– What is gambling? –

The more you know, the better decisions you’ll make and the more fun you’ll have.

What is gambling?

Gambling is taking part in a game during which you risk money, or something of monetary value, in order to win money or a prize. The outcome of the game is usually down to chance, so you might leave with less money than you started off with, and sometimes with nothing at all.

There are many types of gambling

 

lotteries

scratch cards

card games like poker and blackjack

sports or event betting

casino games

gambling machines like vlts or bingo

 

Lots of people enjoy gambling and it’s not a bad thing, but it can be risky so we need to keep ourselves informed and make responsible choices.

The Gambling Myths Quiz

From good luck charms to “hot” machines to lucky numbers, it seems like for as long as people have been gambling there have been myths to go along with it. Do you know the difference between myths and facts?


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Myths Quiz

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