By Arnie Wexler,Steve Jacobson
Arnie Wexler's lifestyles as a gambler all started at the streets of Brooklyn, ny, flipping playing cards, taking pictures marbles, and enjoying pinball machines. At age fourteen he discovered the racetrack, a bookie, and began taking part in the inventory marketplace. His obsession with playing speeded up until eventually a fateful day in 1968 while all of it got here crashing down.
Wexler's gripping narrative leads us during the dungeon of a compulsive gambler's world—chasing the massive win and arising with empty pockets—and how his dependancy drove him and his spouse, Sheila, to the sting of existence. With support, they controlled to flee, and jointly they've got committed themselves to assisting others with the matter they be aware of so well.
Arnie Wexler is a qualified 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 vice chairman of nationwide Council on challenge playing. He has seemed on a number of radio and tv courses, together with Nightline, the Today Show, Good Morning America, Inside Edition, 48 Hours, and Crossfire, between others.
Steve Jacobson used to be a activities reporter and columnist for Newsday for greater than 40 years with an excellent curiosity in all points of activities. He co-authored a couple of books with awesome activities personalities. He used to be named by way of linked Press one of the most sensible activities columnists and two times used to be nominated via Newsday for the Pulitzer Prize.
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