In both gambling and sex, people are seeking thrills and pleasure. But is there any relationship between the two? There are many anecdotal observations on the relationship between gambling and sex. It was Freud who claimed that gambling was a repetitious substitute for masturbation and based his ideas on the reading of Dostoyevsky’s semi-autobiographical novel “The Gambler”. A recent “neuroeconomics” study showed that gambling and sex pleasure centers not only share the same location in the brain of both genders, they are also stimulated with similar intensity by both money and sex. In other words, the arousal and climax felt…