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US national survey highlights problem gambling risk among young people

| By Marese O'Hagan
A survey from The National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) has suggested younger Americans are at particular risk of gambling-related harm, with half of those under 35 answering “yes” to at least one question that suggests a risk of problem gambling.
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The National Survey of Gambling Attitudes and Gambling Experiences (NGAGE) is the first national research report on gambling attitudes since the National Gambling Impact Study Commission in 1999.

The report highlighted the ongoing problems with young people and problem gambling. Half of under 35s surveyed chose “yes” to at least one of four questions that indicated a risk of problem gambling, compared to only 10% of over 65s surveyed.

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