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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...

2013-04-18 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,...

Gambling Decisions Influenced By Evolution
2013-03-18 19:05:50

Alan McStravick for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Many of us who have made vacation plans to travel to the entertainment and gambling bastions of Las Vegas or Atlantic City, or any number of the regional casinos around the nation, probably find we enjoy the thrill of the possibility of parlaying a nominal bet into a moderate windfall. However, the fact these locations continue to exist and thrive lets one know the odds are typically in favor of the house. There are,...

2013-03-14 18:20:50

Study says early intervention is key to successful treatment of gambling To successfully treat pathological gambling, you need to intervene at an early stage, according to Susana Jiménez-Murcia from the University Hospital of Bellvitge in Spain and colleagues. Their study shows that a patient's age influences how severe the psychopathology and clinical aspects of pathological gambling are. Their work is published online in Springer's Journal of Gambling Studies. These days,...


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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