NCPG Announces New Dates, Times of National Awards Ceremony and Members Meetings
Friday, July 17, 2020
Posted by: Joel Simon
Washington, DC – The National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG), the
national advocacy organization for people and their families who are
affected by problem gambling, today announced a new date for its National Awards in Problem Gambling Ceremony, which will take place the day after its 2020 NCPG Digital Symposium.
The ceremony, which under normal circumstances would occur
during its main conference, will now take place at 3:30 pm ET
on Friday, July 24.
To accommodate the maximum amount of members and stakeholders
during the pandemic, the ceremony will take place online. NCPG Board
Member Chip Polston will emcee the Awards, which recognize outstanding
individuals and organizations for their accomplishments
in professional work in problem gambling and responsible gambling during
“In these challenging times, it is more important than ever to
recognize the amazing work done by our members in the problem gambling
and responsible gambling fields,” said NCPG Executive Director Keith
Whyte. “While we wish we could see our members and award recipients in
person, we are very excited to honor them following our Digital
Symposium. It is our absolute priority to maintain the robust and active
relationships with our valued members both during and after the
The National Awards Ceremony is free for all to attend via the online platform, and pre-registration is required at bit.ly/NCPGAwards.
About the National Council on Problem Gambling
Based in Washington DC, the National Council on Problem Gambling is
the only national nonprofit organization that seeks to minimize the
economic and social costs associated with gambling addiction by working
with all stakeholders, providing national advocacy on behalf of people
and their families who are affected by problem gambling.
If gambling becomes a problem, NCPG urges people who gamble, as well
as their loved ones, to contact the National Problem Gambling Helpline,
which offers hope and help without judgment or shame. If you or someone
you know has a gambling problem, call or text 1-800-522-4700 or visit or
visit www.ncpgambling.org/chat. Help is available 24/7 – it is free and confidential.