“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 919,00 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
  • Simple Ways to Lower Your Child’s Risk of Youth Gambling

    You can now control settings on YouTube to block potentially triggering gambling-related ads. This can help adults who might be struggling with problem gambling, but it can also help block gambling ads targeted towards youth. This is important because the earlier children are introduced to gambling, the more likely they are to struggle with problem […]

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