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20 Questions of Gamblers Anonymous

Did you ever lose time from work or school due to gambling?

Yes No

Has gambling ever made your home life unhappy?

Yes No

Did gambling affect your reputation?

Yes No

Have you ever felt remorse after gambling?

Yes No

Did you ever gamble to get money with which to pay debts or otherwise solve financial difficulties?

Yes No

Did gambling cause a decrease in your ambition or efficiency?

Yes No

After losing, did you feel you must return as soon as possible and win back your losses?

Yes No

After a win, did you have a strong urge to return and win more?

Yes No

Did you often gamble until your last dollar was gone?

Yes No

Did you ever borrow to finance your gambling?

Yes No

Have you ever sold anything to finance gambling?

Yes No

Were you reluctant to use "gambling money" for normal expenditures?

Yes No

Did gambling make you careless of the welfare of yourself and your family?

Yes No

Did you ever gamble longer than you had planned?

Yes No

Have you ever gambled to escape worry or trouble?

Yes No

Have you ever committed, or considered committing, an illegal act to finance gambling?

Yes No

Did gambling cause difficulty in sleeping?

Yes No

Do arguments, disappointments or frustrations create within you an urge to gamble?

Yes No

Did you ever have an urge to celebrate any good fortune by a few hours of gambling?

Yes No

Have you ever considered self destruction or suicide as a result of your gambling?

Yes No

Types of Gambling

Problem and disordered gambling is a treatable illness.
If you answer yes to seven (7) or more of these questions it may indicate that you have a gambling problem.
* All questions must be answered.