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Playing the lottery, bingo, video lottery terminals and card games with friends are all forms of entertainment. However, these activities become an issue when they cause more problems than pleasure.
When gambling interferes with various aspects of a person’s life, it is likely that he or she has a trouble. Here are examples of behaviour that point to someone with a gambling disorder:
If you see yourself in these examples, or are worried about someone you know, you can get help and information by consulting the following resources:
The role of luck in gambling
Reducing the risk of developing disorders associated with drinking, using drugs and gambling
Alcohol, drugs and gambling: helping teenagers
May 13, 2016
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