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GamCare publish gambling figure survey results

Fri, 05 Oct 2012


 

A Manx support group has released its latest results on the Island's gambling statistics.

GamCare Isle of Man undertook a four-thousand-home survey earlier this year.

It was carried out to get a clearer indication of whether the Island has a significant gambling problem.

The findings revealed that just under four per cent of men and two per cent of women fall into the at risk category, with eight percent of respondents believing a friend or loved one to be addicted.

Gambling support worker Lynsey Smart has praised the survey saying it finally gives them a definitive set of results on which to base their work:

 

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  • Lynsey Smart from GamCare

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