When Gambling Becomes a Problem Posted On

When gambling becomes a problem, it can feel very confusing.  Many people who struggle with problem gambling may not realize they’re struggling by saying, “I don’t have a problem with gambling!”  They may not realize that their financial problems, family problems, and health problems may be stemming from their gambling.  Many people believe they need… Read more »

Problem Gambling Awareness Month Wrap-Up Posted On

The conclusion of March meant the conclusion of Problem Gambling Awareness Month, and what a great month it was!  Prevention councils, treatment providers, community members, and citizens from across the country, shared news, research, resources, personal struggles, and inspirational recovery stories.  Of the many resources shared were the helplines from across the country.  For those… Read more »

Gambling Addiction: YOU Can Make a Difference Posted On

Addiction affects millions of people throughout the world. Whether alcohol, drugs, gambling or another type, addictions hurt more than just the person who is addicted. They can affect their family members, friends, coworkers, neighbors and more.   But you can help make a difference. You can help raise awareness about gambling addiction, help people who… Read more »

KnowTheOdds: New Website – Same Problem Gambling Mission Posted On

If you’ve visited our website in the past, you’re probably noticing that things look a little different here now. We wanted to make our site easier to explore and better display our resources, so today, we’ve launched a brand new website! We hope you like it! Take a look around our new site, and let… Read more »

Problem Gambling & Latino Communities Posted On

Gambling addiction affects people all over the world regardless of their age, ethnicity or income. In Latino communities, problem gambling causes serious consequences for many individuals who are reluctant to seek treatment and support. We need to raise awareness of problem gambling within Latino communities, and make sure people know that resources are available to… Read more »

Raising Awareness of Problem Gambling in Communities with New Casinos Posted On

On Tuesday, November 5, 2013, a majority of New York state voters approved a constitutional amendment allowing up to seven commercially operated casinos to be operated. The first four casinos are expected to open in three upstate NY locations including the Catskills, the Capital Region and the Southern Tier. As new opportunities to gamble will… Read more »