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About NCPG

Since 1972, NCPG has led state and national stakeholders in the development of comprehensive policies and programs for all those affected by problem gambling. Our vision is to improve health and wellness by reducing the personal, social and economic costs of problem gambling.

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NCPG Membership

NCPG is the most objective voice on problem gambling and responsible gambling issues, with over 50 years of neutrality and leadership.

National Problem Gambling Helpline Network

National Problem Gambling Helpline (1-800-GAMBLER) is operated by the National Council on Problem Gambling. The helpline serves as a one-stop hub connecting people looking for assistance with a gambling problem to local resources. This network includes 27 contact centers which cover all 50 states and the U.S. territories.

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The GRIT Act would set aside half of the federal sports excise tax revenue to fund programs for gambling addiction prevention, treatment and research.

National Conference

The National Conference on Gambling Addiction and Responsible Gambling is the oldest and largest annual national conference in its field. With top-notch national and international experts as speakers, as well as those who work on local and state levels, the conference is a unique resource, providing detailed, in-depth knowledge and cross-training opportunities.

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Conference Scholarships

NCPG offers a variety of scholarships to provide greater access to education for the problem gambling and responsible gambling field. We remain committed to providing as much assistance as we can to keep registration fees and travel costs from being a barrier to conference attendance.

Scholarships are open to the public. You do not need to be an NCPG Member to apply.

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