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Excessive Computer Gaming and Online Gaming

The computer has become a constant companion in our professional life and leisure time. Online and internet activities as well as computer and video games are becoming more and more popular. The pathological usage of computer and the internet is described similar to a behavioral addiction. Especially, online roulette is associated with an increased risk of developing a problematic gaming behavior. According to current studies, between 3-10% of users have a problematic gaming behavior.