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The Gambling, Gaming & Technology Use Community of Interest brings together addiction and mental health service providers, researchers and subject matter experts in the fields of gambling, technology/Internet use and video gaming to collaborate and share knowledge on emerging trends and clinical best practices.

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FREE Virtual Webinar: When Gaming Meets Gambling

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Are video games like Candy Crush gambling? How do video games promote gambling among youth? What is a Freemium Model game? All these questions and more will be discussed in this free webinar being conducted by the YMCA of Greater Toronto's Youth Gambling Awareness Program. Game-Bling is an interactive webinar designed for service providers and parents of youth, during which we will explore the dangers of the blurred lines between gaming and gambling and provide tools to understand and...
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Re: FREE Virtual Webinar: When Gaming Meets Gambling

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I have participated in this webinar in the past and found it to be very educational and supported my work at PlaySmart Centre. It offers a look at how gaming and gambling are potentially connected. Highly recommend signing up if you're able to.
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Less Addictive Apps and the Addictive potential of Virtual Reality

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llustration: Jessica Karl While discussions around technology use are often focused on the impacts of addictive app design, a recent opinion piece by Parmy Olson highlights an emerging trend of apps that are moving away from this type of design. Instead, she discusses apps like BeReal and Wordle that are more focused on building anticipation (by requiring user engagement once a day) as opposed to compulsive checking throughout the day. She also suggests that companies like Facebook who...
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FREE Virtual YMCA Youth Gambling Awareness Program Webinar

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Hi there, I hope you are having a pleasant day! I wanted to let you know about our upcoming Gambling & Stigma webinar hosted by the Youth Gambling Awareness Program (YGAP) with the YMCA of Greater Toronto. Below is a brief description about the webinar : Do the words we use matter? Where does stigma come from? How do we break the cycle? If you’ve ever wondered the answer to any of these questions, then look no further because the YMCA’s Youth Gambling Awareness Program (YGAP) has you...
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FREE Virtual YMCA Youth Gambling Awareness Program Webinar

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Hi there, I wanted to let you know about our upcoming Gambling & Media Impact webinar hosted by the Youth Gambling Awareness Program (YGAP) with the YMCA of Greater Toronto. Below is a brief description about the webinar : How many youths were exposed to a gambling ad during lockdown? Can Twitch be used to gamble? Are influencers being used to market gambling products? The YMCA of Greater Toronto's Youth Gambling Awareness Program's (YGAP) Media Impact presentation will tackle these...
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FREE Virtual YMCA Youth Gambling Awareness Program Webinar

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I wanted to let you know about our upcoming Gambling and Financial Literacy webinar hosted by the Youth Gambling Awareness Program (YGAP) with the YMCA of Greater Toronto. Below is a brief description about the webinar : Have you read the news lately and wondered what all this talk of Robinhood is about? Or maybe you've asked yourself if cryptocurrency can be used in an online casino, and if so, how? Perhaps you've even wondered what happens to gambling debts during bankruptcy? If you've...
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FREE Virtual YMCA Youth Gambling Awareness Program Webinar

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I wanted to let you know about our upcoming Gambling and Financial Literacy webinar hosted by the Youth Gambling Awareness Program (YGAP) with the YMCA of Greater Toronto. Below is a brief description about the webinar : Have you read the news lately and wondered what all this talk of Robinhood is about? Or maybe you've asked yourself if cryptocurrency can be used in an online casino, and if so, how? Perhaps you've even wondered what happens to gambling debts during bankruptcy? If you've...
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FREE Virtual YMCA Youth Gambling Awareness Program Webinar

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I wanted to let you know about our upcoming Gambling and Media Literacy webinar hosted by the Youth Gambling Awareness Program (YGAP) with the YMCA of Greater Toronto. Below is a brief description about the webinar : How many youth were exposed to a gambling ad during lockdown? Can Twitch be used to gamble? Are influencers being used to market gambling products? The YMCA of Greater Toronto's Youth Gambling Awareness Program's (YGAP) Media Impact presentation will tackle these questions and...
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