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Kids Are Gambling Earlier Than You Might Think

As a concerned adult, you can't necessarily keep kids from gambling. But you can learn how to address the issue if it comes up. Want to talk to kids about gambling? Read on to learn more, or download our GameSense for Parents brochure.

Facts About Kids & Gambling

The best way to help kids is to know the facts.

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Talking to Kids About Gambling

It’s never too early to start the conversation.

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GameSense Tips

Play for fun, not to make money.

Know how the game works and what the odds are before playing.

Set a budget and stick to it.

Don't chase losses. Accept them as the cost of entertainment.

Balance gambling with other types of leisure activities.

Take frequent breaks.

Set a time limit before you play.

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