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#Gambling Addiction

# gambling-addiction - Friday 19 July, 2019

'I fell in love with them from the first day': How Ireland's slot machine habit fuels addiction

As many as 40,000 of the machines may be in use across the country as the industry operates virtually unchecked.

# gambling-addiction - Monday 4 February, 2019

'Not drifting towards a gambling crisis, we're in the middle of one': 800 addiction cases treated by HSE

The HSE has admitted its own figures don’t come close to painting a picture of the extent of problem gambling in Ireland.

# gambling-addiction - Saturday 9 December, 2017

From The42 'I took all the money out of the house, all our wages, and gambled it all in 28 minutes' Chasing The Dragon

'I took all the money out of the house, all our wages, and gambled it all in 28 minutes'

Dublin Ladies’ kitman Willy O’Connor talks to The42 about his battle with gambling, and his road to recovery from a silent affliction.

# gambling-addiction - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

'I'm seven years sober last week. That, for me, beats any Olympic medal' - Kenneth Egan on his recovery

Minister Simon Harris and Olympic boxer Kenneth Egan helped launch the Rutland Centre’s second annual recovery month.

# gambling-addiction - Monday 21 November, 2016

From The42 Mark King's touching speech about family and his gambling addiction after Northern Ireland Open win Emotional This post contains videos

Mark King's touching speech about family and his gambling addiction after Northern Ireland Open win

‘It was one of those things that I never thought was going to happen,’ explained the 42-year-old after ending a 25-year wait.

# gambling-addiction - Saturday 21 January, 2012

Column: ‘I’d lost over a grand gambling by 11 on Christmas morning’

A casino might close – but online gambling goes on all the time, everywhere. Former addict Marc tells TheJournal.ie why it’s worse than drug addiction.

# gambling-addiction - Sunday 10 July, 2011

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.