E-sports and Sports Gaming

Wednesday, March 1, 2023 10:00 – 11:00 AM CST
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.

James Syphax (he/him) serves Prevention Action Alliance as the community prevention manager for our Community-Based Services team. In his role, James manages the Statewide Prevention Coalition Association (SPCA), the Ohio Center for Coalition Excellence (OCCE), Know! prevention tips, problem gambling prevention initiatives, and the G.A.P. Network where impacted families learn to turn grief into advocacy for prevention.