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 or  - also see below for further information, advice, support, and online resources.