FinCap Friday: Teenagers Making Wagers
If you've seen more of your students partaking in sports betting on their phones and tablets, you're not alone! A 2018 Supreme Court decision to remove the federal ban on sports betting led to over 36 states making this a legal practice which means more and more young people are being exposed to gambling apps. We're not talking about games and apps that have gambling-like features mimicking the casino, such as spinning roulette wheels and slot machines - Nope! We're talking about teens placing real bets via apps like Draft Kings and Fan Duel. Tune into this week's episode of FinCap Friday below to learn more about how serious this issue is and which state chose to do something about it right inside of public schools:
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