News error


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Apr 4, 2005
This is from the online casino news dated 23rd September, quoting the Scotsman (
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Last month, a couple from Dundee were jailed for three months at Arbroath Sheriff Court after severely neglecting their four young children after becoming addicted to online gambling. One of the children aged seven, had to have all her teeth removed. Sheriff Norrie Stein described the conditions the children were living as "as bad as could be imagined".

However it doesn't appear to match with the original news story

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which strongly indicates the couple were playing an online game, with no mention of gambling at all.

Unfortunately a lot of sources seems to have picked up the Scotsman story, but I don't believe this was about gambling at all (not least because an online gambling addicition might lead to massive debts, but you can hardly do it 24 hours a day, as it's damn expensive).

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