Gamblers Counseling Center

Discovering Compulsive Gambling


Lie-Bet Questionnaire

  • Have you ever lied about how much you gamble?
  • Have you felt the need to bet more and more money?

From: Johnson, E.E., Hamer, R.; Nora, R.M., Eistenstein, H.; & Englehart, C. (1988). The lie/bet questionnaire for screening pathological gamblers. Psychological Reports, 80,.83-88.

- These questions are offered for those of you who need a quick way of making a judgment about need for a longer assessment.