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, […]
You know how financial advisors help their clients make smart investments in exchange for a small fee? That’s essentially what sports betting “touts” do — or at least what they claim to do.
An Analysis of the 800GAMBLER Helpline By Neva Pryor, MS and Dan Trolaro, MS A large crowd gathered at the betting window in Monmouth Park, waiting for Governor Murphy to place the first legal sports bet in New Jersey. With the stroke of a pen and the placing of the first bet, sports betting became […]
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 […]
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 […]
You gotta be in it to win it, right? There’s just one problem — When it comes to the lottery, being “in it” implies that you actually have a good shot of winning it. But you don’t. Your odds of winning the Mega Millions Jackpot are one in 302,575,350. You are more likely to win […]
When it comes to gambling problems, it can be tough to notice when they don’t fit the stereotypical image that the media portrays. Disordered gambling at casinos in Atlantic City is often associated with bankruptcy, but the truth is, the lottery can be just as harmful to individuals who struggle with disordered gambling. This infographic […]
From Atlantic City to East Rutherford, NJ, sports betting has taken the Garden State by storm. In fact, we might as well start calling it the “Gambling State,” because New Jersey is earning more revenue from sportsbook wagering than Nevada, the home of Las Vegas. This infographic explains how New Jersey was able to rise […]
Las Vegas, Nevada has long been hailed the gambling capital of America — perhaps even the world. But when it comes to sports gambling, New Jersey may have just taken the crown. Sports betting has only been legal in the Garden State for a little over a year, so how has it already surpassed Las […]
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 […]