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The House Always Wins

My own first visit to a casino was sometime in the early eighties. A co-worker’s parents owned a beach condo at the Jersey Shore and he asked some friends to join him there one holiday weekend. 613 more words

Marriage And Gambling

Welcome to Step 0

Step 1. We admitted that we were powerless over gambling – that our lives had become unmanageable.

I am at step 0 in GA.  It does not matter what I have done in AA or what I have learned through any other means.  702 more words

Recovery

5 Steps to getting your finances back on track

Gambling can have detrimental effects on a person’s finances. Depending on the point at which the gambler seeks help, the state of the finances can vary. 331 more words

Gambling Help

Lottery: The Joy of Losing

Who voluntarily gives their money away knowing that the system is rigged, and then believes it is for a good cause!?? This is what folks do in North Carolina. 371 more words

Poetry

A Life Pervaded by Addiction: an interview with Joe

The common phrase ‘problem gambler’ is thrown about very casually as if the compulsive gambling behaviour that so many experience (about 5% of the UK polulation including the 0.7% of life threatening cases). 202 more words