Millions of people in all corners of the globe have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. In an effort to slow the spread of the virus, many local governments are telling citizens to practice “social distancing” and to stay at home as much as possible. Many businesses have been ordered to close their doors in […]
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With most major sports leagues and casinos having been shut down due to the COVID-19 outbreak, many will scramble to find alternative, sometimes obscure means of gambling. If that sounds like you or someone you know, it could be a sign of problem gambling. Call 800-GAMBLER today to reach our confidential helpline for […]
New Jersey just announced that all casinos will be closed for the unforeseeable future. For a regular at the casino, this could cause feelings of anxiety and isolation. So, what can you do to mitigate the effects of being confined? The Councils’ concern is that some people may switch to other forms of gambling. Here […]
In the context of gambling, Self-Exclusion is exactly what it sounds like — it’s a way for people to voluntarily exclude themselves from gambling. In the State of New Jersey, you can voluntarily exclude yourself from all gambling activities, including both online and in-person casinos, or you can self-exclude from strictly online gambling sites. But […]
Within the last year, 75 percent of American college students participated in some form of gambling. Now, the vast majority of those students most likely gambled responsibly. But did you know that roughly six percent of college students are dealing with a serious gambling problem? Compared to the general population, American college students are at […]