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Fall 2022 Council Connection Newsletter

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. But it’s important to remember that all those data points represent real people, and the vulnerabilities of those people—customers—warrant a closer look at a cautionary tale from across the pond.

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Summer 2022 Council Connection Newsletter

The Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey, Inc. (CCGNJ) is approaching its 40th anniversary and never have our services been more needed. The advent of online gambling and sports betting allows 24/7 access to gambling, and gambling outlets entice people to bet with a wide variety of promotions.

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Spring 2022 Council Connection Newsletter

The Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey (CCGNJ) filled its March calendar to the brim in observance of Problem Gambling Awareness Month (PGAM). Our staff blanketed the state with an information campaign designed to confront a surge in problem gambling spurred largely by the advent of sports and online betting.

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Winter 2022 Council Connection Newsletter

Welcome to the Winter 2022 edition of the Council Connection Newsletter. My name is Felicia Grondin and I was recently appointed as The Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey’s (CCGNJ) new Executive Director. 

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Fall 2021 Council Connection Newsletter

Welcome to the Fall 2021 edition of the Council Connection Newsletter. The Council just concluded our 39th Annual Conference entitled “Engaging our Communities: Collaboration for Healthy Community Partnerships”.

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Understanding the Relation Between Gambling and Suicide

Understanding the Relation Between Gambling and Suicide

For years, researchers have studied the relationship between gambling and suicide, including suicidal ideation and self-harm. Previous studies have already shown a positive correlation between attempts of suicide, suicide, and…

The Future of Gambling in 2023 (& Beyond)

The Future of Gambling in 2023 (& Beyond)

The gambling industry is already a 50+ billion dollar market in the United States, and 2023 will only drive profits higher, according to many experts on the subject. Here’s what…

Skill vs. Chance: What You Should Know About the Different Types of Gambling

Skill vs. Chance: What You Should Know About the Different Types of Gambling

If you’ve ever visited a casino or seen a poker tournament on TV, you’ve probably heard the phrases “game of chance” and “game of skill” thrown around. Most people would…

Examining the Relationship Between Transportation and High-Gambling Areas

Examining the Relationship Between Transportation and High-Gambling Areas

Whether you’re a young adult just getting your first phone or an older adult looking for an activity to pass the time, gambling serves as a growing form of entertainment…

Does the Music at Casinos Make You More Inclined to Gamble?

Does the Music at Casinos Make You More Inclined to Gamble?

Casinos are designed to keep people at the tables and slot machines for as long as possible. The atmosphere on the casino floor plays an integral part in keeping people…

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