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Sophie’s problematic compulsive gambling started later in life, when she was 60-years old. She had achieved sobriety from other addictions much earlier but started gambling as an activity and it quickly progressed into a problem. While making beach walks near her home in Atlantic City, she took a liking to slot machines in the city’s casinos. But her nickel bets turned into dropping hundreds of dollars in a matter of hours. Her attempts at limiting herself were fruitless, as she she would run home from the casinos to get more money.

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  • Entrapment cradle to grave , gambling industry has us hooked . gov satchels get filled daily with misery money from the vulnerable , FOBTs egms are fixed to addict,
    Mental health underfunded ,untrained , now digital literacy for on line , important education needed

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