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Digital Detox 101

An estimated $23 billion is spent annually to make apps, playing online games and social media harder to stop. Considering many apps are marketed to two to seventeen-year-olds, young children and teens are being placed at a higher-than-ever risk for developing addictive tendencies that mirror adult gambling. Studies have shown that in the United States: […]

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What Could Augmented Reality Mean For Problem Gambling?

The online gambling world is always changing as technology continues to improve. One of the latest technological advancements in online gambling is augmented reality.  Augmented reality (AR) gambling mimics the real-world surroundings and interactions of real-world gambling through an app. This means that AR can add items, characters, audio, or a user interface to everyday […]

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Online Gaming Trends By The Numbers

More people are talking about — and playing — video games than ever before.  According to a recent research study conducted by Twitter, 91 million adults talk about gaming on their social media platform. Whether it’s because people are at home more due to the COVID-19 pandemic or advancements in technology, Tweets about gaming in […]

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The Dangers of Twitch

Over the last few years, a new type of gaming platform, Twitch, has exploded in popularity. But with increased exposure comes increased risk. Twitch, one of many popular live streaming services, focuses on video game live streaming. It also includes live broadcasts of people engaging in gambling activities. There are no age limitations to the […]

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Tips For Financial Literacy in the Military

With Veterans Day and Military Family Appreciation Month, November is a time of year dedicated to recognizing and honoring active military, veterans, and their families. In observance of this important time, Before You Bet wants to educate on the importance of financial literacy for service members and veterans and provide resources for those who may […]

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