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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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Could A.I. Help Reduce Problem Gambling in Casinos?

Could A.I. Help Reduce Problem Gambling in Casinos?

Data suggests that 5.8% of the world population has some form of problem gambling, no doubt worsened by the Covid-19 pandemic. It’s a growing concern and one that many casinos,…

Could Gambling Be Affecting Your Retirement Plan?

Could Gambling Be Affecting Your Retirement Plan?

Everyone has a vision of how they want their future to look. Whether spending your golden years traveling the world with the person you love or taking the time to…

Are Sports Betting Ads Targeting Your Kids?

Are Sports Betting Ads Targeting Your Kids?

Sports betting has swiftly become a widespread phenomenon in the world of advertising. Ads for the now widely legal practice have sprung up in television, mobile, print, and internet spaces…

How Gambling Affects & Is Affected by Self-Esteem

How Gambling Affects & Is Affected by Self-Esteem

Problem gamblers often have a complicated relationship with their self-image. Feeling good about themselves can often become tied to how their most recent round of betting played out — a…

How Can I Build a Support System for Someone with a Gambling Problem?

How Can I Build a Support System for Someone with a Gambling Problem?

Problem gamblers face a difficult road to their recovery. Making the decision to take the necessary steps to get help is an important step; it often means nothing without the…

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