It’s Responsible Gaming Education Week, and in observance of this initiative, we’ve put together a quiz to check your awareness of problem gambling, as well as a list of tips for gaming safely and gambling responsibly at casinos in Atlantic City, NJ and beyond. First, take the quiz and test your knowledge, then read on […]
Parents in Parsippany know to prohibit their children from smoking marijuana and gambling. But believe it or not, video games and gambling disorders have a lot in common these days. However, if you aren’t a gamer or someone who is in touch with gaming culture, you would never recognize it at first glance. Some gamers […]
September is National Recovery Month, which means the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey (CCGNJ) will be hosting its annual conference to discuss the causes and impact of problem gambling. Check out the video below for a preview of the event, and continue reading below for the detailed agenda.
From Cape May to Parsippany, problem gambling and drug use are increasingly affecting young people in New Jersey communities. Many people believe that unethical marketing practices could be to blame. But on May 14, 2019, the American Gaming Association (AGA) established a new code of conduct for marketers and advertisers who promote sports wagering services.
As legalized sports betting spreads from Atlantic City to communities across the country and opportunities for gambling revenue expand nationwide, impressionable young people growing up in our technology-dependent world are being exposed to more messages about gambling. Whether it’s through advertising or video games that offer “loot boxes” (virtual, chance-based rewards) gambling is everywhere a […]
They’re called the “Golden Years,” because historically, the ages of 65 and older have been considered an idyllic era when one finally reaps the rewards of a lifetime of hard work. Seniors are supposed to retire to the comfort of their homes, sit back and watch their grandchildren grow, free from many of the responsibilities […]
There are plenty of physical and mental health problems that garner plenty of attention. Problem gambling, however, is one issue that not everyone knows a lot about. Whether it takes form in gambling at Atlantic City casinos or betting on sports online, problem gambling is an issue that deserves more attention. We here at the […]
Financial issues are a telltale sign of a gambling problem. When gambling gets out of hand, the problem gambler may spend even more money betting on sports in Freehold, NJ, to win back their losses. Here are ten financial consequences that can occur when someone has a gambling problem.
Daily sports betting has rapidly gained popularity, becoming a problem for some. There is a clear distinction between those who recreationally play daily fantasy sports and those who allow it to negatively impact other aspects of their lives, including their relationships and finances. It affects those betting on sports in Freehold, NJ, as well as […]
The launch of sports betting in New Jersey was a game changer. The Monmouth Park Racetrack and Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa each opened a sportsbook on June 14, 2018, and over the past year, those 2 have quickly grown to 10. On top of that, the mobile betting business has also been incredibly successful. […]
It’s safe to say that sports gambling has exploded over the past year as the Supreme Court began allowing US states to legalize it. More than $3 billion has been wagered on sporting events in New Jersey since the legalization of sports gambling in Freehold, NJ, and throughout the state.(1) Not surprisingly, the majority of […]
There was a time, not too long ago, when unhealthy gambling habits were considered a man’s problem. Society has evolved, both in terms of gender equality and opportunities for gambling, at casinos in Atlantic City and all over the world via the internet. Evidence shows that plenty of modern women are struggling to control their […]
Sports gambling has been legal in Freehold, NJ, and throughout the rest of the state for over a year. Now, a total of ten states have legalized sports betting, eight more are getting ready to join them,(1) and this trend shows no signs of slowing down. For people who consider gambling to be a fun, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Sports gambling in East Rutherford, NJ, and the rest of our state has now been legal for a full year. And it took that one full year for New Jersey sportsbooks to overtake the handle and profits of those in Nevada.
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 […]
It’s been a little over a year since the Supreme Court overturned the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), a 1992 federal law that banned commercial sports betting. As a result, over $9 billion has already been legally bet on sports throughout Nevada, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Mississippi, West Virginia, and Rhode Island. Last […]
It’s been about a year since legislation made sports betting legal in Atlantic City and the rest of New Jersey, and now the state of New York has jumped aboard the gambling legalization bandwagon by legalizing sports betting at four casinos in Upstate New York. Betting at these casinos will be on-premises only, meaning that […]