By Arnie Wexler,Steve Jacobson
Arnie Wexler's existence as a gambler all started at the streets of Brooklyn, manhattan, flipping playing cards, taking pictures marbles, and enjoying pinball machines. At age fourteen he chanced on the racetrack, a bookie, and commenced enjoying the inventory marketplace. His obsession with playing speeded up till a fateful day in 1968 while all of it got here crashing down.
Wexler's gripping narrative leads us throughout the dungeon of a compulsive gambler's world—chasing the large win and arising with empty pockets—and how his habit drove him and his spouse, Sheila, to the sting of existence. With aid, they controlled to flee, and jointly they've got committed themselves to aiding others with the matter they comprehend so well.
Arnie Wexler is a professional Compulsive playing Counselor and runs a countrywide hotline for compulsive gamblers. He was once the administrative director of the Council on Compulsive playing of latest Jersey and the senior vice chairman of nationwide Council on challenge playing. He has seemed on various 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 a good curiosity in all points of activities. He co-authored a few books with amazing activities personalities. He used to be named through linked Press one of the best activities columnists and two times used to be nominated via Newsday for the Pulitzer Prize.
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