The National Council on Problem Gambling is the only national nonprofit organization that seeks to minimize the economic and social costs associated with gambling addiction. NCPG is neutral on legalized gambling.

Conference

National Conference on Gambling Addiction & Responsible Gambling

July 17 – 19, 2024   •   San Diego, CA

The National Conference on Gambling Addiction & Responsible Gambling 2024 brings together world-class presenters to deliver powerful and insightful messages about problem gambling and responsible gambling.

National Awards

2024 NCPG National Awards

Each year, the National Council on Problem Gambling honors individuals and organizations from across the US and around the world for their work on problem gambling and responsible gambling. The nomination period is currently open and NCPG Members are invited to submit nominations.

Advocacy

Gambling addiction Recovery, Investment and Treatment (GRIT) Act

The GRIT Act (S.3579 & H.R.6928) would set aside a portion of the federal sports excise tax revenue to fund programs for gambling addiction prevention, treatment and research.

Upcoming Events

Ask an Expert: Carolyn Hawley, Virginia Council on Problem Gambling - 2023 NCPG People’s Choice Award Recipients

Learn how the Virginia Council on Problem Gambling, recipient of the 2023 People’s Choice Award for Affiliates, used their 2022 Annual Report to tell a compelling story about their work in a fast-changing environment – and how you can do the same. Annual reports are not easy, but they are important! Join Carolyn Hawley, President of the Virginia Council on Problem Gambling, and Jennifer Davis Walton, Director of Gambling Services for the Virginia Partnership on Gaming and Health, to learn some useful tips. And stay on afterward for members-only networking!

There are no CE’s available for this webinar.

When

1:00 PM EDT
to 2:00 PM

Tuesday
July 9, 2024

The National Conference on Gambling Addiction and Responsible Gambling 2024 Pre-Conference Workshops

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.

When

Wednesday
July 17, 2024

Recent News

Every Story Matters: Gwen

Trigger Warning: The following content contains descriptions of gambling, gambling elements, and addiction, which may be distressing for some individuals.     Gwen...

Making an Impact: A Stakeholder’s Guide to Engaging in Problem Gambling Advocacy Year-Round

As stakeholders in the mission to combat gambling-related harm, your role extends far beyond NCPG’s annual Problem Gambling Advocacy Day....

2024 NCPG Board of Directors Election Results

The National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) is delighted to share the results of the 2024 Board of Directors election....

More to Explore
Public Awareness Resources

Public Awareness Resources

Resources to help NCPG partners and stakeholders raise awareness about problem gambling, strengthen advocacy efforts with data and widely promote the National Problem Gambling Helpline, 1-800-GAMBLER.

Closeup of a city bus with a 1-800-GAMBLER advertisement on its side

Join Us

NCPG receives no federal or dedicated state-level funding. We rely on funding from members and donors to advance our mission.

Join today to enhance your impact for your family, friends and community.

Closeup of a person scrolling a smartphone