Gambling Addiction is just as treatable as any other addiction and it is also just as deadly.
The definition of Gambling is risking something of value to gain something better. Think about how often we do this in our daily life. We gamble by taking a different route to work to avoid traffic, we teach our kids to play bingo at the church fundraiser and we bet our friends a dollar for any reason.
But Compulsive Gambling tricks our reward pathways in our brain.