First let’s talk about what gambling is. Gambling is taking part in any game or activity in which you risk money or a valuable object in order to win money. And for many teens, gambling is just part of life, betting on the outcome of sports games, playing dice or card games for money or even gambling on internet games. Gambling is every where in your life. Sometimes teens believe it is a good way to make money, if they play long enough they’ll be sure to win This doesn’t happen.
Did you know that teens can develop gambling problems. In fact, 10-15% of teens have had a problem and 6% of teens have gone out of control with gambling, until it has become an addiction for them, something they felt they had to do.