Many people gamble a little and do so with discretion and responsible limits. But some people do have a problem, and even more are on the edge of developing a problem with limiting and controlling their gambling.
Here are some warning signs:
Needing to gamble larger and larger amounts to maintain the thrill.
Blocks of time that are unaccounted for.
Mood swings based on winning or losing .
Using retirement funds or life insurance to finance gambling.