Bundaberg MP Leanne Donaldson reveals depression contributed to recent issues – ABC Online

Former Queensland Government minister Leanne Donaldson has opened up about her struggle with mental illness, revealing depression contributed heavily to her personal financial problems. Ms Donaldson, the Member for Bundaberg, resigned as the minister for agriculture and fisheries earlier this month, following mounting revelations about her personal finances. She had had an outstanding council…

N.J. Selects Former Attorney General to Restructure Atlantic City Debt – TheStreet.com

Former U.S. senator and N.J. attorney general Jeffrey S. Chiesa was appointed on Monday to oversee Atlantic City’s financial recovery as the state begins to implement the city’s takeover. An attorney at Chiesa Shahinian & Giantomasi PC, Chiesa, a Republican who served as N.J. Gov. Chris Christie’s chief counsel and the state’s 59th attorney general from…

As casino exclusion orders rise, families urged to watch out for gambling addiction – Channel NewsAsia

SINGAPORE: The number of Singaporeans and permanent residents barring themselves from the nations two casinos has risen nearly 18 per cent from 12 months ago. As at Sept 30, 20,866 Singaporeans and PRs have requested casino exclusion orders for themselves, according to the National Council on Problem Gambling. A further 2,284 exclusion orders were requested…

US Feds Bust Brooklyn-Based Drugs, Gambling Gang with Alleged Russian Mob Ties – Flushdraw

13th November 2016 // Uncategorised US federal agents this week indicted nine members of a Brooklyn gang accused of multiple violations, including illegal drug trafficking and the continuing operation of a private, high-stakes poker game where as much as $150,000 was allegedly wagered.  A statement from the Eastern District of New York USAO office described those…