Essays Tagged: "Problem gambling"

The gambles in life

When the word gamble is mentioned, many people think of money, but gambling is not limited to money. Gambling is simply the taking of a chance. Everyone gamble ... ling is simply the taking of a chance. Everyone gambles nearly all the time. We are all not gambling just for money. We gamble for practically everything. Children learn the concept of gamblin ... ling himself. As an adult, one might continue to gamble with driving, but he or she will try gambling where money is concerned. Some people will try to win more money at playing cards, betting ...

(2 pages) 104 0 2.7 Apr/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Internet Gambling.

ifficulty in tracking online gambling winnings.Although Canadians aren't faced with this particular problem because lottery winnings are not taxable income, there is the concern that the legalized gov ... et gambling is desirable, issues such as enforceability, increased usage, and assorted jurisdiction problems all appear to be obstacles to effective prohibition of this industry.Enforcing Internet gam ...

(10 pages) 236 0 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

In Defense of Gambling: The flip-side of the coin you are not told about.

omes from fighting compulsive gambling and who are, therefore, somewhat motivated to exaggerate the problem's magnitude. Gambler Anonymous, the National Council on Problem Gambling, the Compulsive Gam ... il on Problem Gambling, the Compulsive Gambling Center, the International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems, the Chinese Community Problem Gambling Project, Women Helping Women and the Association of ...

(5 pages) 145 3 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Gambling in Canada.

everyone who goes to a casino is labeled as a gambler and not everyone at a casino is said to have problems because of gambling. Although, there is a chance that people seen at a casino will turn up ... again, eventually turning into a gambler. Gamblers can be placed along a series that ranges from no problems at one end to "pathological" at the other. In between are varying degrees of addictive beha ...

(6 pages) 56 0 4.5 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Gambeling. (different types)

.:~GaMbElInG~:.Gambeling is a problem in many places and is usually found in casinos with adults. But the truth is- not only adult ... mes even on video games. It is also done alot in casinos on something very comman called "slots"..:~PrObLeM GaMbLiNg~:."Problem Gambling" is the term used to describe gambling behavior, which causes d ... bout 2.5 million adults are pathological gamblers and another 3 million adults should be considered problem gamblers. Extending these criteria more broadly, 15 million (American) adults are at risk fo ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

This is a oral presentation about Excessive Gambling

ive gambling?3.Reasons for excessive gambling + statistics on excessive gambling in Australia.4.The problems of excessive gambling.5.How to stop excessive gambling6.Opinions on gambling from different ... ecause it is often enjoyable. It is only when gambling gets out control and starts to cause serious problems on people's lives."What is excessive gambling?" Excessive gambling is about spending time, ...

(4 pages) 105 0 4.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity

What is gambling? Give definitions and examples.

a risky attempt to improve one's financial standing.A person's gambling habits can become a serious problem; it can affect every aspect of the person's life, family and job. Problem gambling behaviour ... consequences. Statistics in Australia show there is an increase in the number of people affected by problem gambling, but it does not just affect that person but their family and friends and some lose ...

(3 pages) 89 0 2.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Gambling discuss three causes or effects of gambling and there effects on society

g this, the society gets a different impression about what is morally right.Gambling can cause many problems. People that start to gamble just to pass time, soon begin to do it more often, because the ...

(2 pages) 161 3 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

John D. Donahue's the "Devil in Devolution"

of same-sex unions is the divorce issue. Personnally it makes no discrepancy with me. I don't see a problem with each individual state having individual divorce laws. If a couple wants to go into anot ... same time it's killing people everyday. People that are addicted to gambling end up with a lot more problems on their shoulders such as bankruptcy, embezzlement, divorce, and suicide. Now who do we bl ...

(3 pages) 27 0 3.7 Jun/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

Compulsive Gambling.

Compulsive gambling is a very common problem among many people in today's society. It is defined as being unable to stop gambling at any ... stop gambling, they loose all their money, their job, family and can even loose their life over it. Problem gamblers come from many backgrounds. They can be rich, poor, young, or old. Problem gambling ... towns as well as large cities.People often gamble because they believe winning will solve all their problems, or they want to escape from, boredom, stress and grief. They also do it to get time to thi ...

(4 pages) 54 0 4.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Explanatory essay of gambling addiction.

line drawn? When does fun gambling become a "maladaptive behavior?" The Washington State Council on Problem Gambling sees it as this:"A. Persistent and recurrent maladaptive gambling behavior as indic ... less or irritable when attempting to cut down or stop gambling(5) Gambles as a way of escaping from problems or of relieving a dysphoric mood (e.g., feelings of helplessness, guilt, anxiety, depressio ...

(4 pages) 101 0 4.5 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Behavioral Accounts and Treatments of Problem Gambling

ne time or another. Many people have a positive attitude towards gambling and do not experience any problems. However, for some people gambling can become a problem. It can seriously affect many aspec ... is essay will demonstrate the relationship between the operant learning theory by B. F. Skinner and problem gambling. Also it is going to examine and compare different treatments.Behavioral Accounts a ...

(9 pages) 96 0 0.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Online Casinos

ecause it promotes addiction, presents great potential for criminal abuse, and has become a growing problem on college campuses.Compulsive gambling is a serious addiction that affects many people. Whi ... ing activities for the National Collegiate Athletic Association, online gambling has been a growing problem on college campuses. Most dorms have internet access, letting students bet in the privacy of ...

(4 pages) 59 0 5.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Current Issues

Gambling with today's youth

dren grow older, they tend to gamble less with their family and more with friends. This causes more problems because the child can become so addicted that they will leave old friends if they don't fin ... and guardians really need to intervene before it's too late.Pathological gambling is such a serious problem that many people cannot turn away from it. When it starts, especially at an early age, there ...

(4 pages) 29 0 3.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community > Children and Youngsters

Is gambling a true addiction? An exploratory essay

five million people experience a form of gambling compulsion. Research has shown that most gambling problems arise because of underlying problems such as depression, or a conflict in the gamblers norm ... a book search on the psychology of gambling. Through research I came across "Gambling behavior and problem gambling" by William R. Eadington, A respected Professor at The University of Nevada, regard ...

(5 pages) 70 0 3.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Common Disorders

Gambling Addictions Within Today's Society

that excessive gambling can be associated with numerous severe financial, social, and mental health problems. These are all symptoms that seriously affect people in ways that positively classify gambl ... to bet excessive amounts of money often grows with the odds of winning. The severity of a gambling problem leaves the addict in an unstable financial state which can range anywhere from the occasiona ...

(3 pages) 44 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

If the casino always wins

If the casino always wins, why do people gamble? In this essay I will evaluate legalized gambling and say whether or not I think legalized gambling is a good idea in modern society.Gambling ... obtain a large proportion of their income by imposing heavy taxes on the casinos and bookmakers. If gambling was banned in the areas where it is currently legalized, it would result in large job losse ... rea. You only have to look at areas like Las Vegas and Atlantic City to see the good that legalized gambling brings to an area.Many good causes receive grants from lotteries and other charitable forms ...

(2 pages) 910 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Dangers of Gambling. Explore the Dangers of Gambling Throughout Modern Culture Focusing on Young Gamblers.

.But why do teenagers start to gamble in the first place? Some young people gamble to get away from problems they have in their lives, to escape reality. They feel gambling can take their minds off fa ... gamble, according to a recent survey. Just like substance abuse, gambling can lead to mental health problems, depression and anxiety. Petty crimes have also been connected to gamblers: shoplifting exp ...

(3 pages) 37 0 0.0 Mar/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Oral Presentation to Ban Gambling Advertising During Sporting Events

and McGill University showed that 10 - 15% of young people today are at risk of developing gambling problems in their adulthood. Psychiatrist Dr Maria Tomasic of the Royal Australian and New Zealand C ... trist Dr Maria Tomasic of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists states that problem gambling is often linked with psychological problems such as anxiety and depression, which c ...

(3 pages) 4 0 0.0 Jan/2012

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

Seven Wastes of Logistics

Poker machines and their effect on problem gambling.�ContentsIntroduction to UnitingCare, Australia p.3Poker machines and their ... ntsIntroduction to UnitingCare, Australia p.3Poker machines and their effect on problem gambling p.3Problem gamblers and the costs they inflict on society p.4-6UnitingCare Australia recommendations to ... ralians participated in some form of gambling, So extensive are the impacts that the social cost of problem gambling to the community is estimated to be at least $4.7 billion each year."(Gambling impa ...

(7 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2012

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers