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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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COMPULSIVE GAMBLING AWARENESS, PREVENTION & TREATMENT: CONNECTING THE DOTS

COMPULSIVE GAMBLING AWARENESS, PREVENTION & TREATMENT: CONNECTING THE DOTS


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The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling (FCCG), in partnership with the Miami Area Geriatric Education Center (MAGEC) and the United Way of Broward County Commission on Substance Abuse is proud to be hosting the FCCG’s 18th Annual Conference, Compulsive Gambling Awareness, Prevention & Treatment: Connecting the Dots.  The conference showcases local, state, national and international experts on gambling addiction and related matters which offers Florida professionals with a unique opportunity to gain an in depth understanding of problem gambling impacts, treatment interventions and strategies, and insight to some of the latest innovations in the field.

The conference combines plenary and breakout sessions that provide meaningful guidance to treatment professionals, law enforcement and government…


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