Author Archives: Ohio for Responsible Gambling

Sports Betting Ads: How Much Is Too Much?

Sports betting advertising has grown exponentially over the past few years, especially as more states – including Ohio – have started to legalize it. In a 2017 Ohio Gambling Survey, it was revealed that 24% of Ohio adults who were at risk for problem gambling were engaged in sports gambling. Now, industry experts are starting […]

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Tips to Help Youth Decrease Screen Time

Did you know that according to a study conducted by the Pew Research Center, more than seventy-five percent of kids and teenagers play video games? Even though video games are more popular than ever, it is important for youth to keep them in balance with other non-screen activities. According to a recent article from CBS […]

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How To Keep Sports Betting Responsible

For the last few years, experts have been predicting that sports betting would likely become legal in Ohio. And in December 2021, those predictions proved true when Ohio officially joined thirty other states in the U.S. to legalize sports betting. Though sports betting will likely not start in earnest until early 2023, preparations are currently […]

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How Video Games Impact Americans

If you know someone who plays video games regularly, the question “How much is too much?” has probably crossed your mind at some point.  While there’s no hard or fast rule to how much time someone should play video games, there’s no denying that Americans are playing more video games than ever before. According to […]

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A Brief History of Gambling

Gambling has evolved a lot in recent years with the help of handheld technology. But the original idea of gambling has mostly remained the same over millennia. Gambling was around before man invented the minted currency. Before people would bet money, they would gamble on their belongings like food, land, or livestock. After the first […]

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How At-Risk Are Children of Online Gambling Ads?

Content marketing on social media is becoming a way advertisers reach children online, posing risks for children who are engaged in online activities.   So, how does content marketing work exactly? By posting online ads that stimulate interest in a brand, companies do not explicitly mention the product or service they’re trying to sell. Instead, the […]

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Five Easy Ways To Get Organized This January

Does the aftermath of the holiday season have you itching for a fresh and organized start to the new year? If you answered yes to that question, you aren’t alone. Whether it’s the pileup of new gifts, containers full of holiday leftovers, or boxes of holiday decorations that need to be put away, the post-holiday […]

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