Underage gambling figures remain low

The Gambling Commission has published the latest research figures for 11-15 year olds who say they played National Lottery games and other gambling products. These indicate that the claimed rate of gambling among 11-15s has remained relatively static over time, with no evidence of a rise in problem gambling levels.

The Commission, which regulates gambling to ensure that children are protected, commissions regular surveys to better understand potential underage play. This latest survey of nearly 3,000 children aged between 11 and 15 in England and Wales was conducted independently by Ipsos MORI.

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