The Better Institute® In the News

Jody Bechtold joins Gamban’s Advisory Board

June 2020

"Locked Down with a Stimulus Check and Online Casinos, Gambling Addicts Face a Perfect Storm"

Newsweek

Reported by Brendan Cole

April 2020

"Profile of the new compulsive gambler: younger and self-destructing online"

Penn Bets

Reported by Gary Rotstein

April 2020

"Online sports betting ramps up risks for gambling addicts"

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Reported by Gary Rotstein

June 2019

"Jody Bechtold- Licensed Clinical Social Worker"

Business Talk Radio

April 2020

"As March Madness arrives, so does hint of more sports betting addiction"

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Reported by Gary Rotstein

March 2019

"Sports Gambling. Here, There and Everywhere. Increasing risk for gambling addiction."

Social Work Today

Reported by Kate Jackson 

July 2019

“Sports Betting Gaining Popularity In Pittsburgh”

CBS Pittsburgh

Reporting by Andy Sheehan

November 11, 2019

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