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Voluntary Exclusion Resources Help to Advance Fight Against Gambling Addiction in Ohio

Time Out Ohio, jointly administered and managed by the Ohio Casino Control Commission and the Ohio Lottery Commission, allows individuals to agree to refrain from entering or accessing all Ohio casinos and racinos and all Ohio sports betting, including mobile apps, for 1 year, 5 years, or a lifetime. Time Out Ohio is proud to partner with Gamban to offer complimentary one-year subscriptions for individuals who wish to block access to internet gambling websites and applications worldwide, including legal and illegal sports betting, online poker, and social casinos. Gamban can … Read More »

Increased access to sports betting could mean increased risks for college students.

Ohio is over seven months into the legalization of sports betting. This new form of gambling was not within reach for most college-age students previously but is now right at their fingertips. Could this new accessibility have an impact on the next generation of young adults? Let’s start by taking a closer look at the landscape of sports betting on college campuses. According to a U.S. News Report article, one of the biggest factors of increased sports betting is due to university sports departments signing deals with sports betting companies. The New York Times reported that … Read More »

I am a Recovering Gambling Addict and I am Worried

    In first-person essay for Maclean’s, Noah Vineberg laments rise of legalized sports betting Noah Vineberg started small, organizing sports pools in third grade among his friends. By the time he was a young teenager in Canada, he was gambling every day at a shopping mall where he could buy parlay-style tickets on sports events despite being underage. (The clerks never checked IDs.) As he explains in a first-person essay at Maclean’s, Vineberg got hooked on the rush, the anticipation of waiting for the games to end. He usually lost, … Read More »