One of my son's does, and I hate him doing it.He has had some huge wins.
I still hate it.
When he does he will spend a thousand a night! and that is not cool.
I know he can afford to do it, but I have told him it's not right.
I only gamble by - very occasionally - buying a ticket for lotto. I don't do sports betting or polices or cards. My opinion is that these kinds of activities can be the start of a very slippery slope. Plenty of people get in trouble and why would I be any different?
Don't do pokies - but will do lotto and scratchies from time to time - and I'm in a footy tipping comp (but that's for the tipping, I know I won't ever win and am okay with that). I love black jack and craps, but I stay out of Casinos...I don't have a lot of will power...
No. A member of my family once had a gambling problem and it caused too many issues in the family for me to ever start. I don't buy lottery tickets, I've been to a casino twice in my life, once to go to their restaurant and another time to see a band play.
I have tried it once or twice, couldn't quite get the hang of it and nearly nodded off from boredom. Will buy the odd scratchie ticket maybe 3 or 4 times a year but that is about the sum total of my gambling.
No, I never gamble. I learned at an early age while playing monopoly that the dice wasn't my friend. So I never took a chance at gambling in real life. Plus it goes against the principles that I was grown up with.
Vee, I used to do the same thing, I loved a little "play" after work and I had a couple of major wins too. Then, one time, I saw an old man spit on the machine and I was so disgusted that I reported it. Well, his wife and daughter started a real ruckus and all three were yelling and screaming and blaming the poker machine for "losing his money". They got banned. Now all I can think of is what could be on the machines and it has ruined my fun. Even using hand sanitiser doesn't help, I'm sure I can feel the germs :((
I buy the odd lottery ticket but are totally adverse to full blown gambling. I used to know some one who was an addict at gambling and that turned me off for life seeing the damage arguments and lack of control