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    • AUGUST 31, 2020
    FY21 Problem Gambling Training Launched

    FY21 Problem Gambling Training Launched

    The Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling is committed to build the capacity of mental health, substance use and other health care and prevention professionals through training and education to address the issue of problem gambling. Training is offered on a variety of topics and all training is offered free of charge. 

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    • APRIL 28, 2019

    2019 Jeffrey M. Beck Scholarship

    Honoring a Maryland Clinician for their Commitment and Passion in Providing Gambling Disorder Treatment to Individuals and their Families Overview Jeffrey (Jeff) M. Beck held the position of the Center’s Clinical Director from March, 2015, to March, 2018.  Although his passing on March 10, 2018, was unexpected, his legacy of commitment and passion to provide hope

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    • AUGUST 30, 2018
    Supreme Court’s Decision on Sports Betting

    Supreme Court’s Decision on Sports Betting

    Murphy v. National Collegiate Athletic Association The Supreme Court’s Decision on Sports Betting in the United States: The Federal Government May Not Force States to Prohibit Sports Wagering. The Law In 1992, Congress passed the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA).1 While the federal law did not ban sports betting nationwide, it prohibited states

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    • OCTOBER 8, 2014
    Inmates Face Problem Gambling Habit

    Inmates Face Problem Gambling Habit

    By Justin George The Baltimore Sun 6:00 a.m. EDT, October 8, 2014. Joy remembers the day that risking a few dollars for fun turned into a rush she couldn’t control. It was Feb. 14, 2000, at the casino in Charles Town, W.Va. She plunked some money into a slot machine, and out came hundreds of

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    • APRIL 21, 2014
    Center Staff Contributes to 26th Annual NCADD Tuerk Conference

    Center Staff Contributes to 26th Annual NCADD Tuerk Conference

    The Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling participated in the April 9th Tuerk Conference, held at the Baltimore Convention Center. This year’s theme: “Impact on Behavioral Health” attracted over 1400 professionals from Maryland and surrounding States. The Maryland Center of Excellence along with the Maryland Council on Problem Gambling jointly provided training and prevention

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    • FEBRUARY 28, 2014
    B’More Healthy Expo

    B’More Healthy Expo

    You’re invited to the “Must go, must see, must-be there event”, the B’More Healthy Expo! The Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling in partnership with The Maryland Council on Problem Gambling would like to invite you to join them at the B’More Healthy Expo this Saturday, March 1st from 10:00am to 5:00pm at the

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    • FEBRUARY 27, 2014
    The National Council on Problem Gambling Promotes March 2014 as National Problem Gambling Awareness Month

    The National Council on Problem Gambling Promotes March 2014 as National Problem Gambling Awareness Month

    Gambling is all around – learn to protect yourself, protect your family and navigate problem gambling. Washington, February 27, 2014 – The prevalence of gambling today is woven into everyday life – from weekly poker nights, to Internet games, to bingo parlors, to Sunday football, even the phrase “I bet you…” that is commonly used

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