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Problem Gambling & the Big Game

With so much hype surrounding the Big Game between the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs, the first Sunday of February is sure to once again be a difficult time for problem gamblers and their families. From constant coverage on television and social media to box pools in the office, the thought of gambling […]

Does the Biggest Football Game of the Year Really Coincide With Increased Domestic Violence?

A few decades ago, an alarming statistic started making its rounds with the national media. According to a Boston Globe reporter at the time, the biggest Sunday matchup of the NFL season was also the most dangerous day for women in abusive relationships. Due to factors like the on-screen violence happening in the game, the […]

How a Popular Video Game Spawned an Unregulated, Multi-Billion Dollar Virtual Casino Industry

In a previous blog post, we discussed how “skin gambling” and “loot boxes” have taken the virtual gaming world by storm, introducing many teenagers and young children to a newly-developed world of unregulated online gambling. This article dives further into the subject, highlighting the story of Elijah Ballard, a boy who started displaying symptoms of […]

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Why Scratch-Off Lottery Tickets Can Be Problematic for Some Individuals

When most people hear the words “gambling disorder,” they think of casino gambling in AC. But as far as disordered gambling goes, scratch-off lottery tickets belong in a league of their own. The problem with scratch-offs is that they provide disordered gamblers with a source of instant gratification. Traditional lottery games, like the Powerball and […]

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Why Are Veterans More Likely to Develop Gambling Disorders?

According to various research studies, American military veterans have a significantly higher risk of developing gambling disorders when compared to the general population. This is a massive issue because the men and women who bravely fought for our country have enough post-duty obstacles facing them as it is. Many families throughout all of New Jersey, […]

Frequenting Gambling Establishments Is A Risk Factor for Breast Cancer

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Do not neglect your health. Get Screened Today. There are many risk factors that increase the chances of breast cancer for women, working at gambling establishments has been identified as another risk factor by researchers. Researchers found a statistically significant relationship between employment at gambling establishments and breast […]

Gambling Disorders Have Grown Rampant Amongst Children: What Parents Need to Consider

Young teens can become disordered gamblers, just like adults. Parents with young children or teens should take the steps to speak to their children about the risks of underage gambling. More and more children are finding ways to participate in gambling, whether it’s online or in person. Many of these teens have turned to CCGNJ […]

Tips for Responsible Gambling

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 […]