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National Problem Gambling Awareness Week: March 10-16


The National Council on Problem Gambling wants to raise awareness about gambling behavior that disrupts lives and destroys families. What are the criteria for problem gambling?

      • Gambling until your last dollar is gone
      • Using your income and savings to gamble while letting bills go unpaid
      • Losing sleep over gambling
      • Being unable to stop gambling
      • Feeling remorseful about gambling
      • Gambling to meet your financial obligations
      • Borrowing money to gamble
      • Feeling depressed or suicidal about gambling or gambling debts
      • Breaking the law or thinking about breaking the law to finance gambling
If you or someone you know fits any one of these criteria, call the national confidential hotline:

1-800-522-4700

Or take our Gambling Addiction Quiz here.

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