Sports Gambling

Wednesday, April 12, 2023 11:00 – 12:00PM
60-Minute Webinar
No fee to attend

This webinar will explore the convergence between traditional video gaming and eSports as well as the psychological aspects, emerging trends, and future considerations for prevention and treatment in sports gambling.

Participants will be able to:

  • Contrast e-sports and sports betting as two unique forms of gambling.
  • Define risk factors associated with sports betting.
  • Summarize risks in e-sports associated with adolescent development.


Michael A. Buzzelli has served as the Associate Director of the Problem Gambling Network of Ohio since February 2020. He has previously served on the organization’s Board as its Vice President. Buzzelli serves on numerous local, state and national boards and committees including the Ohio Problem Gambling Advisory Board and the Affiliate and Prevention committees of the National Council on Problem Gambling.

Buzzelli received his Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health from Slippery Rock University and his Master of Public Health from Kent State University. He continued his education at Case Western Reserve University where he received a Master’s in Bioethics. He has spoken at numerous events and conferences including eight National Conferences on Problem Gambling.