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How casino-like apps have drained people of millions

https://www.nbcnews.com/tech/tech-news/addicted-losing-how-casino-apps-have-drained-people-millions-n1239604

"Suzie Kelly of Dallas previously told Reveal News how she spent about $400,000 on the game. She took out a home equity loan and used the money she inherited when her mother died to fund her habit."

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>Unlike in a real casino, there is no way to win money back or earn a payout on coins.

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"We lie in bed next to each other, we have two tablets, two phones and a computer and all these apps spinning Reel Rivals at the same time," she said. "We normalize it with each other."

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>mfw i will never lay in bed with someone like a zombie pouring money into an app with no chance of winning anything

why even live

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Addicts replace s*x with this shit

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Having a fling with someone where you just do drugs for a couple weeks straight is pretty fetch.


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Sounds like they hit the jackpot :marseywholesome:

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Imagine how stupid the casinos must feel for letting people cash out at all.

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Perhaps the real jackpot were the friends we made along the way

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I'm torn between :#lolface: and :#ragestrangle: at the people who get into this shit

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A 42-year-old Pennsylvania woman said she felt saddened that she spent $40,000 on Big Fish Casino while working as an addiction counselor.

"The whole time I was working as an addiction counselor, I was addicted to gambling and with no hope of winning any money back," she said.

No fricking way. These people have broken brains. :marseyshitforbrains: I've probably wasted more money on dumb shit than I should have, but holy frick at least it was mostly drugs or clothes.

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white woman mental health specialist being completely f****** deranged

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The companies behind these apps are pure evil.

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Uh, that's a gamblerphobic microaggression, sweaty :marseyindignant: !goomblers

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gambling is the fricking only way to get rich in AmeriKKKa, motherlover!

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The gambling industry in general is evil. Even the "legit" brick-and-mortar casinos in Vegas. Gambling should be illegal nation-wide.

I never bought the idea that vegas "cleaned up" and rid itself of organized crime, by the way. The mob is still very much there, just more quiet.

The fact that casinos and the mob are inseparable is reason enough to ban it. Even if you're a sociopath who doesn't care that people are ruining themselves, that alone is reason to oppose legalized gambling.

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gambling is fun when you're not an r-slur though. maybe keep card games but get rid of slots, i've seen people waste so much money on slots like literal zombies


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>keep card games

I have seen card games where people gamble away their house, car, and inheritance.

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IMO it would be pretty r-slurred for a state gov to ban slot machines while also promoting the state lotto.

I think slot machines should have to advertise exactly how much the average payout is per pull. Maybe they already do, I don't really gamble so I don't know, but it should have to say like "Each pull is $1. Average payout is $0.85."

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Washington you can have casinos, but unless :marseyunless: you're Indian :marseychudindian: you can't have slot machines. Figure :marseypop: that gay shit out


Tryin to make a change :-/

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"I never bought the idea that they got rid of the mob even thought there is an incredible amount of evidence to this point"

"The fact that the casino and the mob are inseparable is reason enough to ban it"

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We should ban gambling though

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cope neighbor, it's called allocative efficiency

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Obviously. That's why only people with lots of extra income gamble.

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The efficiency comes from distributing money away from r-slurs

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r-slurs don't deserve their money, if it wasn't gambling they would just lose it to something equally as dumb


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I don't give a shit about bad things happening to dumb people.

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Yes but also idk maybe the people using them deserve it? you have to be a bad person, in the sense of, a fundamentally flawed organism too gullible & idiotic to be worthy of personhood, to use this

Look I have an anti-moralstrag image to uphold so even if I "agree" I have to "disagree" bb

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I don't see the problem bud.

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>A 42-year-old Pennsylvania woman said she felt saddened that she spent $40,000 on Big Fish Casino while working as an addiction counselor.

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Therapy, not even once

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Nothing weirder than reality, eh?


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So what i'm hearing you say is: she gambled $400,001, she would have hit the jackpot.

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Unlike in a real casino, there is no way to win money back or earn a payout on coins.

Bro what? At least gambling addicts can cope with the fact that they win something sometimes and totally aren't just going to put it back into the machine. This is just fricking r-slurred, holy shit.


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Suzie Kelly of Dallas previously told Reveal News how she spent about $400,000 on the game. She took out a home equity loan and used the money she inherited when her mother died to fund her habit.

what the frick

When she tried to cancel her account on several occasions, Kelly said, a "VIP representative" would call her and offer her free chips so she would continue playing.

lmfao, dude probably got a fat bonus every each time

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What's addicting about it if you can't even get real money back?

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Being an r-slur is highly addictive

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The cure is to get them hooked on Diablo II, Path of Exile, and Grim Dawn. It's basically the same loop of disappointment punctuated by occasional euphoria, but you're not charged for the privilege of pulling the lever (well, PoE has charges for cosmetics and stash tabs, but only stash tabs are needed to keep the core gameplay loop going).

Alas, then they would then be proper g#mers, but they would be richer.

Edit: I also want to add, Bossmanjack, pathetic as he is, makes more sense than these people. Yeah he's an r-slur, but I can kind of grok his brain-circuits, maaan: get lucky > get rich > continue ad infinitum to monetary godhood. But if there's no chance of getting returns from the gamba, if you pay for the sensation of abstract gambling "victory" even divorced from any simulated world or robust gameplay loop, I literally cannot fathom that. Loot boxes in games make more sense than that, and those are r-slurred; at least with loot boxes you get something for your little computer dude, and if your game supports trade you might even be able to recoup losses if you don't mind your account getting b& for RMT afterwards.

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its an investment to sink 10k to roll your gacha waifus, thats how the economy works. if we dont roll for the waifus society collapses and billions will die

online dating ceos know this, you roll for waifus in tinder and in genshin

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For moids it's Raid: Shadow Legends instead of a slot machine app.

I'm in a clan with a couple of younger guys who regularly spend $1000 in a single day on some digital bullshit.

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at least gachacels get pixels :marseyplace:


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The reviews are sad. The paypiggies get banned (like why, surely you want them back to buy more) and they then complain on reviews to the app store. They should be glad to be free from their casino addiction.

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Company might be shortstaffed or user tried to take conversations outside the app. These clubs are likely 95% fake accounts with an employee interacting with the whales.

Dont want the whales to leave the app and if they cant talk with other people they cant find a competing app.

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