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    Hakan
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    I want to regulate my friends spending habit for gambling

    Wed Feb 25, 2015 11:36 pm

    Hello,

    I have something that needs advice and/or attention,

    theres a friends of mine that I taught how to play poker,

    just for fun when we dont have anything to do or when its a boring day.

    I taught him how the play the basics and taught him how to play like a pro.

    But as time goes by, I didnt noticed that he has been playing on events.

    I said to myself, I think that fine, maybe he just wants to experience the real thing.

    And then after a few months, I just got the news that hes been spending a lot of money

    playing poker. And his wife is alerted by that.


    So I want to take responsibility for it, dont want to stop or prevent him from playing.

    I might get worse if I did that.

    I just want to regulate how he spends money.

    Can anyone help me?
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    Neve [admin]
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    Joined: Mon Nov 17, 2014 12:52 pm

    Re: I want to regulate my friends spending habit for gamblin

    Thu Feb 26, 2015 9:53 am

    Hi Hakan

    Welcome to the forum and thank you for your post. I'm sure you will find lots of support and advice from others who may have been in a similar situation. Would you feel comfortable asking your friend if they've sought any help for their gambling? Even if your friend was to go online and check out this forum, it's a good place to start. Our website Gambling Help Online has a lot of helpful information and tools as well.

    Just a side note - you may notice that we have removed your 'signature' on your original post. The reason we have done this is because it contained a link to inappropriate content for this forum. In line with our [url=http://forum.gamblinghelponline.org.au/ ... f=17&t=647]terms and conditions[/url`, we will always review content that's seen as inappropriate for the site. This forum is intended to be a safe and supportive place for all members to share their struggles with gambling and support each other on a journey to recovery from gambling.

    Thank you for your understanding, and feel free to keep in touch regarding your friend.

    Neve (moderator)
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