Tag Archives: addiction
- Chinese Teenager Chops Off Hand to Cure Online Gaming Addiction
12 February 2015
A 19-year old Chinese, took the rather extreme step of severing his left hand at the wrist after becoming addicted to video gaming.
- Australia to ban earphone-equipped pokies and treat gamblers like heroin addicts
22 December 2011
Australian state of Victoria seeks to ban earphone-equipped poker machines, while the Greens want to treat gamblers with anti-heroin drug
- Anti-gambling Canucklehead professor set to underwhelm Down Under
23 September 2010
Professor Robert Williams of the Alberta Gambling Research Institute to give presentation at Cutting Edge addictions research event in New Zealand.
- March Madness bettors ‘gambling with their lives’
18 March 2010
Self-described 'gambling expert' Timothy W. Otterman claims March Madness pools are gambling gateway drug
Casino owners boost friendly rivalry with $1M NCAA bet
22 March 2017