Youth and Gambling Links

Youth Research

Full citations of references on Office of Problem Gambling youth pages can be found here:

From The Electronic Journal of Gambling Issues; an overview of youth gambling problems and review of recent youth gambling research HERE

McGill International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High Risk Behaviors

The Centre is committed to understanding and addressing youth risk-taking behavior by actively engaging in research, training, service, treatment, prevention, information dissemination, and policy development

Youth and Poker

National Annenberg Risk Survey Here


Series on the poker trend, including teen poker concerns, published by USA Today in December 2004

Youth and Internet Gambling


"Logging on and Losing: Dealing Addiction to American Kids" A 2006 PBS series complete with interviews of college age gamblers

Sports Illustrated series on Internet Poker and College Students 2005

A candid look at internet gambling among college students complete with interviews of college age gamblers


"What You Should Know Before You Gamble On-Line", a brochure from the Saskatchewan division of the Canadian Mental Health Association Here

Youth Surveys

Arizona Youth Survey 2010: The Arizona Youth Survey 2010 includes a gambling section. Click on the report below to see the results of the survey.

2010 Arizona Youth Gambling Profile Report

Other Surveys

A growing number of states are adding gambling questions to similar surveys. Two states that ask the identical question Arizona has added are Delaware and Nebraska.


Public Health Perspective on Youth Gambling

Youth Gambling: A public health perspective

Carmen Messerlian & Jeffrey L. Derevensky, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Recognized leading experts on youth and gambling Here