Mississippi river boat dreaming, a staggering 116,412(3.9%) of adult residents are estimated to have a problem with gambling. Even with the 23rd ranked revenue of $2.25 billion from legal gambling, it has a history that ties with the river that divides it form Louisiana for gambling. The revenue is gathered from 36,032 machines, 30 commercial casinos, 3 Indian casinos and charity gambling. As of 2012.
In 1996 the state made an agreement with the gambling establishments that they would fund the MCPCG in the way of donating $5,000 each, additionally the Mississippi Gaming Commission donated and additional $100,000 as well. This was done completely on the ‘honor system’. It has fed the 32nd rated funding for compulsive gambling services to date. The per-capita investment is 3 cents which helps support such a low funding status.