Published - 18 December 2012
It's a staggering figure but up to 500- thousand Australians are or are at risk of becoming problem gamblers. Those gamblers lose, on average, about 21- thousand dollars each year. They cost the community almost 5- billion dollars annually. In an effort to combat all of that, a clinical experiment the first of its kind is about to get under way in Melbourne. SBS reporter Andy Park reports on a pill that researchers claim will cure problem gamblers.