Tag Archives: National Council on Problem Gambling

Gamban boosts US expertise with Jody Bechtold addition

Gamban has named Jody Bechtold as the newest member of its advisory board, who will advise the company with its expansion into the US. Based in the US, Bechtold currently serves as Vice President for the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board, and also holds the position of board member for the National Council on Problem Gambling. Jack Symons, Co-Founder and …

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NCPG to increase public awareness through Wilken appointment

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The National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) has boosted its bid for increased public awareness through the appointment of Deanna Wilken, MA, as Communications Manager. Keith Whyte, Executive Director for the NCPG – an advocacy organisation for individuals and families experiencing problem gambling and gambling addiction – said that Wilken will “build on the existing structure” to improve communication across …

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6 of the Best – NCPG’s Keith Whyte

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This week’s 6 of the Best comes from Keith Whyte, Executive Director of the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG). Read on to discover about audio and visual dilemmas, a Luc Besson spectacular and stumbling upon a moving march for equality in the French capital. Best Holiday Years ago my wife and I happened to be in Paris on July …

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Problem gambling awareness never been more important for USA

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Problem Gambling Awareness Month (PGAM) is underway in the USA, with the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG), in collaboration with its affiliates, members and corporate partners across the country, now hosting its 14th such initiative. Titled “Have the Conversation,” this year places a focus on the importance of an open dialogue and candid discussion around the issue of problem …

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‘Own goal’ ad is no such thing

There’s a certain distaste at the glee with which people are proclaiming that the The National Council on Problem Gambling in Singapore has scored an ‘own goal’ because its advertisements across the World Cup have ‘tipped’ Germany to win.  The advert features lots of children discussing who they want to win the tournament, with the kicker at the end being …

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