Category Archives: Races

Why me?

Many people who experience a problem with poker machines will at some stage ask themselves the question ‘Why me?’. Why do I have this problem and not someone else? It is an important question and so let’s have a look … Continue reading

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Why stop gambling?

It may be easy to think that gambling is inherently a bad activity but a closer examination of this assumption will usually lead us back to a puritanical, church-based evaluation of it. While for some people this might be reason … Continue reading

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Stay on Track mobile app

Stay On Track Do you enjoy a bet, but sometimes lose track of your wins and losses? Stay On Track is a FREE mobile phone application that makes it easy to set a gambling budget and stick to it. When … Continue reading

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Brad’s Story

I recently received this email from Brad who wanted to share his story with me. I’m only 18, and gambling is starting to ruin my life.. I dont play pokie machines because I know the chances of winning. I love … Continue reading

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Melbourne Cup Wrap Up

Yesterday some of us had a flutter, we spent a few dollars on a sweep or made our once-a-year annual bet. For others it was another day of serious loss. While Melbourne Cup might be the race that stops a … Continue reading

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Spring Racing Carnival

It’s that time of year again, the spring racing carnival is upon us and this can be both a very exciting and dangerous time for those who love a punt. For those of you who do, now would be a … Continue reading

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