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Problem Gambling Statistics in the UK

Problem Gambling in the UK The state of online gambling $29.3 Billion £2 Billion The worldwide value of The UK value of online online gambling gambling 68% of men Percentage of UK population that has gambled in the last year. 61% of women % of population estimated to have a Estimated number of problem gamblers in the UK. 1-2% 450,000 gambling problem. UK population considered at "moderate risk" of problem gambling. UK population considered at "some risk" of problem gambling. 900,000 2.7m £25,000 Average amount of debt clocked up by problem gamblers Suicide patients has a gambling problem. % of problem gamblers who started gambling before age 17. 1 in 5 40% % of problem gamblers that statistically will commit a crime. % of prison population with a recognised gambling problem. 50% 73% Statistically speaking, you are most at risk of developing a problem with gambling if. Who is most at risk? You are below You are male average income If you are concerned that you may have a gambling problem then seek help as soon as possible. Don't allow the problem to escalate. You start gambling early in life You have low self- esteem Image c/o http://www.Steps2rehab.com Sources: http://www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk/PDF/British Gambling Prevalence Survey 2010.pdf) http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home- news/addiction-soars-as-online-gambling-hits-2bn-mark-8468376.html http://addiction.lovetoknow.com/wiki/Gambling_Addiction_Statistics http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/business/5030486.stm http://www.theguardian.com/news/datablog/2013/dec/19/gambling-health-survey-england-key-statistics http://addiction.lovetoknow.com/wiki/Gambling_Addiction_Statistics http://www.statista.com/topics/1368/gambling] %24 %24

Problem Gambling Statistics in the UK

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For the unfortunate few, gambling can quickly go from a bit of harmless fun to a full-on addiction with all the same qualities of an addiction to drink or drugs. Worse, online gamblers are twice as li...

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