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Gambling Is More Than Just Gambling

Postby RottenFish » Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:12 pm

My gambling addiction is going to be a tough one to break. I have OCD and BPD, and I find those issues easier to handle than my gambling addiction. Why? Gambling is more than just putting money in a machine or on a table and placing a bet. This is why I find gambling so attractive:

1. The casino is constantly offering me lavish penthouse suites. It's hard to say no when the casino offers me a luxurious suite with a comfortable California King bed, a hot tub for 8, and room service at a snap of a finger.

2. Being treated like royalty is priceless. The servers, hosts, and security at the casino all know me by name. They wait on me hand and foot. They have my drinks poured before I sit at the bar. They have a V.I.P. booth reserved for me at the nightclubs. They always have a special table reserved for me at their fancy restaurants.

3. The World-Class experience. The fanciest cruises around the world, and V.I.P. tickets to see the my favorite celebrities perform. It all seems nice and dandy when everything is handed to me (something I never had before I became a member at the casino).

I'm a gamer by nature, so I do love winning. But when my gambling goes hand-in-hand with being treated like a King at the casino, it's even more difficult to deal with.
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Re: Gambling Is More Than Just Gambling

Postby rainbowcolor » Fri Mar 15, 2019 8:23 pm

I don’t think the casinos give the freebies out of the goodness of their heart so that we could all have a good time at their expense and admire their new shinning facilities, with all the latest stage of art slot machines, new carpets every day, week or month, they don’t really care if you drop your cigarettes on the floor or spill drinks or food as long as you keep feeding the machine.

I too was floored with all the offers, my husband and I had thousands of dollars in free play alone even thought we are not big time player but that was how we got suck in and was at the casinos 5 time a week instead of twice a year.

Finally I had enough after a few year of madness and start living the real life again and it is much better and happier too. :roll:
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Re: Gambling Is More Than Just Gambling

Postby RottenFish » Sat Mar 16, 2019 3:44 am

Hi rainbowcolor. You're so right. The casinos suck us in with their freebies and intriguing comps. I still think that casinos pump oxygen into their establishments, though they deny it.
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