Problem Gambling Resources

The Hawaii Coalition Against Legalized Gambling has extensive reference materials,
such as copies of research articles, statistics, and news briefs. We also have several
DVDs on gambling available, including one on gambling issues on Hawaii and another
on the effects of problem gambling on women and families. To locate reference
materials and/or arrange a free DVD showing for your organization, please call the
HCALG office at 808-594-7766.

Legislative Information

The mission of Hawaii Legislature’s Public Access Room ( is to
provide information on how the citizens of Hawaii can enhance their ability to participate
in the legislative process. This includes newsletters and other documents on how to
track bills, timetables, reference charts, and other valuable materials. They also provide
services, such as making free copies of your testimony, and computer, office supplies,
and workspace in which you may prepare your testimony.

For information on how to write and submit testimony about a bill, visit the Hawaii State
Legislature web site at Scroll down to the icon that
says “Submit Testimony.” The site includes other valuable information, such as Hearing
Notification and Measure Tracking.

Assistance for Gamblers

Gamblers Anonymous (GA) national page (

Locate a GA meeting (
Assistance for Family and Friends of Gamblers

Gam-Anon national page (
Hawaii Gam-Anon meetings are held at 7:30 on Tuesdays at Harris Church, 20 S.
Vineyard, upstairs in room 15
Local Resources

Honolulu Police Department – Narcotics/Vice Division – Gambling Detail (http://


National Coalition Against Legalized Gambling (NCALG) (

Stop Predatory Gambling (

Research on Gambling

Gambling Treatment & Research Center at the University of Connecticut Health Center

Gemini Research (

Institute for the Study of Gambling and Commercial Gaming (The University of Nevada,
Reno) (

National Center for Responsible Gaming (

National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) (

Responsible Gambling Council (RGC) (Ontario, Canada) (http://

Gambling (from Focus on the Family) (

Casinos, Crime, and Community Costs. Grinols, E.L.,& Mustard, D.B. (2006.) The
Review of Economics and Statistics, 88(1), 1-18 (


Journals on Gambling

Journal of Gambling Issues (electronic) (

Journal of Gambling Studies (

International Gambling Studies (

Research Reports

National Gambling Impact Study Commission (

Responsible Gambling Council (RGC) Research (

Newsletters (free)

The Brief Addiction Science Information Source (BASIS) (

Responsible Gambling Council (RGC) Newscan (

Responsible Gambling Council (RGC) Newslink (

60 Minutes: The Big Gamble

60 Minutes: Financial WMD’s

60 Minutes: The Cheaters