When a teenager enters college, it is often the first time they get to live on their own without parental supervision. This scenario can be a recipe for all sorts of problems, including gambling problems. Now that college-goers can gamble on their phones at any time, without having to travel to Atlantic City for sports betting, it’s unlikely to go away anytime soon. Let’s take a look at how serious it is:
Even though they aren’t sports betting in AC, college students can still gamble problematically. If you, a friend, or a loved one has a gambling problem, please call or text our 24/7 helpline, 800-Gambler, for support, treatment and hope.