Online Gambling is betting on games of chance or skill for money using a computer, laptop, tablet or mobile phone with an internet connection. It can take many forms, including casino games, sports wagering, lottery tickets, keno, and skin betting in some video games. In the US, online gambling sites must have a license to offer their products to residents.
Online gambling is a growing industry, and there are many advantages for people who enjoy it. For one, it is convenient: it can be accessed from anywhere in the world, at any time, with just a few clicks or taps of a screen. It is also a popular way to place bets on live sporting events or other entertainment.
While many people find Online Gambling to be a fun and entertaining pastime, it can become addictive if not managed properly. For some, it can lead to debt and financial problems, and can impact on relationships and work performance. It can also cause health problems such as depression, anxiety and stress.
It’s important for parents and other trusted adults to understand the risks of Online Gambling, and how to spot the warning signs that someone might be developing an unhealthy habit. This webinar, presented by broadcaster and online safety advocate Myleene Klass, is a great way to start that conversation. During the webinar, Myleene will explain the various forms that Online Gambling can take and how to respond if you are worried about someone in your family or friends.