The Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey, Inc. is announcing that Dan Trolaro will be stepping down as Assistant Executive Director to pursue another opportunity with EPIC Risk Management as Vice President of Prevention in the United States. Dan will continue in this capacity to help reduce the impact of gambling related harms through […]
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This Black History Month, it’s important that we take the data into account. Better studies of the rate of problem gambling in different ethnic groups and the comorbidity of problem gambling and other contributing factors will allow organizations such as CCGNJ to better provide resources to individuals in need. For some Americans, gambling is an […]
There is an African proverb “Ubuntu” says, “I am because we are, and we are because I am.” Please allow us to remind everyone that the precursor to Black History Month was created in 1926, when the second week of February was announced to be “Negro History Week.” It was President Gerald Ford who in […]
Anthony J (Tony) DeMarco of Paterson helped compulsive gamblers in New Jersey for three decades. He has served on the board of the Council on Compulsive Gambling of NJ since 1991 and served as a member of the Executive Committee and board secretary for many years. The council, which runs the 1-800-GAMBLER helpline that people […]
The novel coronavirus has changed the way people do things, and gambling is no different. In the age of COVID-19, the NFL is still gearing up for its championship game, but there are new obstacles for people who want to place a bet on the Big Game. Though previously illegal, sports betting is now a […]