Emerging Trends in Gambling and Today’s College Student

Dan Trolaro is presently the Vice President of Prevention in the US for EPIC Risk Management after serving as the Assistant Executive Director for the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey, better known as 800-GAMBLER.  He has worked with stakeholders in over 30 states and has delivered hundreds of workshops, trainings, and keynote presentations around the country centered on prevention, education, and emerging trends in the world of gaming and gambling.


Emerging Trends in Gambling and Today’s College Student

Consistently, there are more creative and fast paced forms of entertainment to help people escape, cope, or adjust to the stressors of life. One area that has seen explosive growth exists in the world of legalized sports gambling.  This workshop will explore the psychological impact on today’s youth and emerging adults, emerging trends and then considerations for prevention and treatment.

At the conclusion of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the landscape of gambling and emerging trends both in Iowa and around the country.
  • Identify the personality traits that lend themselves to addiction and make college age students more vulnerable.
  • Explain ways to reduce harm among emerging adults and available resources for support and assistance within the state


Presentation Materials
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