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When it comes to problem gambling, we often we often think of it as being primarily a problem for men. However, the number of women gamblers is increasing. In fact, according to the National Council on Problem Gambling, among problem gamblers ages 45 to 64, women outnumber men.

It may be surprising to learn that many women are struggling with a compulsive gambling disorder. To help bring awareness to the issue, here are some interesting facts about gambling that are specific to female gamblers.

Facts about Compulsive Gambling & Women

Once you recognize that gambling addiction among women is much different than among men, you can be better equipped to identify and to seek treatment for it.

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Topics: Gambling Addiction, Women

Rick Benson

Written by Rick Benson

Rick founded Algamus Recovery Centers in 1992. A Cornell University graduate, Rick is an Internationally Certified Gambling Counselor (ICGC-II) and a Canadian Problem Gambling Counselor (CPGC). Algamus and Rick were featured on the very first episode of Intervention on the A&E channel.