Author Archives: gambler

How Coronavirus Impacts Problem Gamblers

    With most major sports leagues and casinos having been shut down due to the COVID-19 outbreak, many will scramble to find alternative, sometimes obscure means of gambling. If that sounds like you or someone you know, it could be a sign of problem gambling. Call 800-GAMBLER today to reach our confidential helpline for […]

HELP DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

New Jersey just announced that all casinos will be closed for the unforeseeable future. For a regular at the casino, this could cause feelings of anxiety and isolation. So, what can you do to mitigate the effects of being confined?   The Councils’ concern is that some people may switch to other forms of gambling.  Here […]

Addiction to Fantasy Sports

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 – 2:30pm   Addiction to Fantasy Sports Becoming a Reality We Must Address  Trolaro, Dan Program Specialist at The Council on Complusive Gambling of NJ,Inc                  Each year, more and more Americans are becoming involved in fantasy sports contests.  The Fantasy Sports Trade Association estimates that over 41 million people played fantasy sports […]