Responsible Gambling: A Call for Awareness and Support
Help is Just a Phone Call Away
As the popularity of gambling continues to rise, so does the importance of responsible gambling practices. Recognizing the potential risks associated with excessive gambling, various organizations have stepped forward to offer assistance and support to those in need.
If you or someone you know is struggling with a gambling problem, help is available. Call 1-800-GAMBLER (1-800-426-2537) to connect with a helpline in Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, or Wyoming. Alternatively, dial (800) 327-5050 or visit gamblinghelplinema.org if you are in Massachusetts. In New York, reach out to 877-8-HOPENY or text HOPENY (467369).
Responsible Gambling: A Collective Effort
It is crucial to approach gambling responsibly and be aware of the potential risks involved. Several helplines and organizations are dedicated to promoting responsible gambling practices and providing support to individuals in need.
If you reside in New Hampshire, call 1-800-522-4700 for assistance. In Connecticut, dial 888-789-7777 or visit ccpg.org. For those in West Virginia, visit www.1800gambler.net to access the necessary help and resources.
Eligibility and Restrictions
It is important to note that the legal gambling age is 21+ in most states, with exceptions for Kentucky, New Hampshire, and Wyoming, where the age limit is 18+. Additionally, gambling activities are restricted to specific states, including Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (select parishes), Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wyoming. Ontario residents are advised that gambling activities are void in their region.
Before engaging in any gambling activities, it is essential to familiarize yourself with the terms and conditions. Visit draftkings.com/sportsbook for detailed information. This message is brought to you on behalf of Boot Hill Casino & Resort in Kansas.