Posts Tagged "PGAM"

COVID-19: Risks of Passing the Time with Online Gambling

Mar 30 2020

With COVID-19 forcing everyone to stay inside and isolated, a lot of people are turning more to digital devices as forms of…

The FCCG and Seminole Gaming Urge Consumers to Rebound with the Florida HelpLine during Problem Gambling Awareness Month

Mar 02 2020

Today the Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling (FCCG) and Seminole Gaming advised Floridians to Keep Gambling Fun! Don’t Let Problem Gambling Affect…

It’s Problem Gambling Awareness Month: Here’s How You Can Become Involved

Mar 14 2019

The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling (FCCG) invites you to join with our partners across the Sunshine State in promoting March 2019…

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…

This Year’s Big Game Expected to Set Betting Record

Jan 24 2019

After some of the closest NFL Conference Championship games to date – with both going into overtime – the stage is set…

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…

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…

Combatting Gambling Addiction: Everyone’s Mission

Nov 09 2018

As we enter Veterans Day weekend, let us begin to reflect and honor the sacrifices made by U.S military personnel and their…