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Wednesday, February 06, 2013


My small band of compulsive gamblers each reveal that their gambling was different from others from a very young age. One man claims that his compulsion started at age 8, with a raffle at an ice cream social. It got out of the control later and most eventualy were escaping something, but the difference between themselves and others was noted at a very young age. They each started recreationally and escalated later, and only began using gambling as an escape after the compulsion arose.

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