Category - Gambling & Debt

Accounts Unpayable

Roy is a compulsive debtor and under-earner.  His first debts were incurred during his childhood, as he would borrow a couple of dollars from his parents who never required him to repay these “loans” to their child. ...

Entitled To Spend

Wendy woke up one day to find herself in more than $19,000 in debt, months behind in rent, and reliable on her parents generosity to pay for her most basic needs. She began her adulthood in New York, surrounded by a city which he...

Big Break

Dan is a member of Debtors Anonymous.  His path to fiscal sobriety came after many years spending more money than he had, and earning less than he needed to live on.  As an actor, Dan had trouble earning a decent living while...

Secret Bank Account

Howard is a compulsive gambler. He can remember the day he became sober from gambling. He was prolific sports gambler; Howard didn’t mind casinos, but ultimately he bet his money on baseball. He started as a young man making...

Unreal Luck

Anthony grew up in Pennsylvania in a gambling-free household. One day, while, in college, the family was invited to an Atlantic City casino hotel for a holiday getaway. While there, Anthony met up with other people who took him...

Lies Upon Lies

Ed’s first gambling experience came age seven, playing with his childhood friends, pitching coins and betting on neighborhood sports games. He remembers raising himself, as his father had long work hours and his mother was...

Vegas, Baby.

Ronnie’s gambling issues began later in life when she moved, in her forties, to Las Vegas. Her job in New York had been downsized, and so she ventured west to find work, never having gambled before at a casino...

Betting On Whatever

Gary first began gambling at age 13, betting his friend’s parents five dollars at a time. He wasn’t very lucky, and kept losing. In his teens, he’d bet on sports with bookies, losing paycheck after paycheck. At...

A Little Spooky

Sam’s first gambling came making bets with friends in school. He’d bet his friends he could throw ball farther than they, or he’d flip baseball cards. He soon starting betting his school lunch that his favorite...

Feeling High

Kerri thinks her gambling addiction began at age 21, when she first visited a Casino. She never drank, never used drugs, but the act of gambling made her feel high. Her addiction intensified, finding reasons to visit casino as...

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