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Signs for a Gambling Addiction
Gambling addiction is the dark side of gambling, in the US alone at least 1 percentage of the population suffered from gambling problems. Though most gamblers consider gambling as an entertainment there are few that are being lured by the casinos' prizes and luxuries halls, and stage by stage, they are losing control over their gambling. Problem gambling doesn't hurt gamblers alone, most of the time their family and friends are hurt in the way as well.
The main stage for helping a gambling addict is to make him aware of his problem, without it he would not turn for help. The following questions would help you or any other member of your family or friends to acknowledge their condition:
1) Has the thought of suicide crossed your mind as result of any gambling activity?
If you answered "yes" to more than six of the above questions then you should consider yourself as an addict for gambling and seek for counseling as soon as possible.
David Lox – Editorial Staff – 27/12/05