Las Promociones de Apuestas en Línea No Son Cosa de Juego

Entre ardides entretenidos y el apoyo de grandes estrellas, es fácil ver cómo las promociones de apuestas en línea podrían llamar la atención de los menores que aún no tienen la edad legal para apostar. Si bien las apuestas en línea son ilegales en Florida, las promociones siguen llegando a…

Online Gambling Promotions are No Playing Matter

Between entertaining gimmicks and all-star endorsements, it’s easy to see how online gambling promotions could catch the attention of those under the legal betting age. While online gambling is illegal in Florida, promotions are still reaching minors and introducing them to gambling before they’re of age to make informed decisions. It’s…

Su Guía Para Establecer Propósitos Duraderos

Una vez que los pirotécnicos se han terminado y han sonado las 12 campanadas, parece que todo es posible. Saludar el año nuevo no equivale a una nueva página instantánea, es una gran oportunidad para dar un paso atrás y reflexionar sobre el año pasado mientras mira hacia lo que…

Your Guide to Setting Resolutions That Last

Once the fireworks are over and the ball has dropped, it feels like anything is possible. While ringing in the new year doesn’t mean an instant clean slate, it’s a great opportunity to take a step back and reflect on the past year while looking forward to what you want…

Mes Nacional De Concientización Sobre Juguetes y Regalos Seguros – Regale Responsablemente En Esta Temporada Navideña

Como adultos, entendemos que el “motivo de la temporada” es celebrar junto a nuestros seres queridos. Pero, para los niños y adolescentes, otra parte de las fiestas juega un papel mucho más emocionante: recibir regalos. El Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling (FCCG) alienta a los padres, familiares y otras personas…

National Safe Toys and Gifts Awareness Month – Gift Responsibly This Holiday Season

As adults, we understand the holidays are to be celebrated alongside loved ones and others. But for young children and adolescents, there’s another part of the holiday excitement – receiving gifts. The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling (FCCG) encourages parents, family members and others to leave lottery games and scratch…

Manejo De Las Emociones Durante Las Vacaciones

Las fiestas han llegado y el FCCG les desea lo mejor a ustedes y a sus familias. Para muchos de nosotros, las festividades pueden ser un momento difícil, estresante y emocional. Respire hondo y sepa que esto es común. Todos necesitamos ser sensibles con nosotros mismos y con los demás…

Managing Emotions During the Holidays

The holidays are here and the FCCG would like to wish you and your families the best. For many of us, the holidays can be a difficult, stressful, emotional time. Take a deep breath and know this is typical. We all need to be sensitive to ourselves and to others…

Celebrando el Mes Nacional de Veteranos y Familias de Militares

“Tierra de libres, hogar de valientes”. — Este sentimiento de larga data recibió más apoyo el 31 de octubre de 2019, cuando el presidente Trump firmó una proclamación que designaba noviembre como el mes nacional de los veteranos y las familias de militares. En los Estados Unidos, hay aproximadamente 18…

Celebrating National Veterans & Military Families Month

“Land of the free, home of the brave.” — this long-standing sentiment was further supported on October 31, 2019, when President Trump signed a proclamation designating November as National Veterans and Military Families Month. In the U.S., there are roughly 18 million veterans and about 57% of adults ages 30-49…

A New Year, a New You

A New Year, a New You December 31, 2015 As 2015 comes to a close, it is the perfect time to sit and reflect. What was your resolution last year? Did you keep it? If not, what road blocks got in the way? 2015 was an action packed year. It…

The Holidays Were Supposed to be Fun….

The Holidays Were Supposed to be Fun…. December 15, 2015 The holiday season is synonymous with cheer, joy, and family. Every year, millions of people come together in celebration. Whatever your creed is, the holiday season is usually a time for joy. However, there is an unspoken truth that clouds…

Responsible Gift Giving

Responsible Gift Giving December 2, 2015 Santa Says Give Responsibly. The holiday season is upon us. If you have survived Black Friday but aren’t done shopping, we have an important message for you. Give responsibly this holiday season! Everyone loves giving and receiving gifts but there are some parameters to…

You are an addict… shhhh…

You are an addict… shhhh… November 15, 2015 If you struggle or know someone who struggles with addiction you understand the culture of silence that surrounds the topic. There is a shame and guilt that comes along with being an addict. While strides have been made in openly talking about…

Addiction Through the Eyes of a Poker Dealer

Addiction Through the Eyes of a Poker Dealer October 31, 2015 The universe has a funny way of working out. Recently, I was fortunate enough to play in a charity golf event that benefited abused children. Aside from playing a quality golf course for a great cause, I was paired…

Domestic Violence – A Well Defined Problem with Foggy Solutions

Domestic Violence A Well Defined Problem with Foggy Solutions October 15, 2015 Every nine seconds a woman is beaten in America. That’s right, in America. By the time you are done reading this blog post, about 7-9 women will have been physically assaulted in the United States. We live in…

The NCAA Cracks Down on Fantasy Sports

The NCAA Cracks Down on Fantasy Sports September 30, 2015 40 million Americans play fantasy sports. That number includes scores of college athletes. Call it the Pete Rose affect, but there is a general distaste for the of athletes partaking in gambling. The NCAA recently took a stand against fantasy…

What to expect when you first call

What to expect when you first call September 15, 2015 For gamblers, the decision to enter into recovery is often not an easy one.  We live in a culture that reinforces the concept of, “pull yourself up by the bootstraps.” Within the addiction realm, there is a quiet voice that…

The New Gateway Drug

The New Gateway Drug September 4, 2015   The final preseason games have been played, which means that the NFL season in upon us. Professional football has become a staple of American culture. Every Monday, Thursday, and of course Sunday, millions of people will tune into watch their favorite team.…

5 Myths About Addiction

5 Myths About Addiction August 16, 2015   1. Overcoming addiction is simply a matter of willpower. Sure, we wish it were that easy. Just stop gambling. Easier said than done. With drugs, prolonged exposure alters the brain in way that results in powerful cravings and compulsions. A gambling addiction…