Posts Tagged: #ProblemGambling

This Valentine’s Day, Start With Loving Yourself

February 14th is Valentine’s Day, which is typically celebrated by sharing your love and affection for someone else.  However, what we often fail to realize is that if we do not love ourselves, it is difficult to experience true happiness.  “Learning how to self-love is important to living happier and…

When Gambling Is No Longer A Game…

888-ADMIT-IT is the Game Plan!

Football’s big game, scheduled for Sunday, February 13th is among the top wagering events worldwide and is an exciting time for sports fans nationwide. However, for millions of Americans, it is anything but a game. In fact, for at-risk, problem, and recovering compulsive gamblers, it is a time of year…

Capturing the Essence of the Holidays

With so many things to navigate daily stemming from our personal and/or professional lives, often it feels as though the holidays are a time that creates enormous pressure for many. The thought of making travel plans, hosting a celebration, buying presents, decorating, visiting with family, friends, and others, coupled with…

“Let Go of Lottery Tickets” When Choosing Gifts for Children This Holiday Season

SANFORD, FL: The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling (FCCG) today announced its support of the 2021 Gift Responsibly Campaign, joining other state council affiliates, and more than 80 other lotteries and community organizations from across the U.S., Canada, and the world. The campaign, which raises awareness about risks associated with…

The Importance of Being Attentive to Fraud

International Fraud Awareness Week is recognized November 14-20, 2021, though fraud is a topic to be attentive to year-round. Fraud, like problem gambling, affects people from all backgrounds and walks of life and can present in different forms. It’s important to know what fraud looks and sounds like, and steps…

Octubre es un mes para honrar a los adultos mayores

Octubre es un mes para honrar a los adultos mayores. El 1 de octubre es el Día Internacional de las Personas Mayores, establecido por las Naciones Unidas (ONU), para crear conciencia pública sobre los problemas que afectan a las personas mayores. El tema de este año, Equidad digital para todas…

October is a Time to Honor Older Adults

October is a time to honor older adults. October 1st is International Day of Older Persons, established by the United Nations (UN), to raise public awareness about issues affecting the elderly.  This year’s theme, Digital Equity for All Ages, focuses on the growth of the internet, mobile applications, and all…

888-ADMIT-IT HelpLine Breaks New Ground with Online Support Program to Help Problem Gamblers in Partnership with Seminole Tribe of Florida

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 20, 2021 CONTACT: Jennifer Kruse, (407) 865-6200 As technology changes how we gamble, support programs offered for those with gambling problems are also evolving with new and innovative solutions. SANFORD, Fla. — The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling (FCCG) is launching a new, no-cost Online Program…