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    What are the reasons and why
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    Relieves boredom or to have fun or some people just like a challenge.

    Then you have the people who gamble to try and win back what they lost.
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    The thrill of winning, or losing, money is fun! If you gamble sensibly it can be treated like any other sort of activity.

    For example someone would happily pay say £50 to watch a football game for 90 mins of entertainment. Someone could also take that £50 to a casino and gamble with it because they find it fun, if they lose it all they've spent £50 for a night of entertainment, if they win some then that's great they've actually made some money through having fun!

    Gambling becomes a problem when people don't set a limit on how much they're willing to lose, or try to chase their losses. You should never go into gambling expecting to win money, the odds are always against you in casinos or on bookmakers.
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    I find poker enjoyable not for the money just the game itself
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    If you know how to gamble then it's great fun
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    (Original post by struggler07)
    What are the reasons and why
    They are insane. They just don't know the value of money, and use it to play. That's it.
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    (Original post by UWS)
    Relieves boredom or to have fun or some people just like a challenge.

    Then you have the people who gamble to try and win back what they lost.
    You really think it's fun losing £40 a day
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    (Original post by Bruhh)
    The thrill of winning, or losing, money is fun! If you gamble sensibly it can be treated like any other sort of activity.

    For example someone would happily pay say £50 to watch a football game for 90 mins of entertainment. Someone could also take that £50 to a casino and gamble with it because they find it fun, if they lose it all they've spent £50 for a night of entertainment, if they win some then that's great they've actually made some money through having fun!

    Gambling becomes a problem when people don't set a limit on how much they're willing to lose, or try to chase their losses. You should never go into gambling expecting to win money, the odds are always against you in casinos or on bookmakers.
    That's true what if you do it every single day and lose like £60 a day for a year that's over £20k that's alotttttttt of money seriously online gambling a the worst you can gamble anytime anywhere you just need Internet connection you can do it 24/7
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    (Original post by John10101)
    I find poker enjoyable not for the money just the game itself
    Atleast it ain't slots
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    (Original post by struggler07)
    You really think it's fun losing £40 a day
    It's the buzz of winning. I never said it was fun to lose money?
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    The possibility/thrill to gain big.
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    (Original post by struggler07)
    That's true what if you do it every single day and lose like £60 a day for a year that's over £20k that's alotttttttt of money seriously online gambling a the worst you can gamble anytime anywhere you just need Internet connection you can do it 24/7
    Well that's when it becomes a problem if you can't afford those sorts of losses and become addicted to trying to win them back.
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    (Original post by serah.exe)
    If you know how to gamble then it's great fun
    Lol you think losing all your money and friends is fun your living in a dream world
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    (Original post by Reshyna)
    They are insane. They just don't know the value of money, and use it to play. That's it.
    So true
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    (Original post by struggler07)
    Lol you think losing all your money and friends is fun your living in a dream world
    Hence why I said if you know how to gamble. Meaning you'll be winning money, not losing it
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    (Original post by UWS)
    It's the buzz of winning. I never said it was fun to lose money?
    Most of the times you lose more than you win
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    Spreadbetting as an actual income source
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    (Original post by Bruhh)
    Well that's when it becomes a problem if you can't afford those sorts of losses and become addicted to trying to win them back.
    True especially if your borrowing money from friends and family
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    (Original post by serah.exe)
    Hence why I said if you know how to gamble. Meaning you'll be winning money, not losing it
    It's all about luck there's no skill
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    (Original post by Yaboi)
    Spreadbetting as an actual income source
    Could be you have to be proper lucky
 
 
 
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