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TRENTON (August 31, 2020) – The New Jersey Lottery has teamed up with the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey, Inc. (CCGNJ) to launch the Lottery’s 2020 “Not 18 Yet? No Bet” Annual Awareness Campaign. This campaign seeks to remind residents and retailers that New Jersey law prohibits the sale of lottery tickets to anyone under the age of 18. The campaign will continue through September 30, 2020.
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 during the week of September 13.
WHAT: “Not 18 Yet? No Bet” Annual Awareness Campaign “Kick-Off” Event
WHO: Jerry Guarino, deputy executive director, New Jersey Lottery
Neva Pryor, executive director, Council on Compulsive Gambling
of New Jersey, Inc.
WHEN: Tuesday, September 1, 2020
WHERE: Acme Market
953 Route #33
Hamilton Square, NJ 08690
MEDIA: Interview & photo opportunities: Contact Missy Gillespie for availability.