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Online Gambling May Be Causing Betting Boom Among NJ Youth

Almost one-third of gaming profits in September came through internet gaming, rather than in-person gambling in Atlantic City. And more than 93% of all the money spent on sports bets was wagered online.

But gambling analysts and addiction experts say that has made gambling more accessible to youth who can’t legally gamble because they’re not 21 years old.

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Pushing Problem Gambling: These States Are the Best (And Worst) Spenders

Problem gambling funding can take many forms and helps to identify how ready a state is for legal gaming. It offers a useful gauge of preparedness that a state displays prior to the expansion of gambling laws – especially for online sports betting.

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New Jersey Pilot Program Could Keep Gambling Addicts Out of Jail

Gambling addictions don’t just lead to more gambling. They can lead to crime.

And with that in mind, three New Jersey legislators have proposed a bill, A420, that would implement a gambling treatment diversion court pilot program. In short, eligible criminals would be able to enter the program for at least a year and avoid conviction if they meet the program’s conditions.

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NJ Gambling Addicts Charged With Crimes Could Get Help, Not Jail

New Jersey’s criminal justice system has a fairly well-known drug court, now referred to as a recovery court, and a newer, less frequently used diversionary program for veterans.

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Stock market for sports? Ranney grad’s Mojo offers new kind of athlete bets

Bharara is onto that next venture. He is co-founder and chief executive officer of Mojo, a company that allows investors to invest in the careers of athletes like companies on the stock exchange.

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Gambling Industry Trying to Get Proactive with Responsible-Play Efforts

The recent comments from industry officials come as more than half of U.S. states have now legalized some form of sports betting and as internet-based casino gambling has taken root in several jurisdictions, making wagering more accessible overall.

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CCGNJ and NJ Lottery Partner on Underage Gambling Initiative

The New Jersey Lottery and the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey, Inc. (CCGNJ) have partnered in the development of a video conversation as part of the Lottery’s annual “Not 18 Yet? No Bet” Awareness Campaign.

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Council on Compulsive Gambling of NJ Hosts Conference, Sept. 23

The nonprofit Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey’s upcoming 40th statewide conference will feature a keynote address on “Understanding Gambling-Motivated Crime,” by Michelle Malkin, an assistant professor at East Carolina University’s Department of Criminal Justice.

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CCGNJ gambling survey finds many rely on betting as income source.

With inflation continuing to push costs higher almost every month, a new report finds a growing number of Garden State men and women, especially younger ones, are turning to gambling to supplement their income.

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Global Gaming Business Magazine Interviews Executive Director Felicia Grondin

The Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey (CCGNJ) is one of the first responsible gambling organizations set up as gaming spread across the United States.

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SPORTS BETTING COMPANIES SHOULD SELF-REGULATE ADS TO AVOID UK FATE

The business side of sports betting is typically full of calculations about market share, customer acquisition cost and lifetime customer value, as it should be.

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CCGNJ Survey Examines Gambling Patterns Statewide; Findings Include Inflation’s Impact on Betting

The Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey (CCGNJ) has released findings from its new statewide survey on gambling prevalence, which include indications that inflation may drive people to gamble with the hope of keeping up with rising costs.

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1-800-GAMBLER helpline goes national, but will stay active in NJ

A joint release from the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey and the National Council on Problem Gambling on Thursday announced a license agreement to expand the 24/7 1-800-GAMBLER helpline across the country.

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NCPG and CCGNJ Enter Agreement for 1-800-Gambler® to Improve Access to Problem Gambling Support

The National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) today announced that it has entered into a six-
year license agreement with the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey, Inc. (CCGNJ) for the use of their 1-800-GAMBLER® federally registered service mark in all U.S. states outside of New Jersey, as well as all U.S. territories and the District of Columbia. The agreement marks a major milestone in NCPG’s effort to reduce barriers to essential resources for those affected by problem gambling.

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As Gambling Addictions surge, N.J. Lawmakers study limits on sports ads

Ralph Caputo turned on his television and was outraged by what he saw. The Democratic state Assemblyman from Essex County couldn’t get through a channel surf without being hit with a commercial for a sports betting site.

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Americans bet $125B on sports in 4 years since legalization

Americans have bet more than $125 billion on sports with legal gambling outlets in the four years since a U.S. Supreme Court ruling cleared the way for all 50 states to offer it.

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NJ lawmakers told: Out-of-control gambling is ruining and taking lives

With commercials for betting popping up everywhere you look these days, New Jersey is now facing an epidemic of sports and casino gambling, with dire results for some. That’s the warning from the executive director of the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey.

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DraftKings Stadium? NJ group makes predictions about sports betting

The Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey is neither for nor against wagering on sports, but the organization is worried that the growing popularity of sports betting will result in a greater number of Garden State residents becoming hooked on the habit.

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Problem Gambling Awareness Month Video

Join Jim Carey, Executive Director of the New Jersey Lottery, and Felicia Grondin, Executive Director of the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey, as they discuss the launch of the March 2022 Problem Gambling Awareness Campaign, the warning signs of problem gambling, and how to receive help.

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Phones can be addictive. Sports betting, too. Now we’re combining them.

Remember when we decided that spending too much time on our phones was a bad thing? That immersing ourselves in our iPhones could be unhealthy, or even addictive?

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Council on Compulsive Gambling to Mark Problem Gambling Awareness Month

The nonprofit Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey (CCGNJ) is preparing to observe Problem Gambling Awareness Month in March with a full calendar of activities centered on prevention and treatment.

This year the CCGNJ  has adopted the theme of “Be Informed, Be Empowered” with a particular focus on the growing risks of gambling issues arising from online betting.

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A day in the busy life of a gambling help expert, as NJ’s online sports betting continues to break records

Since online sports betting was legalized in New Jersey in 2018, phones at 1-800-GAMBLER have been ringing off the hook. The confidential line that serves all of New Jersey and parts of Pennsylvania, including the Lehigh Valley and Philadelphia-area, is expected to get even busier as March Madness approaches.

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The Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey ready to field calls for help after the Big Game

The Super Bowl may be taking place on the opposite coast, but Atlantic City casinos still expect to capitalize on the excitement, with people eager for parties and wagers. NBC10’s Ted Greenberg reports.

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Gambling Addictions Threaten Retirement Plans

An advisor helps a woman who blew through $500,000 playing slots. Another helps clients with gambling-addicted husbands.

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The hidden addiction

The desperate prayers poured out of him as he stood in the freezing cold. Ed Jakubik was a broken man, begging for help from the back deck of his Monmouth County home.

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Emerging gambling opportunities can spell trouble for teens

Although state statutes in Pennsylvania and New Jersey prohibit gambling for anyone under 18 years of age, the global rise of online gambling has included the teen demographic. The Press spoke with local experts from Pennsylvania and New Jersey who shared their insights on warning signs, risks, remedies, and prevention of compulsive teen gambling.

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Is Your Kid Doing It? NJ parents warned about secret teen gambling

Because it can create a thrill, a rush of excitement, more Garden State teenagers than you might imagine are participating in some kind of gambling activity. According to Felicia Grondin, the executive director of the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey, the recent rise in teen gambling is concerning because it can lead to destructive behavior.

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Gambling landscape to change Saturday with launch of mobile sports betting

History will be made Saturday when the first mobile sports bets will be placed in New York State. Four sportsbooks – FanDuel, DraftKings, Caesars, and BetRivers – have the go ahead to launch at 9 a.m.

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Day Trading And Gambling: Exploring The Overlap

For years now, people have been discussing the connection between long-term investment activities and gambling. While the two have little overlap, there has been a link drawn between stock investing…

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Lawmaker: 9 New York Online Sports Betting Sites Should Be Operational In Matter Of Months

For years now, people have been discussing the connection between long-term investment activities and gambling. While the two have little overlap, there has been a link drawn between stock investing…

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Financial Times – October 2021 – Traders Phone Up Gambling Helplines As Game-Like Broker Apps Spread

For years now, people have been discussing the connection between long-term investment activities and gambling. While the two have little overlap, there has been a link drawn between stock investing…

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Day Trading and Gambling: Exploring the Overlap

Day Trading and Gambling: Exploring the Overlap

December 9, 2021

For years now, people have been discussing the connection between long-term investment activities and gambling. While the two have little overlap, there has been a link drawn between stock investing…

Lawmaker: 9 New York Online Sports Betting Sites Should Be Operational In Matter Of Months

Lawmaker: 9 New York Online Sports Betting Sites Should Be Operational In Matter Of Months

November 10, 2021

The long wait for mobile sports betting in New York is almost over. People who want to use their cellphones or laptops to place wagers soon won’t have to drive to New…

Financial Times – October 2021 – Traders phone up gambling helplines as game-like broker apps spread

Financial Times – October 2021 – Traders phone up gambling helplines as game-like broker apps spread

November 3, 2021

The rise of mobile brokerage applications outfitted with prompts, animations, rewards and digital flourishes have brought the feel of investing platforms closer to online sports betting and gambling. View Full…

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