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NCAA “must evolve and expand” post-PASPA, says chief legal officer

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Chief Legal Officer Donald Remy has argued that the association must “evolve and expand”, in order help maintain its integrity post-PASPA. The comment comes as the non-profit organisation, which regulates athletes from 1281 institutions and conferences, will launch a study into sports betting in the US. “While we certainly […]

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Make Responsible Gaming a Priority

Responsible Gaming Education Week (RGEW) is held the first week of August each year. This year’s celebration will run from August 6-10th. Created by the American Gaming Association (AGA), RGEW increases awareness of problem gambling among employees and patrons at gaming facilities throughout the U.S. The AGA offers materials to support gaming properties and employees […]

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Gambling in Our Communities

According to research released by the American Gaming Association, gaming in Ohio is definitely not a little thing—it makes up $3.6 billion in our state’s economy and accounts for nearly 20,000 jobs. It has created $804,000 in supported wages and more than a half billion dollars in gaming tax revenues. In addition to creating jobs, […]

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Help Seniors Keep Their Cool This Summer

When you think of summer, most people think of lazy days by the pool, vacations, and trips to the state fair. For others, summer means hot days and humid nights. Now that we are in the dog days of summer, plenty of people are staying indoors to stay cool, especially seniors, who may choose to […]

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The State of Sports Gambling in Ohio

Over the past few years, in addition to cable TV, streaming services, social networks, mobile devices, and video games have made sports media widely available to virtually anyone who is interested. Increased availability of sports programming can lead to an increase in gambling activity, which most Americans do not mind—a 2018 Gallup poll shows that […]

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How is Problem Gambling Treated?

Gambling disorders can easily take over a person’s life, which is why it is so important to seek treatment. Unfortunately, treating problem gambling can be difficult—while it can be hard to admit to having a gambling disorder, acknowledging the problem is an important first step in the treatment process. Treatment for gambling disorders may include […]

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Countdown to the Conference

Ohio is welcoming the National Conference on Problem Gambling July 18-21 at the Hilton Cleveland Downtown. Reservations are still available for this event, which brings together more than 600 professionals in prevention, education, treatment, research, and regulation, in addition to members of the recovery community. Being named the host of this year’s event is a […]

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Who is Likely to Become Addicted to Gambling?

Gambling addiction can affect anyone from virtually any walk of life for a number of reasons. It comes in many shapes and sizes and can involve money, possessions, and even non-physical things such as pride, time, or favors. Research shows that the number of people diagnosed with gambling addictions between 2016 and 2017 has doubled […]

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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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NCAA “Must evolve and expand” post-PASPA, says Chief Legal Officer.

#responsiblegamingeducationweek was created by the American Gambling Association to increase awareness of problem gambling among employees and patrons at gaming facilities throughout the U.S.

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