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‘App’rehensive: The Blurring Lines of Gaming and Gambling, and Protecting Our Most Vulnerable

| April 13, 2015

Welcome to participants of the  2015 Massachusetts Conference on Gambling Problems! Thank you so much for your time and energy at the conference! View the presentation below. Additional questions? Feel free to touch base with Julie Hynes (Julie.Hynes [at] co.lane.or.us). App-rehensive: The Blurring Lines of Games and Gambling, and Protecting Our Most Vulnerable | Julie Hynes […]

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2015 PGAM Video Contest – FAQs

| April 1, 2015
2015 PGAM Video Contest – FAQs

Want to vote on your favorite videos? Click here! Have any questions? Let us know! FAQs Can I just “share” your link on my Facebook and have those votes still count? No. Unfortunately, due to privacy settings, we are unable to count all of the votes from shared posts.  So, we ask voters to actually click “like” […]

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2015 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Video Contest

| March 7, 2015
2015 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Video Contest

Official results are in! Congratulations and THANKS to all who entered and voted in the 2015 PGAM Young Adult Video Contest! Videos like this show the power of what young people can do, and the messages that they can share– 4 of the top 5 videos were entered by Oregonians under 18! ALL eligible entries receiving $5 in […]

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2015 Problem Gambling Awareness Month

| March 5, 2015
2015 Problem Gambling Awareness Month

2015 marked the second-annual National Problem Gambling Awareness Month. The National theme this year was “Have the conversation.” Click here for middle school art search information Click here for youth/young adult video contest information Register for the May 15 Disordered Gambling training The U.S. highlighted the issue of gambling disorders with it second-annual Problem Gambling Awareness Month throughout […]

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2015 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Middle School Art Search

| February 24, 2015
2015 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Middle School Art Search

Congratulations to the top entries in Lane County! Congratulations and thanks to EVERYONE who participated in this year’s Problem Gambling Awareness Month Middle School Art Search. The top poster from Lane County, selected to appear in the 2016 Problem Gambling Services Calendar, was from Bri Johnson. Her simple message, “Gambling for money online is illegal,” […]

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‘App’rehensive: The Blurring Lines of Gaming and Gambling, and Protecting Our Most Vulnerable

| February 10, 2015
‘App’rehensive: The Blurring Lines of Gaming and Gambling, and Protecting Our Most Vulnerable

2015 Iowa Department of Public Health Webinar: ‘App’rehensive: The Blurring Lines of Gaming and Gambling, and Protecting Our Most Vulnerable Welcome to participants of the February 11 and March 4, 2015 Iowa Department of Public Health webinar.  Thank you for spending your time, and for your excellent questions, during the webinar. The slides from the […]

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2015 KYCPG Educational and Awareness Conference

| January 27, 2015
2015 KYCPG Educational and Awareness Conference

Welcome, KYCPG Conference Attendees! Hope you enjoyed the 18th annual KYCPG Educational & Awareness Conference 18th conference. Special thanks to Mike Stone, conference organizer, for spearheading an outstanding conference. Slides from Julie Hynes’ presentations are posted here (with clickable links included for references within the downloable PDFs). Please feel free to contact us for materials. We are […]

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Super Bowl 2015: Keeping it a “safe bet”

| January 26, 2015
Super Bowl 2015: Keeping it a “safe bet”

Sherman or Brady? Fun with Skittles or fun with Gronk? No matter your pick in the 49th Super Bowl, we’ve got tips for keeping your time a safe bet. January 26, 2015  (updated February 1, 2015) by Julie Hynes It seems like this year more than most, we’ve had our share of drama-filled, media-snark moments leading up to Super […]

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2014 Holidays – Lottery Stocking Stuffers for Kids Aren’t a Good Bet

| December 5, 2014
2014 Holidays – Lottery Stocking Stuffers for Kids Aren’t a Good Bet

Lottery Stocking Stuffers for Kids Aren’t a Good Bet So it’s just a lottery ticket, right? What’s the big deal? To answer the question, probably not a whole lot is a big deal. But did you know that 1) It’s illegal to buy Lottery tickets for anyone under 18, 2) kids who start gambling at […]

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‘App’rehensive: The Blurring Lines of Gaming and Gambling, and Protecting Our Most Vulnerable

| October 9, 2014
‘App’rehensive: The Blurring Lines of Gaming and Gambling, and Protecting Our Most Vulnerable

2014 Oregon Problem Gambling Services Conference Welcome to participants of the 2014 Oregon Problem Gambling Services conference! We hope you had a great conference experience. . This presentation examines the rapidly-shifting world of technology that has outpaced even many experts’ abilities to keep up. From video games to social network gaming, we look into recent trends with […]

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