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Learn Why March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month! PGAM is a grassroots campaign that is promoted by the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) state affiliates, members, state agencies, the gaming industry, recovery groups, and healthcare organizations. This group of dedicated individuals hold conferences, air Public Service Announcements, provide counselor trainings, host health screening days, run social […]

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How to Get Set Before You (Virtually) Bet

As the world continues to face the COVID-19 pandemic, people are more reliant on technology and virtual experiences to do everyday things like work, exercise, or even grocery shop. Now, you can do all of that without having to leave your home, keeping yourself and others safe. Virtual reality technology has also reached the gambling […]

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A Winning Strategy This Super Bowl Season

Although sports betting is not legal in Ohio, small wagers on the odds of the Super Bowl with friends or coworkers can be fun and harmless. But for some, that small bet can be detrimental — to their bank accounts, family and friends, and physical and mental health. That’s why this Super Bowl season, Get […]

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Healthy Habits Tip of the Day

Did you know that research suggests it takes 21 days to form a habit? This year, Get Set Before You Bet wants to encourage you to prioritize self-care and awareness in the New Year with 21 days of healthy habits. Tip of the Day #1: Start Screen-Free Sundays. For the first-ever tip of the day, […]

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Did you know 1 out of 10 veterans in Ohio struggle with problem gambling? If you’re a veteran and you think you might have a problem with gambling, free help is available 24/7 by calling 1-800-589-9966 or texting 4HOPE to 741741. #BeforeYouBet #ArmedForcesDay #HelpStartsHere

If you’re in an area where it’s legal and choose to place a wager on the #StanleyCup Playoffs, make sure you do it responsibly. Learn more #ResponsibleGambling tips at http://BeforeYouBet.org/tips-education/ #BeforeYouBet #SportsBetting

Did you know that the World Health Organization recommends that children ages 6-13 should only have 1.5-2 hours of screen time per day? Here are 5 non-digital activities your child can participate in. #YouthGaming #NationalPhysicalFitnessAndSportsMonth https://bit.ly/3w8fgP1