|Posted on May 20, 2017 at 3:20 AM|
Remote gambling refers to any form of gambling accessed either through the internet, using a mobile telephone or wireless handset or through interactive television. Whilst still new compared to traditional ways of accessing gambling, we know that remote gambling has just as much potential to cause problems and that the 24/7 nature of its avaiability may cause futher difficulty.
People who have contacted me, who are sufferring through remote gambling problem, often reflect on the following:
- Loss of a sense of reality regarding time and money spent gambling
- The speed at which they have lost money and the ability to chase losses immediately
- Difficulty in avoiding access and exposure to remote gambling opportunities
- That they didn't fully understand how gambling remotely worked or were overwhelmed by the speed