Young adults taking worrying gambling risks, according to new research

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Almost half risked more than they could affordTwo-thirds not spoken to anyone over concernsNearly 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. Continue reading...

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