Respondents who had gambled
in the past year were asked, "From whom or where did you get the money or goods for gambling"?
Responses of "never having gambled
" in a casino showed a similar age related patterning: 7.5% of those over 21, 40.2% of 18 year olds, 27.2% of 19 year olds, and 13.9% of 20 year olds.
The amount of money gambled
is related to the respondent's perception of how important religion is in his or her life.
Continuous gambling activities, defined as activities where winnings can be immediately reinvested within the same session, accounted for four of the six most popular activities which participants had ever gambled
Almost all women seeking assistance experience problems with poker-machines, whereas as many as 25% of males also report having gambled
on racing (Crisp 1998).
We discovered that part of the problem was that Arthur also gambled
to alleviate his depression.
People with a gambling disorder may have gambled
away their family home or incurred debts so serious they're no longer able to pay the rent or mortgage.
Neophyte Senator Sherwin Gatchalian wants a government review of its policy on gambling and gaming to make it difficult for hard-earned money to be gambled
away in casinos.
Singapore restricts gambling generally, and the government is considering measures to also restrict online gambling, even though a third of Internet users in Singapore had gambled
remotely at least once.
She had never gambled
before in her life but found her habit spiralling out of control.
Studies from the UK have shown that over 70% of adults in Britain had gambled
at least once in the past 12 months and 0.9% were problem gamblers (4).