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Eng Book- Gambling Addiction- Download Free PDF
If you heard that the odds were good that gambling is now a legitimate and socially acceptable form of recreation, would you take that bet? You should, it would be one of the few bets that you’d win against the house. Riverboat gambling, casinos, Mega Million lotteries and the ability to play overseas via the internet have made gambling a booming enterprise. Unfortunately, the odds are almost always stacked against the players, who could even develop a chronic condition as a result of betting. A compulsive gambler is someone who is unable to resist the urge to gamble, leading to severe social, legal, and financial consequences,
according to The University of Illinois Medical Center. While some might believe that bingo isn’t gambling, Gamblers Anonymous defines gambling as ANY betting or wagering, for self or others, whether for money or not, no matter how little or insignificant, where the outcome is uncertain or depends upon chance or ‘skill’. The group also operates under the premise that the emotional disease (classified by the APA as an impulse disorder) can never be cured, but can be arrested.