Ben Barba: The NRL player's heavy battle with gambling became public in 2013 - see Daily Telegraph.
Allen Christensen: the former Adelaide Crow turned Brisbane Lion revealed in 2019 that he'd lost hundreds of thousands due to a gambling addiction, mainly on horse racing. See AFL.com.
Owen Craigie: the former Newcastle Knights NRL star estimates he lost $1.5 million from a gambling addiction which ruined his career - see Fox Sports interview from 2016.
Daryn Cresswell: Lost almost $1 million gambling and finished up in jail - see this 2017 interview with Ross Coulthart on Sunday Night.
Brendan Fevola: the former Carlton star estimates he lost $1 million gambling - see Herald Sun piece in 2013.
Ryan Fitzgerald: the media star played just 18 AFL games for the Swans and Crows but disclosed how a gambling addition nearly ruined his life - see Daily Mail.
Simon Goodwin: the former Crows captain was fined for betting on AFL games and revealed to Mike Sheahan in 2008 how a gambling addiction caused significant harm.
Brett Guerra: the Hawthorn Premiership player estimated he lost $400,000 over 4 years courtesy of a gambling addiction - see his own story via the VRGF in 2015.
Nathan Hindmarsh: disclosed $200,000 in losses over a six year period on the pokies in his autobiography released in 2012. See this extract. Later became an ambassador for Clubs NSW.
David Schwarz: the former Melbourne star disclosed he lost a seven figure sum and published a book, All Bets Are Off, in 2011. Hasn't gambled since 2005. See this Herald Sun piece from 2015. Spent many years subsequently working for pokies giant ALH.
Jake Stringer: it was former partner Abby Gilmore who disclosed that the former Western Bulldogs premiership player had lost large sums on gambling - see this 2017 piece in Mamamia.
Daniel Ward: played 136 AFL games for Melbourne but suffered significant harm from a gambling addiction - see Fox Sports.
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