Adapted from the Nevada Council on Problem Gambling and British Columbia Partnership for Responsible Gambling.


  • What is problem gambling?

  • Isn't problem gambling just a financial problem?

  • Isn't problem gambling really the result of irresponsible or weak-willed people?

  • Who is at risk for problem gambling?

  • Do casinos, lotteries and other types of gambling “cause” problem gambling?

  • What types of gambling cause the most problem gambling?

  • What is the responsibility of the gaming industry?

  • Can you have a gambling problem if you don't gamble every day?

  • How much money do you have to lose before gambling becomes a problem?

  • How can a person be addicted to something that isn't a substance?

  • Are individuals with gambling problems usually addicted to other things too?

  • How widespread is problem gambling in the U.S.?

  • How widespread is gambling in the U.S.?

  • What is the national social cost of problem gambling?

  • Can children or teenagers develop gambling issues?