About NCPG

About NCPG

​​The NCPG is a council comprising 17 members with expertise in psychiatry and psychology, social services, counselling, legal and rehabilitative services. The Council’s first two-year term began on 31 August 2005, and it is now in its ninth term.​​​​​​​​

The Council’s main roles are:

  • To provide advice and feedback to the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) on social concerns related to problems arising from gambling
  • To execute Exclusions and Visit Limits in accordance with the Casino Control Act and within prevailing policies on social safeguards.
  • To support and implement effective programmes on:
    • Public education and outreach on problem gambling
    • Public communications and consultation of stakeholders on gambling related issues
    • Responsible gambling practices by legalised gambling operators
    • Research into problem gambling
    • Prevention and treatment services for problem gamblers and their families

MSF provides Secretariat support to the Council.