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Niall McNamee Bares All in Gambling Blog

Niall McNamee Bares All in Gambling Blog

Niall McNamee the Offaly football player has spoken out about his gambling addiction and the extent to which it disrupted his life. McNamee has written a number of blog posts on the subject and in the most recent entry he said that he lost €200,000 to gambling.

Niall McNamee Bares All in Gambling Blog

The Offaly player Niall McNamee has been writing a blog about his battle with gambling addiction.

In the blog McNamee has gone into detail about the extents he would go to in order to feed his habit, he writes, “In August of 2011 I sold my car for half what it was worth. My plan was to use the money to go Gambling and clear off all my debts. I lost it within a week.”

McNamee describes how at the time he would try and put on a show for his family and friends so they could see he “was doing well in life when the truth of the matter was I hated myself.”
His blog, titled “2 years, 1 day at a time” has caused a huge reaction online with hundreds reading his story.

Ultimately it is a tale of success which anyone who suffers from similar problems can take heart in. Two years ago McNamee started attending gamblers anonymous and he has since turned his life around.

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Darren has always loved football. He has spent his whole life watching it, reading about it, playing it and of course writing about it. As well as from football he also an avid fan of sports such as rugby, cricket, tennis, basketball and many more. When he isn’t busy bringing you the latest sports news you’re likely to find Darren having a kick around on his local park.

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