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Young People and Gambling 2023

Gambling Commission report produced by Ipsos on young people and their gambling behaviour, attitudes and awareness in 2023.


Being stopped from gambling

All young people, regardless of gambling experience, were asked whether they had ever been stopped from gambling because they were too young.

If we exclude those who have never tried to gamble, overall 12 percent of young people reported being stopped from gambling because of their age, both from gambling in a premises and online. This result is consistent from findings from 2022.

Boys were more likely to have been stopped than girls (16 percent, compared with 8 percent) as were young people with experience of gambling in the last seven days (19 percent).

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