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Statewide teen program tackles gambling addiction

Adolfo Guzman-Lopez June 12,

For ten years, coordinators of an after-school anti-gambling program have been growing the number of students they reach in an effort to stop problem gambling and teach students money management skills.

The program, called Betting on Our Future, is hosting participants from throughout California at their annual, three-day conference in Anaheim starting on Monday.


“We know that young people aren’t necessarily the primary problem in problem gambling, but they’re affected by it in their families and their communities,” said Jim Kooler, who administers the program as head of the California Friday Night Live Partnership at the Tulare County Office of Education.

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