Delta Burke plays a compulsive gambler, and Gerald McRaney her husband, in real life, in "Going for Broke." One of the best Lifetime Movies ever made.
She couldn't get away from the ONE-ARMED BANDITS of Las Vegas. Goes completely OUT OF CONTROL, neglects her son and daughter, husband. She borrows/steals from the foundation where she works, borrows from family, and eventually gambles the grocery money. Even when she wins, she loses, because she can't stop. She wins $50,000 and turns around and gives it right back to the Casino's, she even takes $10,000 from her mother and it seems to just vanish in thin air. Just watching her lose her entire life and family to gambling is very disturbing, but, it has a great message to anyone suffering this addiction with gambling and in need of immediate HELP before they destroy themselves and everyone around them who love them dearly.
***My favorite scene is when she is in the supermarket in the produce section and it sets her off, when she sees...cherries, bananas, oranges, etc. They remind her of the slot machines...Hilarious !
Rivals (otherwise known as Stalking of Laurie Kellogg)
Any starring Patty Duke, she's got 3 that I can't remember the names, I think she was a mother looking for answers on her child's death in all 3, LOL Two were sons, one was a daughter.