Author Archives: Neva

Video Gaming a Gateway to Gambling? A Recent Study Appears to Show Evidence to Back This Claim

Candy Crush is fun. So are thousands of other video games you can download onto your smartphone, tablet, and other devices. For many, these games are an outlet to disconnect from the monotony of daily life and can be indulging and rewarding. Video gaming, like gambling, is not intrinsically bad or dangerous. While some have […]

Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey Encourages All Women to Get Screened During Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Please go to our website to read how Gambling may affect a woman’s ability to care for her preventative needs. October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Do not neglect your health. Get Screened Today. Women experiencing gambling related problems often engage in other risky behaviors like alcohol, smoking and illicit substance use. These are […]

Competitive Video Gaming and eSports Is on the Rise: Here’s What You Need to Know

Twenty years ago, video gaming was nothing more than a fun competition between friends where the winner basically only won bragging rights until the next game was played. Fast forward to present day, and gaming has transformed into a $900 million market where the prizes are much richer than bragging rights, and the competitions are […]

The Rise of Sports Gambling in New Jersey

Unsurprisingly, with the recent legalization of sports gambling at the federal level and in the state of New Jersey, we have seen the popularity of sports gambling and eSports grow considerably in the Meadowlands, Atlantic City, and all throughout the state. From this summer’s World Cup to the current NFL season and the upcoming NHL […]