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  • A Birmingham boys gambling story

    Hi I'm Tom, I'm an electrician from Birmingham. I had a gambling relapse yesterday and gambled a years worth in one sitting. This got me looking online for somewhere to share my story to "get it off my chest" so to say. ...

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  • Remedy and advice...

    Hello there, I'm 26 years old, I've been playing since I was 15-16 on different slot machines, poker etc.
    I've lost a huge amount of money (above €20k) the most in one shot, that was my apartment...
    I've le...

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  • My gambling addiction

    I tried my luck and won. Then I tried my luck again and won again. Then I was hooked. 6 months later, £25,000 later and all of my savings are gone and – if it wasn’t for some help from my family – I would have lost the h...

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  • I lost everything

    I lost £10,000 last night on blackjack, 6 hours, my hard earned bonus reduced to £5. I wish I didn't have such an addiction but I do. I regret every single bet I've ever put on and now I can't afford to pay my rent or ch...

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  • Just wasted over £780 on gambling

    Basically I started gambling at young age. Through poker my dad taught me, anyways at around 17 started playing in pubs (poker) done that all through my college years. When I turned 18 I got a lump sum of £3000 what did ...

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  • My betting Abyss

    I'm 26 years old and have been gambling for around 10 years. This is the first time I've really looked for help and hope that by writing about my addiction will be the first step in getting better.
    I was 14/15 whe...

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