Experts say that Americans are becoming addicted to gambling. It's everywhere. It's at the convenience store, the golf course, and the office. You can even gamble online in the convenience of your home.
The largest growth area is gambling on sporting events. That has never made sense to me. I subscribe to the adage that anyone who gambles on what a nineteen year old will do on Saturday afternoon is an idiot.
Contrary to popular opinion, none of the holy books of any of the world's religions forbids gambling. Gambling is like all of the other addictions. There is nothing inherently wrong with things like food, alcohol or work. The problem is in us.
How do you know if you have a gambling addictive disorder?
Here's the principle. If it is a problem, it's a problem.