A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

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Entry from January 27, 2021
“Gambling is only considered an addiction if you are bad at it”

"Seems like if you’re good at gambling, you’re a professional. If you’re bad at it, it’s an addiction” was posted on Twitter by Thomas Lennon on February 1, 2010. “Gambling is only considered an addiction if you are bad at it” was posted on Reddit—Showerthoughts on October 6, 2020.

“You only have a gambling problem if you lose” and “It’s only a gambling addiction if you keep losing. Otherwise, it’s a high paying career” are related sayings.


Twitter
Thomas Lennon
@thomaslennon
Seems like if you’re good at gambling, you’re a professional. If you’re bad at it, it’s an addiction.
11:02 AM · Feb 1, 2010·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Dave Tuley
@ViewFromVegas
RT @funnyoneliners: Seems like if you’re good at gambling, you’re a professional. If you’re bad at it, it’s an addiction. via @thomaslennon
10:08 PM · Sep 6, 2010·TweetDeck

Twitter
Tay Wiley
@Tay_Wiley17
Gambling is only a problem if you’re bad at it
11:08 PM · Jul 28, 2019·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
Royal Bengal Tiger
@bongo_bondhu
Seems like if you’re good at gambling, you’re a professional. If you’re bad at it, it’s an addiction.
2:19 PM · Sep 3, 2019·Twitter Web App

Twitter
L.A.
@Sonoflaw7997
you only have a gambling problem if you’re bad at it
4:17 PM · Oct 3, 2019·Twitter for iPhone

Twitter
LSP
@lspiguesslol
It’s only a gambling problem if you’re bad at it.
11:56 PM · May 25, 2020·Twitter Web App

Reddit—Showerthoughts
Posted by u/Rulligan October 6, 2020
Gambling is only considered an addiction if you are bad at it.
COMMENTS
moogoesthepig
that’s because it ruins your life. You can be addicted to bettering your community but people won’t call it that because its helping you

Twitter
Ankit Khanna
@ankitkhnna
#Gambling is only considered an #addiction if you’re bad at it.
9:30 AM · Jan 25, 2021·Twitter for Android

Posted by Barry Popik
New York CitySports/Games • Wednesday, January 27, 2021 • Permalink