Gambling problems rising9th October 2009
The charity Gamcare, which deals with gambling addicts, says the number of people looking for help with betting problems is up by more than 20% in a year.
In 2007, 9,000 people contacted the organisations, with more than a third aged 18-25 and a significant proportion being students who are increasingly getting hooked to online gambling to try to pay off their loans. The Gambling Commission, the industry watchdog, says there are up to 300,000 problem gamblers are in Britain.
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Title: Gambling problems rising
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 12865
Date Added: 9th Oct 2009