Gambling Responsibly

Gambling can be fun when done responsibly

Almost 9 in 10 Iowans gamble. Most see it as a form of recreation. And for many, it is. But not for about 15% of adult Iowans — they develop a symptom of problem gambling.

Be in the 85%. Know the risks, and remember: The more you play, the more you pay.

Chances are you have strong beliefs about gambling. Maybe it's how to beat the house, which games have the best odds, or even a system that "can't lose."

How much of what you know about gambling is actually true?