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Fixed Odds

Problem Gambling In America

A Sharing America Project

Fixed Odds explores the impact of problem gambling on communities of color and the extent to which states provide money for problem gambling treatment.

  • Southeast Asian refugees are among the groups that are especially vulnerable to falling into gambling addiction, experts say. Yet these refugees are often overlooked in the public policy debate over the expansion of legalized gambling, as states across the nation push for new sources of revenue to fill holes in government budgets.