What Robinhood Could Learn From Gaming Companies About Gambling Addiction


By Contessa Brewer & Jessica Golden

Original Source: cnbc.com

Cam Adair was so deep into his video gaming addiction, he says it almost killed him.

“I was young. I probably played like 16 hours a day, all day, every day. I dropped out of high school twice, I pretended to have jobs and deceived my family,” he said. “I got to a point where I wrote a suicide note. And it was kind of that night when I realized I needed to make a change.”

Today, after years of counseling, Adair is alive and well and the founder of Game Quitters.

Alex Kearns, a 20-year-old customer of the trading app Robinhood, wasn’t so lucky. He took his life last summer after…click here to continue reading