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Super Bowl Are Players Betting on Games?
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Arnie Wexler -- Arnie and Sheila Wexler Associates Arnie Wexler -- Arnie and Sheila Wexler Associates
Boynton Beach , FL
Monday, January 20, 2020

 
Super Bowl  Are Players Betting on Games?
 


Now that  you can bet on sports in some states  do some players have a bet on the game??

Football's biggest game offers greatest temptation to sports gamblers.  
 
 Super Bowl  to the compulsive gambler is what New Year's Eve is to the alcoholic,? says Arnie Wexler, a leading expert on the subject of compulsive gambling and a recovering compulsive gambler himself.
 
According to the National Gambling Study Commission, there are 5 million compulsive gamblers and 15 million at risk in the U.S.
 
I have spoken to more compulsive gamblers than anyone else in America and have gotten hundreds of phone calls after playoff games and the Super Bowl from compulsive gamblers, Wexler says. Some have spoken about embezzlements, white-collar crimes and destroying themselves and their families. Others were so desperate that they were contemplating suicide. ?
 
Over the years, I have also spoken to many college and professional athletes who had a gambling problem,Wexler says. In fact, an NCAA study a few years ago noted that there is a disturbing trend of gambling among athletes in college. Do you think that these people will get into the pros and then just stop gambling?
 
Compulsive gamblers are very vulnerable during the   SUPER BOWL  because they are looking for the 'lock bet,' Wexler says. The media hype juices the gambler and -- as this is an impulse disorder -- many compulsive gamblers will be in action. . 
 
With all the games and the media hype about odds and betting lines and now able to bet sports in some states  there is an explosion of betting on these games,Wexler continues. I can't believe that newspapers carry ads from these so-called handicappers, who are really 'scandicappers.' It's also interesting to note how often the information is incorrect. ?
 
I remember when Skip Ballis, then of the Dallas Morning News, had a gorilla in the Dallas Zoo make football picks for them, Wexler says. The gorilla's picks were doing better than the sports writers. I think the responsible thing to do would be for newspapers, radio and TV shows to carry a public service message.
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Arnie Wexler is a recovering compulsive gambler who placed his last bet on April 10, 1968. Wexler has been fighting the injustice of how sports, society and the judicial system deal with compulsive gamblers for the last 52 years years. He and his wife run a national help line: 1-888-LAST BET. If you want or need help, please call now.   If you know someone who needs help for gambling addiction
 
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Arnie and Sheila Wexler have provided extensive training on Compulsive, Problem and Underage Gambling, to more than 40,000 gaming employees (personnel and executives) and have written Responsible Gaming Programs for major gaming companies. In addition, they have worked with Gaming Boards and Regulators, presented educational workshops nationally and internationally and have provided expert witness testimony. Sheila Wexler is the Executive Director of the Compulsive Gambling Foundation.

 
Arnie Wexler
Arnie & Sheila Wexler Associates
boynton beach, FL
954-501-5270