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PRESS RELEASE: NFL-Funded Agility Grant Recipient

Nevada Council on Problem Gambling Receives NFL-Funded Agility Grant to Implement Student-Athlete Gambling Awareness Program in Several Southern Nevada High Schools

We are pleased to announce that we are the recipient of a 2023 Agility Grant from the National Council on Problem Gambling, funded by the NFL via the NFL Foundation with additional support from FanDuel, to provide Student-Athlete Gambling Awareness (SAGA) in Southern Nevada high schools!!

The SAGA program, originally developed by the Nevada Council and made possible by a generous contribution from the Vegas Golden Knights Foundation, provides a framework for primary and secondary prevention of problem gambling for student-athletes, who are at high-risk for early engagement in gambling activities and subsequent development of gambling problems.


Nevada Council on Problem Gambling Agility Grant press release(1)

The Nevada Council on Problem Gambling is a private non-profit organization and an affiliate of the National Council on Problem Gambling. As such, we are neutral on legalized gambling and work with all stakeholders to provide sustainable programs and services that reduce the impact of problem gambling in Nevada.

Contact Ted Hartwell For more information on this program and other youth and community-based problem gambling prevention programs.

Ted Hartwell
(702) 369-9740

For more information as well as resources in the State of Nevada to get help for a gambling problem, please email or call (702) 369-9740.

If in need of immediate assistance, contact the National Problem Gambling Helpline, which offers hope and help without stigma or shame.

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