Madness (n.) – a state of frenzied or chaotic activity. March (n.) – the third month of the year. March Madness is one of the most famous sporting events that Americans bet on. One overlooked aspect is that the tournament itself doesn’t conclude until early April. From brackets and box-pools to fantasy leagues and […]
Many people don’t realize that problem gambling is a treatable disorder that affects thousands of people globally every day. With multiple negative stigmas floating around, it is important that we clear the air so people understand the truth about this serious addiction. Even recently, a local Atlantic City Casino attached the word “degenerate” to gamblers, […]
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 – 1:30pm https://www.njlottery.com/content/portal/en/newsandevents/newsinput/2015…
Friday, July 10, 2015 – 1:30pm Greg Krause Greg Krause at The 2015 NCPG Conference
Tuesday, June 9, 2015 – 2:30pm Addiction to Fantasy Sports Becoming a Reality We Must Address Trolaro, Dan Program Specialist at The Council on Complusive Gambling of NJ,Inc Each year, more and more Americans are becoming involved in fantasy sports contests. The Fantasy Sports Trade Association estimates that over 41 million people played fantasy sports […]
East Coast Gaming Congress Friday, June 5, 2015 – 11:45am Frank Lazzaro, Problem Gambling Prevention Specialist at the East Coast Gaming Congress on May 27 and 28, 2015 at the Borgata Hotel in Atlantic City, NJ.
Thursday, May 28, 2015 – 5:30pm CCGNJ participating in the Game of Life at Lakeside Middle School in Pompton Lakes, NJ on May 28, 2015 with Terry Elman, Education Coordinator.
The Council on Compulsive Gambling Wednesday, May 27, 2015 – 2:00pm
East Coast Gaming Congress Wednesday, May 27, 2015 – 11:45am Neva Pryor, Executive Director at the East Coast Gaming Congress on May 27 and 28, 2015 at the Borgata Hotel in Atlantic City, NJ.
East Coast Gaming Congress Wednesday, May 27, 2015 – 11:30am The CCGNJ exhibit at the East Coast Gaming Congress on May 27 and 28, 2015 at the Borgata Hotel in Atlantic City, NJ.
By Edward Looney, CCGC Thursday, April 30, 2015 – 4:30pm Edward Looney, CCGC Executive Director, Council on Compulsive Gambling of NJ, Inc Kevin O’Neill, CCGC, LCSW, CADC, CEAP, CPS According to the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-IV), Pathological Gambling , commonly referred to as Compulsive Gambling, is classified as a “Disorder of […]
CCGNJ Tuesday, April 7, 2015 – 4:30pm Help & Hope Help and hope are closer than you think for problem gambling.
The Hidden Epidemic Wednesday, March 18, 2015 – 4:30pm Ed Looney, Executive Director Kevin O’Neill The Problem It is no coincidence that adolescent gambling has surged in New Jersey and other states that have legalized and glamorized various forms of wagering from state lotteries, playing the horses, to casino gambling. Today, abstinence from gambling is […]
Ed Looney, CCGC, Executive Director – Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey, Inc. Thursday, March 5, 2015 – 4:30pm Experts tell us that 60%-70% of the people who gamble can do so in a “normal” way. For most people gambling is fun, entertaining, and adds a healthy dimension to their quality of life. For […]
Prevention and Intervention Strategies for the Internet Gambling Industry Sunday, March 1, 2015 – 4:30pm The Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey, Inc. (Council) is offering the following recommendations to Internet gambling organizations. The Council is a private, non-profit corporation which, as part of its’ mission , attempts to increase public awareness of compulsive […]
Characteristics of Adolescent/Teen Gamblers Sunday, March 1, 2015 – 4:30pm Usually Male – 95 % ; Female – 5% Male: Competitive Intelligent Risk takers Impulsive High energy Good students (particularly at math) Usually have part time jobs (income) Popular Usually participates in athletics Many times children of substance abusers Usually start gambling for money before […]
March 2015 is Problem Gambling Month in New Jersey – CCGNJ has Many Special Events and Resources Available Sunday, March 1, 2015 – 4:30pm March 2015 is Problem Gambling Month in New Jersey – CCGNJ has Many Special Events and Resources Available March 2015 is Problem Gambling Month in New Jersey – Click Here to […]
Steve Malzberg, Arnie Wexler & Shelia Wexler Friday, February 6, 2015 – 4:30pm Discuss Arnie’s new book, “All Bets Are Off:” Husband and wife certified compulsive gambling and drug & alcohol counselors join Steve to discuss Arnie’s new book, “All Bets Are Off: Losers, Liars, and Recovery from Gambling Addiction”
American Compulsive Gambling Counselor Certification Board Announces New Entry-level Certification Wednesday, February 4, 2015 – 4:30pm The American Compulsive Gambling Counselor Certification Board (ACGCCB) has announced a pilot program in New Jersey. It has created a new certification status, the Associate Compulsive Gambling Counselor (ACGC). A proposal made to the Board by Donald Weinbaum, Executive […]
Jon Grant, M.D., J.D., M.P.H. Wednesday, January 21, 2015 – 4:30pm Near Misses in Pathological Gambling May Trick the Brain Dr. Jon Grant discusses how research suggests that “near misses” in gambling may have the ability to trick our brain into thinking that the loss can be turned into a win if the gambler just […]