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2021-03-12
China President Xi Jinping is personally raising concerns about online gaming addiction. Addiction to online games, along with “other dirty and messy things online,” could have a bad influence on Chinese juveniles because they are not psychologically...

2021-02-25
The Jeongseon Gambling Problem Recovery Center, the first gambling addiction rehabilitation institution in South Korea, will soon start operating in Jeongseon, Gangwon-do.

2021-01-22
A total of 77 gambling addicts were added to the Macau Social Welfare Bureau central registration system last year, a 30 percent decrease compared to the 2019 figure.

2020-12-02
The Yokohama municipal government has indicated that it will establish a new panel tentatively named the "Concern Countermeasures Study Group” to look into issues such as gambling addiction and special security problems that might attend the opening...

2020-01-14
An advisory panel to the health minister of Japan has recommended that the treatment of gambling addiction be covered by the national health insurance

2019-11-25
Dr. Ichiro Sora of the Department of Psychiatry at Kobe University Graduate School of Medicine pointed out at a public lecture in Osaka on Friday that a major unaddressed problem is that Japan simply does not have many medical professionals who can treat...

2018-09-11
High school and middle school students on Jeju Island are at a high risk of gambling addiction, a new survey has found. According to the survey re

2018-01-10
Finnish researchers are looking into a nasal spray that could treat those with gambling addiction, according to media reports. Researchers at the Nati

2017-10-18
Jurisdictions that offer wide and frequent access to gambling, such as Australia’s pokies clubs or Japan’s pachinko parlors, may see more cases of

2017-10-02
Around 3.6 percent of the Japanese population have suffered from gambling addiction, according to a government survey released on Friday. The number a

2017-09-13
Executives of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party and its coalition partner Komeito have agreed that the next Diet session will prioritize passage of

2017-08-17
Men who have endured physical abuse or violence at home as a child are more likely to become problem gamblers, according to a recent UK survey, Reuter

2017-01-08
The Japanese government is considering submitting a bill to introduce a basic law on gambling addiction prevention, Japanese media Jiji News reports.

2015-10-24
Sands China Ltd. announced it is participating in Responsible Gambling 2015 for the seventh year with several initiatives promoting responsible gaming

2015-07-15
Singapore’s problem gambling facilities addiction saw 1,000 more cases in the past three years compared to prior three year period. According to the

2015-07-11
A pokies pilot program was rolled out in all of Melbourne last month to try to reduce gambling addiction. According to the AGE newspaper, a hundred vo

2015-03-24
A man from Perth, Australia, who cheated victims out of A$200,000 to fuel his gambling addiction has been jailed for five years. Anthony George Collie

2015-02-05
Overall problem gambling rates among people in Singapore has decreased in the past three years from 2.6 percent in 2011 to 0.7 percent last year, acc

2015-01-19
Singapore’s National Council on Problem Gambling will look at the feasibility of allowing group applications for those wishing to exclude themselve

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