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A Sure Bet on Bigger Risks.

Living near casinos/racinos ups the rate of gambling problems.

It’s been a number of years since voters approved measures to allow casinos in Ohio. Advocates projected that the move would generate big revenue for the state. Since then, 4 casinos and 7 legislature-approved racinos have opened, but one new study shows that those casinos/racinos also come with big risks for people living near them.

Read the article below to learn more.

https://www.godanriver.com/townnews/economics/a-study-shows-those-living-within-miles-of-a-casino/article_350e97f8-75d0-11e9-b907-63b26deb40c4.html

To read about Ohio’s most recent Gambling Survey data.

https://mha.ohio.gov/Portals/0/assets/Prevention/Gambling/SFY-16-17-OH-Gambling-Survey-Highlights.pdf

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