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The NAADGS Podcast - Gambling Disorder Advocacy In Action


Jun 27, 2023

Linda Graves is NAADGS Executive Director. Previous to becoming the Executive Director of APGSA in 2019 (now The National Association of Administrators for Disordered Gambling Services (NAADGS)), Linda was a contractor for the California Council on Problem Gambling, where she provided technical assistance through training, consultation, and outreach to tribal casinos, card rooms, and law enforcement agencies throughout the state of CA. Formerly, Linda was Problem Gambling Program Manager, Department of Behavioral Health and Recovery, where she developed and implemented prevention and treatment services for problem gambling for the state of Washington. She worked for nine years for the Delaware Council on Gambling Problems, where she was Deputy Director, providing day-to-day supervision for all services provided through the Council, including public awareness, education, prevention, and treatment for problem gambling. She has provided training on a variety of topics, including writing and delivering webinar training.

Linda has served as a member of the International Gambling Counselor Certification Board. She was the recipient of 2017 CA Council’s Lifetime Achievement Award, and the 2017 NCPG Dr. Robert Custer Lifetime Achievement Award for Direct Service.

Links to Articles Mentioned in the Episode

Vermont legalizes online sports betting, joining nearly three dozen other states

North Carolina Governor Signs Sports, Horse Racing Betting Law; Wagering Could Begin in Early 2024

Meeting on Kentucky sports betting regulations slated for early July

AG Platkin, Division of Gaming Enforcement Announce Two New Tools to Help Problem Gamblers

New Jersey Bill Could Make Compulsive Gambling Treatment Mandatory for Underage Gamblers

As Louisiana moves to ban universities promoting sports betting, LSU deal with Caesars ends

PA Regulator: 20,000 Have Join Casino Self-Exclusion Program

IN LETTER TO SPORTS LEAGUES, REP. DINA TITUS CALLS FOR TRANSPARENCY ON SPORTS BETTING POLICIES