Problem Gambling in EU Member States
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As part of this study, the research team received comments and summaries of reports submitted by organizations we had approached in the information gathering phase. The following submissions are presented with the caveat that their findings need to be subject … Read More

Services for Problem Gamblers in European Union
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The Relationship between the Availability of Commercial Gambling Opportunities and Problem Gambling The research evidence suggests that most people who gamble do so in such a way as to enhance their enjoyment of life, and without causing themselves significant harm. … Read More

Obstacles to Measuring Problem Gambling and its Costs in EU
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The two most important obstacles to measuring prevalence accurately are that there is as of yet no “gold standard” for measuring problem gambling, i.e. there is no internationally agreed upon and culturally neutral instrument that has yet emerged. The South … Read More

Problem Gambling in European Union
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Problem or pathological gambling can be broadly defined as “an impulse control disorder consisting of consistent and recurrent maladaptive gambling behavior that disrupts family, personal, or vocational pursuits. (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV). Washington, D.C.: … Read More

Gambling addiction and protection of minors in European Union
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Gambling addiction Where such information is available, rates of probable gambling addiction appear to vary from 0.3% to 3.1% of the entire population (Data from 7 Member States, M. Griffiths, Problem gambling in Europe: An overview, Appex Communications, April 2009.). … Read More

Consumer protection and problem gambling against online gambling in European Union
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A majority of players do not suffer from problem gambling. However, those that do must be fully accounted for given the associated social costs for the player, his or her family and society as a whole. All gamblers need protection … Read More

Problem gambling in Europe
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Report by Dr Mark Griffiths, Professor of Gambling Studies, International Gaming Research Unit GLOBAL MODEL OF GAMBLING BEHAVIOUR (Griffiths, 2006; Parke & Griffiths, 2007) Quality of information • Countries that have carried out national surveys on gambling and/or problem gambling … Read More

Problem gambling
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Problem gambling is an established need to bet in order to achieve profit or advantage. According to the international classification of diseases and related health problems ICD-10 (International Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems) together with with trihotolomaniya, kleptomania … Read More

Google will allow advertising for online gambling in UK
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Google received the highest approval, from the Queen, to allow companies to buy sponsored links for the online gambling in UK. Google stopped advertising online gambling in the search results pages in 2004 after the US Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement … Read More

Gamblers Anonymous
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Gamblers Anonymous is an international organization of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other to solve their common problem and help others to recover from a gambling problem.The only requirement for GA membership is … Read More

Compulsive gambling
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Compulsive gambling is an urge or addiction to gamble despite harmful negative consequences or a desire to stop. A preferred term among many professionals is problem gambling, as few people described by the term experience true compulsions in the clinical … Read More

Charity gambling
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Charity gambling is the practice where typical gambling ‘games’ such as bingo, roullette, lotto, slot-machines, etc. are overseen by a charity or group of charities. The profits from the venture go to the charity or group of charities, rather than … Read More

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