Powerball Fever & Gamblers

When the Powerball rose to $1.4 billion recently, a lot of people wanted to play. And a lot of people bought a ticket or two or three. Maybe you were one of them and got caught up in Powerball fever.

I was interviewed by 12 News in Phoenix about the dangers of the Powerball lottery for people with a gambling addiction. You can watch the interview and read additional comments on this 12News story about the Powerball

Gambling addiction help

If the Powerball lottery has triggered your gambling addiction, it might be time to consider entering gambling treatment. As stated in the article, the state offers a 24-hour hotline for problem gamblers. Call 1-800-NEXT-STEP.