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Love The Game Initiative

Statistical Sources

1.1 million adults who bet with bookies online are classified as at-risk or problem gamblers (Tables 2:1, 4:3 and 5:5)

95% of ad breaks during football matches feature gambling adverts

9 of 20 of Premier League and 17 of 24 Championship clubs have a gambling shirt sponsor

55,000 11-16 year olds are problem gamblers (1.7%)

70,000 more 11-16 year olds are at risk of getting hooked to gambling (2.2%)


450,000 11-16 year olds have gambled in the last week (p10)

34% of 11-16 year olds who follow gambling companies have spent their own money on gambling in the last 7 days  (p36)

39% of 11-16 year olds have gambled in the last year (p5)

12% of 11-16 year olds follow gambling companies on social media (p7)

For help, support and advice about problem gambling please contact the National Gambling Helpline on 0808 8020 133 or via the NetLine.

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