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Estimated 6 million Americans have gambling addiction

Posted at 6:38 PM, Feb 03, 2020

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — While 85% of Americans have gambled within the last year, for some it can be an addiction.

The National Council on Problem Gambling estimates that 6 million Americans have a gambling addiction.

In 2005 Nevada created a fund to help treat problem gambling.

If you need help with a gambling addiction there is a State of Nevada website with resources.