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View Resource National Center for Responsible Gaming

Established in 1996 with the financial support of a number of leading gaming companies across the United States, the National Center for Responsible Gaming (NCRG) is dedicated to funding independent, peer-reviewed scientific research on pathological and youth gambling. The NCRG website is divided into a number of useful sections, including those dedicated to its publications, an events calendar,...
View Resource Logging On and Losing Out: Dealing Addiction to America’s Kids

By the 1970s, gambling, which had once been a seemingly ubiquitous part of American life, was largely confined to places like Las Vegas and Atlantic City. That soon changed as many states began to turn to lottery games as a source of revenue, then licensed riverboat gambling, and then the deluge began. One type of gambling that has undergone a true renaissance is poker. In recent years, poker has...