Human brain has many sections , each used for various purposes.
How does human brain process gambling is the subject of this infographic. Our brain seeks pleasure and bigger the reward stronger is the pleasure. Emotions and motivation are controlled by the hypothalamus.
The cortex is involved in the reward circuit and is activated where personal control is required. The frontal regions are involved in judgment and risk-taking behavior.
The left hemisphere is more active in response to losing, while the right hemisphere is in response to prospects of winning. Near misses and wins activate the Nucleus Accumbens.