The Massachusetts Gaming Commission is dedicated to effectively addressing issues related to problem gambling. If you or a loved one is struggling with compulsive gambling, we encourage you to contact a helpline.

Problem Gambling helplines:

Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling: 1-800-426-1234

National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-TALK (8255)

Alcohol and Drug Hotline: 1-800-327-5050

Safe Link, A domestic violence hotline: 1-877-785-2020

Parental Stress Hotline: 1-800-632-8180


Please review the information provided below to learn more about the issue of problem gambling and the resources available to help. The following information was provided by the Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling:

What is problem gambling?

Prevalence of problem gambling

Signs of problem gambling

Resources for help

Mass. Council Helpline

Self-Assessment Tool:

Problem Gambling Related Web Site Information:




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