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2016 Problem Gamblers Awareness Day: The Oregon “Take A Break” Campaign

| August 19, 2016
2016 Problem Gamblers Awareness Day: The Oregon “Take A Break” Campaign

Related: Problem Gamblers Awareness Day Problem Gamblers Awareness Day: Organizers encourage Oregonians to “Take A Break”   MISSION The purpose of the “Take a Break” Campaign is to reach out to gamblers and family members to check in to make sure they are in control and gambling responsibly. About Problem Gamblers Awareness Day On July 20, 1995, Robert “Bobby” […]

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Where Are We Pokémon GOing?

| July 27, 2016
Where Are We Pokémon GOing?

7/27/16 – Julie Hynes  Unless you’ve been under a Poké-rock, you’ve surely heard about (or have played) the new “augmented reality” app, Pokémon GO. This new app, released in early July, leaped in popularity so quickly that it already has more daily users than Twitter. Pokémon GO, a “free” game, has gotten people out and […]

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2016 National Conference on Problem Gambling – Julie Hynes / PreventionLane Presentations

| July 11, 2016
2016 National Conference on Problem Gambling – Julie Hynes / PreventionLane Presentations

Thank you for visiting! Materials from Julie Hynes’ presentations are available below. Click here to view slides from the Prevention Showcase! Do you have questions, comments or suggestions? Please feel free to touch base anytime with Julie: [email protected] 7/19 update: Valve company sends cease and desist letters to skins gaming companies– http://imgur.com/a/qCKwk July 15: Fantasy Sports […]

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1-800-GAMBLER Advanced Training – May 2016

| May 1, 2016
1-800-GAMBLER Advanced Training – May 2016

Fantasy Sports presentation: Problem Gamblers Network of WV Advanced Training | May 2, 2016 Thank you, West Virginia! It was great to spend the morning with you. I hope the presentation was helpful and useful to you in your work and life. (By the way, I’m now singing “I’d like to buy the world a […]

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2016 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Video Contest

| April 19, 2016
2016 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Video Contest

Results are in! Congratulations to everyone who entered the 2016 PGAM Video PSA Contest! Here are the official results for the top 3 videos, as voted by YOU, as of the close of voting at 12:00 am on 4/20. In 6 days, these videos got 4,000 views on Facebook and YouTube and over 500 votes […]

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2016 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Middle School Art Search

| April 11, 2016
2016 Problem Gambling Awareness Month Middle School Art Search

Here are Your Lane County Top 5! Congratulations and thank you to ALL middle school youth who participated in the 2016 Problem Gambling Awareness Art Search! You can check out the top five posters here: –  Victoria M., 8th grade, Springfield (teacher: Ms. LaVelle) – Zaira G., 6th grade,  Eugene (teacher: Mr. Walker) – Jamie F., 8th grade,  Springfield […]

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2017 Problem Gambling Awareness Month

| February 26, 2016
2017 Problem Gambling Awareness Month

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month! Click here for middle school art search information Click here for youth/young adult video contest information  PSA on fantasy sports/sports betting This was a spot we had last year for Awareness Month. Special thanks to Willamette High School students, Alyssa Bergman and Kaela Ambron, for their wonderful voice talent in […]

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2016 Ohio Problem Gambling Conference

| February 19, 2016
2016 Ohio Problem Gambling Conference

Welcome to participants of the 2016 Ohio Problem Gambling Conference! Thanks for your passion and great energy. You are doing fantastic work in your communities! Please find below some of the material shared at the conference. Our stuff is your stuff! Just in mind that the materials and presentations shared here are Creative Commons copyrighted, so […]

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Training for ADAPT Providers – Gaming & Fantasy Sports: December 10, 2015

| December 9, 2015

Please feel free to review the slides below, and Questions or comments? Contact me. Thanks very much! Additional links: For addicts, fantasy sites can lead to a ruinous path | New York Times, 11/23/15 Daily Fantasy Sports, Beyond the Lawsuits: Facts, Fantasy, and What You Should Know Virtual Hope Box (recovery app) [Android |Apple] “Last […]

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Daily Fantasy Sports, Beyond the Lawsuits: Facts, Fantasy, and What You Should Know

| October 9, 2015
Daily Fantasy Sports, Beyond the Lawsuits: Facts, Fantasy, and What You Should Know

If you’ve been following any sports lately, you’ve almost surely seen or heard an ad for DraftKings or FanDuel. Daily fantasy sports (referred to by many as DFS) is a multibillion dollar industry—and it’s only getting bigger (if you don’t know how these games/contests work, there’s  a nice run-down in this “Daily Fantasy Sports  for Dummies” article). So what’s the […]

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