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Working Together to Promote March Problem Gambling Awareness Month (PGAM) in Maryland
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Date: February 9, 2024
Time: 12PM-1PM
CEU's: 1
Presented By:
Jasmine Countess, Responsible Gaming Director, Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Agency
Chrissy Thurmond, Head of Responsible Gaming Relations, Draft Kings
Heather Eshleman, MPH, Prevention Manager, the Center
Summary:​
Problem Gambling Awareness Month (PGAM), held each March, is a grassroots public awareness and outreach campaign created and sponsored by the National Council on Problem Gambling to educate the general public, behavioral health providers and preventionists, businesses, and community organizations on problem gambling. PGAM is an opportunity to showcase how different entities bring awareness to problem gambling and responsible gaming. Through this webinar, learn what the Maryland Lottery, Draft Kings, and the Center do to promote PGAM. Learn about the Maryland Alliance on Responsible Gambling and other Maryland resources for promoting safe gambling all year long. Learn how you can participate in PGAM!
Learning Objectives:

Attendees should be able to:

  1. Learn the history of Problem Gambling Awareness Month and why it is important to raise awareness of problem gambling.
  2. Learn how the Maryland Lottery and Draft Kings promote responsible gambling.
  3. Learn about the collaboration and responsible gambling strategies of the Maryland Alliance on Responsible Gambling (MARG).
  4. Learn about materials in the Center’s Problem Gambling Awareness Month toolkit that you can use in your workplace and community to raise awareness of problem gambling and resources for help.