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‘Just one more try – I’m due for a win’. Words spoken by many a gambler this week.

Ways of Wisdom Helen Thorne
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Whether it’s the lure of the high street betting shop or the secret flutter online, there are approximately 350,000 gambling addicts in the UK today. Many others gamble at lower levels: on horses, football, bingo or elections. Some of these people are in our churches, some living down our streets. Most keep the true extent of their losses (of money and time) hidden from their family and friends.