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About the Alliance

Illinois Alliance on Problem Gambling
Representatives from Illinois' gaming industry and the addiction treatment community have teamed up to raise awareness of problem gambling.

The Illinois Alliance on Problem Gambling includes members of:
  • Bensinger DuPont and Associates
  • Illinois Casino Gaming Association
  • Illinois Gaming Machine Operators Association
  • Illinois Council on Problem Gambling
  • Illinois Department of Hums Services/Division of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse
  • Illinois Gaming Board
  • Illinois Institute for Addiction Recovery
  • Illinois Lottery
  • Illinois Racing Board
  • Midwest Asian Health Association
  • Northstar Lottery Group
  • Rush University Medical Center
  • University of Chicago Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Way Back Inn/Grateful House

We will work to educate the public on potential dangers of gambling addiction, to coordinate resources for problem gamblers and to prevent underage play.

Our Mission

The mission of the Illinois Alliance is to assure wide-scale public awareness of problem gambling. This will be accomplished through education, increased accessibility, and full coordination of the resources and information available to assist problem gamblers, those who are at risk, and those who are affected by it.

Our Vision

The Illinois Alliance is comprised of representatives of the gaming industry, service providers, gambling regulators and others, who share a common interest to educate on the potential dangers of problem gambling, to prevent underage play, and to coordinate resources and information to assist problem gamblers, their families and the public.