Gambling

Gambling

Gambling is risking money or something of material value on something with an uncertain outcome in the hope of winning additional money or something of material value.

Types of Gambling:

  • Coin pushers, teddy grabbers, and some lower stakes fruit machines in family entertainment centres and amusement arcades (no min. age)
  • National Lottery, lotteries, and football pools, as well as some non-commercial gambling, or low stakes and prizes gambling (16+)
  • Adult gaming centres, betting shops, bingo halls, bookmakers, casinos, racetracks, and online gambling. (18+)

If you are concerned that you or someone you know is experiencing issues with unhealthy gambling behaviour please get in touch to speak with someone at ausaadvice@abdn.ac.uk or student.support@abdn.ac.uk  - also see below for further information, advice, support, and online resources.

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