Monday is the start of Problem Gambling Prevention Week. Locally, Heather Ly, Project Coordinator with the Responsible Gambling Council, will be in Orillia to help people who have problems associated with gambling. Between Wednesday and Sunday she will be at Casino Rama…

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Ly says tips she’ll provide include how to spot a problem, how to protect finances and how to get help through local resources. 3.4 percent of Ontarians have a moderate to severe gambling problem. Locally, you can contact Addiction Outreach Muskoka Parry Sound at 705-645-1311 or 1-800-668-1856 if you think you have a gambling problem.You can also call the Ontario Problem Gambling Helpline at 1-888-230-3505.