Joint Press Conference Focusing on
WHAT: The New Jersey Lottery, in partnership with the Council on Compulsive Gambling (CCGNJ) and the Department of Human Services’ Division of Mental Health (DMHAS) will hold a joint press conference to mark National Problem Gambling Awareness Week that takes place
March 3 – 9 and New Jersey Problem Gambling Awareness Month.
WHY: The statewide campaign is designed to increase public and professional awareness of problem gambling issues and availability of services to assist those affected by problem gambling. The campaign is part of a national effort to spread the word that there is help for problem gambling and their families.
WHO: Carole Hedinger, Executive Director, New Jersey Lottery
Lynn Kovich, Assistant Commissioner, DMHAS
Don Weinbaum, Executive Director, CCGNJ
Jeff Beck, National Chairman, National Problem Gambling Awareness Week
WHEN: Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 10:00 a.m.
WHERE: New Jersey Lottery Headquarters
One Lawrence Park Complex
1333 Brunswick Avenue Circle
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
MEDIA: OPEN. For details contact Judith Drucker at (609) 826-7477 or
MaryAnn Rivell at (609) 599-5943.