Gaming should be a win/win situation
That may sound like double talk but if you’re having a problem with gambling, then it’s our problem too and we want to help. Ideally, when the goal is entertainment, gaming can be a positive experience for both the players and the casino. However, sometimes the experience turns less than entertaining when the player doesn’t set limits and loses control. We urge all our players to know their limits.
If you’re experiencing difficulty controlling your gaming please call 1-800-233-8479 and let someone help you turn the situation around.
Additional resources include:
Gambling Help Lines: 1-800-522-4700 or 1-800-233-8479
Your First Step To Change: Gambling
PROBLEM GAMING FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Here are a few warning signs of problem gambling:Excessive time spent gambling - this individual may skip important events or miss out on family obligations, work or school in order to spend time gambling.
Hiding losses - frequently talking about wins without ever mentioning losses (and hiding financial information) are warning signs.
Escapism - Individuals who gamble as a means to escape pressures at home or work, or to distract themselves from loneliness or grief, may have a gambling problem.
Severe mood swings - often, those with gambling disorders experience a positive or negative state of mind depending on their wins or losses; these individuals may also experience anxiousness or anger when they're not gambling
Snowballing bets - individuals with gambling disorders tend to increase the size of their bets as a way of chasing their losses.
Failed attempts to stop - many compulsive gamblers make earnest attempts to stop gambling, but are unable to do so without help.