By Arnie Wexler,Steve Jacobson
Arnie Wexler's lifestyles as a gambler started at the streets of Brooklyn, long island, flipping playing cards, capturing marbles, and enjoying pinball machines. At age fourteen he chanced on the racetrack, a bookie, and commenced enjoying the inventory industry. His obsession with playing sped up until eventually a fateful day in 1968 while all of it got here crashing down.
Wexler's gripping narrative leads us in the course of the dungeon of a compulsive gambler's world—chasing the large win and arising with empty pockets—and how his dependancy drove him and his spouse, Sheila, to the sting of lifestyles. With aid, they controlled to flee, and jointly they've got committed themselves to assisting others with the matter they comprehend so well.
Arnie Wexler is a professional Compulsive playing Counselor and runs a countrywide hotline for compulsive gamblers. He was once the administrative director of the Council on Compulsive playing of recent Jersey and the senior vp of nationwide Council on challenge playing. He has seemed on a variety of radio and tv courses, together with Nightline, the Today Show, Good Morning America, Inside Edition, 48 Hours, and Crossfire, between others.
Steve Jacobson was once a activities reporter and columnist for Newsday for greater than 40 years with an outstanding curiosity in all points of activities. He co-authored a few books with amazing activities personalities. He was once named through linked Press one of the best activities columnists and two times used to be nominated via Newsday for the Pulitzer Prize.
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All Bets Are Off: Losers, Liars, and Recovery from Gambling Addiction by Arnie Wexler,Steve Jacobson