When it stops being fun, stop.I knew this chap when he was a Gold Sergeant... went on to be commissioned, MBE, QGM, MiD, President of the Manchester Grenadier Guards Association went on to take his own life following prison.
An army major who received the Queen's Gallantry Medal for bravery has been jailed for stealing more than £70,000 from army cadets.
Joseph Sandison, a former soldier decorated for his actions in Northern Ireland, took money from Hereford and Worcester Army Cadet Force to fund a gambling addiction.
Another Manchester worker who liked to have a little flutter once in a while...
Finance worker at airline catering firm who blew so much of her bosses' money on online gambling she got VIP status is jailed for four years for swindling £680,000
A destructive illness I suppose. Happily, an illness I am completely immune to.
I does have an excitement angle, definitely. I've only ever gambled what I could afford to lose.
The worst place I have ever gambled was in Almaty, Kazakhstan. I don't know how I managed to win at Roulette with the $100 I exchanged for the local groats, 'Tenge'. I won thousands but when I went to cash in, I ended up with $100. I might have been ripped off by the house.