I Never Gamble

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 53 People

    I Have A Social Conscience

    Pokie is an Aussie word used to describe poker machine. Pokies have been legal in this state for over 15 years. Hotels no longer need rely on live entertainment, food and beverage sales, or even return customers to make a profit, thanks to the lucrative gaming industry. The...
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    1 Response Apr 19, 2012

    Not At All

    I don't even buy lottery tickets.
    justjudyblue2 justjudyblue2
    36-40, F
    Apr 18, 2008

    A more accurate term Is a "stupidity tax."

    Sometimes I fantasize that the only organizations allowed to run commercial gambling........ would be public schools. That way gambling addicts could, at least, give back a little bit of the moneys they take from their families. Of course this would be a bad idea in reality. It...
    26-30, M
    Feb 24, 2012

    I always wonder what people think

    who gamble. Like the casinos are build to make the visitors rich. Love the expression: Heads we win, tails you loose But it's so true (:
    Feelfree77 Feelfree77
    41-45, M
    Jan 12, 2015

    Not Even For Matches

    It is not a religious thing or anything like that; I'm Catholic Catholics push that Bingo gambling and lottery tickets. Nor is it something I learned from my parents. They used to play penny-ante poker with friends when I was still a kid living at home. No, it is just a feeling I...
    70+, M
    2 Responses Jan 29, 2013

    I Often Gamble

    I am a gambler - with life mostly.
    Thought1 Thought1
    1 Response Sep 17, 2009

    I Never Gamble

    I Never Gamble... I never play slot machines, card games for money, the lottery,  nothing... I used to place bets on horse races once but i never classed it as gambling since at the time i had a computer programme that i wrote which selected certain winners and the...
    GoodGuy34 GoodGuy34
    31-35, M
    Mar 24, 2008

    Except In Love!

    Guess I shouldn't gamble at all.  
    Josie06 Josie06
    56-60, F
    2 Responses Sep 1, 2009


    Right to the point, I'm just lost for the ast 3 months almost $8 thousand dollards, going back and back to the casino, thinking that "today is my good day"!! and I'll win get some money back, the last 3 times I have lost $2,200.00, and at that moment my...
    MIMA14 MIMA14
    41-45, F
    1 Response Aug 31, 2009

    No Gambling For Me.....

    I hate losing and never win anyway; I'd rather give my money away to someone who needs it than to some unscrupulous person who has too much already and isn't appreciative or ethical in its final use.
    xerxes211 xerxes211
    56-60, M
    1 Response Jun 23, 2008

    Risk Aversion

    The "pain" of losing is always so much greater than the "joy" of winning. I just don't see the point. (And that's assuming that the odds were even. Of course in casinos they never are.)
    accomplice accomplice
    46-50, M
    May 2, 2011
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