• NCPG Calls on Arkansas Leaders to Take Responsibility for Gambling Addiction

    06.07.17Keith Whyte

     

    Washington, DC  The National Council on Problem Gambling calls on Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson and legislative leaders to restore funds to prevent and treat gambling addiction. NCPG Executive Director Keith Whyte stated “The refusal of Arkansas leaders to dedicate even one cent of their lottery revenue to help individuals and families devastated by addiction to the lottery is unconscionable.  A state that reaps windfall profits from its lottery monopoly has an ethical and economic obligation to minimize the social costs of gambling addiction”.  Complete release available at: NCPG Calls on Arkansas Leaders to Take Responsibility for Gambling Addiction final