Wisconsin gambling revenue average but funding for problem gambling services very low.


Wisconsin receives $1.74 billion (ranking 26th nationally) in revenue from 17,997 electronic machines, 22 Indian casinos, a state lottery, pari-mutual wagering, and charity gambling. It is estimated from self-reporting that 57,127(1.3%)  citizens have signs of a gambling problem. Because of this the state spends 7 cents per capita (ranking 33rd nationally) on problem gambling services.

These funds provided for a Problem Gambling Helpline which received 2,071 calls for 2012 which were referred to GA and to nationally certified counselors, Due to a lack of funding however the gambler would be responsible for paying for treatment.

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