Monthly Archives - December 2018

[IMAGE] Think Twice Before Placing Bets on the Playoff Picture

Think Twice Before Placing Bets on the Playoff Picture

It’s Week 16 of the NFL 2018 Regular Season, and we’re coming down to the wire. The last two weeks of games were filled with upsets that shook the playoff picture, including the one that still has South Florida abuzz – the Miracle in Miami. Favored by 9 points, the New England Patriots kicked a field goal to take the lead with just 20 seconds left in the game. The Dolphins snapped the ball for the final play with only [...]

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

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

The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling (FCCG) joins the National Council on Problem Gambling and the International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High-Risk Behaviors at McGill University in raising awareness regarding the risks of underage lottery play during the holiday season. Today, the Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling is raising awareness about responsible gambling and gifting during the holidays as part of the National Council on Problem Gambling’s Holiday Lottery Responsible Gaming Campaign. Although it may seem fun and [...]

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