any behavior that involves the risk of money or anything of value on the outcome of a game, contest, or other event. This includes but is not limited to lotteries, card games, pools or raffles, sports betting has a major disruptive effect on the gambler's life.
Prob●lem Gam●bling /ˈprɒbləm ˈgæmblɪŋ/ noun:
any gambling behavior that interferes with a major area of life, impacting such things as personal relationships, finances, or academics.
Path●o●log●i●cal Gam●bling /ˌpæθəˈlɒdʒɪkəl ˈgæmblɪŋ/noun:
characterized by uncontrollable gambling well beyond the point of a social or recreational activity, such that the gambling
- Casino gambling
- Cards or dice games
- Betting on college or professional sports
- Betting on horse/dog races
- Internet gambling
- Bingo and raffles