Author Archives: Neva

Black Americans May Face Unique Challenges and Triggers Related to Problem Gambling

This Black History Month, it’s important that we take the data into account. Better studies of the rate of problem gambling in different ethnic groups and the comorbidity of problem gambling and other contributing factors will allow organizations such as CCGNJ to better provide resources to individuals in need.  For some Americans, gambling is an […]

The Big Game & Gambling in the Age of COVID-19

The novel coronavirus has changed the way people do things, and gambling is no different. In the age of COVID-19, the NFL is still gearing up for its championship game, but there are new obstacles for people who want to place a bet on the Big Game.  Though previously illegal, sports betting is now a […]

An Unusual Game

The stage is set, and the Big Game will be happening Sunday, February 7th, 2021. Tom Brady and Patrick Mahomes, undoubtedly the two best quarterbacks in the league, are leading their teams to the Super Bowl. It is going to be different however, with only 22,000 fans being allowed into Raymond James Stadium, about three […]

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Coping With Problem Gambling During the Holiday Season

The holidays should be a time where we celebrate good friends and good food. However, if you have a gambling problem, then the holiday season can also be one of the most challenging times of the year. From sticky family situations to the additional financial stress of gift-giving, this time may actually be more stressful […]