Is Internet Gambling Addiction on the Increase?

Julie Paarmann - Saturday, December 14, 2013

Internet Gambling AddictionThese days it's becoming easier to play games for money on-line, thereby increasing the rates of internet gambling addiction. Whereas before, if someone wanted to place a bet, in order to do so, they had to physically go out of their home. With the internet you can now bet on almost anything without having to take off your slippers and leave the house.

There are a multitude of sites that can cater for every eventual gambling activity from the local football derby to the Superbowl final. Every time you switch on your computer an advert for a gambling site usually appears making it very difficult for someone addicted to gambling to stop. There is help at hand for your gambling addiction and if you need help then visiting your GP is always a good place to start, they will have details of the professional help centres available to you.

The biggest step to take is in admitting that you have a problem in the first place and that you need help with this gambling addiction. Try to stay away from your computer or if you're unable to do that then look into blocking the gambling sites and also stopping any pop-ups on your computer as these usually contain links to gambling sites. With computers and connections becoming available anywhere and everywhere internet gambling addiction is sure to rise.

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