2017 NYCPG Annual Conference on Problem Gambling – Materials from Julie Hynes

| November 16, 2017

Welcome, NYCPG Conference attendees!

Hope you enjoy the conference!

Please find below some of the material shared at the conference. Our stuff is your stuff! Just keep in mind that the presentations shared here are Creative Commons copyrighted, so please click the link for info; we are happy to share resources at no cost to you. Also, feel free to touch base with us for more information or resources: [email protected]. / Twitter: @HynesUO


11/16 news update: “Loot boxes” and “pay to win” in Star Wars Battlefront game cause frustration among gamers & concern among gambling advocates, regulators. See this story on CNN — “The New Star Wars Video Game is Under Attack” http://money.cnn.com/2017/11/16/technology/battlefront-ii-star-wars-game-gambling/index.html

Keynote: “The Latest App-etites in the Gambling World”

Download the slide deck (PDF)

Workshop: “Gambling App-etites: Trends, Concerns and What We Can Do”

Download the slide deck (PDF)

A Few Awareness Resources:

Prevention Worksheets:

Download the Worksheet 'Prevention of Problem Gambling via SPF Lens' SPF'ing Your Prevention Programs for Problem Gambling (2 slides per page / PDF)

General Prevention Research:

Adverse Childhood Experiences (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Youth Gambling Problems: Examining Risk and Protective Factors (International Gambling Studies, Vol. 8, No. 1, 25–47, April 2008)

National Registry of Effective Prevention Practices (Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration)

Preventing Mental, Emotional, and Behavioral Disorders Among Young People: Progress and Possibilities (2009) – free download (free; requires creation of account)

National Prevention Strategy – Office of the Surgeon General (2011) – free download


“The Fantasy Sports Gamble,“ (PBS FRONTLINE, 2/9/16)
Is it Gambling? How States View Daily Fantasy Sports,” (PBS FRONTLINE, 2/8/16)
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Daily Fantasy Sports,” 11/15/15

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