Gambling can be an enjoyable source of entertainment for many people. But for some people, gambling can be addictive. That’s why it’s important to know the signs of problem gambling.
You may have a gambling problem if you:
Other warning signs are:
March is National Problem Gambling Awareness Month. Communities in Nebraska and nationwide will be working to raise awareness of problem gambling and the resources available for individuals whose gambling is causing disruption in their lives.
Problem gambling affects the emotional, physical and financial wellness of individuals and their families and impacts every aspect of society. Assistance with problem gambling is available. Call the Problem Gambling Help Line toll free at 800-522-4700 for more information.
Additional resources are available at:
The mission of the Nebraska Lottery is to generate proceeds for good causes while providing quality entertainment options to Nebraskans. Over $670 million has been raised for the Nebraska Lottery’s beneficiary funds since the Lottery began in 1993, including $15,566,341 for the Gamblers Assistance Program. All 93 counties in Nebraska have benefited from projects funded with these Nebraska Lottery proceeds.