Delaware has an estimated 9,938(1.4%) of adults believed to presently have signs of a gambling problem. This is, much like any state estimate, undoubtedly low. Many people are unlikely to be willing to answer questions honestly. As a recovering Compulsive Gambler myself, I can assure you that I did not think I had a problem until I could no longer deny it.
The state brings in $1.21 billion in reported revenue from gambling. This ranks 35th in the U.S.. This revenue is from 6,539 electronic machines, 3 Indian casinos, Pari-mutual wagering, charitable gaming, a traditional, Video and internet lotteries.
Delaware has gone above and beyond in funding treatment with funding $1.42 per capita between public and private investment. Delaware is the “top dog” as far as funding help which placed them in 1st place for 2013.