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One in eight European teenage boys gamble online, says survey | Society | The Guardian
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Arnie Wexler -- Arnie and Sheila Wexler Associates Arnie Wexler -- Arnie and Sheila Wexler Associates
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Dateline: Boynton Beach , FL
Wednesday, September 21, 2016

 

Wednesday, 21. September 2016

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GAMBLING BY  teenage boys across Europe is becoming a huge public health concern with one in eight now gambling frequently, according to a Europe-wide survey of school students aged 15 and 16.

96,000 school students in 35 countries took part,But the 2016 Espad survey also reveals that 23% of teenage boys across all of the 35 European countries report gambling online for money in the past year compared with only 5% of girls, despite the fact that underage gambling is banned in many countries.

Arnie and Sheila Wexler have provided extensive training on Compulsive, Problem and Underage Gambling, to more than 40,000 gaming employees (personnel and executives) and have written Responsible Gaming Programs for major gaming companies. In addition, they have worked with Gaming Boards and Regulators, presented educational workshops nationally and internationally and have provided expert witness testimony. Sheila Wexler is the Executive Director of the Compulsive Gambling Foundation. They also run a national help line (888 LAST BET)

 
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