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Get to Know The Statewide Prevention Coalition Association

“Before You Bet” is proud to partner with organizations that seek to create communities that foster safe and healthy lifestyles. One of those organizations is the Statewide Prevention Coalition Association (SPCA). Created by Prevention Action Alliance, SPCA provides a statewide infrastructure for members to share their individual expertise and resources in pursuit of common goals […]

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The 17th Annual Ohio Problem Gambling Conference.

February 20-21, 2020 “Before You Bet” shares the goals of The Problem Gambling Network of Ohio (PGNO) – to generate awareness and promote education around the issue of problem gambling. Next month, PGNO will be hosting the 17th Annual Problem Gambling Conference in Lewis Center, Ohio – bringing together national experts, state leaders and local […]

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Stories of Hope.

Overcoming Problem Gambling is Possible. This holiday season – we want to give anyone struggling with problem gambling the gift of knowing that things can get better. At Before You Bet, our goal is to connect people to the resources they need when it comes to prevention and treatment. Sometimes, the most important resource we […]

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Holiday Triggers and How to Avoid them.

The calendar is inching ever closer to the holidays – and at Get Set Before You Bet, we have some encouraging words for those struggling with a gambling addiction. We know it’s not the easiest time of the year. Holiday traditions can be triggers that reignite the urge to gamble. While family and friends play cards […]

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Problem Gambling Network of Ohio.

Building a network of support through collaboration, education and research. At Before You Bet, our mission is to help Ohio communities reduce problem gambling and build awareness of available prevention and treatment resources. As an organization, one of our biggest strengths is that we aren’t in it alone. We’re a part of a true coalition […]

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Gift Responsibly in 2019

Lottery Tickets Aren’t Child’s Play. It’s that time of year again.  We’re all rushing around in search of the perfect gift – and when it comes down to the time-tested tradition of last-minute holiday shopping, a lot of people turn to lottery tickets as a gift add-on. They’re fun, but our goal is to make […]

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Football Season Showcases Sports Betting Spike

Pretty much everyone in Ohio knows that the biggest game of the season is less than a week away. As we get toward the most exciting part of the college football season, it’s a good time to remind every sports fan out there to “Get Set Before You Bet.” Sports betting continues to spread across […]

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Gambling & The Holidays

The holiday season is here – bringing with it a lot of happiness and a lot of stress. The costs of holiday fun can be overwhelming – and if you or someone you love is a problem gambler, that stress can put you both at greater risk. Problem gamblers could be tempted to win big […]

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