Voluntary Self-Exclusion Program
The statewide VSE program allows individuals to voluntarily exclude from the gaming floor of all Massachusetts casinos for a pre-determined length of time: six months, one year, three years, five years or a lifetime.
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The Massachusetts Department of Public Health’s Office of Problem Gambling Services and the Suicide Prevention Program announced the launch of their online gambling screening tool with screening for Mental Health, a service of Riverside Community Care. This is a great resource aimed to strengthen the individual, family, and community connectedness of working-age men in Massachusetts.
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Welcome to the Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling
We understand the problem. We can help.
Founded in 1983, the Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling is a private, non-profit public health agency. We advocate for responsible gaming and gambling practices and services for those affected by gambling. We aim to reduce the impacts of gambling disorder and strive to make gambling healthy and safe for the people of Massachusetts. We are neither for nor against legalized gambling. We accomplish our mission through education, advocacy, and by providing resources. We serve people who gamble, their families, caregivers, and the community at large.
Immediate Release Norwood, MA (January 14, 2019). -The Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling (MCCG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Julie Hynes as their next Director of Responsible Gambling. Julie has specialized in problem gambling prevention...
MPRG, in coordination with Representative Joseph Wagner, Chairman of the Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies, proudly presents:
The Holiday Lottery Responsible Gambling Campaign; Legislative Briefing at the State House at 10:00 am on Wednesday December 12, 2018.
Norwood, MA (November 20, 2018). – The Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling (MCCG) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Odessa Dwarika as their next Director of Programs and Services.