Passion and addiction have a thin line but an important difference between each other. While passion is defined as a strong liking towards a certain hobby or work, addiction simply indicates psychological dependencies on passion.
Online casinos, despite their fun-filled and entertaining outlooks, have been interpreted as dark places for players with gambling addiction. These players — often called punters — don’t consider gaming as leisure activity, but treat it as their sole method to earn money. Such abusing cause both societal and financial damages to the punters, as they disgustingly transform themselves from worthy to worthless.
The State University of New York, in its report from 2012, had found that almost three to five gamblers out of every hundred struggles with gambling addiction. The report had also claimed that over 75,000 young people — between ages 14 and 21 — have a gambling addiction problem.
Another survey conducted by British Gambling Prevalence Surveys (BGPS) in 2012 had found that around 1% of all the Britons had gambling addiction. Heather Wardle, the BGPS’s Project Director at that time, had expressed concerns over the rising gambling addiction in the UK, and had stated:
“They [the punters] often get into financial difficulties. When the problem is