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2013-07-15 23:04:16

Increased sponsorship brings leaders together to share cutting edge information at the 27th National Conference on Problem Gambling. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) July 15, 2013 Thanks to generous sponsors who support the work and mission of the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG), a record-breaking $325,000 in direct and in-kind support has been contributed for NCPG's 27th National Conference on Problem Gambling. Of special note is the number of sponsorships from Tribal Nations...

Ringing Bells More Rewarding For Slot Machine Gamblers
2013-07-08 06:42:53

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As one walks through a casino, the assault on the senses brought on by the winning sounds of  slot machines makes gambling more exciting. This fact was made evident thanks to a new study by researchers out of the University of Waterloo in Canada. The team also determined celebratory sounds caused individual players to overestimate the number of times they had enjoyed a winning pull on a slot machine. Dr. Michael Dixon and...

2013-07-02 23:04:10

The California Council on Problem Gambling announced that three casinos have been re-certified as "Responsible Gambling Facilities," each for at least the fifth year. The non-profit organization, which works to help provide treatment and support to those affected by gambling addictions, cites the contributions of their supporters as a reason for this success. Temecula, CA (PRWEB) July 02, 2013 Recently, three California casinos have been re-certified as Responsible Gambling...

2013-06-06 16:29:59

WASHINGTON, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the regulation of intrastate Internet gambling spreads on a state-by-state basis, Rep. Pete King (R-NY) today introduced legislation, the Internet Gambling Regulation, Enforcement, and Consumer Protection Act of 2013, which would create a uniform regulatory framework to control the activity and protect consumers. The new legislation would ensure Internet gambling is not governed by inconsistent state laws adopted since the Department of...

2013-05-24 23:04:36

NCPG and stakeholders come together to promote responsible gaming. Washington, DC, (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 "Strikes for Responsible Gaming” was the theme as attendees at the LaFleur´s Lottery Symposium came together to bowl on Tuesday, April 30. Participants at the charitable event enjoyed an evening of food, fun and bowling at Lucky Strike Lanes in Washington, DC, with proceeds benefitting the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG). The event was hosted by TLF Publications...

2013-04-20 16:20:20

BUFFALO, NY, April 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- New York State Senator Tim Kennedy (D-Buffalo) says the legalization of online-gaming in states across the country could lead to increased illegal and predatory gambling activity in New York State. Kennedy, who has long been an advocate for addiction treatment, says these sites are especially problematic for those suffering from gambling addiction. New Jersey, Nevada and Delaware's recent legalization of online gaming is raising red flags...

2013-04-18 23:00:39

Aspire Indiana, Inc. has received $7,500 from the Indiana Division of Mental Health & Addiction to fund gambling prevention and awareness activities. Noblesville, IN (PRWEB) April 18, 2013 Aspire Indiana, Inc. has received $7,500 from the Indiana Division of Mental Health & Addiction to fund gambling prevention and awareness activities. Most of the funding for problem gambling has been directed at treatment rather than prevention. Problem gamblers are reluctant to seek services for...

2013-04-05 23:01:06

The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling (FCCG) today celebrated its 25th Anniversary at a gala at the DoubleTree Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld, with over 100 attendees participating in the organization´s two day conference with field professionals, researchers, educators, recovering persons, policymakers, prevention specialists, and others, from within the state and across the country. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) April 05, 2013 The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling (FCCG) today celebrated...

2013-04-04 23:01:24

The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling, the statewide advocate on issues relating to problem and compulsive gambling, today launched its 25th anniversary conference, Problem Gambling: Past, Present & Future, at the DoubleTree Hilton Orlando at SeaWorld and revealed recipients of the organization´s 2013 pari-mutuel, education, volunteer, media, service, treatment, and Power of One awards. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) April 04, 2013 The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling, the...

2013-04-01 23:03:39

We have convened some of the state and nation´s experts to lead us through the evolution of problem gambling in the State, including pathways to the future. Conference attendees will learn about the latest research in the field, prevention and treatment approaches that work for diverse populations, and new and specialized programs and support services within Florida and across the country. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) April 01, 2013 Paul R. Ashe, Co-Founder and President, and Pat Fowler,...