Good gracious John Daly is a crazy human being. He claims he has lost between $50 million and $60 million during 12 years of heavy gambling and that it has become a problem that could ruin him if he doesn't bring it under control. Since when did losing over $50 million not count as being out of control??
It's one of the largest total amounts I've heard any gambler lose. He makes Janet Jones Gretzky look like a penny and nickel slot machine player. He shows not only that he has an addiction but he must be a lousy gambler. I should give him more credit for not committing suicide. Most gamblers probably would have by now.
The good news was he kicked his alcohol addiction. The bad news was he found his new addicition. His upcoming book tells insane stories of his gambling compulsion. For example
He's only won $8.7 million in his PGA career. I think anyone would agree just losing that much alone to gambling would consitute an out of control problem. It's not my money but I feel bad that he could lose that much money. Let's hope he gets help and hopefully will be have a new positive addiction. How about being addicted to golf?
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