2022 Press Releases

12-08-202263 Lotteries Work to Raise Awareness About the Risks of Youth Gambling this Holiday Season
10-27-2022National Council on Problem Gambling Announces Fall 2022 Grant Recipients
08-09-2022Near-Record Support for 2022 National Conference on Gambling Addiction and Responsible Gambling
07-22-2022NCPG Announces 2022 National Awards Recipients
07-18-2022National Conference on Gambling Addiction and Responsible Gambling Comes to Boston July 20-23, 2022 
06-09-2022NCPG and CCGNJ Enter License Agreement for 1-800-GAMBLER to Improve Access to Problem Gambling Support
05-16-2022NCPG Announces Board of Directors 2022 Election Results
04-21-2022Jaime Costello Joins National Council on Problem Gambling as Director of Programs
03-30-2022National Council on Problem Gambling Announces First Round of Funding for Problem Gambling Prevention Programs
02-22-2022Barbara Rollins Named Deputy Director of National Council on Problem Gambling
02-10-2022National Council on Problem Gambling Reminds Super Bowl Viewers ‘If You Bet, Know Your Limits’ & Offers Resources for Those Seeking Help
01-26-2022National Council on Problem Gambling Launches Agility Grant Program to Support Problem Gambling Prevention Initiatives

2021 Press Releases

12-20-21Gift Responsibly Campaign Offers Alternatives for Last-Minute Holiday Gifts for Children
12-09-21NCPG Announces New Director of Communications
12-01-21Lottery Tickets Aren’t Child’s Play
11-03-21Cole Wogoman Joins NCPG as Government Relations Manager
10-27-21NCPG’s Partnership with NFL Takes Problem and Responsible Gambling Services to the Next Level
9-15-21NCPG Announces Dates for 2022 National Conference
09-13-21NCPG Offers Support for National Recovery Month
08-17-21NCPG Responds to Twitch Banning Gambling Sites Links
07-21-21NCPG Announces National Awards Recipients and New Board Leadership
07-14-21Professional Sports Leagues Join Sponsors of 2021 National Conference on Gambling Addiction & Responsible Gambling
06-29-21Gift Responsibly Campaign Becomes the New Name for the Holiday Lottery Campaign
05-26-21NCPG Announces 2021 Board of Directors Election Results
05-18-21NCPG Launches Operation Responsible Gambling with Entain Foundation, RG24Seven
05-11-21NCPG Statement on Making Problem Gambling Assistance Reach Every Community in America
05-03-21Registration Opens for 2021 NCPG National Conference
03-31-21NCPG Releases Comprehensive Study of Public Attitudes About Gambling
03-23-21NCPG Offers Recommendations on Sports Betting Partnerships with Colleges 
03-15-21Problem Gambling Awareness Month Enters March Madness Phase
03-01-21March Is Problem Gambling Awareness Month
02-25-21NCPG Issues Black History Month Proclamation
02-02-21Safer Sports Betting and the Super Bowl
01-13-21NCPG Announces its 2021 National Conference
01-11-21Patrick Willard Joins NCPG as Director of Policy and Advocacy
01-05-21High Jackpots for Mega Millions And Powerball Offer Opportunity for Responsible Gambling Messaging
01-05-21Elys Game Technology Joins the U.S. National Council on Problem Gambling in Advance of Launching its Sports Betting Platform in the U.S.

2020 Press Releases

12-21-20IGCCB to Administer its Gambling Certification Counseling in 2021
12-14-20Lia Nower Joins National Council on Problem Gambling Board of Directors
12-01-20Lottery Tickets Aren’t Child’s Play
11-20-20Sponsors Support 34th National Conference on Gambling Addiction & Responsible Gambling as Pandemic Alters Behaviors
10-07-20National Conference Moves Online
10-01-20NCPG Renews Advisory Board; Welcomes Nanette Horner, JD
07-30-20Digital Symposium Garners Sponsors and Record Attendance
07-17-20NCPG Announces New Dates and Times of National Awards Ceremony and Members Meetings
05-28-20NCPG Announces Board of Directors Election Results and New Advisory Board Members
05-21-20NCPG Announces Important Updates to 34th National Conference 
04-28-20NCPG and EPIC Join Forces to Tackle Problem Gambling
04-05-20National Council on Problem Gambling Board of Directors Welcomes New Member and New Vice President
02-27-20March is #PGAM [Problem Gambling Awareness Month]
02-03-20Guidelines for Payment Processing
01-30-20Keep Your Super Bowl Safer
01-29-20Gambling Affiliate BettingUSA.com Dedicates 1% to Responsible Gambling

Press Articles

(8-13-2019) PBS NewsHour How social casinos leverage Facebook user data to target vulnerable gamblers 


Press Releases & Media Advisories

Advocacy, Legislation and Regulation, Standards

(7-9-2019) NCPG Leadership Influences Bipartisan, Bicameral Bill

(3-5-19) April 10, 2019 is Problem Gambling Advocacy Day

(1-16-18) 2016 National Survey on Problem Gambling Services

(3-12-18) National Council on Problem Gambling Issues Responsible Gaming Principles for Sports Gambling Legislation

(5-14-18) National Council on Problem Gambling Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Murphy v NCAA

(5-15-18) NCPG and All-in Diversity Project Join Forces to Change the Face of Gaming Globally

(8-14-18) Gambling Disorder Screening Provision Included in the National Defense Authorization Act 2019

(9-27-18) Congressional Testimony: Strengthen Consumer Protections in Sports Betting Legislation

(12-20-18) Bipartisan Bill on Sports Betting Includes First-Ever Federal Funding for Problem Gambling

(1-30-17) The Big Game and the Gambling Disordered

(2-1-17) Superbowl 51 Illegal Betting and Gambling Problems

(7-7-17) NCPG Calls on Arkansas Leaders to Take Responsibility for Gambling Addiction

(1-20-16) NCPG Urges Inclusion of Gambling Addiction in Surgeon General Report


Behavioral Health Concerns

Super Bowl, Lottery Jackpots, and Other Gambling-Related Events

(1-31-19) Super Bowl Weekend: A Vulnerable Time for Those Struggling with Gambling Addiction

(10-19-18) Mega-Millions Jackpot Media Frenzy Offers Opportunity for Responsible Gambling Messaging

(01-13-16) Media Advisory on High Jackpots & Helplines

(10-01-17) National Council on Problem Gambling Statement on October 1, 2017 Las Vegas Shooting

Sports, Social, and Online Gambling/Gaming

(8-8-2019) NCPG Joins Leaders for Loot Box Discussion with FTC

(8-2-2019) NCPG Goes Inside Loot Boxes with FTC Workshop 8/7/2019

Public Awareness: Holiday Lottery Campaign, Problem Gambling Awareness Month

(12-10-2019) Responsible Gambling Holiday Lottery Campaign Reminds Adults That Lottery Tickets Aren’t Child’s Play

(2-26-19) March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month

(3-20-17) Help For Those at Higher Risk For Problem Gambling

(3-27-17) 30% Spike in National Problem Gambling Helpline Calls Expected in March

NCPG National Awards and National Conference

(7-29-2019) NCPG Honors Leaders in Responsible Gambling & Problem Gambling Awareness

(7-24-2019) NCPG Celebrates Success of 33rd National Conference

(7-12-18) Sports Betting and Problem Gambling Experts to Convene at 3rd Annual Summit on Sports & Gambling, July 18 in Cleveland

(7-17-17) National Conference on Problem Gambling July 21-22 in Portland, Oregon

(7-25-17) NCPG Awards Recipients

Supporters, Investors and Partners

(10-8-2019) NCPG Supported by New GVC Foundation US

(8-1-2019) Sponsors Support 33rd National Conference on Gambling Addiction & Responsible Gambling in Pivotal Year

(9-12-18) GVC Joins NCPG’s Presidents Circle

(5-2-17) NCPG Promotes Responsible Gaming & Problem Gambling Recovery in Japan

(8-14-17) NCPG Announcing Founders of Presidents Circle

Board of Directors and Advisory Board

(12-5-2019) NCPG Launches New Advisory Board