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National Conference on Problem Gambling visits the Southeast for the First Time


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For the first time in its 28 years, the National Conference on Problem Gambling was held in the Southeast, proudly hosted by the Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling, July 11-12, 2014. Previous locations in recent years include Milwaukee, Boston and Seattle.

Thanks to generous sponsors who support the work and mission of the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG), over $300,000 in direct and in-kind support has been contributed for NCPG's 28th National Conference on Problem Gambling.

“We are especially grateful for the very generous support of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, which provided the largest single sponsorship in the history of the conference,” said…


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July Webletter 2014

July Webletter 2014


Each month the FCCG creates and posts a new web letter that speaks to different topics and areas of concern regarding problem gambling within the state of Florida.  Topics range from resources available to tips regarding responsible gambling.  The sole purpose is to educate and create discussion surrounding the state of gambling in Florida and the resources that are available to help those in need. Click here to download!


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National Conference on Problem Gambling - July 11th and 12th


(Pre-conference activities July 9th and 10th)

The NCPG National Conference on Problem Gambling is in just 2 weeks!  This is the oldest national conference on problem gambling in the world.

 

Bringing the family along? Don’t forget that attendees will receive special savings at Disney WorldWonder Works is the wonkiest building in town and is another place nearby to have a great time! If you’re up for enjoying the sunshine, head out to Daytona Beach for an evening dinner or a free afternoon!

 

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Members, be sure to attend the NCPG Members Annual Meeting on Thursday, July 10 at 5pm.  We hope that this will allow more NCPG members to attend. If you are not yet a member, JOIN NOW at

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Latino/Hispanic Information and Resources


According to the 2012 Census Data, Florida has a 23.2% Latino/Hispanic population, which is far above the national average of 16.9%. Knowing these facts, the FCCG has made efforts through the years to reach out to Latino/Hispanics to ensure that this population is properly represented in all forms of prevention programs, self-help materials, and educational information. Programs such as Las Caras del Problema de Juego, which is a series of vignettes designed to educate Latino/Hispanics about the dangers of problem gambling, or the Spanish self-help workbooks Chance for Change are just two of the components in the FCCG’s vast inventory that are designed to assist this ethnic group. A multitude of Spanish placards and brochures are available to the public as well. In addition,…


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