Illegal gambling is prohibited on the BSU campus
Bridgewater State University supports all federal and state laws regarding illegal gambling.
Prohibited activity includes but is not limited to: betting or wagering or selling pools on any athletic event, whether professional or amateur; playing card games for money or prizes; possessing any card, book or other device for registering bets; knowingly permitting the use of your room, suite, apartment, office, telephone, computer or other electronic device for illegal gambling; offering, soliciting or accepting a bribe to influence the outcome of an athletic event; involvement in unauthorized raffles or lotteries. Students involved in illegal gambling, particularly bookmaking, risk criminal prosecution and/or suspension from the university.
The university recognizes that problems with gambling (including legal but compulsive gambling on lotteries, at dog or horse tracks and casinos) can adversely affect a student's academic career. Students are encouraged to seek help for themselves or friends who might be in need by contacting one or more of the following offices or organizations:
BSU Police - Police Station - 508.531.1212
Counseling Center - Tillinghast Hall - 508.531.1331
Residence Life and Housing - DiNardo Hall - 508.531.1277
Student Affairs - Boyden Hall - 508.531.1276
Off-Campus resources include:
Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling, Boston - 1.800.426.1234
Gamblers Anonymous - 1.617.338.6020
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