Financial catastrophe is now only a few clicks away, a problem that is showing quiet signs of becoming a crisis. "I can't just get rid of my phone," one problem gambler says.
The town of Poipet, a magnet for gamblers, is also a trap for street children trying to survive.
Pokie machine gamblers lose an average of $3,500 each per year.
I spent the night in Poipet, a casino town on the Thai-Cambodia border that feels like Las Vegas reimagined by the creators of 'Mad Max.'
We talked to the investigative reporter who uncovered massive problems with organized crime in British Columbia casinos.
Would giving Crown a really big chance help me like it?
Small outposts like this one in Bavet, Cambodia, are the Wild West of the global gambling industry.