Will the Bill Make it Through Congress?

It is a common fact already that problem gambling is one of the issues in the US gaining lots of attention. Hot debates have finally lead to banning internet gambling sites, however, there was very little discussion about how to help gamblers find appropriate treatment and how to prevent problem gambling in general.

The Comprehensive Problem Gambling Act introduced into Congress by Frank Wolf, Lee Terry and Jim Moran and supported by US National Council on Problem Gambling is the first, but very important step in looking for the ways to fund problem gambling education, therapy and treatment measures.

  • It should be legalized. Online casinos are not the problem. People with gambling problems are going to find whatever avenue they need to in order to keep gambling. They just need help with their problem. There are plenty of alcoholics out there and people addicted to tobacco. These things are still legal. There is no reason for a ban on online gambling except that the u.s. government can’t find a proper way to steal money from us.