Keith S. Whyte became the executive director of the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) in October 1998. Previously, Mr. Whyte served as Director of Research for the American Gaming Association where he was responsible for research and public policy issues, including problem gambling. His prior experience includes the American Bar Association’s Section of Individual Rights and Responsibilities where he dealt with policy issues relating to civil rights, human rights, healthcare, and immigration law. He began his career working on healthcare policy in the office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Keith graduated from Hampden-Sydney College with a Bachelor of Arts in History and a Certificate in International Relations. He also studied at Leiden University, the Netherlands.
BetConstruct has joined the National Council on Problem Gambling, a charitable organization that acts as a national advocate for programs and services that assist problem gamblers and their families. “The value of entertainment the gaming industry provides would diminish drastically if we didn’t back up the essential efforts of organizations striving to keep gaming fun […]
Japan has the opportunity to pioneer new methods to tackle problem gambling and set a standard for the rest of Asia, as it draws up legislation to govern integrated resorts. The issue of problem gambling has been a major focus for politicians and is listed as one of the key reasons many Japanese are opposed to IRs in their communities. It's an area that has long been a taboo in Japan and bringing it out into the open for the first time is a major step forward.