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No talk of more casinos without assessing social costs

Published November 23. 2014 4:00AM By SEN. ANDREA STILLMAN Publication: The Day For years I’ve joined with the Connecticut Council on Problem Gambling to raise awareness of gambling addiction in Connecticut and promote services and supports for individuals and families confronting problem gambling. At each event I’ve […]

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Problem-gambling foes say CT needs new study on addiction

The concept of offering casino games at a new site drew a quick response from Connecticut’s anti-problem-gambling forces: Don’t do anything without fresh data on the state’s gaming addiction issues. They also said adding new gaming sites almost certainly would trigger a need for more education, counseling […]

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Professional sports and gambling: A Minute With U. of I. expert John Kindt

Editor’s note: In a dramatic break from both his predecessor and the other three major professional sports leagues in the U.S., NBA commissioner Adam Silver recently said legal gambling on professional sports is “inevitable.” Silver argued that professional basketball, with its 82-game regular season and several rounds […]

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