He's not the only one taking a punt with his student loan: a survey last year by Save the Student showed that as many as 20% of university students had gambled in an attempt to make money.
Can we help you with a gambling issue? See the following links below or pay a visit to our good friends in student finance by clicking here
You might find some of the links below helpful:
Freephone 0808 8020 13
Helpline 08700 50 88 80 24 hours a day (calls made at a national rate)
For anyone affected by someone else's gambling 0808 808 4000
Provides a free, confidential and independent helpline for people with debt problems
Tel: 020 7381 7722
The clinic treats problem gamblers living in England and Wales who are aged 16 and over.
It assesses the needs of problem gamblers as well as those of their partners and family members, and offers evidence-based treatments as well as interventions to assist with financial, employment, social and relationship difficulties.