‘Fixed Odds’ explores the impact of problem gambling on communities of color and the extent to which states provide money for problem gambling treatment.
Signs of Problem Gambling:
Compulsive gambling - Mayo Clinic
- Gamblers Anonymous
- Locate a meeting near you or talk to someone right away by phone
- Lists state-by-state hotlines
- National Problem Gambling Helpline Network Helpline: 1-800-522-4700
- Provides resources and referrals for all 50 states, Canada and the US Virgin Islands.
- Help is available 24/7 and is 100 percent confidential
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) National Helpline: 1-800-662-HELP (4357)
- 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders.
American Gaming Association
Casino operators and suppliers are committed to promoting a safe gaming environment for patrons and industry employees. Collectively, the industry commits more than $300 million to responsible gaming annually, supporting education, training and rehabilitation programs across the country.
At the American Gaming Association, we have always taken our duty to promote responsible gaming seriously. Last year, we launched the Responsible Gambling Collaborative, comprised of renowned thought leaders, stakeholders and academics focused on identifying the programs and policies that best address responsible gaming. The Collaborative will continue to lead the charge against problem gaming and to hold the government accountable for supporting proven, effective solutions throughout this new year.
How Illinois Bet on Video Gambling and Lost - ProPublica Illinois
Gambling: State of the states (2017 report)
The most gambling addicted states - WalletHub
State of the States 2018: The AGA Survey of the Commercial Casino Industry - American Gaming Association