March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month, plus the marketing drive has brought to light Plainridge Casino’s failure to protect those susceptible to gaming addiction in Massachusetts.
Problem Gambling Awareness Month urges concerned families to ‚have the conversation‘ with the ones that might be prone to becoming addicted to gambling.
‚Many grownups gamble or understand somebody who gambles, and, consequently, could reap the benefits of programs to prevent gambling addiction,‘ the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) website states. ‚We believe many who suffer in silence do so they developed a challenge, what gambling addiction is or where to obtain help. since they don’t know why‘
The nationwide conversation held each March has made its method to Massachusetts where one for the nation’s newest gambling venues has failed in instituting an appropriate firewall to problem gamblers.
The Plainridge Park Casino, the first commercial gambling destination in the state following the passing of the Expanded Gaming Act, opened in June of 2015. Nonetheless, the slot parlor still hasn’t used a technique to curb dependent gamblers.
‚ What’s the working job of a casino? To make as money that is much possible. Setting limits on gambling simply the priority that is highest,‘ Lasell College Professor Paul DeBole told the Boston world this week.