19Feb

What is Compulsive Gambling? BY ARNIE WEXLER CCGC

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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, […]

23Jan

The Super Bowl is to the compulsive gamblers what New Year’s Eve is to the alcoholic

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The Super Bowl is to the compulsive gamblers what New Year’s Eve is to the alcoholic,” says Arnie Wexler, CCGC a leading expert on the subject of compulsive gambling and a recovering compulsive gambler himself. “I have spoken to more compulsive gamblers than anyone else in America in the lat 45 years and have gotten […]

02Jan

BY ARNIE WEXLER CCGC

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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, […]

28Oct

Legislators Urged to Include Funding for Gambling Addiction Treatment in Any Gaming Expansion

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Recovery Road Clinical Specialists Emphasize Need for State Support COCONUT CREEK, Fla. — Funding for gambling addiction treatment needs to be included in any expansion of Florida’s gaming activities, according a team of clinical specialists from Recovery Road, a Palm Beach Gardens program. “We are not against expanding gambling in Florida,” said Dr. Rob Hunter, of […]

08Oct

Expert Warns NJ About Online Gambling

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New Jersey’s decision to allow online gambling is an alarming development for compulsive bettors, says Arnie Wexler, a certified compulsive-gambling counselor. “If you’re an addicted gambler or have the possibility of becoming an addicted gambler, you very easily in the middle of the night . . . get an urge, a flash, a feeling, a […]

30Aug

With legal gambling now moving beyond the casinos and onto the Internet, the industry is bracing for the most far-reaching changes in its history.

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) – With legal gambling now moving beyond the casinos and onto the Internet, the industry is bracing for the most far-reaching changes in its history. A Las Vegas firm, Ultimate Gaming, on Tuesday became the first in the U.S. to offer online poker, restricting it, for now, to players in Nevada. […]

30Aug

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

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

29Aug

New Jersey–My comments on the new Internet gambling bill passed and the regs. that will be coming out.

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Arnie Wexler ccgc My comments on the new Internet gambling bill passed and the regs. that will be coming out. I have heard that in the regs. it will state you can play with a credit card; you can increase your line at any time even during play, If that is the case its crazy. […]

21Aug

CREDIT CARDS AND GAMBLING ADDICTION

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CREDIT CARDS AND GAMBLING ADDICTION ALMOST EVERY GAMBLER ASKING FOR HELP OWES MONEY ON MANY CREDIT CARDS WHEN THEY SEEK HELP. And now we will be opening the door for real problems for anyone who is an addicted gambler or anyone who will become an addicted gambler who ends up gambling on the internet! I […]

21Aug

Parkinson’s Drugs and Restless Leg Syndrome Drugs Triggering Gambling Addiction.

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Parkinson’s Drugs and Restless Leg Syndrome Drugs Triggering Gambling Addiction.   Lake Worth, FL   Parkinson’s Drugs and Restless Leg Syndrome Drugs Triggering Gambling Addiction. Some years back i got a call from a man seeking help for gambling addiction. He said i am on a pill for Parkinson disease and became a compulsive gambler. […]