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It's March Madness and the Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling Reminds Fans they don't have to Wager to Enjoy the Game
Date:3/12/2010

Data collected by the FCCG’s HelpLine indicates that for the month of February, sports’ betting was the third most frequently cited primary problem experienced by callers, further substantiating the fact that seasonal events such as March Madness, the Super Bowl and the Kentucky Derby have a substantial effect on sports bettors in the state of Florida and particularly those already experiencing gambling problems.

(PRWEB) March 12, 2010 -- March Madness is rapidly approaching, and the amount of money that will be wagered on the games this year is mind boggling (the FBI reports that in excess of $2.5 billion will be wagered this year). In its finality, funds gambled could match or potentially exceed the amount wagered on the Super Bowl. The Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling (FCCG) encourages sports fans to be attentive to family, friends and colleagues who may be experiencing difficulties due to gambling, especially during this time of year.

“Basketball is a sport with wide appeal, for individuals of all ages, backgrounds and occupations. Betting on the games is also easily done, from home, bars, and the workplace and now, given the internet, virtually anywhere else”, warns Pat Fowler, Executive Director of the FCCG. “With the number of games played during these tournaments, the temptation to place bets can be almost overwhelming to excited fans.”

In fact, data collected by the FCCG’s HelpLine indicates that for the month of February, sports’ betting was the third most frequently cited primary problem experienced by callers, further substantiating the fact that seasonal events such as March Madness, the Super Bowl and the Kentucky Derby have a substantial effect on sports bettors in the state of Florida and particularly those already experiencing gambling problems. Additional HelpLine data indicates that among sports bettors:
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