Chris’s story is all too-common – childhood holidays in seaside resorts with seemingly innocent family trips to amusement arcades. The lure of the flashing lights and the possibility of winning some money can be irresistible to children, and may also be the start of a life-long gambling habit. This was indeed the case for Chris.
Chris went on to lose £350,000 in the grip of a gambling addiction that lasted over twenty years. This is his story, as told to Sarah Marten at Gambling Watch UK.
Read the full story on the Gambling Watch UK website