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Paperback / ISBN-13: 9781529329230

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‘If you want to give up gambling, then buying this book will be the best money that you ever spend.’ – Paul Buck, recovered compulsive gambler, Founder and CEO of Epic Risk Management

Addiction to gambling and its consequences can be devastating – and can affect anyone, from any age or background.

This book is designed to help you – or a loved one – stop gambling forever. It will help you, or them, to recognize the phases of problem gambling, and to understand the release that happens when you create, and hit, rock bottom. As you come to learn more about this illness, you’ll learn how to deal with the urges and start the path back towards dignity and self-respect. You’ll also understand, once and for all, the futility of gambling and the cruel facts about this cruel industry.

Himself a recovered compulsive gambler, Phil Mawer has created an effective therapy that has helped countless people break out of their gambling prison and start enjoying life again – and his book will help you, too.

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"If you want to give up gambling, buying this book will be the best money that you ever spend. [It] helped me understand my gambling addiction, it helped my family come to terms with my gambling addiction and it put me on the road to recovery. Phil understands gambling, has lived it, knows what you are going through, and knows how to make a difference."
Paul Buck, Founder and CEO, Epic Risk Management
"Phil's book helped me understand in the early stages of my recovery that the cause of gambling harm isn't simply faults with individuals, but addictive gambling products and a culture of liberalisation. This gave me both the outlook and the confidence to campaign successfully against Fixed Odds Betting Terminals."
Matt Zarb-Cousin, Campaign for Fairer Gambling
"Phil's book is honest, emotional and makes sense of one of the most complex addictions. This moving, true story offers a genuine coping strategy to overcome an addiction which proves to be devastating, not only to the gambler, but to all of those closely connected."
Jason Ratcliffe, Professional cricketer 1988-2002, former PCA Board Member
"For someone who is struggling with a gambling addiction this is an excellent step by step guide to having self-control over their issues they are facing. For someone who has not experienced gambling addiction it demonstrates how powerful a draw gambling can be and comparisons with other addictions (ie quitting smoking) allows the reader to really appreciate the depth of the problem."
Carolyn Harris, MP