Who becomes a Gambling Addict?

The transition from playing games of chance as a leisure activity to becoming a gambling addict is insidious. Anybody can become addicted, though men tend to become addicts more than women. It is estimated that there are 46’000 people addicted to gambling in Switzerland.

In addition there are many more people whose gambling behaviour is problematic.
A person’s gambling behaviour is considered problematic, if one of the characteristics from the list "What is Gambling Addiction?" applies to him / her.?