General News

Online Gambling in Unprecedented Times: Webinar

RGC is pleased to announce the launch of our new Virtual Discovery Webinar Series. For decades Discovery has brought together leaders from around the world to discuss the latest research and advances in responsible gambling at our annual Discovery conference. And now, we will bring these inspiring […]

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Youth and Financial Literacy free webinar, from our Canadian partners!

The YMCA of Greater Toronto’s Youth Gambling Awareness Program (YGAP) is proud to announce a brand new free webinar that we’ve created called: “Betting $en$e”. This webinar will discuss the topic of budgeting, saving and credit. Additionally, it explores the financial risks and implications of gambling, dispels […]

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Understanding & Integrating Gambling Disorder Recovery Supports into your Community Webinar

Free Webinar: Understanding & Integrating Gambling Disorder Recovery Supports into your Community Presented by Jodie Nealley, MS May 19, 2020 12-1 PM EST This training will increase participants’ knowledge in identifying problem gambling behavior and integrating that awareness into recovery support services and the treatment process. For […]

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Mental Health & Gambling Webinar Friday May 1st

Gambling is associated with mental health conditions sometimes as the cause and other times as the result of an untreated mental illness. As a result, there is an increased need to view gambling as a public health issue similar to substance use disorder. Common co-occurring disorders and […]

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Gambling in the Prison System

Presented by Robby Fuqua, LCSW May 14, 2020 12-1 pm EST Research shows that up to one-third of prisoner populations meet criteria for problem gambling.  Prisoners are a vulnerable population that struggle with impulsive behaviors and other identifying fallacies.  Their problems are usually linked to “quick fix” […]

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Free Webinar: Trends that Barely Last a Fortnite: Keeping Up with Gaming & Gambling and Addressing the Issues for Emerging Adults During COVID-19

Presented by Julie Hynes May 7, 2020 1-2 pm EST The world of what we have considered “gambling” has shifted dramatically in recent years, and exposure to gambling within video games is eye opening, especially taking COVID-19 into consideration. In this webinar, participants will gain an understanding […]

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Gaming Addiction and the Coronovirus

Video-Game Addiction Poised to Spread During Coronavirus Lockdown Olga Kharif, Bloomberg News With much of the U.S. and Europe in lockdown, video-game use has exploded. It’s become a way for millions of quarantined people to pass the time and stay connected to others without spreading coronavirus — […]

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Connecticut Youth Leadership and Gambling Awareness Campaign Project PSAs

PGS is releasing the five Public Service Announcements (PSAs) as developed through the Connecticut Youth Leadership and Gambling Awareness Campaign Project. Each of the five Regions is represented. Feel free to share. Region 1: Bridgeport, Caribe: Region 4: Mansfield Youth Services: Region 2: Shelton Middle School: Region […]

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Problem Gambling Awareness Info Sheet

Problem Gambling Awareness Month is almost over! Region 5 created an info sheet covering the basics of Problem Gambling Awareness. Click here to check it out!

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Coronavirus and Screen Time

Here is a video for parents on gaming and screen time during the COVID-19 crisis.

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