Keith Whyte, Executive Director of the NCPG
, added, "The NCPG
works with all stakeholders to promote responsible consumer protection and encourage all fantasy sports companies to adopt these guidelines.
In this setting, Bill's leadership abilities really shone, and when the NCPG
adopted a new strategic plan to entirely reshape the organization's structure, I quickly nominated Bill to be our first President of the new era--as I was certain there was no one more able to guide the Council through these uncharted waters.
, which is a non-profit organisation, assists aggrieved consumers by providing them with information on what action they could take and the correct person to communicate with.
2013 was the sixth year that the NCPG
and the International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High-Risk Behaviors partnered with lotteries to promote this message.
concentrates efforts on the national level, while the state affiliates work at the state and local level.
GCA's call center service representatives provide immediate connection to the NCPG
helpline (800/522-4700) if a gaming patron uses the code word "think," which is explained in the pre-recorded message.
com is providing valuable resources with their website and the NCPG
is very pleased to be working with them on this March Madness initiative.
Statistics provided by NCPG
show that youth have higher rates of gambling problems than adults, and that youth who gamble also have higher rates of substance abuse, drunk driving, delinquency, violence, and other antisocial behavior.
GCA has trained all of its call center service representatives to provide immediate connection to the NCPG
hotline if a gaming patron uses the code word "think.
Patrons who require call center assistance hear a brief pre-recorded program message and are offered immediate, confidential connection to the NCPG
help line if they use the code word "Think" at any time during a call.
Her work has brought NCPG
to the forefront in the philanthropic community, especially in developing guidelines for reporting and accounting planned charitable gifts.
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