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Head of Berlin Police Department Decries Gambling Problem

By John Lavitt

In recent years, Berlin has become a gambling mecca for Germany and Eastern Europe, though it still has a long way to go in rivaling Las Vegas or Monaco. MORE  

Online Gaming in NJ Sparks New Concerns About Addiction

By Shawn Dwyer

After going live last month, mental health professionals have recently reiterated their fears about a growing number of gambling addicts in the Garden State. MORE  

Online Gambling Set to Launch in New Jersey

By Shawn Dwyer

Residents of New Jersey will be able to enjoy all the fun and excitement of Atlantic City right from their own homes. And that has anti-gambling advocates worried. MORE  

Morning Roundup: May 28, 2013

By The Fix staff

Marijuana baked goods send kids to the ER, Rob Ford's crack scandal linked to homicide, and police fatally shoot a drunk Korean War vet at his Connecticut mansion. MORE  

Morning Roundup March 29, 2013

By Ben Feuerherd

Drug addiction plagues Egypt, casinos drive rising gambling addiction, and Lady Gaga celebrates a booze-free birthday. MORE  

More Casinos, Fewer Gamblers?

By McCarton Ackerman

A study from Iowa finds falling rates of gambling and gambling addiction—despite a growing number of casinos. MORE  

Morning Roundup: October 3, 2012

By Chrisanne Grise

Gas prices help cut teen drunk driving, addictions cause homeless people to die younger, and country singer Kenny Rogers is a lifelong teetotaler. MORE  

Morning Roundup: August 30, 2012

By May Wilkerson

Teen smokers show early signs of heart disease, Canadian casinos tackle gambling addiction, and Prince Harry's naked party may have involved cocaine. MORE  

Ohio's Gambling Addicts Can Ban Themselves

By Chrisanne Grise

A 52-year-old man opts to exclude himself from Ohio's casinos for life; officials expect he'll be the first of many. MORE  

Oklahoma Casinos Ban 11,000 Problem Gamblers

By McCarton Ackerman

Many are self-banned, and placed on a list of people subject to stringent restrictions. MORE  

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