Tag : gambling

Putting the Chips down: Gambling in the Student Body

2 years ago / 0 comments

Reading the Statistics for Student budgeting is grizzly. Average spending is £745 a month, while receiving only £480 in maintenance loans. Although a fair proportion earn extra money through subsidisation from parents (71%), this still is not enough for some people; a% have a part time job. In trying to … Read More

Student gambling: “I’ve considered taking my life”

6 years ago / 0 comments

A Leeds Student investigation has shown that gambling is a serious problem amongst students in Leeds. Our reporter visited several Leeds casinos, and spoke to a number of students. One second year History student, who had just lost hundreds of pounds and wished to remain anonymous, said: “Gambling is ruining … Read More