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Boost Your Health With These August Events

August is National Wellness Month, a perfect opportunity to reset your intentions for 2022 and see how you want to prioritize your physical, mental, and emotional health for the remainder of the year. National Wellness Month was established in 2018 to foster community, connection, and wellness. Of course, choosing wellness takes effort from all of […]

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UK Officials Consider Banning Loot Boxes for Minors

As gambling continues to expand worldwide, responsible gambling advocates are seeking to make gaming safer for children. The line between gambling and gaming can quickly start to blur for youth, so groups are working to push for gaming regulations. Before You Bet has a past blog post on gambling regulations that could impact the United […]

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How Sports Betting Could Impact College Students

From fantasy sports and card games to online gambling and sports betting, there are many opportunities to gamble on college campuses and in their communities. In fact, three out of four college students have reported engaging in some form of gambling.  With sports betting and different forms of gambling expanding in Ohio, the risk of […]

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Gambling Video Streams Are Booming. What Is the Impact?

Gambling entertainment has moved far beyond just poker. Gambling streams have recently risen in popularity on video game streaming platforms like Twitch, where content creators play slots and other gambling games for audiences of hundreds of thousands of people in exchange for sponsorships. Some streamers have played in online cryptocurrency casinos that are outside the […]

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Here’s Why The U.K. Has Banned Gambling Ads With Celebrities

Gambling advertisements in the United Kingdom(UK) that feature celebrities, sports stars, and social media influencers will no longer be allowed under a new ruling designed to “safeguard young people and vulnerable audiences” from developing a problem with gambling.  “These rules will significantly impact gambling advertisers looking to promote their brands using prominent sportspeople and celebrities,” […]

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Stay Safe This Summer With Change The Game Ohio

In 1996, the National Safety Council (NSC) established June as National Safety Month in the United States. The month was created to help increase public awareness of safety and health risks to decrease the number of safety hazards at homes and workplaces. Every summer, the NSC and other organizations provide safety tips on everything from […]

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August is #NationalWellnessMonth! Take time this month to relax, recharge, and get some light reading in with this week’s blog. You’ll find ways to prioritize holistic wellness now and throughout the year: https://bit.ly/3C3rwGA
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#KnowYourRisk level for #ProblemGambling before you head into the weekend. Assess your risk level by taking the free, two-minute #ResponsibleGambling quiz at http://BeforeYouBet.org/the-quiz
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We’re excited to announce that Ohio was recognized with 4 prestigious awards at the National Council on Problem Gambling’s 36th conference awards ceremony! Learn more about each recognition here: https://bit.ly/3vXX50E #BeforeYouBet #NCPG #ResponsibleGambling #ProblemGambling