theScore signs up to the National Council on Problem Gambling

The Canadian sports betting operator and media company, theScore, has joined the National Council on Problem Gambling.

The Canadian sports media company and sportsbook operator, theScore, has announced that its subsidiary Score Digital Sports Ventures has become a platinum member of the US National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG).

theScore joins the NCPG

As a platinum member of the NCPG, theScore will work with the Council to help increase public awareness of gambling addiction and campaign for treatment to help those who suffer from gambling-related problems.

The Canadian operator will also work alongside other NCPG members in calling for additional research and programs to help reduce gambling-related problems.

Josh Sidsworth, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of theScore said: “The NCPG serves as an important voice in championing responsible gaming and we are proud to support the organization and its ongoing mission. 

“There is no bigger priority for us than ensuring the best and safest possible experience for theScore Bet users. Partnering with the NCPG further deepens our commitment to responsible gaming, providing valuable resources as legal mobile sports betting and iGaming continue to grow across North America”

NCPG executive director Keith Whyte said: “theScore’s broad reach and commitment to responsible gaming will be a tremendous asset to NCPG as we continue to raise awareness around problem gambling and the resources available to support those impacted.”

What has theScore been up to?

The membership announcement comes after theScore began trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange last month.

Last month, the Canadian sportsbook operator also launched its mobile sportsbook in the state of Colorado, giving the operator a presence in two states.

Prior to launching in Colorado, theScore announced a market access agreement with Twin River Worldwide Holdings for online casino gambling in the state of New Jersey.

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