Young People and gambling

Teenagers and gambling

In recent years, the incidence of underage gambling and its ability to lead to problem gambling behaviours in adulthood has become a major source of concern. It is estimated that between 80 and 90 per cent of adolescents gamble in any given year and that 10 to 15 per cent of those that gamble are at risk of developing gambling problems...

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Gaming and Gambling on the Central Coast

Young people gaminb and gambling

Central Coast Gambling Help conducted a survey on the gaming and gambling behaviours, experiences and attitudes of parents and young people between the age of 12-25 on the Central Coast of NSW. 87.5% of young people surveyed play video games, 14.6% indicated they play more than 40 hours per week and of these 69% gambled between $10 and $200 per month. This indicated a clear relationship between video game playing and the adoption of gambling...

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The Problem with 18-25 Year Olds:

Gambling Problem Help for 18-24 year old males

For many years Gambling Help Services were unaware that 40% of their target group were going without assistance. It wasn't until 2007 that young men aged between 18-24 were identified as the highest representation of problem gamblers in NSW...

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