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Chopra reveals gambling losses

November 1, 2011
Ipswich striker Michael Chopra has revealed he has gambled away up to £2 million - and he played with injury to cover a debt.

Chopra, who has previously played for Newcastle, Cardiff and Sunderland, recently checked into the Sporting Chance Clinic to address his addiction.

Chopra said: "Your first bet's your worst bet. As the years have come along and I've earned more money I've started to gamble more. I was gambling up to £20,000 a day at times. As soon as I'd step over the ...

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