Do You Have a Gambling Problem?
A confidential support and referral hotline staffed by masters-level clinicians 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Staff can answer your questions and help you find problem gambling treatment and/or self help.
What is the typical age of a problem gambler? How can you tell if someone has a problem gambling addiction? Take this Responsible Gaming IQ test to find out. Some answers may surprise you.
New York's program allows gamblers to voluntarily agree to bar themselves from entering and/or participating in gaming and gambling operations throughout the state for a period of 1, 3 or 5 years, or a lifetime.
New York is actively working to raise awareness of Problem Gambling across all age groups with a series of rotating messages.
Interested in learning more about problem gambling and the kind of help that is available? These organizations can help.
Responsible Play Partnership
The New York Sate Gaming Commission, The New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) and the New York Council on Problem Gambling have formed the Responsible Play Partnership to address problem gambling in New York State. This includes: ensuring that gaming venues comply with all rules and regulations and undertake proper outreach measures, reevaluating self-exclusion policies across the state to ensure consistency, and considering the best ways to advance New York's long-term commitment to prevent and treat compulsive gambling.
World Lottery Association Certification
The New York State Gaming Commission is recognized by the World Lottery Association as North America’s only gaming regulator to earn the prestigious Level 4 Certification for incorporating Responsible Gaming principles into its daily operations across all Divisions including Gaming; Horse Racing and Pari-Mutuel Wagering; Charitable Gaming; and Lottery. The world-class Certification also recognizes the Commission’s commitment to continuous improvement.