Signs of Problem Gambling

Signs of Problem Gambling

Is Gambling becoming a problem for you or someone in your life?


Here are a few signs of Problem Gambling:

  • Lying about how much time or money has been spent gambling
  • Borrowing or selling things to get money for gambling
  • Skipping work, school or family events to gamble
  • Gambling due to depression, being bored, or stressed
  • Gambling more to get the same excited feeling
  • Arguing with family about money and gambling
  • Hiding bills, winnings, or losses from family
  • “Chasing” the losses
  • Being preoccupied with gambling

 

Have you ever...

Lied about how much time or money has been spent gambling? Borrowed or sold things to get money for gambling? Skipped work, school or family events to gamble? Gambled due to depression, being bored, or stressed? Gambled more to get the same excited feeling? Argued with family about money and gambling? Hid bills, winnings, or losses from family? “Chased” the losses? Been preoccupied with gambling?