Types of Gambler (part 1)

There are many types gamber who playing online gambling, below shows the most of the reason why they will become a gambler.

Most gamblers are social gamblers.

-Gambling is one of many forms of entertainment they engage in, it is not their main recreational activity.

-They rarely think about gambling.

-Gambling episodes are usually infrequent, but there may be some regular activity as well (e.g., a monthly poker game, an occasional vacation to Vegas, a weekly or even daily lottery ticket).

-Gambling does not result in any negative life-consequences.

-There is no loss of control over gambling duration, frequency or money spent (sometimes there might be one episode of this).

-They would not be upset if unable to gamble ever again.

-There are no lasting negative financial consequences as a result of the gambling.

-There are no attempts to hide any aspect of the behavior.

-Other people do not see their gambling as excessive.

Frequent Gamblers (also called "heavy" or "serious" gambling):

-Gambling is an important part of their lives and would missed if they could not engage in it.

-There may be an intense focus on a single form of gambling (e.g., horse racing, poker, sports betting).

-There is no loss of control over wager amount or frequency.

-No progressive increase in wager size over time.

-No financial strain due to gambling, money for retirement, family, health, etc. is not being diverted

-Money is not borrowed from any source (including credit cards).

-Gambling is generally not viewed as a way to pay for basic life necessities or luxuries.

-No relationship arguments or relationship problems occur due to gambling.

-Gambling does not diminish their work performance or focus.

-Wager size is responsible and reasonable for the person's income.

-Relationships with family members and friends are not diminished due to time spent gambling.

-The time spent gambling appears reasonable to an outsider.

-The gambler does not chase losses.

-There are not mood swings associated with the wins and losses.

-The gambler remains interested in non-gambling activities and engages in them frequently.

-Non-gambling friends and activities are plentiful.

-Problem and pathological gamblers often minimize their situation to try and appear like frequent gamblers.

-A frequent gambler may eventually advance into problem or pathological gambling

-If a gambler is affluent the distinction between frequent and problem gambling is somewhat more complicated.