Love the Game Quiz

  • Take our sport and gambling quiz

    Sports betting promotion has changed the game. Today, kids don’t know sport without it.

    The results from our research may surprise you. By understanding the risks of sports gambling, we can educate one another and enjoy sport for what it is, and help young people love the game, not the odds.

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    66% of Victorian adults think betting has become a normal part of sport.

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    66% of Victorians agree that sports betting is too much of a norm. Gambling in sport has become normalised and kids today can’t remember a time when sport and gambling weren’t associated.
    Source: Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation community survey 2019

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    Over 80% of Victorian sports fans agree that young people are exposed to too many gambling ads.

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    88% of Victorian sports fans agree that young people (12-17) are exposed to too much gambling advertising
    Source: Latrobe University CSSI Love the Game fan survey 2020.

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    Men aged 25–35 bet on sport more than any other age group in Victoria.

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    Young males aged 18–24 bet on sport more than any other age group in Victoria, and make up a third of all sports gambling. Sports betting has become normalised for this group, so it’s important that teenagers understand the risks before reaching the legal age to bet.
    Source: Rockloff, 2018-19

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    An average of 374 gambling ads are shown on free-to-air TV every day.

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    In 2016, an average of 374 gambling ads were shown on free-to-air TV each day. A large number of children who stay up past 8.30pm see the ads during live sports broadcasts.
    Source: O’Brien, 2019

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  • In 2020, the gambling industry spent $271 million on advertising in Australia.

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    The gambling industry spent $271.3 million on advertising in Australia in 2020, up from $89.7 million in 2011. This excludes sponsorships and in-program content. Does this amount surprise you?
    Source: Nielsen Media 2020

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    No gambling ads are allowed on television between 5.00am and 8.30pm.

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    This ban only applies to live sport. Gambling ads are prohibited during live sport broadcasts between 5.00 am and 8.30 pm. Therefore, young people may see gambling ads during regular viewing during the day and after 8.30pm while watching live sport.

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    73% of kids aged 12–17 recall seeing gambling ads on TV in the past 30 days.

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    73% of Victorian students aged 12-17 years report having seen gambling ads on TV in the past month. Advertisements seen on TV, social media and in match are appealing to young people.
    Source: Freund, 2019

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    23% of men aged 18-35 report betting on sport when they were under 18.

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    While the average age men start to gamble on sport is 18 years, 23% of men aged 18-35 started before they turned 18.
    Source: Jenkinson, de Lacy-Vawdon, Carroll 2018

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