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12-11-2018 Holiday Responsible Gaming Campaign Reminds Parents Lottery Tickets Aren’t Child’s Play

WASHINGTON, DC – Abundant research has shown that the younger a person is when they start gambling the more likely they are to develop a gambling problem later in life and lottery products, especially scratch tickets, have sometimes been shown to be an initial introduction to gambling activities for youth. This research, along with a growing concern about adolescent problem gambling, prompted the development of the Holiday Lottery Responsible Gaming Campaign. For the past eleven years, the International Centre for… View Article