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What kind of people typically become problem gamblers?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

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.
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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