Recent Press

National Council on Problem Gambling Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Murphy v. NCAA

May 14, 2018 Cait Huble, National Council on Problem Gambling The National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) has issued the following statement after the announcement of the Supreme Court’s opinion on Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Association. The US Supreme Court has declared the federal ban on […]

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Why Bitcoin’s Gambling Boom is Only Just Getting Started

Danny Bradbury Sep 2, 2014, Coindesk Gambling is big business, and online gambling represents a significant and growing proportion of that business – about 8% currently. Research company H2 Gambling Capital, which values the online gambling market in terms of gross winnings, put the global market value […]

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‘Easy trap to fall into’: why video-game loot boxes need regulation

Mattha Busby Tue 29 May 2018, The Guardian “Loot boxes are like scratch-off cards: you open one out of curiosity, get a little prize, think ‘darn, maybe next time,’ and then it just turns into a habit,” says Brian. “I got a big prize with my first […]

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Federal Regulators Clear Way For East Windsor Casino

Kenneth R. Gosselin May 31, 2018, Courant Federal regulators are clearing the way for the tribal operators of Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mohegan Sun to partner in building the state’s first commercial casino in East Windsor. The U.S. Department of the Interior is expected to publish a […]

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The WAGER, Vol. 23(5) – Problem gambling among young women

May 22, 2018, BASIS This week, The WAGER reviews a study that explores patterns of gambling and gambling problems among women of different ages. The gambling landscape is continually evolving, and gambling operators are looking for new ways to attract customers–including young women. This week, The WAGER […]

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Governor’s Cuts to affect Regional Action Councils

Use this link to learn more… http://www.theday.com/local/20170628/proposed-budget-cuts-would-hit-groups-tackling-opioid-crisis  

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Budget Cuts hitting groups tackling opioid crisis

Follow this link for this important article regarding the work of the RACs http://www.theday.com/local/20170628/proposed-budget-cuts-would-hit-groups-tackling-opioid-crisis  

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National Survey of Problem Gambling Services

Click to open report http://apgsa.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/2013NationalSurveyofProblemGamblingServicesFINAL.pdf

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Gambling and gaming are converging: “Won’t someone think of the children!”?

Gambling and gaming are converging: “Won’t someone think of the children!”? In an op-ed today, Dr. Sally Gainsbury, Deputy Director of the Gambling Treatment Clinic & Research Group and Senior Lecturer of the School of Psychology at The University of Sydney, discusses how the convergence of digital […]

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MARCH IS “PROBLEM GAMBLING AWARENESS” MONTH

MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THESE INFORMATIVE EVENTS: Tuesday March 7th -2:30pm-4:30pm- Gambling and the Criminal Justice System. A PGS documentary will be shown and there will be a discussion afterward led by Shirley Hoak (Peer Counselor at the Connection) and a client, who participated in the making […]

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