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A Brief History of Betting in the U.S.

The U.S. has a long history of gambling and sports betting, dating back to the American Revolution. From sports betting to lotteries, gambling has always been a part of our nation’s history. A new ruling from the Supreme Court that states can establish their own sports gambling legislation ushers in a new chapter that could […]

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Will Sports Betting Come to Ohio?

While a recent Supreme Court ruling struck down a federal law that effectively had limited sports wagering to Nevada, don’t plan any betting sprees just yet. On May 14, the justices voted 6-3 to overturn the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA), effectively allowing states to decide if they will allow sports wagering and […]

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Federal oversight agency wants the military to screen for gambling addiction

Defense Department data shows that 514 active duty military service members and Coast Guard and 72 Reserve members were treated for or diagnosed with a gambling disorder from 2011-2015, according to a Government Accountability Office report. Though this number represents only .03 percent of the active and reserve population, the GAO, a federal agency that provides oversight […]

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Breaking News: US Supreme Court Overturns PASPA

Excerpted from PGNO Responds to PASPA Repeal FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 14, 2018 Today, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) was unconstitutional, which removes the federal restriction on sports betting. PGNO’s response to the repeal is available in the following press release. While we maintain neutrality regarding gambling […]

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Is Your Parent Gambling Too Much?

Gambling might sound like a social activity for your retired mom or dad. But if these trips are frequent and seem to take priority over other activities, it might be time to take a closer look as to whether or not your parent has a gambling problem. Numerous studies have shown that aging adults are […]

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UPDATED: Spanish Translation Toolkit

Through research and data recently uncovered in Ohio’s 2016-2017 Gambling Survey, we recognize that it is important to provide minority populations with resources for responsible gambling and assistance for people with gambling disorder. Gambling addiction can affect people regardless of age, ethnicity, gender or background. There are a few gambling methods popular in Latino communities […]

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Tax Tips for Last-minute Filers

Tomorrow at 11:59 p.m. is the deadline to file your taxes. While filing on time is the responsible thing to do, it is easy to feel overwhelmed in the process. That stress is a main reason why 20-25% of taxpayers put off filing their taxes until the very last minute, which can cause even more […]

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More legalization is on the horizon with 19 states progressing on some form of legal sports betting

For the first time, in the International Classification of Diseases #ICD11, WHO is classifying gaming disorder as an addictive behaviour disorder so now we can measure how many people are affected.

There are 3 common types of gamblers – professional gambler, social gambler & problem gambler. The problem gambler often believes themselves to be a professional or social gambler. Learn more at https://t.co/TtEpjcpQae.