Gambling can be a source of entertainment, but for some people it can be a debilitating disease. VegasHowTo.com wants to make sure gambling stays fun and continues to be part of the entertainment experience.
If you or someone you know is suffering the fear, frustration and anger of a gambling problem, you’re not alone.
Neglecting your family because of gambling.
Gambling to escape worry or trouble.
Gambling to get money to solve your financial problems.
Feeling unable to stop playing, regardless of winning or losing.
Often gambling until your last dollar is gone.
Gambling is causing you to have difficulty sleeping.
Copies of the brochure "When the Fun Stops - Understanding Compulsive Gambling" are available at most Casino Cages, and Players Club Desk at Las Vegas Casinos. If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, please call any of the numbers listed below or visit their web links.
Did you know...
Up to 6% of Nevada adults may have a gambling problem.
Set limits...Know the risks...Know the resources.
Nevada state law states that no person under the age of 21 years shall be permitted to:
A. Play, or be allowed to play, any licensed game or slot machine.
B. Place wagers with or collect winning wagers from any licensed Race Book, Sports Pool or Pari-Mutuel operator.
C. Loiter, or be permitted to loiter, in or about any room or premises wherein all licensed game, Race Book, Sports Pool or Pari-Mutuel Wagering is operated or conducted.
This website encourages you to play responsibly by betting within your limits and by recognizing that over time the house will come out ahead.