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 common for problem gambling to go on for years, perhaps becoming a bigger problem, as … Continue reading Help! My Partner is a Gambling Addict!

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 to cover up where they have been and where their money has gone.  Read JKS … Continue reading The Pokies Play Tricks On My Mind

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 even more debt. Nick's game was poker and he had a "career" in the game … Continue reading The World’s Most Notorious Gambler