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And considering upsets are arguably the best part of college basketball — think court-storming and Cinderella stories — these changes might not be such a good thing. Send a private message to domgio7. But the school day was not long enough and it was when she arrived late to pick them up for the third day in a row, for the third week in a row, that the crunch came. Find Threads Started by Kelvis. Just something like text messages where they have an unambiguous reference to what was discussed.

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Gambling isn't like alcohol, where you can't hide being drunk and you can't look after the kids. But more often I see women who have had some traumatic experience, like an abusive relationship and they feel quite bad about themselves so they shut everything out by gambling. You hear them say 'I'm in a bubble, I'm in a trance'.

But often it's not until women are in complete financial desperation that they'll finally look for help and that can be 10 years down the line. Casino and poker websites are attracting women with "female-friendly" gimmicks — including Barbie pink colour schemes, "hunk of the month" pin-ups and gambling horoscopes. There are an estimated 2, gambling websites, and more are exploiting the fact that women feel safer playing online.

The age profile for female online gamblers is 25 to 34, according to a Gambling Commission survey. Cashcade, which runs getmintedbingo.

Gambling sites say they have safeguards to protect against addiction. Bowden-Jones said some women were playing up to 10 hours a day online. It's made easy for you as long as you have a credit card.

But the children are placed in front of the TV so the children are not getting the emotional nurturing. American author Marilyn Lancelot first visited a casino in , aged She describes herself as a "recovering compulsive gambler".

Her betting led to her embezzling her employer and serving two years in jail. She is still paying back the money and writing help books. She helped set up one of the few internet support newsletters and forums specifically dedicated to women. That has changed with more women earning an income, raising families without a spouse, freedom to enter gambling establishments without an escort, and thus creating more female gamblers.

For women like Kath, the road to recovery is difficult when temptation is there every time they use a computer. Topics Gambling The Observer. Women Internet Social trends news. Order by newest oldest recommendations. Show 25 25 50 All.

Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. Loading comments… Trouble loading? South Point sportsbook director Chris Andrews, speaking to both changes, enjoined points from both Kaminsky and Kessler. My thought was that would greatly help favorites. But it might not happen. You might get six extra possessions. Another reason why you might have a few less upsets is that the better team, leading at the end, is now gonna get two shots at it from the free-throw line. That gives the weaker team less of a chance to rally and come back at the end.

And considering upsets are arguably the best part of college basketball — think court-storming and Cinderella stories — these changes might not be such a good thing.

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