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About Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board and the self-exclusion program is funded by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. Learn more about our mission.

“Responsible gambling is a top priority for the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board.

The Board’s Office of Compulsive and Problem Gambling works diligently to provide assistance to individuals who are unable to keep their gambling at a responsible level. Prevention tools and low-to-no-cost treatment options are available and effective.”

Kevin O’Toole
PGCB Executive Director

Mission statement of the PGCB’s Office of
Compulsive and Problem Gambling

The office is committed to:

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Assisting Pennsylvanians affected by compulsive gambling by ensuring that every casino licensee and iGaming certificate holder has established, and complies with, an approved compulsive and problem gambling plan

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Directing individuals with gambling problems and their families to assistance organizations’ toll-free helplines for crisis counseling, referral services and treatment

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Heightening public awareness of the dangers of compulsive, problem, intoxicated and underage gambling

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Developing programs and harm reduction tools for gamblers

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Creating new responsible gambling materials and outreach resources

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Establishing education materials for residents of all ages

Do I Have a Gambling Problem?

Individuals who suffer from gambling addiction are willing to risk almost anything in the hope of a bigger reward. Does this sound like you or someone you know?

Help and Hope for Gambling Addiction

If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, help is available. We’ve compiled a comprehensive list of resources to give you hope and get you started.