The Mass. Council advocates for gambling services to help problem gamblers, their families and the greater community, and for responsible public policy guidelines for responsible state supported gambling.
The Council has successfully:
Secured legislation since 1987 that provides funding from state gambling revenue to address problem gambling
Secured legislation requiring posting of notices on all state gambling sites with Council helpline number
Advocated for treatment for problem gambling that resulted in a progression of treatment availability in Massachusetts from 1 site in 1987, to 3 sites in 1995, to 10 sites in 2009