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Problem Gambling Advocacy Day

When:
April 11, 2018 all-day
2018-04-11T00:00:00-04:00
2018-04-12T00:00:00-04:00
Save the Date for Problem Gambling Advocacy Day
Save the Date Wednesday, April 11, 2018, to join stakeholders from across the country in DC for Problem Gambling Advocacy Day. By sharing your personal stories, concerns and priorities with your own elected officials on this day of action, you can play a critical role in shaping their decision-making.
This event brings advocates and lawmakers together to highlight the importance of developing strong public policies relating to problem gambling. This includes using some of the $7 billion in federal tax revenue from gambling for much needed federal funding for education, research, treatment andprevention.
More information regarding Problem Gambling Advocacy Day coming soon!

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