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Even innocent online games can turn you into a gambling addict

Knowing when to be satisfied and when to stop is the key to avoiding addiction when it comes to such games, says the writer. PHOTO: ST FILE
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I’m not someone who enjoys gambling during festivities like Chinese New Year, buying the lottery or betting on football scores. I didn’t understand what was so fun about these activities.

But last Christmas, a new online game I started playing revealed to me how gambling addiction can come in many innocuous forms.

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