Friday, December 23, 2016, mightnt mean much to the average person, but for Kade Rixon, its a day hell never forget.
That was the moment things hit home for the Melrose soccer coach and he vowed never to have another bet.
To the naked eye, hes a positive, happy-go-lucky man, but behind the mask was a desperate and lonely individual that didnt understand the chaos he was causing around him all from gambling.
The old saying never judge a book by its cover couldnt be more appropriate.
Rixon, now 30, had his first bet as a 16-year-old in Melbourne with a group of school friends who all loved to get involved with the punt.
It was four or five years later that he knew he was in a bit of trouble.
Every day after work, Id be going to the pub and spe…
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