The Gambling Clinic
The Gambling Clinic
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    Debunk the myths about slot machines
    According to an annual AGA survey, the slot machine consistently is named the public’s favorite casino game. However, despite their popularity, there are a lot of misconceptions about how slot machines work. The main point to remember is that each spin or play is a completely random event independent of any spins that came before it. A lot of the myths about the machines fall apart when you consider this fact. Learn more about how slot machines operate by downloading...
    “Taking the Mystery Out of the Machine: A Guide to Understanding Slot Machines.”
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    Boredom behind rise in gambling
    Bored miners are fuelling an unprecedented splurge on Mackay poker machines with the region's monthly pokies losses surging past $6 million...
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How do you know gambling is a problem

If any of the statements below describe either you or someone you know, talking to someone about gambling may help:

  1. Thinks very often about gambling
  2. Gambles with more and more money to get the same level of excitement or “high”
  3. Gambles to escape problems or feel better
  4. Becomes restless or irritable with trying to cut back or stop gambling
  5. Lies in order to hide gambling
  6. Breaks the law to get money to gamble with or pay off gambling debt
  7. Puts relationships, school, or job at risk because of gambling
  8. Tries to go back another day to win back money lost while gambling

Reasons Why People Gamble

What The Gambling Clinic is all about

What to Expect During Treatment

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