Who Ensures Problem Gambling Services are Effective?

The goal of the Problem Gambling Advisory Committee is to provide the best prevention and treatment services to problem gamblers and their family members. Participants include representatives from the Recreational Gaming Association, Washington Gambling Commission, Washington’s Lottery, Washington Horse Racing Commission, tribes, Washington Indian Gaming Association, treatment providers, recovering gamblers and advocacy agencies. Law enforcement, defense attorneys, and the Certification Board for Gambling Treatment Providers are also represented. The Committee meets monthly, with work groups that address Helpline, Prevention, Training, and Treatment.