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Gambling Addiction Calls Spike in Florida With Legalized Sports Betting

Gambling addiction can have severe consequences for many aspects of a person's life, including financial, emotional, and social well-being. The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling, the nonprofit tasked with overseeing Florida's efforts to prevent addictive gambling, is facing significant challenges in meeting the surge in demand following the proliferation of sports betting apps, according to

2024-02-15T18:31:13+00:00Tags: , , , , |
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Maryland Lawmaker Targets Gambling Addiction Education

In 2008, Maryland legalized slots, and in 2012, they legalized card tables. Alongside these new economic opportunities, revenue comes a human cost in the form of gambling addiction. Because of the dangers of addiction, Maryland state Sen. Bryan Simonaire wants schools to educate people about gambling addiction risks while they are still young, preferably in

2021-01-30T03:25:10+00:00Tags: , , |
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