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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 2022 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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What Are the Main Types of Illegal Gambling?

What Are the Main Types of Illegal Gambling?

While gambling was once illegal in many corners of the United States, it has since been legalized throughout numerous parts of the country. However, not every form of gambling is…

Has Sports Betting Changed the Way We Watch Baseball?

Has Sports Betting Changed the Way We Watch Baseball?

Legalized sports betting has transitioned into a giant industry that has shown zero signs of slowing down. Major sports leagues have slowly transitioned into mixing sports gambling into their leagues,…

Will Online Gamblers Start to Migrate to Casinos Post-Pandemic?

Will Online Gamblers Start to Migrate to Casinos Post-Pandemic?

With casinos across the world shutting down en masse during March 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic had a significant impact on the world of commercial gambling centers. Numerous studies found that…

Is Problem Gambling Linked to Active Duty Military Personnel?

Is Problem Gambling Linked to Active Duty Military Personnel?

Life in the military is not only physically demanding but also mentally draining. Active duty military personnel experience long hours of training and harsh work conditions, and then they have…

The Kentucky Derby and the Rise of Horse Betting

The Kentucky Derby and the Rise of Horse Betting

Since the first run on May 17, 1875, the Kentucky Derby has been one of the most popular sporting events in America. Triple Crown winners like American Pharoah and Secretariat…

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