Research Shows Online Gambling Could Increase Drinking

Drinking and gamblingHealth experts have warned that a huge growth in online gambling could lead to a nation of hidden drug addicts and problem drinkers. The warning comes after new research has found that drinking and online betting are two activities which are commonly combined.

The information reveals that people who regularly drink large amounts of alcohol are more prone to engaging in moderate or problematic drinking. It also found that around one third of people with severe gambling problems are currently, or have previously been, alcohol dependent.

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Young Gambling Addicts Do Not Know Where To Get Help

gambling addiction helpFigures taken from the NHS’s National Problem Gambling Clinic have revealed that despite getting themselves into thousands of pounds of debts, young people suffering with gambling addictions aren’t seeking help because they simply don’t know where to turn.

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