gambling addiction http://wamc.org en Expansion in State Gambling Likely to Bring Expansion of Gambling Addiction http://wamc.org/post/expansion-state-gambling-likely-bring-expansion-gambling-addiction <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">New Yorkers have a chance to vote this November on whether there should be more gambling in the state.&nbsp; Those who treat people with gambling addictions say it will likely result in more problem gamblers.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The New York Council on Problem Gambling is a not for profit, affiliated with the state agency on alcohol and drug abuse. It coordinates and publicizes treatments for New Yorkers with gambling addictions.</span></p> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 18:39:33 +0000 Karen Dewitt 71057 at http://wamc.org Expansion in State Gambling Likely to Bring Expansion of Gambling Addiction Vox Pop : Gambling : 7/18/12 http://wamc.org/post/vox-pop-gambling-71812 <p>With less than 48 hours until the first race of the 2012 season at Saratoga Race Course &ndash; today we&rsquo;re talking gambling.</p><p>While the Saratoga season is just beginning, already reports indicate Governor Andrew Cuomo is set to unveil the members of the New York Racing Association&rsquo;s new board, whose installation was precipitated earlier this year after the naming of new president Ellen McClain without input from state officials, following the firing of former president and CEO Charles Hayward, an alleged party to a scandal that cost the betting public over $8 million.</p> Wed, 18 Jul 2012 19:00:00 +0000 43425 at http://wamc.org