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Gambling reluctance disorders affect our communities in ways that are hard to overcome.

An individual that suffers form gambling reluctance syndrome, called GRS, can't be cured with proper care and education. Affected individuals and entire families can enroll in one of our programs, to help them get over their reluctance to gamble.

We have managed to cure many individuals that have suffered from GRS and convert them into pathological gamblers. Those individuals have managed to sell their homes to raise enough cash to put down a decent wager at the casino. Those individuals managed to break free form their dull suburban lives. They are now living the lifestyles of high-rollers being treated as VIPs and celebrities in every casino they visit. Those were open minded individuals that were willing to understand that buying in for a couple of hundred dollars would not get them noticed at any casino. To get treated as high-rollers their bets had to make the casinos nervous.

High-rollers are commonly called "whales" in casino jargon. Some of our whales have been playing in Monte Carlo, seated at the same Chemin de Fer table across from the Prince of Wales, wagering earthshaking amounts.

If you find yourself trapped in a monotone middle age lifestyle, worrying about mortgage payments and utility bills, please come to us. We can help.

Our programs are customized for each individual situation, whether you come alone or with your family or group. The important thing is to have the will to take a step forward in life. The old Chinese proverb says, the journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step. That is how you go forward in life. That one step may not seem like much, at start, but step after step, you go forward and in due time you look back and realize how far you've come.


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