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 […]

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, […]

30Mar

Former Buckeye Schlichter suspect in probe Money for tickets went to gambling, sources say

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Saturday, February 5, 2011  02:51 AM By Mike Wagner Art Schlichter led Ohio State to an undefeated regular season in 1979 before losing in the Rose Bowl. Former Ohio State quarterback Art Schlichter, already known as one of the nation’s most-notorious compulsive gamblers, is the target of an investigation by local and federal authorities centering […]

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 […]

10Jan

Extra: Slot Addicts’ Burnout – 60 Minutes – CBS News

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22Dec

SHATTERED published in Bina Novemberr 29, December 6, december 13

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Original Post: http://debbieshapiroofjerusalem.blogspot.com/2010/11/rock-bottom-published-in-bina-novemberr.html?spref=fb Shattered Byline: Debbie Shapiro Part I Shmuel fidgeted nervously with the top button of his collar as he opened it. He took a deep breath, and almost choked on the heavy black smoke billowing out from the bus behind him. It didn’t faze him, though. He just shrugged his shoulders and continued […]

21Mar

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 […]

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22Feb

Sports of The Times; ‘How Many of You Have Made an Illegal Bet?’

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By DAVE ANDERSON Published: January 6, 1999 IN its scarlet and black practice uniforms, the Rutgers men’s basketball team gathered in the Rutgers Athletic Center meeting room where the players usually listen to Coach Kevin Bannon and watch game tapes. But yesterday there were no X’s and O’s on the chalkboard, no videos rolling. Instead, […]

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15Feb

The Sweet Sizzle of Easy Money

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Arnie Wexler remembers the sweet sizzle of easy money. How could he forget in a million years? It was Memorial Day 1951. He was a 14-year-old Brooklyn boy earning four bits an hour in an after-school job when he made his first score gambling at Roosevelt Raceway in Westbury: $54 cash — genuine folding green. […]

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