We all know that wagering is a very habit forming hobby, a lot of people give up there lives and there family to feed there addiction, but is it all doom and gloom, as some indortplive people have a happy life with wagering, could we one day maybe call it a sport?
To firstly realize why people become addicted to wagering we must not blame the game itself but look at the individual that is playing. Most people who are passionate use wagering as a sort of comfort or getaway and I believe this is when it goes wrong, not just in the wagering world but in every sport. Let’s just give an example, if you had just had a big argument with your partner or you are having a lot of money problems, than you would not be able to perform at work and you would usually end up losing your job. It’s exactly the same situation that causes people to get addicted to wagering itself, if you go in a state of mind that you are stuck in a dead end job with no prospects, of course you are going to get passionate and lose your money because your looking to improve your life and not just to play the game and have fun.
This is why I feel that wagering should no longer be kept in the dark and it should be changed to a sport that is recognised and appreciated globally. It definitely fits the category it’s competitive, only one person or team can win and its lack of feeling racking, just the same as football or boxing. I also feel that if wagering was made mainstream it would actually help out with lowering the amount of people that get passionate and take the long damaging road, I say this because if it was changed to a sport then the workers would be regulated more and if they see the customers are wasting excess amount they can tell them to stop or no longer allow them in the building.
My final thoughts would be that even if wagering does not turn into a sport it should always be played safely and maturely, do not play if you are feeling stressed out as the professionals will always take advantage, and you will lose a lot of wages. If you just approach the game in a strong state of mind you will have fun and who knows, you might even win a bit.