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Press Release – Super Bowl

Super Bowl Could Be A Real Opportunity to Seek Help for a Gambling Problem Wednesday, February 2, 2011 – 4:30pm Ninety percent of those who bet on the Super Bowl gamble for the challenge. It is a social form of gambling, and most people bet within their means. For the other 10% the Super Bowl […]

Quick Facts About Gambling and Suicide

Citizen Link Tuesday, June 15, 2010 – 4:30pm Written by Chad Hills For millions of Americans, gambling addiction leads to hopeless pain and misery; for some it leads to death. The National Gambling Impact Study Commission report estimates that nearly 15 million men, women and children have a problem or pathological addiction to gambling. Gambling-related […]

Sports Gambling and the SUPER BOWL

When is too much, too much? Thursday, February 4, 2010 – 4:30pm February 4, 2010 Hamilton, New Jersey – Super Bowl is the last desperate effort to break even for the season… it can be a double or nothing event for the problem gambler.  The excitement and emotion associated with the Super Bowl is often […]

Press Release – March Madness 2009

March Madness Can Create Gambling Problems Sunday, March 29, 2009 – 4:30pm Hamilton, NJ – March 23, 2009 – “March Madness” is a highlight of the year for many sports fans. Many alumni and fans actively root for their team and support their preferences with a bet. Some people, however, bet beyond their means and […]

Statement on Sports Betting

Senate Wagering – Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee Monday, May 19, 2008 – 4:30pm May 19, 2008 Public Hearing on S-143, A-1909, S-1488 and SR-12 Statement of Donald F. Weinbaum, Executive Director, Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey, Inc. Good Morning Chairman Whelan, Vice Chairman Gordon and Committee Members: On behalf of The Council […]