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      November 19, 2019

      Tuesday   6:00 PM

      123 Capitol Street
      Charleston, West Virginia 25301

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      Blurred Lines: Youth Gaming

      Main Library

      Type: Discussion, Special Events
      Age: Adult and Teen
      Topic: Gaming

      Do you know what an eSport is? How about a loot box? Do you know what Twitch is? If you have kids, chances are they are familiar with all those terms. As the lines blur between online gaming and gambling, many kids are spending real money online chasing a get rich quick fantasy. Sheila Moran of the Problem Gamblers Help Network of West Virginia will discuss what parents and teachers need to know about Internet Gaming Disorder, how gaming can lead to problem gambling, and she will share the surprising results of a survey her group did with WV youth groups.

      Location Details: Main Library, 3rd Floor, Ray Room

      Presenter Name: Sheila Moran

      Contact Name: Tera Merritt

      Contact Email:

      Contact Phone 304-343-4646 ext 1262

      Categories: Kids & Family | Neighborhood

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