“Change The Game Ohio” is designed to raise awareness and connect parents, educators and youth to prevention and treatment resources. 

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Community Toolkit

Resources for community organizations to help spread the message of safe gambling practices, problem gambling warnings signs, and more. 

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Do you get set before you bet? Take our quiz to gauge your problem gambling risk level. It takes less than 2 minutes.

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Get Set Before You Bet


Are you set to bet? Gambling is a large part of Ohio’s entertainment industry with over 76,000 adults who identify as problem gamblers. Get Set Before You Bet’s goal is to provide people with the tools and resources needed to gamble responsibly.

Our Mission


You can gamble
more than money.

Gambling can have a high reward but also a high risk. The desire to win can sway players into taking more chances, even with their hobbies, finances, and relationships.

The Issue

The signs are not
always obvious

Ohio is home to over 919,000 people who are at-risk gamblers. Learning the signs can help identify someone with the potential to become a problem gambler.

Tips and Resources

know the risks
before you bet.

Do you get set before you bet? Take our quiz to gauge your problem gambling risk level.



Help Nora Get Set

Test your knowledge by leading one of three characters through a day in the life of a responsible gambler.

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Responsible gambling
starts with you.

Get set and keep gambling
fun and responsible.

Are you set before you bet?


Latest Blog Post
  • Ohio Cracks Down on Sports Betting Advertising

    Sports betting advertisements are now appearing everywhere in Ohio: on television, on billboards, and even on your smartphone. The tide of advertisements is coming at the same time as problem gambling experts across the state express concerns about a rise in the number of people experiencing problem gambling. That’s why, in addition to promoting responsible […]

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You might think making an in-game bet to try to offset losses is a good strategy. But betting more actually comes with the risk of chasing your losses, which can lead to a problem. Get more responsible betting tips at PauseBeforeYouPlay.org.#PauseBeforeYouPlay #sportsbetting #PGAM2023 ... See MoreSee Less
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