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Students Need Gambling Education

With the Sportsbetting debate in full swing, a Canadian academic, Jeffrey Derevensky of McGill University’s International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High Risk Behaviours. Has said that gambling should be treated like any other teen issues in education, and teaching students the dangers of gambling, in the same manner as alcohol, drugs and unsafe sex was crucial and especially relevant in this current in betting and online betting boom.

‘My emphasis is education, awareness and helping young people understand what the risks are, and helping parents and teachers understand what some of the signs are to pick up potential problems’.

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