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No. of Teenage Gambling Addiction Patients Surges Over 5-year Period

No. of Teenage Gambling Addiction Patients Surges Over 5-year Period

SEOUL, Oct. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — The number of South Korean teens suffering from gambling addiction exploded at an alarming rate over five years from 2015, according to an opposition lawmaker Saturday. According to data from the state-run Korea Center on Gambling Problems, which was released by Rep. Bae June-young of the main opposition People [...]

Kangwon Land’s Gambling Addiction Program a Success

Kangwon Land’s Gambling Addiction Program a Success

KANGWON, Aug. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean casino resort’s efforts to curb gambling addiction has proven popular, with its program for gambling addicts attracting hundreds of individuals in the five months since it was launched. According to the Kangwon Land Addiction Care Center (KLACC), an anti-gambling addiction initiative that is intended to curb [...]

Addiction Care Center Rewards Patients For Not Visiting Casino

Addiction Care Center Rewards Patients For Not Visiting Casino

SEOUL, South Korea, March 22 (Korea Bizwire) – A new approach by the Kangwon Land Addiction Care Center (KLACC) to the treatment of gambling addiction is attracting international attention, as foreign government officials flock to discover a unique incentive system that helps people overcome gambling addiction. The center’s newly introduced plan designed to help relieve gambling [...]