07Feb

HOW MANY PEOPLE WILL BE CALLING FOR HELP AFTER A GAMBLING LOSS IN THE SUPER BOWL !!

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Wexler  Receives hundreds of phone calls following the Super Bowl, many from  gamblers who tried to   “GET EVEN”   for previous losses. The cries for help start   the very next morning. Some will keep his help line # and call down the road for help still thinking they can win.But if you an addicted gambler in the […]

07Feb

Post season playoff games and SUPER BOWL are like new years eve to the alcoholic

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“Playoff games and the Super Bowl are to the compulsive gamblers what New Year’s Eve is to the alcoholic,” says Arnie Wexler, a leading expert on the subject of compulsive gambling and a recovering compulsive gambler himself. Football’s biggest game offers greatest temptation to sports gamblers. “Over the years, I have also spoken to many […]

07Feb

Gambling Addiction With Expert Arnie Wexler.

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Arnie Wexler is a certified gambling counselor and was the executive director of the Council of Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey for eight years. Listen: http://www.wbal.com/article/86173/50/template-story/Gambling-Addiction-With-Expert-Arnie-Wexler-

15Sep

HOW DO WE COPE WITH BUMPS IN THE ROAD IN OUR RECOVERY ——-WE ALL HAVE THEM

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DO WE CAVE IN  AND MAYBE RELAPSE DO WE ASK FOR HELP DO WE STUFF IT INSIDE   OR HIDE IT FROM EVERYONE DO WE LET IT EFFECT OUR RECOVERY DO WE TALK ABOUT IT IN THE G A ROOM DO WE TALK TO OUR SPONSOR DO WE TALK TO OUR SPOUCE / FAMILY DO WE […]

15Sep

A Book maker once told me I love the N. F. L.

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The bookmaker said———- “I have 200 gamblers who bet with me every day when the N. F.L games start i have over 800 gamblers bet with me its the best time of the year for me” Football is the most bet on sport in America. I remember when Skip Ballis, then of the Dallas Morning […]

20Jun

The Compulsive Gambler Working in the Gaming Industry

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Many people, who work in the gaming industry, are vulnerable to problems with their own gambling behaviors. Some are naturally attracted to the action, because they already have a gambling problem. Some develop a problem after being exposed to the environment. Studies have shown that employees in gaming establishments (racetracks, casinos, lottery vendors, etc.) have […]

09May

Art Schlichter was indicted -I understand i did it for years in my own gambling addiction

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Art Schlichter was indicted -“I understand i did it for years in my own gambling addiction” Arnie Wexler Art Schlichter, the former Ohio State quarterback was indicted today on 13 felony counts in connection with the ticket-selling scheme that swindled people out of more than $1 million. Tuesday, February 15, 2011 02:52 AM By Mike […]

04Apr

DO COMPULSIVE GAMBLERS EVER MAKE MONEY GAMBLING?

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Compulsive gamblers sometimes show a profit from a single session but in the end they cannot keep it. They will lose it all and more because of their addiction. A win is never big enough so they keep playing and dream that this time they will get the “Big Win” they crave. When it does […]

02Apr

What is Compulsive Gambling?

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Compulsive gambling is a progressive disease, much like an addiction to alcohol or drugs. In many cases, the gambling addiction is hidden until the gambler becomes unable to function without gambling, and he or she begins to exclude all other activities from their lives. Inability to stop gambling often results in financial devastation, broken homes, […]

28Mar

COMPULSIVE GAMBLING – JAIL, INSANITY, DEATH OR RECOVERY

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It was a rainy  Friday afternoon in 1983. The late Dr. Robert L. Custer , whom was the “father” of treatment for compulsive gambling, asked me to drive him to Long Island, N. Y , to visit one of his patients. This patient had entered an in-patient treatment center for compulsive gambling. As we drove […]