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TRENTON (Aug. 27, 2021) – The New Jersey Lottery has teamed up with the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey, Inc. (CCGNJ) to launch the Lottery’s 2021 “Not 18 Yet? No Bet” Annual Awareness Campaign, which seeks to remind residents and retailers that New Jersey law prohibits the sale of lottery tickets to anyone under the age of 18.
As part of this campaign, both organizations are placing renewed emphasis on their continued commitment to responsible play and the prevention of underage gambling. This campaign is held each year to coincide with the American Gaming Association’s Annual Responsible Gaming Education Week, scheduled this year Sept. 19 – 25, 2021.
|WHAT:||“Not 18 Yet? No Bet” Annual Awareness Campaign “Kick-Off” Event|
|WHO:||James Carey, executive director, New Jersey Lottery
Felicia Grondin, acting executive director, Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey, Inc.
Tuesday, August 31, 2021
|WHERE:||Corner Xpress Mart
5 Lawrenceville-Pennington Road
Lawrence Township, N.J.
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