How to Manage Underage Gambling

How to Manage Underage Gambling

The minimum legal age for gambling generally in the UK is 18 years old. This includes adult gaming centres, bingo halls, online gambling, racetracks casinos and betting shops. The exceptions are non-commercial gambling, lotteries and football pools whose minimum legal age for participation is 16. However, this does not deter underage children from gambling. Some…

Lies Gambling Addicts Tell and How you Can Avoid Enabling their Addiction

Lies Gambling Addicts Tell and How you Can Avoid Enabling their Addiction

Many individuals who ended up developing a gambling addiction typically started out as responsible dependable individuals. These individuals, after undergoing certain experiences or after being influenced by certain factors, find themselves experiencing a change in behaviour that escalates into a gambling addiction. Common factors that result in the development of a gambling addiction include a…

How to Beat Internet and Electronic Gambling Addiction

How to Beat Internet and Electronic Gambling Addiction

The article here talks about how internet and electronic gambling are the most addictive among other forms of gambling. One can easily see reasons why it is so: the secrecy that internet gambling provides, how very accessible gambling is on the internet and  the solitary continuity of slot machines. Compared to gamblers who play sports…

Do You Have a Gambling Problem?

Do You Have a Gambling Problem?

Compulsive gambling is one of those habits that easily slip under the radar mainly because, unlike drugs or alcohol, it doesn’t have a direct physical side-effect. The real problem is evident in one’s finances and since bank accounts and financial records are not easily assessible, other people don’t notice until it is too late. Nevertheless,…

The Brain and Gambling Addiction

The Brain and Gambling Addiction

Problem Gambling simply put is the urge to gamble continuously or without any desire to stop, irrespective of any negative consequences. People who gamble excessively may develop such problems for various reasons and in many cases may not realize this issue until they’re nose-deep in debts or it is pointed out by someone. Gambling becomes…

Gambling - All You Need to Know

Gambling - All You Need to Know

Gambling involves risking something of considerable value on an uncertain event in the hopes of winning something of even greater value. A person gambles when he or she risks losing money or belongings in situations where the outcome is mostly determined by luck. The euphoria of winning more than is risked is highly addictive. Gamblers…

Major Obstacles On The Gambling Addiction Recovery Journey

Major Obstacles On The Gambling Addiction Recovery Journey

Recovering from problem gambling is a challenge to many people. It takes time commitment and resources as well.  The time one takes to recover fully depends on the personality, gambling phase, and the approach. The following are the major obstacles during the recovery journey. Relapse Many people go back to their old habits after one…

Steps to Overcoming Gambling Addiction

Steps to Overcoming Gambling Addiction

What is a Gambling Addiction? According to HelpGuide.org gambling addiction may also be known as pathological gambling, compulsive gambling or gambling disorder. A person suffering from a gambling addiction will not be able to control the impulse to gamble whenever it comes. This can lead to a lot of consequences such as financial debt, loss…