Gambling calculator

Research shows that gamblers tend to remember their wins more than their losses. But the reality is that nearly everyone will lose money over a long period of time. This tool helps you to work out how much you will lose on average over a year if you keep gambling at your usual rate.

Calculator questions

Choose the answers that come as close as possible, on average, to your own gambling. Hit the submit button and the gambling calculator will work out roughly what gambling is costing you over a year.

1
How many days each month do you usually gamble?
2
On average, how much money do you take with you each time?
3
How much money do you usually withdraw from an ATM or EFTPOS while you are gambling?
4
How much money do you usually borrow from others while you are gambling?
5
How much money do you usually go home with at the end of a gambling session?

Please ensure that all fields have been filled in, and that each field contains numerals only.

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Someone with gambling patterns like yours could expect to lose

$ per year

Only you can tell for sure if the money you are losing is causing damage in your life. But if you would rather be spending that money on something other than gambling, we can help you get there.

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