- Kate Seselja started gambling when she was a teenager
- She quickly became addicted to slot machines, sometimes losing an entire month's wages in one night
This article was first published in December 2015.
(CNN)When I came out recently about my gambling past, one of the most common responses I got from people is, "you don't look like a gambling addict!"
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- National Council on Problem Gambling operates a hotline (1-800-522-4700) that is available 24/7 and is 100% confidential
- National Center for Responsible Gaming funds research for various gambling addiction treatment methods
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