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Wednesday, February 6, 2013

The issue of gambling

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The Thebarton Senior College Moodle

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The issue for Friday's lesson

To raise the gambling age to 21.

  • Come to the class ready to discuss – with some background to your opinions.
  • Are you conservative, moderate or radical on the issue?

Some background and articles to get you thinking.

Research has found that:

  • adolescents have higher rates of problem gambling than adults
  • children as young as 10 have been identified as problem gamblers
  • young people engage in a variety of risky behaviours including gambling

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