Atlantic City, a city of roughly 40,000 people, located right on the shores of southeastern New Jersey, has been experiencing a cycle of ups and downs in the economy for decades. It was in the late 1970s that the economy was struggling so hard, city officials had to come up with a plan to bring […]
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According to a study conducted by the Rutgers School of Social Work, it is estimated that one to three percent of adults in the United States suffer from a gambling disorder. In New Jersey, the situation is much worse, as the state ranks in the top three states with the highest percentage of disordered gamblers […]
Now that sports gambling is legal in the Meadowlands of NJ as well as the rest of the state, tens of thousands of individuals are expected to place sports wagers in the coming months. With such a steep and sudden rise in sports-related gambling, the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey is preparing for […]
At the CCGNJ, we want to help those struggling to overcome a gambling disorder in every way possible, whether it be through help meetings, family support, or prevention tips. While the exciting nature of Atlantic City sports betting can be enough to lead a person to develop a gambling disorder, the casinos still employ a […]
On June 11, 2018, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed a law making it legal to bet on sports across the state. The legalization of sports gambling in the state comes after a near quarter-century-long federal ban that was recently overturned by the U.S. Supreme Court.