Tag: child gambling

Child Gamblers: The Signs And Where To Find Support

The number of children with gambling problems has quadrupled to over 50,000 in the past two years. Recent research carried out has shown that these numbers are on the incline and the ease of access to gambling for minors has increased the chances of addiction. Matt Serlin, a Families Counsellor at Action on Addiction commented that gambling can be very...Continued

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Child Gambling Soars to 50,000 In Two Years

The number of people aged 11-16 with child gambling problems has quadrupled in the last two years. Research from the Gambling Commission indicates that a further 70,000 children are at risk of developing problems relating to gambling. Currently, some 450,000 children bet regularly making this more commonplace than drinking alcohol, smoking and taking drugs. Vocal campaigner, the Right Reverend Alan...Continued