Tag: gambling

  • In-Person Event- Lebanon County
     March 15, 2024
     9:00 am - 11:00 am

Some of the most rapidly expanding areas in the gambling world are sports gambling and daily fantasy sports. This presentation will look at the current state of both in Pennsylvania, including who is participating and what sports are involved. What is on the horizon for sports wagering will be addressed, as well as ways to (more…)


  • Virtual Event
     March 18, 2024
     12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

During this presentation we will review the unique circumstances that make seniors vulnerable to problem gambling, as well as signs and symptoms of problem gambling.


  • In-Person Event- Lancaster County
     March 1, 2024
     9:00 am - 11:00 am

This training will look at the lasting effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on gambling, as well as the current state of gambling locally, in PA, and the nation.

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  • In-Person Event- Chester County
     March 11, 2024
     9:00 am - 11:00 am

This training will look at the lasting effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on gambling, as well as the current state of gambling locally, in PA, and the nation.


Opening the Conversation on Gambling

For the month of March, The National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) wants to help people have a conversation about something that affects many Americans, but is talked about by few. “Problem Gambling is a disease that affects over seven…
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Should Parents Be Concerned About Gaming Addiction?

Following the World Health Organization’s classification of gaming addiction as a diagnosable disorder, many parents are wondering if they should be concerned about their children’s gaming habits. While experts have varying opinions about gaming addiction, most agree that allowing children…
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Ruling Opens Door for Expanded Sports Betting

The Supreme Court recently broke a long-time ban on sports betting, allowing individual states to pass legislation allowing sports books to open. Amy Sechrist, Compass Mark’s certified prevention specialist, said this is an important issue for Compass Mark because problem…
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