Posts Tagged "#ProblemGamblingAwarenessMonth"

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…

This Sunday’s Perfect Storm

Jan 31 2020

On Sunday, February 2, 2020, sports betting’s perfect storm will touch down at approximately 6:30p (EST). An estimated record 26 million American…

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…

How Sports Betting Pools Risk More Than Money

Oct 23 2018

Can you believe that the football season is already almost half over? Is it going the way you expected? What has been…

Speak Out Against Domestic Violence!

Oct 22 2018

Defining Domestic Violence: Domestic violence is the willful intimidation, physical assault, battery, sexual assault, and/or other abusive behavior as part of a…