Life After Sports Betting
TRIGGER WARNING: this episode discusses numbers, pros and cons of gambling, and mentions thoughts of suicide.
Author, advocate, and person in recovery from sports betting, Joel Soper (author of Never Enough Zeros) talks about how he finally found peace after the exhausting “hamster wheel” of Gambling Disorder. Finding he could be more successful in life, relationships, and purpose through recovery than in “the chase for vicarious thrills” through gambling. He grants us a raw view of his life and struggles in the depths of gambling harm from the betting which took everything from him. As well as how he fought, and continues to fight, for freedom, purpose, and autonomy with a variety of healing strategies…including some unconventional means.
Tana Russell, SUDP, WSCGC-II, NCTTP
Evergreen Council on Problem Gambling
With Special Guest:
Business Owner, Person in Recovery, Advocate, and Author
Press: Yahoo Sports
Tips to Help You Keep Gambling Fun
Whether it’s your first bet or you’ve been gambling for years, before you wager, consider the following tips to help you keep gambling fun.
- Responsible Play: https://responsibleplay.org/
Recovery from Sports Betting. Sharing his story of addiction and recovery from sports betting on American basketball, football and more, Dare joins us from Australia in hopes that his story might reduce stigma and help others recover.
- Connections Podcast | S3E4: https://www.evergreencpg.org/podcast/recovery-from-sports-betting-season-3-episode-4/
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