GAMBLING ADDICTION

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Addict Doctors

Gambling is the wagering of money or something of value( referred to as “the Stakes”) on an event with an uncertain outcome, with the primary intent of winning money or material goods. Gambling thus requires three elements to be present: consideration, risk and prize.

THE TWO MAIN TYPES OF GAMBLING INCLUDES:

1. Chance-based: such as playing the lottery, roulette, bingo or gaming machines. The results are random.

2. Skill-based: such as betting on races and playing poker or blackjack. Your ability or skill can influence whether you win or lose.

A few examples include;

. Lotteries ( lotto 6/49, super 7)

. Instant lotteries ( 7 chanceux, other scratch cards)

. Bingo

. Betting on billiard or pool

. Card games

. Private sports betting/ sports lotteries

. Casino games ( slot machines, roulette, keno)

. Video lottery terminals

WHY DO PEOPLE GAMBLE

For example, slot machine players may gamble…

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