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City of Miami Proclamtion for Problem Gambling Awareness Month

City of Miami Proclamtion for Problem Gambling Awareness Month


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THE CITY OF MIAMI

Proclamation

WHEREAS: The City of Miami has designated March as Problem Gambling Awareness Month to demonstrate its support in ending problem gambling and to support the initiative of Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling to bring awareness to the issues surrounding problem gambling in our community; and

WHEREAS: The City of Miami recognizes the importance of educating the public on the seriousness of the problem gambling and the prevalence of this issue; and

WHEREAS: The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling (FCCG) is a not-for-profit corporation contracting with the State of Florida and serves as the designated authority on issues related to problem and compulsive gambling; and


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February Webletter 2015

February Webletter 2015


Each month the FCCG creates and posts a new web letter that speaks to different topics and areas of concern regarding problem gambling within the state of Florida.  Topics range from resources available to tips regarding responsible gambling.  The sole purpose is to educate and create discussion surrounding the state of gambling in Florida and the resources that are available to help those in need. Click here to download!


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NEWS RELEASE: 2015 Super Bowl Expected to Threaten Compulsive Gambling Recovery

NEWS RELEASE: 2015 Super Bowl Expected to Threaten Compulsive Gambling Recovery


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Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling Anticipates an Increase in Helpline calls as a larger Implication of Sports Betting

Orlando, FL (January 29, 2015)– The New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks are meeting at the Super Bowl this Sunday, February 1st, but the Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling (FCCG) is preparing for a different kind of confrontation: the battle between recovering compulsive gamblers and the temptation to bet on one of the most lucrative sporting events of the year.

This year, legal wagering on the Super Bowl in Las Vegas is expected to exceed $100 million. During this time, there are very few places where compulsive…


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