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These are real stories from people who have overcome or are dealing with the impact of problem gambling.  We hope you find comfort and strength in each other's stories.

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    My name is Steve and I am a compulsive gambler. I am 42 years old and have been gambling as long as I can remember. From the time I was a kid I remember my dad taking me to the racetrack and I was hoo ...

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    My 2014 New Year’s resolution

    I have a long list of things I would like to change in 2014. My number one top priority is to STOP PLAYING THE POKIES!

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    I really felt bad what I have done to myself as I became addicted to gambling since last year. I started playing roulette online lost lots and lots of money and kept on trying to chase my money but un ...

Gambler's Help 

There are many ways to seek professional and anonymous help for your own, or your loved one's problems with gambling.

If you need immediate help, please call Gambler's Help on 1800 858 858 or Gambler's Help Youthline on 1800 262 376 (from within Australia only). This service operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and is free and confidential.