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Peter's story

I have blown my superannuation on pokies and now am working when I should be retired.
I enjoy working as it enables me to travel the country and get paid, but the problem is that I constantly think about playing the pokies.
I have found ways to always get cash to play.
I send money home to my wife to stop having cash on me, but I have a Zip account and I buy scratchies to win a small amount of cash.
I borrow from work mates and pay back on pay days.
My wife doesn’t know how much I earn as there may be rainy days etc.
I pay for meals with workmates in order to get cash from them.
I even will find machines with a few cents left on it and gamble to win a dollar, and then I’ll play 1 cent one line.
As you can see, I have a problem.