At-Risk Gamblers

Certain people may be at a higher risk of developing a gambling problem,

Here are some factors that may put you at a higher risk than others:

  • Have experienced a big win early into gambling, leading to a false expectation of consistent wins

  • Hold false beliefs about the odds of winnings

  • Have experienced a sudden life event such as a divorce, retirement, bereavement or divorce

  • Feeling isolated, bored or lonely

  • Have a risk-taking, competitive or impulsive nature

  • Are experiencing financial problems

  • Have little interests or hobbies outside gambling

  • Feelings of uncertainty in life or a lack of direction

  • History of mental health issues such as anxiety and/or depression

  • Have past experience with trauma or abuse

  • Have problems with alcohol or drugs use

  • Feelings of pride and self-esteem is tied to gambling wins or losses.


Get help

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