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I'm addicted to gambling but still play poker. is poker really gambling or is it a skill game?

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Dr. Leonard Spishakoff
Specializes in Addiction Medicine
Still the same: Pker is in essence gambling as it increases Dopamine via reward and thril, a basic characteristic of all disorders associated with addictive behaviors.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 34 years experience
Most gamble someskil: It is a skill game but still can loose money so set boundaries and play with caution.

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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