Author Archives: Neva

Problem Gambling Among College Students

When a teenager enters college, it is often the first time they get to live on their own without parental supervision. This scenario can be a recipe for all sorts of problems, including gambling problems. Now that college-goers can gamble on their phones at any time, without having to travel to Atlantic City for sports […]

Loot Boxes: Evening the Odds

If you’ve been following the 800-Gambler blog or any other sources of gambling and gaming news, then you’re probably familiar with loot boxes, which are becoming increasingly popular in video games. It may not be exactly the same as sports betting in Atlantic City, NJ, but it’s not as different as might think. The general […]

Why Do People Gamble Online?

People have been gambling in Atlantic City casinos for many years. In this day and age, however, you don’t have to travel all the way to the casino to place a wager. Now, with today’s technology, you can gamble practically whenever and wherever you please; at least, that is the case in New Jersey. Here […]

The NFL’s Evolving Stance on Sports Gambling

Since sports gambling was legalized in East Rutherford, NJ and the rest of the state more than a year ago, the national trend of states passing legislation to legalize sports betting has continued. While professional sports leagues are on board with this legalization, league owners and lawmakers don’t always see eye to eye on how […]