Game-Bling: Where Gaming Meets Gambling

When:
August 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
2018-08-21T10:00:00-04:00
2018-08-21T11:00:00-04:00
Where:
Online
Cost:
Free
Contact:
YMCA of Greater Toronto
705-690-7836

This webinar will explore how technology has changed the gambling market, the blurred lines between gambling and gaming, the increased risks and how to stay safe if one chooses to engage in gaming and gambling activities.

Content is designed for parents/guardians, teachers, counselors, college/university students and adults involved in young people’s lives.

Key objectives of this webinar:

  • Discuss impacts of excessive use of technology and affects of parents’ technology use on children (parent version)
  • Explore underage gambling opportunities: E-sports, Fantasy Sports, In-game ‘gambling’, Skins Betting, etc. and other impacts of technology in gaming and gambling
  • Question the blurred lines between gaming and gambling
  • Notice warning signs of problematic behaviors (video gaming, excessive technology use, social gaming and gambling)
  • Provide support resources and harm reduction strategies
  • Make informed decisions with regards to gambling and gaming

This webinar is hosted by the YMCA of Greater Toronto.

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Dec
25
Tue
Christmas Day
Dec 25 all-day
When:
August 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
2018-08-21T10:00:00-04:00
2018-08-21T11:00:00-04:00
Where:
Online
Cost:
Free
Contact:
YMCA of Greater Toronto
705-690-7836
Dec
26
Wed
Boxing Day
Dec 26 all-day
When:
August 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
2018-08-21T10:00:00-04:00
2018-08-21T11:00:00-04:00
Where:
Online
Cost:
Free
Contact:
YMCA of Greater Toronto
705-690-7836
Jan
1
Tue
New Year’s Day
Jan 1 all-day
When:
August 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
2018-08-21T10:00:00-04:00
2018-08-21T11:00:00-04:00
Where:
Online
Cost:
Free
Contact:
YMCA of Greater Toronto
705-690-7836
Jan
4
Fri
Program Evaluation for Youth Wellbeing @ Online
Jan 4 all-day
When:
August 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
2018-08-21T10:00:00-04:00
2018-08-21T11:00:00-04:00
Where:
Online
Cost:
Free
Contact:
YMCA of Greater Toronto
705-690-7836
Jan
16
Wed
Brock VolunteerFEST @ Brock University
Jan 16 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
When:
August 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
2018-08-21T10:00:00-04:00
2018-08-21T11:00:00-04:00
Where:
Online
Cost:
Free
Contact:
YMCA of Greater Toronto
705-690-7836
Frank Lloyd Wright Revisited @ Carnegie Building
Jan 16 @ 7:30 pm
When:
August 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
2018-08-21T10:00:00-04:00
2018-08-21T11:00:00-04:00
Where:
Online
Cost:
Free
Contact:
YMCA of Greater Toronto
705-690-7836
Jan
19
Sat
Disco Ball in Support of Niagara Region Sexual Assault Centre @ Holiday Inn and Suites Parkway Conference Centre
Jan 19 @ 7:00 pm
When:
August 21, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
2018-08-21T10:00:00-04:00
2018-08-21T11:00:00-04:00
Where:
Online
Cost:
Free
Contact:
YMCA of Greater Toronto
705-690-7836

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