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More Americans Getting “Hooked” on Sports Betting

What do Tiger Woods, Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley and Floyd Mayweather, Jr. all have in common?  They’re sports super-stars, of course. But they’re also something else:  Hard-core gambling addicts. Which means they’ve also lost a ton of money– much of it betting on sporting events. Mayweather, Jr. regularly gambles as much as $400,000 on college football games.  He reportedly once won $3 million on a single Orange Bowl contest.  But his biggest bet – and loss — came in 2014, when he wagered $10 million that the Denver Broncos would … Read More »

NFL kickoff brings sports gambling addiction worries

Availability of gambling through mobile app has addiction experts concerned by: Ian Costello Posted: Sep 5, 2019 / 12:05 PM PDT / Updated: Oct 1, 2019 / 11:55 AM PDT PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — The wait for the NFL season is over and heavy gambling is coming along with kickoff. The 2019 campaign starts Thursday evening as the Green Bay Packers travel to take on the Chicago Bears. A full slate of games is scheduled for Sunday. According to a study released this week by the American Gambling Association, an … Read More »

Tips For Avoiding Sports Betting Ahead of Super Bowl 2020

Super Bowl 2020 is looming on the horizon, and with it the ever present temptation to place a bet. As most people in sports betting know, the Super Bowl can be a challenging time for somebody in recovery from gambling. Click HERE for a few tips to get you through the day that experts call the biggest gambling day of the year: Courtesy of Algamus Treatment Services