SATURDAY, January 30, 2016 marks 255 days since Trent Ball last had a bet.
Its been an innings made up of only singles but for anyone who knows the Cricket Albury-Wodonga captain and Tallangatta coach, theyll know thats not what comes naturally to him.
Hes an extrovert. A blazing batsman whos happier to belt 50 runs off 30 balls than he is to make 80 off 200.
That approach is great on a cricket field but can be costly when it comes to gambling. Very costly.
Ball, 31, estimates he has lost at least $200,000 to gambling since he entered the workforce as an 18-year-old and thats just the financial cost.
A crippling gambling …
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