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The Texas Lottery designs its games to provide entertainment and we encourage our customers to play responsibly. "Integrity and Responsibility" is a core value of the Texas Lottery Commission and that includes educating consumers about playing lottery games responsibly. For some people gambling can become a problem. If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, we want to make you aware of the helpful resources listed below.

National Council on Problem Gambling
Call 800-522-4700
Text 800-522-4700

Network of mental health treatment providers focused on gambling and gaming
Call 877-426-4258

Gamblers Anonymous
Texas Hotlines:

  • Austin 512-860-2958
  • Dallas 214-675-0939
  • Fort Worth 817-371-0624
  • Houston 855-442-7105
  • San Antonio 210-705-4429

For family and friends of compulsive gamblers

International Center for Responsible Gaming

The Texas Lottery Commission is a member of the National Council on Problem Gambling, the North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries, and the World Lottery Association and actively supports the problem gambling initiatives of these organizations.

Resources for Help

If you or someone you know may have a gambling problem, help is available.


  1. Warning Signs
  2. FAQ
  3. Training Videos

If you are a player, retailer, friend or family, it could be helpful to know the signs of problem gambling.

Resources for Download

The Texas Lottery provides these flyers and brochures for your use as a public service.

Responsible Advertising

Texas Lottery advertising is designed to not unduly influence purchases.