Slot machines seem to explode with music, bells and flashy graphics whenever you win something. That’s among the sensory overload gambling establishments offer to boost the entertainment value of gambling. But the consequences of compulsive gambling are far from entertaining. Gambling addicts often lie to friends and family as they experience financial problems. We’ll talk with experts about the signs and treatment options for those addicted to gambling.
National Problem Gambling Helpline 1-800-522-4700
J. J. Otero (Navajo/Hopi) – musician and recovering gambling addict
David Lente (Isleta Pueblo) – coordinator and counselor for the Evolution Group
Daniel Blackwood – director of the Evolution Group
Break music: Burn With The Sun (song) Son of Hwéeldi (artist) 019910 (album)