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Responding to the Spread of Legal Sports Betting. Legalized sports betting has received significant news coverage over the past year. Ever since a U.S. Supreme Court decision opened the door for states to legalize sports betting, many states have been passing legislation to do just that. The rapid spread of legalized sport betting has gotten […]

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How Social Casinos Target Vulnerable Gamblers.

Every year, people are regularly playing games on their phones and devices. One category of apps called social casinos has quickly evolved into a multi-billion dollar industry. These apps bundle together games like poker, roulette and slot machines. Many of the games are free to play – but once the free chips run out, players […]

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Healthy Habits for the Year Ahead.

Responsible Gambling Starts with You. Every year, millions of Americans resolve to live healthier and happier lives. Maintaining that resolve takes a real commitment to making healthy habits a part of your daily routine. If you gamble, those healthy habits come in the form of responsibility. Gambling is a leisure activity – one that can […]

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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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Take a Mental Health Moment with the video series presented by Prevention Specialist Jeanine Lindquist of the Zepf Center in Toledo. Check out this video on learning to cope and explore the entire series on YouTube: https://t.co/BkXIuGw00U

September is National #SuicidePreventionMonth. Many struggling with problem gambling consider suicide, with 1 in 5 attempting suicide. Learn more about suicide prevention and find out how you can #BeThe1To help save a life: https://t.co/itwkxsjRyS #SPM20