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How is it possible for people to be addicted to gambling if they already know that they can not win?

Author : Tom

Submitted : 2018-03-06 12:02:50    Popularity:     

Tags: addicted  people  win  gambling  

We have people in society who eat laundry soap for fun and others who can't figure out which bathroom to use. You could say the same thing about drinki

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We have people in society who eat laundry soap for fun and others who can't figure out which bathroom to use.

You could say the same thing about drinking, drugs, tobacco, etc.

By the way, the odds of casino or lottery gambling are against you but there is still a chance. It's that chance that draws people in.

Because greed and delusion arising from ignorance.

there is always that next spin, roll of the dice, card hand, or lottery ticket that could win.

They might know they can't win. But they really don't believe that. They believe they can win. And it's the excitement and hope which keep them at it and act as the reward.

The same for cocaine.

Because there are those who did win, and winning more than you started with is a thrill. I'm a gambler, i like results, and I know that i have a chance to win big. Not a very large chance, but there is still a chance somewhere.

That's why people get addicted to it. The thrill of winning or losing. Same thing if you play UNO or any other card game, it's a chance of winning, but anything could happen to make you lose. But you still want to play.

That's how addiction works. It feeds the possibility of winning into everything.

But they could win, that's the problem with gambling. If the possibility is there, then people get addicted thinking they can. Casinos also purposely let people win some money which fuels people to keep gambling thinking they could win some more.



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