Key Findings In 2015, nearly one million Australians regularly gambled on horse and dog racing. Most race bettors were men, and aged between 30 and 64. Some 400,000 experienced one or more gambling-related problems. Forty-one per cent (41%) of all regular race bettors (403,000 adults) experienced one or more gambling-related problems In a typical month, 41 cents in every dollar spent on race betting by regular race bettors came from a person … Read moreAustralian Government Report shows that people who bet on races are twice as likely to experience gambling-related problems as the average Australian gambler.
By Dr Victoria Sublette Anyone who has joined a greyhound rescue or anti-racing group knows there are people and groups who post videos and images that are designed to alert, shock, and make the public aware of the cruelty of greyhound racing. A problematic issue with these kind of efforts towards greater awareness is that most of these posts are preaching to the choir and those of us who are particularly sensitive may become very … Read moreGreyhound Activism: 6 Strategies for Coping with Distress