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    Hi guys,

    Basically, I've got a serious gambling problem and have lost quite a few thousands over the summer - and some of my overdraft for Uni.

    I used to self harm, and since stopping that, I've done this basically. I'm not sure what it is that I get out of gambling in honesty, I don't do it to make money that's for sure.

    Having realised I've got a problem, I'm planning on revoking my membership to certain sites etc. but I noticed someghing. Having made my Betfair account in my friends name due to mine being locked for whatever reason, do I have any legal grounds to claim the money back as all the cards I used were in my name etc. and this would have been quite clear had they checked.
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    Sadly I don't think you'll be able to claim the money back. Maybe take this as a call to sort it out. Ask your bank to block your card for these places. Good luck.
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    Thanks for your advice, do I have anything to lose by asking them? I don't want to have any legal proceedings brought against me or anything of the sort.
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    I'm not sure what it is that I get out of gambling in honesty,
    It's just the adrenaline. When trying to quit, I'd remind myself that that's what you only get out of it.
 
 
 
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