Problem Gambling News News about problem gambling is featured in this Online Casino Advisory RSS feed. Problem Gambling Grouped by Experts with Substance Abuse Studies have led experts to realize problem gambling is not caused by gaming proliferation, but by a brain imbalance also found in substance abusers. Tue, 27 Jul 2010 03:14:36 GMT A.J. Maldonado 2010-07-27T03:14:36Z Problem Gambling Reactions Caused by Brain Chemistry Dopamine production in problem gambling victims is similar in close-but-no-cigar losses to that following wins, illustrating further proof that compulsive gambling derives from imbalanced brain chemistry rather than gaming proliferation. Mon, 10 May 2010 00:01:56 GMT K.C. Carmichael 2010-05-10T00:01:56Z Studies Confirm Problem Gamblers Have Different Brains Affirming the results of several other surveys, a new UCLA study found that people who have problem gambling issues have physically different brains from the norm. Sun, 13 Dec 2009 04:17:11 GMT Preston Lewis 2009-12-13T04:17:11Z Internet Help Available for Problem Gambling Problem gambling treatment will be available online as a West Virginia group takes live help services to the Internet. Tue, 01 Dec 2009 00:47:47 GMT Matt Miller 2009-12-01T00:47:47Z Study Says Adolescent Gambling Relates to Disorderly Conduct A new survey shows that teenagers who display conduct problems are likely to have problem gambling issues as well. Wed, 28 Oct 2009 02:56:21 GMT A.J. Maldonado 2009-10-28T02:56:21Z Gambling Counseling Goes Online in Australia The Australian government has instituted a program to offer online problem gambling counseling. Fri, 09 Oct 2009 03:33:33 GMT A.J. Maldonado 2009-10-09T03:33:33Z Expanded Colorado Casino Gaming Fails to Raise Problem Gambling Problem gambling counselors in Colorado refuse to believe their own evidence, as casino gaming increases but compulsive gambling complaints do not. Thu, 24 Sep 2009 02:49:54 GMT Preston Lewis 2009-09-24T02:49:54Z Problem Gambling Expert Says Prohibition of Gaming Ineffective One of the top experts in problem gambling in the world asserted that prohibition of gambling does not work in preventing the disorder or lowering the number of victims. Mon, 21 Sep 2009 05:45:00 GMT Matt Miller 2009-09-21T05:45:00Z New Research Adds to Genetic Theory of Problem Gambling Scientific studies released this week indicate the presence of a particular gene, the D-2 receptor, that may be the cause of substance abuse and compulsive behaviors like problem gambling. Sun, 06 Sep 2009 23:00:04 GMT Ed Bradley 2009-09-06T23:00:04Z Banning Online Casinos Not the Answer for Problem Gambling Expert The executive director of the Nevada Council on Problem Gambling says treatment and education should be the tools used to prevent compulsive gambling, not laws banning online casinos. Sun, 06 Sep 2009 15:49:11 GMT Julie Wong 2009-09-06T15:49:11Z Psychiatrist Says Problem Gambling May Be Genetic A psychiatric survey shows problem gambling appears to be transmitted genetically, or inherited, rather than developed by exposure to gaming. Mon, 31 Aug 2009 05:27:30 GMT Ed Bradley 2009-08-31T05:27:30Z Iowa Problem Gambling Treatment Shows Outstanding Results Iowa has done a superb job in treating people suffering from problem gambling, according to a university survey. Fri, 28 Aug 2009 01:39:28 GMT K.C. Carmichael 2009-08-28T01:39:28Z Arkansas Lottery Failing to Address Problem Gambling Arkansas is eager to begin its state lottery, but has failed to address demands in the law legalizing the lottery requiring problem gambling treatment and education. Mon, 17 Aug 2009 04:58:50 GMT Virginia Maddox 2009-08-17T04:58:50Z Problem Gambling Researchers Use Rats to Duplicate Human Gambling Researchers at a Canadian university have found that rats can mirror human gambling behavior, which can help isolate causes of problem gambling and effective treatments for the disorder. Sat, 25 Jul 2009 16:57:20 GMT K.C. Carmichael 2009-07-25T16:57:20Z SunCruz Casinos Adds Problem Gambling Consultants to Payroll A line of ships operating ax short-term casinos upped its investment against problem gambling by hiring noted experts on compulsive gambling to help train employees. Sat, 25 Jul 2009 03:45:22 GMT Preston Lewis 2009-07-25T03:45:22Z Aging Brain More Susceptible to Problem Gambling, Study Shows An Australian scientist has linked aging to a rise in problem gambling incidents. Mon, 20 Jul 2009 05:00:05 GMT Preston Lewis 2009-07-20T05:00:05Z Responsible Casino Ads Bring Problem Gambling Victims Forward More calls at problem gambling help lines do not mean a spread of compulsive gambling, but a response to campaigns by casinos to make help easier to find for problem gamblers. Fri, 17 Jul 2009 22:41:09 GMT Preston Lewis 2009-07-17T22:41:09Z Senior Citizens Have Special Problem Gambling Concerns Elderly citizens are more likely to suffer from problem gambling, due to abrupt lifestyle changes that reflect aging such as the death of loved ones and personal illness. Sun, 12 Jul 2009 17:54:34 GMT Preston Lewis 2009-07-12T17:54:34Z OCA Continues Interview with Problem Gambling Expert Keith Whyte Keith Whyte of the National Council on Problem Gambling discusses problem gambling symptoms and recognition with Online Casino Advisory. Wed, 08 Jul 2009 23:54:02 GMT Joshua McCarthy 2009-07-08T23:54:02Z Keith Whyte of the National Council on Problem Gambling Speaks Up The first part in a series of discussions with Keith Whyte, executive director of the National Council on Problem Gambling, about the nature and treatments of compulsive gambling. Tue, 07 Jul 2009 23:58:43 GMT Joshua McCarthy 2009-07-07T23:58:43Z