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How the Warm Transfer Line is Helping Ohioans

For the past year, Ohio has once again been leading the way in providing support for those dealing with problem gambling through a resource called the “Warm Transfer Line.” When individuals call Ohio’s Problem Gambling Helpline at 1-800-589-9966, they will be asked at the end of the call if they’d like to be connected with […]

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Ensure Your Child’s Gaming Is Responsible

Is your child a gamer? According to the American Psychological Association, it’s likely. The Association has found that more than 90% of American kids play video games. With that level of accessibility and early exposure comes an increased risk of developing a problem with gaming. But Change The Game Ohio has tools and resources that […]

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Responsible Gaming Awareness Week is 9/19-9/25

This year, the week of September 19th is Responsible Gaming Awareness Week(RGEW)  — seven days dedicated to increasing problem gambling awareness among gaming industry employees and customers.  Founded by the American Gaming Association, Responsible Gaming Education Week provides gaming companies and casinos with opportunities to expand their responsible gaming efforts by focusing on employee education […]

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Time to Bust Common Gambling Myths

There are many myths and misconceptions when it comes to gambling. To promote safer and more responsible gambling behaviors, it’s important to know these popular myths so you can recognize them and incorporate alternative healthy habits into your life. Four common gambling myths include: The more you gamble, the more likely it is that you’ll […]

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What Gambling Attitudes Look Like in Ohio

The National Survey of Gambling Attitudes and Gambling Experiences 1.0, otherwise known as NGAGE, provides insight into Ohioans’ common attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors regarding gambling.  The survey was commissioned by the National Council on Problem Gambling and was conducted in November 2018. The report looks at aggregated data across the country by interviewing handfuls of […]

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