A staggering $1.7 billion in jackpots has ignited a lottery frenzy across the U.S., raising concerns among experts about potential gambling addiction risks. The Messenger discusses the implications in detail.

Lotteries, according to Les Bernal, the executive director of Stop Predatory Gambling, stand as “Exhibit A” in highlighting America’s most overlooked problem.

“The lottery acts as a super highway, drawing young individuals and low-income Americans into commercial gambling across the nation,” he declared.

Clinical psychologist Meredith Ginley, running a gambling treatment clinic at East Tennessee State University, has treated clients struggling with lottery addiction. Ginley pointed out, “For some, the urge to spend more and more to sustain enjoyment becomes apparent.”

According to Ginley, “As they witness those enormous jackpots, people often end up overspending beyond their budget, diverting funds intended for essential needs like food and rent.”

Ginley observed that many of her clients initially began with the lottery but later transitioned to sports betting or casino gambling activities.

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