It's really tragic how gambling can ruin someone's life, and it doesn't discriminate - male or female, young or old, rich or poor, anyone can get themselves into trouble. Never heard his end, but he was out of the hotel the next day. Only kind and nice people surrounding us, playing the slots machines gambling ruined stake 0. She wouldn't let anyone but me cook her food for her. On top of that, he was terrible at blackjack; he had no understanding of strategy, and he often found himself alone at the tables because his awfi; play would hose the other players. One time a life was fighting and the guy took his car and left his girlfriend crying in the foyer. I knew it was wrong, but I did it — knowing I could one day get caught.Gambling has ruined my family's life. I am 25 i started gambling when i was 18 and now i just cant stop. I have self excluded myself from the casino, i have seen. my dad has a good friend who once told me that even though he was a winner he felt he had ruined his life because thats all he ever did and. The only thing i didn't lose when gambling was the money. Everything else got lost in my addiction. Photo by steve-walschot.