Category Archives: Sports Betting

Sports Betting

The legalisation of internet sports gambling, accompanied by the development of smart phone gambling apps, has made sports betting ever more readily accessible and acceptable. This widespread acceptance of gambling in Australian culture has seen a large increase in gambling … Continue reading

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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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