John admits that his gambling has gotten out of control and become an addiction. The 25-year-old says he’s lost $60,000, lives in his parents’ basement, and can’t take care of his three young sons.

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John says the most money he’s ever won gambling is $4,000. So why does he say that he continues to gamble when his losses far outweigh any wins?

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In the video above from Tuesday’s episode of Dr. Phil, John tells Dr. Phil why he continues to live the lifestyle he’s been living for years. Is he ready to change?

On Tuesday, life coach Mike Bayer offers to help get John’s life moving in a positive direction. Check here to see where you can watch.

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