While many Brits don't consider buying a lottery ticket to be 'gambling,' well over 60 per cent have participated (Image: BBC)
One in 20 British men between the ages of 16 to 24 are categorized as either a moderate risk or an issue gambler, showing that teenagers are particularly vulnerable to gambling addiction issues, based on the British's Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC).
Brits Like to Gamble
The findings of a recent study from the company undertaken as an element of a national general public health study by the HSCIC summarized gambling as a 'majority' pursuit in the United Kingdom and showed that 68 per cent of men and 61 percent of women had gambled at least one time in the prior 12 months.
Regarding the whole, the findings have shown that those most likely to have a little gamble right here and you can find those aged between 24 and 75 years of age.
However, the research also shows that one in six young men into the UK population reported one or more of issue gambling last year, and more than one in ten men through the age bracket that is youngest said they might chase their losses through wagering more money.
'The increased levels of gambling engagement among young men highlights them as a group that is particular can be vulnerable to experiencing of gambling-related damage,' noted the report.
Of those involved, a further one in 20 admitted feelings of shame about their gambli