In October 2017 a major gambling expansion bill was passed in Pennsylvania, allowing for the possibility of more legalized gambling than ever before. Over the past several years, we have seen the launch of multiple new types of gambling, including sports wagering, which has resulted in a dramatic increase in availability and participation.
It is vital for treatment and prevention professionals to not only be aware of the current trends of gambling participation to better serve those they work with, but also to have a better understanding of the activities that may lead to new problems, as well as resources that are currently available in PA.
This session will include discussion about the challenges of new and advancing opportunities to bet on sports, the risks of sports gambling, and how counseling can assist in recovery for sports gamblers.
Tuesday, June 13, 2023
9:00am – 4:00pm (registration begins at 8:30am)
Northampton Community College Fowler Family Southside Center
511 E. Third Street, Room 605, Bethlehem, PA 18015