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2014-08-14 23:01:23

National Council on Problem Gambling provides advocates with road map to ensure gambling addiction is incorporated into the evolving national healthcare system. Washington,

2014-08-11 23:06:28

National Council on Problem Gambling teams up with Gambling Integrity Services to help online gambling operators licensed in the USA to comply with NCPG’s Internet Responsible Gambling Standards.

2014-07-23 23:08:09

For the first time in its 28 years, the National Conference on Problem Gambling was held in the Southeast, proudly hosted by the Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling, July 11-12, 2014 in Orlando.

2014-07-16 23:13:20

A Forever Recovery, an open-ended drug and alcohol treatment program that gets clients off to a great start and gives them a solid foundation in recovery they can believe in, has launched a new

2014-06-17 11:01:12

A study by University of Iowa researchers confirms that pathological gambling runs in families and shows that first-degree relatives of pathological gamblers are eight times more likely to develop this problem in their lifetime than relatives of people without pathological gambling.

2014-06-03 23:03:31

NCPG and stakeholders come together to promote responsible gaming. Washington, D.C.

2014-05-21 13:44:01

Homeless clients using services at Toronto's Good Shepherd Ministries are nearly nine times more likely to have a history of problem or pathological gambling than the general population.

2014-04-08 09:56:00

New research reveals that brain damage affecting the insula – an area with a key role in emotions – disrupts errors of thinking linked to gambling addiction.

2014-03-19 23:00:38

The National Council on Problem Gambling’s Helpline Network (800-522-4700) offers resources to help gambling addicts and their loved ones.

2014-03-12 23:00:18

The National Council on Problem Gambling shares tips for reducing risk of developing gambling disorder. Washington, D.C.


Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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