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Gen Bet: Has gambling gatecrashed our teens?

Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation
March 2017


This summary report takes a look at the gambling environment, the impact of marketing and the influence of family and friends to unpack the reasons why young people gamble. Types of gambling commonly used by young people and the harms caused by gambling are also discussed.

This report was updated in 2021. Download the latest version: Gen bet: a plain English summary of research into gambling and young people.


2017, Gen Bet: Has gambling gatecrashed our teens?, Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation,

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