Young adults taking worrying gambling risks, according to new research | Sport betting

Nearly half of all gamblers between the ages of 18 and 24 say they have risked more than they could afford to lose, one of a series of shocking statistics regarding younger gamblers revealed by new research.

Of young adults who had gambled in the past 12 months, 42% said they had taken financial risks in doing so, while 36% said they had either borrowed money or sold possessions in order to place a bet.

In other findings, a majority of gamblers aged 18-24 said they felt guilty about their behaviour, while 39% said they had experienced mental health problems in the past year related to their…


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