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Gambling in the State of Oklahoma has changed dramatically over the past years. Today, it is more accessible, more accepted and more glamorized than ever before. Gambling has become part of Oklahoma's landscape, culture, and economy with horse tracks, racinos, the compulsive gambling doubles in areas within 50 miles of a casino.

Oklahoma provides services to adults and adolescents with gambling related disorders/problems. Gambling disorders includes pathological gambling, problem gambling, and relative or significant other of a person with a gambling problem.

Certified Problem Gambling Treatment Counselor

ODMHSAS and the Oklahoma Association on Problem Gambling & Gaming (OAPGG) have been working to develop a state certification for problem gambling counselors.