03/26/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Floridians Turn To Blackjack To Recoup Lost Savings

The head of the Florida's compulsive gambling council says a growing number of state residents are attempting to recoup personal loses through blackjack.

Council head Pat Fowler said since blackjack was made legal in Florida last year, the state's gambling help line has seen a rise in callers who describe how the card game has helped destroy their lives, The Miami Herald said.

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