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What’s an RG check?

This was the question asked recently by reporter Mike Howell of the Vancouver Courier when news reports about the planned relocation of the Edgewater Casino mentioned the program in answer to concerns about the management of problem gambling. So what … Continue reading

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Recovery Day: something to celebrate on September 8

Over the years I’ve had the opportunity to meet a number of recovered addicts and to hear many of them tell their stories.  Whether their addictions come from drugs, alcohol or gambling, or some combination of the three, they often … Continue reading

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Who’s responsible for gambling responsibly?

I recently ran across an article by Charles Livingstone (of Australia’s Monash University) with a headline that attracted my attention: “Responsible gambling and the spectacle of the ‘problem gambler.’ ”  In the article, Livingstone expresses the view that, while governments, … Continue reading

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