The short answer to that would be “yes”. Just like nuts, unless you eat them all day long. Eat too much, and you might spend a not-so-pleasant night on the toilet seat. You get the idea. Gambling gives you just enough stress to keep your brain in good shape. It also releases dopamine into your system, the same hormone that rushes through you when you’re high or wasted. Just safer for your health.
There are negative effects as well, and the most dreaded of them is gambling addiction. If you feel like you’re playing too much, it might be a good idea to step back and give it a second thought. Anyway, check out the infographic below, and find out what should you play to pump your brain, and how to avoid the gambler’s fallacy.