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Internet Gambling Addiction - The Statistics

Julie Paarmann - Sunday, September 22, 2013

Stop GamblingWith the use of the internet and the more modern mobile devices, internet gambling addiction is on the increase. Statistics show that it is an ever increasing problem and that it is more than likely to become the highest instance of gambling addiction.

If you are connected to the internet it's very hard to get away from adverts that constantly pop up all over the place. Inducements to where you where to play bingo, poker, betting on your favourite sport and even every casino game you can think of can be found online.

Here are some of the statistics of online gambling:

Every year it has almost doubled and will continue to rise.
Did you know that one in ten people have a problem with online gambling?
It's easier to get hooked online.
The scariest one of all is that fewer online gamblers do not realise they have a problem.
Online gambling can produce a rush that is an addictive high.

It's true that not all online players will end up with an internet gambling addiction but it is imperative that you look out for the signs before they take a hold completely. Don't let yourself become isolated in your add
iction and seek help or tell a loved one as soon as you can.

Help For Gambling Addiction.