The Gambling Clinic
The Gambling Clinic
  • In the News

    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.”
  • In the News

    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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Reasons Why People Gamble

Gambling is not always about the money. There are a number of reasons why people choose to gamble.

  1. Hoping that a big win can solve their problems
  2. Escaping from other problems
  3. Enjoying the atmosphere – people, “bells and whistles,” alcohol
  4. Needing to find a time to relax and not think about other concerns
  5. Grieving or wanting to help “fill a void”

How do you know gambling is a problem?

What The Gambling Clinic is all about

What to Expect During Treatment


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