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As the annual NCAA March Madness tournament continues, concerns about problem gambling are arising. With the legalization of sports betting this past January, Ohioans are able to place legal wagers through sportsbooks on their phone, at casinos and racinos, and even some bars and restaurants.

While buying a scratch-off ticket from your local lottery retailer may seem like a quick and easy last-minute gift, the Problem Gambling Network of Ohio (PGNO) is reminding adults that lottery tickets are not suitable gifts for those under 18.

Today, as we honor those who served, Problem Gambling Network of Ohio (PGNO) looks to spread awareness of the impact of problem gambling on military personnel.

The Ohio Casino Control Commission (OCCC) conditionally approved sports betting licenses for eight proprietors during its meeting on September 7.

The “Ohio Model” of problem gambling receives four awards at the national conference.