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The Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling’s research aims are to understand the public health impact of expanded legalized gambling on the State of Maryland, its communities and its citizens. Focus is applied to the following research domains:

  • Surveillance
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Impact
  • Vulnerable Populations
  • Addiction
  • Seed Grants
Microscope: Problem Gambling Research

Gambling Prevalence in Maryland:
A Baseline Analysis

A survey of Maryland households in 2010 found that almost 90 percent of the Maryland population has ever gambled in their lifetime, with 21.9 percent gambling monthly in the past 12 months and 15.3 percent gambling weekly in the past 12 months…

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