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December Webletter 2014

December Webletter 2014


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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Press Release: “LOTTERY TICKETS AREN’T KIDS PLAY”

Press Release: “LOTTERY TICKETS AREN’T KIDS PLAY”


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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DECEMBER 11, 2014
CONTACT: PAT FOWLER, 407-865-6200


“LOTTERY TICKETS AREN’T KIDS PLAY”
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The holiday season is upon us and cheer is in the air. As we begin the joy of gift giving, it is not uncommon for adults to utilize lottery tickets as stocking stuffers or slip them into holiday cards for minors. But is this an appropriate choice? The legal age for gambling on the lottery in Florida is 18 and research shows a strong association between age of onset and the severity of problem gambling among children receiving lottery tickets as gifts. Many problem gamblers report beginning to gamble at or…


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November Webletter 2014

November Webletter 2014


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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