Learn about gambling
Gambling and how it affects the brain
When we have a gambling win, the brain releases a feel-good chemical called dopamine. Some gambling products, like pokies and roulette, make us feel like we’re winning, even when we’re not.Find out more
Gambling addiction — what is it?
Gambling can be addictive – it can become a habit that you find hard to control, even though you know it’s causing you and your family harm.Find out more
Have I got a gambling problem?
It’s sometimes hard to know if your gambling is getting out of hand. If you’re worried about your gambling, you’re not alone.Find out more
Why do I gamble?
There are four main reasons why people gamble. Being aware of why you gamble can be very helpful if you want to change.Find out more
The effects of gambling
You might not be aware of the emotional effects of gambling, which many people experience no matter how much or how often they bet.Find out more