Gambling research shows that children and youth more easily develop problems with gambling, especially when spending time in environments involving gambling during their younger years. One of the reasons for this is that the brains of children are not yet fully developed, making it difficult for them to do probability assessments.
Research also shows that children growing up in an environment where adults find gambling important, to a greater extent develop an unhealthy attitude towards gambling as they grow older. Children should therefore be kept away from gambling. We have a responsibility to prevent minors from participating in gambling, which means: