10 Steps You Can Take To Stop Gambling Today

If you want to stop starting right now, block all access to money. Know that there are 1000’s of recovering gamblers. Its best to find someone who’s been in your shoes, but hasn’t gambled in quite some time.

Make sure you like them, they have your best interest in mind, & truly do help you. If needed, list them out. If you gamble online, get gamblock today.

STEP 1: GET RID OF YOUR MONEY

If you want to stop gambling right now, the first step begins by stopping to carry money. He’s overcome his own addiction to gambling & has helped many others do the same. There are 1000’s of people who once were severely addicted to gambling, haven’t gambled for months and even years. Good help seems to come from ex-gamblers themselves because they’ve been there, & they understand. Connect your gambling with the the negative consequences its brought into your life.

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When you absolutely must stop gambling right now, here are 10 steps you can take today.

STEP 6: BAN YOURSELF FROM GAMBLING (ONLINE AND OFF)

If you go to a local casino, take a caring friend and ban yourself for life.

If you play online, contact the online casino and have your account closed permanently, & demand to be banned from their site. You trust that the program will solve your gambling problem, as long as you never give up on it.

STEP 9: HAVE A PLAN IN PLACE FOR YOUR NEXT URGE

When your next urge comes, what will you do? You’ll need to know the answer to this. This includes credit cards, debit cards, access to bank accounts, checks, loans, etc. Gamblers Anonymous is one. A gambling problem is very strong, plays many tricks on on our minds, & tries to convince us of many lies. Call them ANYTIME you need to. (because it is the truth).

There is but one good throw upon the dice, which is, to throw them away. He is an author, life coach, sponsor, & former GA chapter president, husband, & stepfather.

STEP 8: STAY HOPEFUL

Only those who never give up on themselves & their program of recovery beat gambling. In the beginning the constant thoughts and urges to gamble can be intense. Carry only a very small budget for food each day and thats it.( absolutely no more than $5). It may sound funny, but joining a group of fellow recovering gamblers gives you strength & power over your gambling. (Email the author at jason@livegamblefree.com for online communities you can join today). Carrying recovery reading & phone numbers help. You make lifelong friends who will always understand and care.

This step can be done by attending Gamblers Anonymous, Celebrate Recovery, & finding online support and help. Don’t know where to turn to for help? Email jason@livegamblefree.com

STEP 7: REMIND YOURSELF WHY YOU’RE STOPPING, & FOR WHO.

Make a list of the people you love & love you back. Know what to do & who to call if a thought or urges to gamble hits you….(and unfortunately they will).

Jason is a recovered compulsive gambler of over 5 years and a certified professional life coach.

STEP 5: CARRY RESOURCES WITH YOU AT ALL TIMES

Get or print off pro gambling recovery literature & carry it with you at all times.

Read it daily, especially in first months. The only time casinos won’t let you gamble, is when you don’t have what they want……money.

These 10 steps are an excellent start to stopping gambling today.

If you have any unanswered questions or need to be pointed in the right direction email jason@livegamblefree.com

STEP 10: GET 1 ON 1 SUPPORT.

Stopping Gambling isn’t easy. Put up pictures of them & when you see it, remember that’s who you’re stopping for.

Recognize that if you gamble, you’re letting them down.

Remind yourself of all the bad things that have been caused by your obsession to gamble. -Author Unknown.

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STEP 4: SUBMIT YOURSELF TO A PROGRAM OF RECOVERY

What does this mean exactly? It means you must submit,commit, & trust in the program of recovery you choose. Combat this with the previous 9 steps & a one on one coach, sponsor, or therapist. There are therapists, counselors, & life coaches out there trained to help you stop. In the moment, you’ll want a plan of action to take when the urge to gamble attempts to overwhelm you.

STEP 3: JOIN A COMMUNITY OF RECOVERING GAMBLERS

Recovering in numbers is key.

STEP 2: GET HELP TODAY

To overcome something as powerful as a gambling problem or addiction, we must get help from others.

Help is out there in many forms. You help yourself and others triumph over a common enemy. Know that if they can do it, you can too. Inpatient Treatment is another. Have phone numbers listed for people to call who support you in your recovery

Greyhound Handicapping – #1 Way to Win Consistently at the Dog Track

Greyhounds don’t have jockeys, so once they get out onto the track, it’s all instinct, speed and running smarts. But if you’re not getting any better at handicapping, even after many trips to the track, consider listening to Albert Einstein.

Einstein said, “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting a different result.” That’s what you’re doing when you keep making the same mistakes over and over at the track, picking numbers or listening to other people or depending on luck to help you pick dogs.

Betting without planning is a fool’s game, although even the best handicappers slip into it once in awhile. So, if you want to win consistently, improve your handicapping skills and put some time and effort into learning the craft of greyhound handicapping.. You need a system – either one that you come up with yourself over time – or one that someone else has come up with over time. And if you’re not using a method, then it’s definitely time to think about what you do when you go to the track.

There are books on greyhound handicapping.

If that sounds like what you’re doing and you’re going home with a fatter wallet than you went with, give yourself a pat on the back and keep doing what you’re doing. There are all kinds of systems and methods that you can buy that can help you pick winners. The only way you can consistently pick winners at the dog track is by watching thousands of races, noticing what crucial factors indicate that a dog is ready to perform in THIS particular race, and then betting the race the right way.

If you’re losing more than you’re winning at the dog track, maybe it’s time to step back and take a long, hard look at your handicapping method. In either case, the system has to be tried and true, not something that your buddy’s brother in law thought up over beers at a backyard BBQ.

Greyhound handicapping is a very difficult art. There’s just no reason to keep losing with all the information that’s out there. There are greyhound handicapping forums on the Net. But if it’s more than once in awhile for you, it’s pretty certain that you’ll lose more than you win and that’s no fun.

So, if you want to win consistently, you have to handicap consistently

Online Gambling – The Games by Kenneth Bateman

The hand with the total value closest to nine wins. If a seven is rolled before point is made, the shooter loses. Face cards are valued at ten and aces at one or eleven at the players option.

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- Joker’s Wild

Blackjack

Online casinos offer a multitude of gambling game options designed to appeal to the adventurous or the conservative player. If the symbols are not aligned in a winning combination, you lose.

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Video Poker

Also known as “twenty-one” as the cumulative total of the face value of the cards cannot exceed twenty one to win. Bingo!

This article was posted on September 05, 2006

- Texas Hold ‘Em (by far the most popular)

- Jacks or Better (most popular)

A small, marble-like ball is placed into a spinning wheel that has red and black numbered slots. The following is an overview of some of the more popular online games, both multi-player and single player, and is not intended to be a tutorial. The right combination of symbols must be aligned with the payline in order to win. Among the most popular poker games to play online are:

Craps

Literally thousands of betting options. The shooter is a winner if point is made on follow up rolls. A two, three or twelve is an automatic loser on the come-out roll.

Online Gambling – The Games

 by: Kenneth Bateman

Roulette

Baccarat

The total value of two dealt cards must not exceed nine. The slot machine’s reels are lined up on what is known as a payline. Bets are based upon which slot the ball will land when the wheel stops spinning. In poker you are playing against other players, and not against the house. Keno is one of those games, and is really the casino version of a lottery draw. In Keno a computer randomly selects numbers from a group of eighty and the player must guess which group will be chosen.

- Omaha

- Caribbean Poker

- Pineapple

- Deuces Wild

Poker entails examining your hand and guessing what your opponents have. There are countless books and online sites detailing game rules, strategies, etc., and it is suggested the player take advantage of these before attempting to play for money.

Poker

Slots are the most popular of the no skills required online casino games, and is a veritable cash cow for the casinos, with the odds firmly stacked in favor of the house. Blackjack is played against the house, and not other players.

- Seven Card Stud

Played against the casino’s software and not against other players.

Slots

Keno

Eleven balls are drawn from a pool of thirty. Among the many sub-categories of betting on roulette are: betting on which color the ball will land, betting on any one of the three columns on the roulette table, or betting on a specific set of twelve numbers.

As you would expect, games of pure chance, with no skills required by the player offer terrible odds. Shooter must roll a seven or eleven on the come-out, or first roll to win or establish a point. Low house edge is of advantage to the player. . Slots are composed of spinning reels with an assortment of symbols on each reel