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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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Can Gambling Site Blockers Help With a Gambling Problem?

Can Gambling Site Blockers Help With a Gambling Problem?

When it comes to gambling in the 21st century, it often feels easier than ever to fall into bad habits. With phones, tablets, and laptops providing people with nearly unlimited…

Can Diet Bets Lead to Potential Problem Gambling?

Can Diet Bets Lead to Potential Problem Gambling?

The holiday season often brings a desire to change and make positive changes in your lives. Many people flock to making new year’s resolutions, setting goals for themselves, and trying…

Are Childhood Arcade Games Leading to Problem Gambling?

Are Childhood Arcade Games Leading to Problem Gambling?

If you’ve ever been to an arcade as a child, your head is probably filled with fond memories. Slipping a few quarters into a game and trying to win as…

The Rise of Gambling on Major eSports Events

The Rise of Gambling on Major eSports Events

While betting on sporting competitions has been happening for years, a new challenger in the realm of gambling has emerged — eSports. As defined by the Oxford Learner’s Dictionary, eSports…

Tactics Casinos Use to Keep You Gambling

Tactics Casinos Use to Keep You Gambling

Gambling machines and casino games aren’t the only things designed to be as alluring as possible — casinos keep you gambling for long periods of time by employing a wide…

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