In this quiz, written for KS3 children in years 7, 8 and 9, we take a look at gambling and the risks associated with it. For most of us, gambling is a harmless pastime, but it can be addictive so children need to know some strategies for coping with it and making sure it does not become a problem.
Almost all of us gamble from time to time. A lotto ticket, a scratch card, a bet on the football results, or even a raffle ticket. These are all forms of gambling. But for some, gambling can become a problem.
Like certain drugs, gambling can be addictive. You know you have a problem if you are spending money you cannot afford on gambling. So, what can you do to protect yourself? Well, you can start by playing this quiz!