Gambling is typically defined as the behaviour of playing a game or taking a chance for a reward - usually money. Gambling is also known as betting.
There are various ways in which a person can gamble, however all involve a level of chance in which the odds of winning are LESS than the likelihood of losing.
With around 80 per cent of young people having participated in gambling at least once, it’s a common practice in Australia. However, gambling can become a serious problem which can negatively affect various aspects of your life.
The Gamblers Help website
has is important information to help you take action and seek support if you or someone you know has problems with gambling,