March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month, therefore the marketing drive has delivered to light Plainridge Casino’s failure to protect those susceptible to gaming addiction in Massachusetts.
Problem Gambling Awareness urges concerned families to ‘have the conversation’ with those that might be prone to becoming addicted to gambling month.
‘Most grownups gamble or understand someone who gambles, and, therefore, could take advantage of programs to avoid gambling addiction,’ the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) website states. ‘We believe many who suffer in silence achieve this they developed a problem, what gambling addiction is or where to obtain help. simply because they do not know why’
The nationwide conversation held each March has made its option to Massachusetts where one associated with nation’s gambling venues that are newest has failed in instituting an appropriate firewall to problem gamblers.
The Plainridge Park Casino, the first commercial gambling destination in the state following the passage through of the Expanded Gaming Act, opened in June of 2015. But, the slot parlor nevertheless hasn’t used a way to curb dependent gamblers.
‘ What’s the job of a casino? To make as money that is much possible. Setting limits on gambling isn’t just the priority that is highest,’ Lasell College Professor Paul DeBole told the Boston world this week.