Gambling impacts an incredible number of Minnesotans. Turning to online gambling during these strange times when casinos, bar/taverns are closed is going to be a common option for you or your loved ones to use as a potential escape. NPGA will be funding a one year subscription which is good for up to 15 devices in one household; computers, phones, tablets. This will be available to MN residents only at no cost.
Susan Sheridan Tucker, Executive Director at Northstar Problem Gambling Alliance provided the below attachments which offer brief descriptions of the tool. GAMBAN is a company out of the UK which bans over 60,000 online gambling sites. The founder of the company is a debt collector, who realized that many of the debts were a result of a gambling addiction. We are funding a one year subscription which is good for up to 15 devices in one household; computers, phones, tablets
If you or a loved one would benefit from this online tool contact 1-800-333-HOPE (4673) or and request to be set up with a link. NPGA is not collecting email or any other personal information from those who subscribe. In time, we will learn from the backend of the tool, generally what part of the state is using the tool, which will help NPGA in their outreach efforts.
If you think your client could benefit from some counseling from an approved problem gambling provider, Click for list of gambling providers. We realize that the changes we’re being asked to make in our day-to-day living will be stressful for some.
Guide to Gambling Addiction & Treatment