Category Archives: Gambling in the news

New Generation Of Youth Gamblers On The Rise

Posted on Jul 14 2016 by Blog, Gambling, Gambling in the news     — No Comment

You won't find the new generation of compulsive gamblers in casinos or race tracks.  You have to be over eighteen or to enter those places... These new gamblers are young adults and teens gambling away their savings and

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VA to become first state to regulate Fantasy Sports

Posted on Feb 24 2016 by Blog, Gambling, Gambling in the news     — No Comment

Bob Cabaniss, founder & executive director of Williamsville Wellness, was recently interviewed by ABC Channel 8 about a law in Virginia that has passed the house and senate. It now goes to the Governor, and would impose registration and auditing

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Travel Mindfully: Tips from Andrea

Posted on Dec 18 2015 by Blog, Gambling in the news     — No Comment

Our resident mindfulness coach, Andrea, just got an article accepted in the Elephant Journal. The question at hand is, what makes travel a better experience, both in terms of quality and extended benefit instead of a temporary

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Exercise tip of the week: Cramps

Posted on Oct 15 2015 by Blog, Gambling, Gambling in the news     — No Comment

For those who have to stop exercising because of cramps, two pieces of advise: 1) Stretch the muscles, 2) Write down what preceded the cramp. If you note a trend, you can probably avoid the

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Feeding the Cardio

Posted on Oct 05 2015 by Blog, Gambling, Gambling in the news     — No Comment

Williamsville has a total health picture in mind for patients. One thing we're noticing is a lot of people have trouble meeting the recommended 30 min of actual cardio a day. This is different from a 30 min workout designed to get the heart rate

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CBS spotlight on Fantasy Football

Posted on Sep 20 2015 by Blog, Gambling, Gambling in the news     — No Comment

Richmond's Channel 6 (CBS) did a review of current Fantasy Football betting. An interview with Bob Cabaniss, of Williamsville Wellness, is

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Medical Study: Different Brain Chemistry in Problem Gamblers

Posted on Sep 03 2015 by Blog, Gambling, Gambling in the news     — No Comment

A study presented in Berlin found the opioid center of the brain works different in people with an addiction to gambling than with volunteers. The article presents the facts pretty plainly, but the implications back up two other observations. First,

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Va Lottery Director talks about Gambling Problems

Posted on May 26 2015 by Gambling, Gambling in the news | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,     — No Comment

Virginia lottery Executive Director Paula Otto wrote an opinion piece in the Richmond Times Dispatch for Gambling Awareness Month 2015. Her words and advise to those who need help are

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Bob Cabaniss On NBC 4

Posted on Oct 10 2014 by Gambling, Gambling in the news | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,     — No Comment

Almost 4 percent of the U.S. population has a gambling problem, and with more casinos coming to Maryland, some experts worry that gambling is going to become an addiction for a lot of people throughout the D.C. region. Williamsville Wellness Founder

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Are casinos next?

Posted on Oct 10 2014 by Gambling in the news     — No Comment

Next month the largest slots casino in Maryland will open in Hanover, south of Baltimore. The $500 million venture promises world-class gaming surrounded by new restaurants and a live music venue for star entertainers. Can Virginia be far behind? A

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How One Woman’s Gambling Addiction Nearly Ruined Her

Posted on Oct 10 2014 by Gambling in the news     — No Comment

When Linda Mannerberg attended the Women’s Money Conference in Las Vegas Nevada in 2012, she was struggling with debt and a gambling addiction she hid from those closest to her. She attended the conference again this year in April 2013, but

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448 Million Dollars!

Posted on Oct 10 2014 by Gambling in the news     — No Comment

The jackpot has been won, but, the story doesn’t end there.  To pay out a 448 Million Dollar jackpot the lotteries associated with the drawing themselves took in at least $896 million.  We believe that they could put a very small portion of the

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Gambling Psychology

Posted on Oct 10 2014 by Gambling in the news     — No Comment

Surviving the game – an insight into the psychology of gambling News Surviving the game – an insight into the psychology of gambling 13 August 2013 Australians notoriously love to gamble, with 60 to 80 percent of the population

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Our Children – The Innocent Victims of Problem Gambling

Posted on Oct 10 2014 by Gambling in the news     — No Comment

Press Release: Problem Gambling Foundation A one day symposium being held in Wellington on 23 August will feature children sharing their personal stories through poetry and song about the impact gambling has had on their lives. The symposium

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Australian Casino…Interesting facts!

Posted on Oct 10 2014 by Gambling in the news     — No Comment

Interesting stats from Australian Casino, only 155 people self exclude. State of Ohio had 450 in first full year of

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Is Casino Gambling Really Helping the Local Economy?

Posted on Oct 10 2014 by Gambling in the news     — No Comment

WHERE CREDIT IS DUE Massachusetts recently passed a law allowing casino gambling. In response, the Rt. Rev. Douglas Fisher, Episcopal Bishop of Western Massachusetts, and two other men have put together something they call “a theology of

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