How Carolyn’s gambling addiction landed her in prison
On today’s episode, we meet Carolyn. She shares how she ended up in prison at age of 64 after stealing $400,000 to pay for her gambling. Effie is also joined by financial counsellor Annette Devereaux who works with people experiencing gambling harm. She offers tips for anyone struggling with a gambling addiction and their loved ones.
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If any issues on today’s episode raise concerns for you, help is also available through services such as Lifeline (13 11 14).
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