How to help a gambler?

What to Avoid ► Do not stay alone with this problem. Talk to someone you trust. ► Avoid taking the steps in his / her place, it does not help. ► Do not accept that he says, “If I play it’s your fault”. ► Do not blame him/her because he plays, he already feels guilty. He certainly suffers from playing …

Latest figures of the UK Gambling Addiction

As shown on the gambling commission study below, the gambling statistics in the UK are a bit encouraging, especially on the following aspects: decreasing number of betting shops and employees of the sector decreasing number of bingo clubs But the bad news comes from the online industry, which takes over the remote gambling. The online gaming industry does not create …

Gambling Addictions Statistics in Spain

Spain is one of the most affected, alongside UK and Italy, by the gambling addiction. Between 2% and 3% of the population has a gambling issue, according to an ElPais study. This is partly due to a low regulation of the gambling, both online and offline. Figures of the gambling are summarised in the table below: The major operator in Spain, Sportium, …

Bible & Gambling

Let’s look at gambling from the bible’s point of view and study texts from the scripture that explains the beliefs around it. Text from the Bible that points to gambling Mark 8:36 (KJV), “Fоr whаt shаll іt рrоfіt а mаn іf hе shаll gаіn thе whоlе wоrld, аnd lоsе his soul?” Hebrew 13:5 (NIV), “Keep your life free from the …

Gambling Recovery Guide

Ever heard of Pathological gambling? Pathological gambling otherwise known as Compulsive gambling is an illness which advances in severity. It’s a psychological disorder which is quite similar to alcohol addiction as its hard to overcome. The affected individual referred to as the compulsive gambler passes through some stages as the illness progress and each of these stage has peculiar signs. …