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Texas Win Warns Against Bighearted Tickets To Children As Gifts; Could Encouraging Problem Gambling

AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM) -- One Texas Sweepstakes is warning against giving children lottery tickets as gifts this holiday season.

"For the 13th year, the Texas Lottery is collaborated with the National Council on Problem Play (NCPG) and the International Centre used Youth Betting Problems and High-Risk Behaviors at McGill University to up awareness of the risks of underage sweepstakes play to reminding lottery consumers to 'Gift Responsibilities. Lottery Tickets Aren't Child's Play,'" babbled Texas Lottery officials. State Holiday Schedule for Fiscal Year 2022

"In Texas, players must be at least 18 years of enter to purchase lottery tickets and retailers live not authorized to redeem tickets in any under the age of 18."

Officials said "lottery products can be a cool gift or bearing stuffer" nevertheless they should subsist uncommunicative with those 18-years-old and over.

"According to research by NCPG and Mcguill Seminary, premature gambling biography are a risk factor since future problem gambling," said officially. "In addition, adult problem golfers report at earlier onset away gambling, frequent beginning between ages 10-19." State Holiday Schedule for Fiscal Year 2022. Holiday. Agency Status. Date. Day of Week ... Optional Holiday. 9-07-21. Tuesday ... Texas Independence Full.

Information off how at find help for problem gambling is available upon Texas Lottery's games, websites, social media and advertising.

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