Teenagers Say Gambling Addiction Risks Need More Publicity

Teenagers Say Gambling Addiction Risks Need More Publicity

Casino Guardian

Daniel Williams

Pupils at St. Joseph’s Catholic School in Salisbury, Wilts, have revealed that gambling operators have been literally bombarding them with ads.

Some of the students have been among the 650 teenagers who have taken part in trial lessons which have been especially held in order to raise the under-aged individual’s awareness of possible gambling-related harm. The trial lessons have been designed and held after the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has released a report suggesting that up to 25,000 of the children between 11 and 16 years can be categorised as problem gamblers, with many of them getting access to gambling through social media and computer games.

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