March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month, while 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.
‘Many grownups gamble or know some body who gambles, and, therefore, could reap the benefits of programs to prevent gambling addiction,’ the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) website states. ‘We believe many whom suffer in silence achieve this they developed a problem, what gambling addiction is or where to get help. since they don’t know why’
The nationwide conversation held each March has made its method to Massachusetts where one associated with 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 passage of the Expanded Gaming Act, opened in June of 2015. However, the slot parlor nevertheless hasn’t adopted a technique to curb reliant gamblers.
‘ What’s the working job of a casino? To make as money that is much possible. Setting limits on gambling isn’t necessarily the priority that is highest,’ Lasell College Professor Paul DeBole told the Boston world this week.