Signs your Super Bowl Gambling may be Teetering on Addiction

Life coach and addiction specialist Thomas Gagliano explains the signs that your Super Bowl gambling may be teetering on addiction
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. - Jan. 28, 2016 - PRLog -- More people bet on the Super Bowl than any event in American sports. According to SBNation the total amount of money on the line worldwide is counted not in millions, but billions. In Las Vegas, 2014’s game produced a record $119 million, smashing the previous high of $98.9 million set just one year prior. And with the new recent proliferation of online betting sites like DraftKings and FanDuel, there are even more opportunities to put your money on the line.

While most people join a football pool at the office or play fantasy football with friends as a fun distraction, there are many for whom the gambling becomes an addiction.

Interview opportunity: Life Coach and addiction specialist Thomas Gagliano explains the signs that your Super Bowl gambling may be teetering on addiction.

  You are betting an amount of money you swore you would never bet

  You are hiding your bets from family and friends

  Your gambling is becoming ritualistic

  Your gambling is beginning to negatively affect your life:

     o   You are losing time at work

     o   You cannot pay your bills

     o   You are borrowing money from the wrong people

     o   You are facing legal issues

Life Coach and addiction specialist Thomas Gagliano is an author and keynote speaker who has helped institutions and individuals nationwide with his unique approach to parenting and relationships. Tom holds a Master’s degree in social work and has also emerged as a high profile leader in the world of addiction and self-help therapy. His first book, The Problem Was Me, landed on the bestseller list, and his second title, Don’t Put Your Crap in Your Kid’sDiaper: The Clean Up Can Last a Lifetime, was released this September.  Having been a bully, worked through anger issues, and overcome addictions of his own, Tom teaches from experience and from a heart that has been through it all and then some!

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