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The Problem Gambling Network of Ohio strives to generate awareness, promote education, and be an advocate for quality treatment of problem gamblers in the state of Ohio.
Through webinars and special events to statewide conferences, PGNO is ready to assist your community with problem gambling awareness, education and advocacy,
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News & Notes
With mental health issues coming to the forefront during the COVID-19 pandemic, problem gambling, too, has been on the rise. Derek Longmeier, Executive Director for Problem Gambling Network of Ohio, said casinos have also reported “record years,” despite being closed for some time and then reopening at 25% to 50% capacity.
The National Council on Problem Gambling has announced the results of board of directors election, with five individuals subsequently being elected to serve terms from July 2021 to July 2024. Those newly elected to the board include Derek Longmeier, Executive Director of PGNO, and Karen Russo, Director of Responsible Gambling for the Ohio Lottery Commission.
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