Posts Tagged "#ProblemGambling"

The Hidden Addiction is Watching Tonight – Will It Be on Your Couch?

Apr 08 2019

Wow! If your bracket isn’t broken by now, we would be amazed. With upsets right out of the gate and continuing throughout,…

Shocking Statistics Show Why We Need Money Smart Week®

Apr 04 2019

Right now, we’re in the middle of Money Smart Week® 2019. This national campaign is held each year to educate folks young and…

Don’t Make This Common March Madness® Bracket Mistake

Mar 18 2019

Did you watch the 2019 March Madness® Selection Show last night? Judging by the vibrant emotions on display and unrelenting energy, you would almost think…

Don’t Go Mad This March

Mar 01 2019

Have you ever wondered why Problem Gambling Awareness Month (PGAM) takes place in March? Originally a week-long event, PGAM was established by…

A Breakup Letter to Gambling Addiction

Feb 12 2019

To My Gambling Problem, This isn’t easy for me, but it’s time for me to be honest: It’s over. For years, I…

Tax Season is Upon Us: Can Gambling Losses Be Deducted?

Jan 18 2019

It’s that time of year again: tax filing season. While gathering your receipts, W-2s, and 1099s, you may wonder what income and…

Think Twice Before Placing Bets on the Playoff Picture

Dec 21 2018

It’s Week 16 of the NFL 2018 Regular Season, and we’re coming down to the wire. The last two weeks of games…

Responsible Gambling During the Holidays: Why Lottery Tickets Make Dangerous Gifts for Minors

Dec 05 2018

The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling (FCCG) joins the National Council on Problem Gambling and the International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems…

Don’t Count On A “Lucky Break”

Nov 20 2018

The smell of turkey and football is in the air – it’s starting to look a lot like thanksgiving! In this thanksgiving themed…

Blurred Lines: Gaming vs. Gambling Addiction

Nov 19 2018

Addiction to gaming is described in the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), which is used by mental…