Monthly Archives: August 2011

Help! My Partner is a Gambling Addict!

My partner has a problem with gambling and I didn’t know and I’m devastated… Gambling addictions are unlike any other addiction – there are no obvious physical signs, so people can more readily hide their gambling problem and it is … Continue reading

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The Pokies Play Tricks On My Mind

In the week I had a message from JKS who is struggling with keeping gambling under control – in particular pokie machines. They talk about the tricks their mind plays and how they feel about telling lies to their family … Continue reading

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The World’s Most Notorious Gambler

‘Nick the Greek’, the world’s most notorious gambler is perhaps one of the most well known examples of a person with problem gambling desperately chasing his losses – a sure way to cause yourself more harm and potentially get into … Continue reading

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