Louisiana has a gambling problem

By Sarah Gamard

BATON ROUGE — Statistics show that gambling addiction in Louisiana is affecting more people than ever, up more than 8 percent in the past eight years, but that it is off the radar.

Janet Miller, the executive director for the Louisiana Association on Compulsive Gambling, told the Louisiana Gaming Control Board Thursday that she came before it to raise awareness for March Problem Gambling Awareness Month.

Read the story in The Shreveport Times