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Year Of The Habit: Problem Gaming In The Asian Community
Year Of The Habit: Problem Gaming In The Asian Community

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AIR DATE: December 14, 2012

Soon major resorts on the Strip will remake themselves for Chinese New Year, rolling out red carpets and installing Asian symbols for luck. It's part of an aggressive outreach program aimed at the Asian community, which embraces gaming and luck. But research shows some members of the Asian community may be embracing gambling too much. We'll talk to some experts about the prevalence of compulsive gambling in the Asian community.
 
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Dr. Timothy Fong, director, UCLA Addiction Medicine Clinic
Kent Woo, executive director, NICOS Chinese Health Coalition
Gianna Le, daughter of a gambling addict
Carol O'Hare, executive director, Nevada Council on Problem Gambling

 


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Thanks so much for inviting us to the panel. Just a reminder, for those seeking help in California, NICOS Chinese Health Coalition has a 24/7, bilingual Chinese/ English information and referral helpline, 1-888-968-7888.
Kent WooDec 31, 2012 12:39:38 PM
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