Gambling Remains An 'Orphan' At Federal Health Agencies, Researcher Says

Gambling remains an “orphan” at the National Institutes of Health and other government agencies 20 years after a federal commission recommended an increase in funding for research into gambling disorders, according to Christine Reilly of the National Center for Responsible Gaming (NCRG).

“There’s no one institute that takes responsibility for this research,” Reilly, a senior researcher at the NCRG, said Sunday during a panel discussion at the Sands Expo Convention Center in Las Vegas. 

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