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How Gaming Impacts Seniors

According to a 2013 report by the American Gaming Association, one third of Americans (34 percent) visited a casino in the past 12 months. 28 percent of people aged 65 and older visited a casino in the past 12 months. An article in Psychology Today, however, puts the percentage much higher: David Oslin at the University of Pennsylvania claims that 70 percent of people 65 years and older “had gambled in the previous year and that one in 11 had bet more than he or she could comfortably afford to lose.” A measly 6 percent of senior casino visitors go…

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