Gambling may not be a crime, to some people it is fun and a sort of entertainment but when you or somebody you know and may be someone you love so dearly is having problem controlling his/her gambling habit, that is a problem gambler and it is not good. You as a gambler or somebody near you may be having problem gambling and may not know. Below are some signs you are expected to see in a person before he/she could be said to be a problem gambler.
Somebody who is lying to family and others about the extent of his gambling and defensive when asked.
Engage in criminal activities in order to finance gambling.
When in a situation whereby he is loosing his relationship, job and having difficulties of career and education because of gambling.
A problem gambler would be trying to forsake gambling or cut back gambling expenses without success
When a person is gambling to escape problem, example marital problem.
A person who is relying on other to bail him out of his bad financial situation cause by gambling is a problem gambler.
When somebody is betting more to loose more or making losses with gambling.
Always increasing bet amount when gambling so as to achieve the desired excitement.
A problem gambler would be preoccupied with gambling, relieving on past experience and always looking for a way to finance gamble.
If you can detect any of these sign in you or that person near you then you or that person is a problem gambler.