2014 Problem Gambling Awareness
The Office of Problem Gambling, along with our partners the Bureau of Gambling
Control within Department of Justice, the California Gambling Control
Commission, the California State Lottery, California Friday Night Live
Partnership, California Gaming Association, Media Solutions, NICOS Chinese
Health Coalition, and National Pacific American Families Against Substance Abuse
and the California Council on Problem Gambling strive to raise awareness of the
signs and symptoms of problem gambling. The first week in March has been
designated Problem Gambling Awareness Week and for the first time, this year the
National Council’s goal is to recognize March as Problem Gambling Awareness
Month. Order 2014 posters by emailing our office at
CalGETS Phase II Training
The Office of Problem Gambling in
Partnership with the UCLA Gambling Studies Program will provide advanced
training for the treatment of problem gamblers and affected individuals to
authorized providers in the CalGETS.
Click here for dates
New OPG Regulation
There is a new regulation related
to the Gambling Addiction Program Fund. This regulation, 9 CCR § 14200, only
affects card rooms in California.
Effective with the passage of the
budget, on July 1, 2013, the Office of Problem Gambling (OPG) has moved to the
California Department of Public Health (CDPH).