1. Gambling Safety
National Council on Problem Gambling (https://www.ncpgambling.org)
The NCP is a national organization that provides online resources for help and has multiple campuses spread out across the USA. On their website you can find the warning signs of a problem gambler and what constitutes one as being labeled a problem gambler. With locations, online tools, and a national hotline this is one of the best resources available.
Gam-Anon International Service (https://www.gam-anon.org/)
This source provides much of the same as the NCP but offers a “12 step self-help fellowship” for those affected by problem/compulsive gambling. They also provide help to loved ones who don’t know that they have a problem but it is affecting those around them. They are not a counseling agency and do not require you to pay any fees to seek their help.
Gambler’s Anonymous (http://www.gamblersanonymous.org/ga/locations)
Here you can find GA meetings all around the country so you can actively seek help if you are having problems with compulsive gaming.
Gambling Problem Hotline NJ (https://800gambler.org)
This is a hotline where you can call a hotline, or even text, to talk to someone directly about whatever issue you may be having. They also provide a list of 20 questions where you can figure out if you have a problem.
DGE Self-Exclusion (https://www.njportal.com/DGE/selfexclusion)
Here you can fill out a form that will not let you participate in any gambling at a legal online casino. The table below shows all that can be done to your online NJ accounts.
|Account Cool-Off||This can allow you to lock yourself out of your own account giving you a chance to think before continuing|
|Deposit Limits||Limits the amount of money you can deposit into your account in a set period of time|
|Wager Limits||This allows you to set a limit on what you can wager so you don't bet too much|
|Session Time Limits||Will lock you out once you have reached a previously set time limit|
|Loss Limits||This setting can lock your account if you lose a certain amount in a set period of time|
|Self-Exclusion||This will bar you from playing at any legal online casino for a period of 1-5 years|
2. Gambling Education
Guide to Gambling in Las Vegas (https://www.vegas.com/gaming/gaming-tips/)
This is you one stop shop for everything table games. Vegas.com offers guides to about every game available at casinos. They also offer strategies for each game so you know what you are doing from the moment you step up to the table.
How to Bet on Sports (https://www.sportsbookreview.com/how-to-bet-on-sports/)
Sports book review offers you everything you need to know about sports betting. They give you all the information about moneyline, spread, o/u, and teasers. They offer the basics as well as intermediate guides so you know what you are doing. The cool thing about his source is that they give you tips that go beyond the basics with line shopping tips and bankroll management.
Casino Games for Dummies(https://www.dummies.com/games/casino-games/casino-gambling-for-dummies-cheat-sheet/)
Casino games for dummies is much like the vegas.com source but they give you the games with the best odds and they even allow you to learn how some machines work like Jacks or Better video poker. This site pretty much tells you what you should be doing and what the house edges are for each game.
3. Government Resources
4. Gambling Webmasters
The Gambling Portal Webmasters Association allows for members to collaborate with others in the industry. It makes it easier to gain positive relationships that help the gambling industry as a whole.
The Association of Players, Casinos, and Webmasters is an organization that helps make sure that everyone is playing by the rules. They can provide audits to make sure you are getting a fair shot on your favorite sites.