If you are concerned that gambling is becoming more than a game for you or someone you know, please contact the free, confidential, 24/7 Minnesota Problem Gambling Helpline. Treatment is available free of charge for qualifying individuals throughout Minnesota.

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1-800-333-HOPE (4673)

(If outside Minnesota, call 1-800-522-4700)

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EIGHT WARNING SIGNS OF A GAMBLING PROBLEM

■ Increased frequency of gambling activity

■ Increased amount of money gambled

■ Gambling for longer periods of time than originally planned

■ Bragging about wins, but not talking about losses

■ Pressuring others for money as financial problems arise

■ Lying about how money is spent

■ Escaping to other excesses (alcohol, drugs, sleep, etc.)

■ Denying there is a problem

Do you think that you or someone you care about might have a gambling problem? The Minnesota Department of Human Services offers a self-screening questionnaire: click here.


Additional Resources

www.getgamblinghelp.com

www.northstarproblemgambling.org

The Minnesota Lottery continues to be an advocate for responsible gambling by providing support for initiatives to address problem gambling.