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What Is Online Gambling?

What Is Online Gambling?

Online Gambling

Online Gambling involves betting real money on games, sports events or other online activities using a computer or mobile device. There are various types of gambling available including lottery, poker, roulette, blackjack and slots. In order to participate in online gambling you must have a functioning device capable of accessing the internet and a bank account to deposit and withdraw funds. It is important to know the rules and regulations of each casino before playing.

Gambling online is a popular activity for many people of all ages. However, it is important to understand the risks involved with gambling and how to prevent addiction. Online gambling can cause serious financial issues and can have negative effects on a person’s life. It can also lead to depression, stress and anxiety. It is important to seek help if you are concerned that you are addicted to online gambling.

In this webinar broadcaster and online safety advocate Myleene Klass, along with Heather Cardwell (practising online safety lead) discuss the different forms of Online Gambling. They provide tips and advice on how to protect children and young people from this growing problem. They will also talk about the signs and symptoms of addiction as well as how to respond if you think a friend or family member may have an issue. This webinar has been produced in partnership with the UK Safer Internet Centre. This is an independent charity working to promote the safe use of the internet for everyone.