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Gambling has remained active even during coronavirus (Covid-19) even though casinos were closed for months in New Jersey due to the availability of internet gambling in New Jersey. The Council would like to know the extent to which internet gambling activity has increased during this pandemic.This survey would help us greatly understand how we can better serve those who are dealing with problems gambling and their […]
Cryptocurrency made headlines everywhere in late 2017 and early 2018 when Bitcoin sold for nearly $20,000 each. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies can be used to pay for a variety of goods and services. One sector that grew along with the rise in popularity of crypto is the gambling industry. Here, we examine why these two […]
When it comes to gambling and serious problem behaviors, many people envision one or more common culprits: casino games, lotteries, sports betting, and even games such as Bingo. However, other recreational activities not associated with gambling can bring about some of the same consequences when pushed to the extreme.
As someone develops a gambling problem, a plethora of financial, emotional, and mental difficulties can rise to the surface on an individual level. For those who do not seek support, the collective toll can be so severe that it permeates to just about every facet of their life — leaving the affected feeling hopeless, distraught, […]