Event date: August 2, 2016
New Jersey Lottery Renews its Commitment to the Prevention of Underage Gambling
Leaders of the New Jersey Lottery and the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey met today at the Lucky 7 Deli, 1938 Princeton Ave., a Lottery retailer located in Lawrenceville, NJ, to kick off the annual “Not 18 Yet? No Bet” Awareness Campaign. This campaign reminds residents and retailers that New Jersey law prohibits the sale of lottery tickets by or to anyone under the age of eighteen. Carole Hedinger, Executive Director, New Jersey Lottery and Neva Pryor, Executive Director, Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey, Inc., renewed their organizations’ commitment to responsible play and the prevention of underage gambling. The “Not 18 Yet? No Bet” campaign is held each year to coincide with the American Gaming Association’s Responsible Gaming Education Week, scheduled this year on August 1-5, 2016.