Problem Gambling In Florida

Lawmakers in the state of Florida are in the process of negotiating a new gambling compact with the Seminole Indians that a large part of the expansion would be gambling. It is distributed one of the reasons that gambling in the state must be aware of is. On Sunday Problem Gambling Awareness begins weeks in Florida. Governor Charlie Crist has seen the need for public education in this area, so the awareness week was created. It will run until 13 March.

Among the groups that will help spread the awareness for the United Way of Broward County Commission on Substance Abuse. The group is a partner of the Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling, and will be located in Pembroke Pines, information on problem gambling today and next Saturday.

Each year a different aspect of the problem gambling in the center of the one-week campaign. In that year, to the effect that gambling can have on a family. The official theme is “Shining the Light on Problem Gambling.” Florida has become one of the most proactive states in the country when it comes to gambling expansion. In addition to the transaction, which is created with the Seminoles, the state also has expanded gambling at pari-mutuel facilities in Miami-Dade and Broward counties.

Online gambling is one of the themes of the legislature as the U.S. has become, and Florida lawmakers are also about the possibility of regulation of online poker. Along with the expansion of the undesirable side-effects of the increasing addiction potential. Have therefore Governor Crist and the Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling worked hard for this week a success.