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What kind of people typically become problem gamblers?
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
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In brief: Problem gamblers
Addicts.

In brief: Problem gamblers
Addicts.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Dr. Albert Pizzo
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Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Addiction Medicine
In brief: Everyone
Gambling, like other addictions, effects men and women, young and old, white and black and brown, jews, catholics, protestants, muslims and atheists.
In other words, there is no "typical" gambler, and anybody can be effected. Teens are being increasingly drawn in to internet gambling sites. People with alcohol and Cocaine problems are more likely to have problem gambling.

In brief: Everyone
Gambling, like other addictions, effects men and women, young and old, white and black and brown, jews, catholics, protestants, muslims and atheists.
In other words, there is no "typical" gambler, and anybody can be effected. Teens are being increasingly drawn in to internet gambling sites. People with alcohol and Cocaine problems are more likely to have problem gambling.
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