AUDIO from FL Council on Compulsive Gambling Available on During Problem Gambling Awareness Week, Blow the Whistle on Compulsive Sports Betting

Mar 07, 2011, 21:37 ET from

NEW YORK, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Get content from FL Council on Compulsive Gambling at:

Problem sports bettors cannot just watch a basketball or football game for fun. For them, compulsive betting on games leads to debt, deteriorating personal relationships and even illegal acts to finance their gambling addiction. Sports betting is on the rise in Florida. Because it is an acceptable pastime in our culture, compulsive betting behavior can quickly escalate and become a serious problem. For some, a few "innocent" bets can lead to addiction that impacts not just the gambler but their co-workers, friends and family. Available content includes an audio news release.

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