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Exploring the latest news, issues and research relating to gambling disorders and responsible gaming

Daily Fantasy Sports: What is Typical?

by: NCRG Staff | Mar 12, 2019

Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) is growing rapidly within the gambling industry, as it allows players the opportunity to create their own “fantasy teams” of individual players and compete for cash-prizes.  Some stakeholders have expressed concerns over the dangers of DFS and related harm players may experience from its accelerated nature of play.   Sarah Nelson, PhD, from Cambridge Health Alliance and Harvard Medical School, set out to explore DFS data.

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What makes us tick? Recovery Capital as a Framework for Gambling Disorder Recovery

by: NCRG Staff | Mar 12, 2019

Recovery capital (RC) has been used as a conceptual framework for substance abuse disorders that pinpoints internal and external resources that individuals can use to facilitate recovery[CR1]  from disorder.  More specifically, these resources can include: resources one has from relationships, assetts such as housing and diet, hopes, skills, education, and personal value and belief systems.

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Calling all Early Stage Investigators!

by: NCRG Staff | Apr 4, 2018

The NCRG is accepting applications for their Early Stage Investigator Grant until May 1, 2018.

 

Who

Are you interested in Gambling Disorder Research?

Are you within 10 years of completing your terminal degree?

Are you looking for mentoring and research experience?

 

If so, we invite you to submit an application for grant funding of up to 65,000/ per year for two years.

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Free Webinar! Educating Patrons and Employees about Responsible Gaming: What Does the Research Say?

by: NCRG Staff | Apr 2, 2018

Free Webinar!

2 – 3 :30 p.m., May 30, 2018

 

Educating Patrons and Employees about Responsible Gaming: What Does the Research Say?

 

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Back in My Day: Comparison of Gambling Propensity in Twin Young Adults in 1962 and 2002.

by: NCRG Staff | Mar 29, 2018

Opportunities to gamble have increased starkly over the last 50 years, and with it has come a shift in social attitude towards gambling. Wendy Slutske, PhD, recipient of a 2017 NCRG Center of Excellence Grant, set out to compare the role of genetics and environment from two National Twin Studies, collected about 50 years apart, on propensity to gamble.

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Gambling Disorder Screening Day

by: NCRG Staff | Feb 20, 2018

 

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NCRG Cosponsors Program with Sandia Resort & Casino

by: NCRG Staff | Feb 7, 2018

 

“Gambling Disorder & Addiction: Treatment, Prevention and Education” will be held for treatment providers on March 21-22, 2018 at the Sandia Resort & Casino in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The program, cosponsored by NCRG and Sandia Resort & Casino, will cover a wide range of topics including responsible gaming, new research on gambling disorder, gambling problems among the military and veterans, the stigma of gambling disorder, motivational interviewing and Wellbriety, a Native American recovery movement.

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NAADAC/NCRG Gambling Credential Interest Survey

by: NCRG Staff | Jan 24, 2018

NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, and the National Center for Responsible Gaming (NCRG) invite you to participate in a brief survey to explore the possibility of a new national credential designed to recognize individuals with a specialty in gambling disorders.

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