Description: Gambling addicts often say it’s the thrill of winning, not the money, that keeps them addicted. We ask Michael Burke if he agrees. Michael was a successful lawyer who spent over $1.6 million of his client’s trust account funds on gambling. He was eventually jailed for his actions. He joins us today to talk about how to identify and help people afflicted with gambling addiction.
Michael Burke is the Executive Director of the Michigan Association of Problem Gamblers. He is a motivational speaker and national lecturer in the field of cross-addiction and compulsive gambling. Michael is the author of “Never Enough: One Lawyer’s True Story of How he Gambled his Career Away.” He has published numerous articles on gambling addiction