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The Bets Off Bulletin is a free quarterly newsletter that features information about problem gambling initiatives in Missouri and highlights individuals and groups who are working to increase problem gambling awareness through treatment, public service and research. The Bets Off Bulletin is a downloadable publication that is produced by the Missouri Lottery in cooperation with the Missouri Alliance to Curb Problem Gambling.
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CURRENT & PAST ISSUES
Help Is Available
If you feel you or someone you know has a gambling problem, call
(1-888-238-7633). email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Your toll-free call to 1-888-BETSOFF can put you in touch
with people who understand your situation and can refer
in your area.
You can also reach the Help Line counselors via email; emails will be answered within 15 hours.
Compulsive gambling is a behavior disorder in which an individual has an uncontrollable
preoccupation and urge to gamble. This results in excessive gambling, the outcome of
which is loss of time and money.
The gambling reaches the point at which it compromises, disrupts or destroys the
gambler's personal life, family relationships or vocational pursuits. The key
signs are emotional dependence on gambling, loss of control and interference with