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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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The Connections Between Boxing and Problem Gambling

The Connections Between Boxing and Problem Gambling

When you think about the most well-known sports to bet on, horse racing and football likely come to mind. However, boxing and gambling are also incredibly popular. While football is…

How Do Gambling Advertisements Impact Problem Gamblers?

How Do Gambling Advertisements Impact Problem Gamblers?

It’s impossible to use your phone or computer these days without seeing at least a handful of advertisements fighting for your attention, time, and money. Because online advertising is a…

Problem Gambling & the LGBTQ+ Community: The Connections

Problem Gambling & the LGBTQ+ Community: The Connections

There’s no doubt that problem gambling can affect people of all genders, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, socioeconomic backgrounds, and walks of life. However, not all problem gamblers share the same…

Are People Turning Towards Gambling to Beat Rising Inflation?

Are People Turning Towards Gambling to Beat Rising Inflation?

The market isn’t always kind to our pockets, and when inflation is running rampant, it can take its toll on gas prices and many other industries. One segment of the…

Is Making High-Risk Investments the Same as Gambling?

Is Making High-Risk Investments the Same as Gambling?

If you’re an avid gambler, or someone whose been making investments for years, you probably understand why people consider these two activities similar. In the end, they’re both choices made…

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