, Charles and Liz, have both campaigned for gambling…
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Best British Casino Movies of All Time

There have been some fantastic British casino films over the years, but which are the best British casino movies ever released? On this page, we're going to run through the top five British casino movies, according to PayByPhoneCasino.uk. Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels isn't just the best British casino film - it's also one that gave a huge…
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how Britain got hooked on gambling

Jack Ritchie, a handsome and gregarious 24-year-old, killed himself in November 2017 after succumbing again to his gambling addiction. Liam McCarron, a Birmingham businessman who was left severely disabled after a medical mistake, squandered the financial compensation he received from the NHS in his local bookies, "helped along the road to…
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Hard Rock responds to player's wishes with dynamic slot product

A great deal of thought and marketing strategy is devoted to the slot machine floor plan of any casino, but Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana is taking it to the next level. The casino is making its vast inventory of slots a form of "shopping" experience for gamblers by utilizing marketing strategy to differentiate among the newest games, the most…
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Online gambling soars by £1bn during the first year of Covid pandemic

Takings from online gambling soared during the first year of the Covid-19 pandemic - with experts warning the growth of "addictive" digital betting could cost lives. Campaigners also say "relentless advertising" of online gambling is irresponsible and have called for more regulation. Gambling Commission figures show that the remote betting, bingo…
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Calls to overhaul lottery after good causes get a smaller slice of pie

Since its launch in 1994 with the enticing slogan "It could be you" and glitzy televised live draws, the national lottery has created 6300 millionaires and given £43bn to good causes. But MPs and campaigners are calling for its operations to be overhauled after a slump in the proportion of its revenues going to those causes and growing concerns…
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UK Authorities Are Under Scrutiny After the Gambling Act Review Delay

The Guardian reports that proposals on changing the gambling legislation of the UK have been delayed by the British government until spring 2022. Campaigners issued a warning by saying the delay could lead to more suffering, echoing the same concerns that were voiced when the debate about reducing FOBTs limits raged a few years ago. As a response…
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Campaigners condemn latest UK move to delay overhaul of gambling laws

UK government proposals to overhaul gambling legislation have been delayed until spring, the Guardian understands, prompting a warning from campaigners that the postponement could lead to more suffering and even suicide. The Conservative party pledged to review gambling laws in its 2019 general election manifesto, in response to mounting…
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Top Popularity Of Films About Gambling

Gambling can be fun, thrilling, captivating, addictive, and at the same time adventurous. Therefore, it is of little wonder that the entertainment industry adapts its concept when creating several movies. These movies present gamblers from several angles as they try to replicate the feeling of betting in a casino. These days, the entertainment…
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Luke's Law: Widow urges gambling reform after husband's death

A woman who says her husband killed himself over a gambling addiction has organised a walk to gain support for her bid to end free betting incentives. Annie Ashton, from Leicester, has started a petition to introduce "Luke's Law" in memory of her husband. It has attracted more than 19000 signatures so far. The walk took place around the city on…
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Gambling with Lives launches pioneering gambling education programme ​

Gambling with Lives has created a ground-breaking new youth education programme. The programme, which is aimed at preventing gambling harm in young people, will be piloted at schools in Essex, Manchester, and Northern Ireland before being rolled out across the country. Created by experts on gambling harm, academics, teachers, award-winning…
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Dorchester County Scratch-off Player Lands $1 Million Maryland Lottery Win

EAST NEW MARKET, Md.- A Maryland Lottery player in Dorchester County became a millionaire thanks to a scratch-off ticket, Maryland Lottery and Gaming officials announced Monday. In all, 29 Maryland Lottery players across the state won or claimed prizes of $10000 or more, and the Lottery paid a total of nearly $33.4 million in prizes in the seven…
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OCEAN’S ELEVEN + LOCK, STOCK, AND TWO SMOKING BARRELS + MOLLY’S GAME + CASINO ROYALE: The Best Movies About Casinos

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