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Should We Expect a Spike in Gambling Addiction With New Racino Open?
Dayton -- Do you steal money to gamble, do you lie about gambling, do you think about gambling constantly? If any of these things describe you, you could be addicted to gambling.
The Hollywood Gaming Racino in Dayton opened up Thursday and it is called a gamblers paradise but for some here in the Miami Valley, it could lead to them losing everything.
The National Gambling Impact Study Commission says as many as 15 to 20 million Americans have reported a gambling problem or addiction.
Experts say gambling is a hard habit to break because the behavior is often rewarded.
"They give people food, hotel rooms and extra stuff for the money they spend", say Darcie Clark, a clinical counselor in Centerville.
Clark says she typically sees her clients when they hit rock bottom. "When it's gotten that bad when is gotten really bad they are financially broke maxed out credit cards and stealing credit cards from spouses."
She also says it crosses all economic lines and social lines wealthy people have gambling problem as well as poor people.
She says despite the opening of the new racino she doesn't expect there to be more gambling problems in the Miami Valley. "I think when there's a problem such as gambling or substance abuse those people find whatever it is they need to find and go whatever it is they need to find it."
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