At National Online Safety, we provide multi-award-winning online safety education for the whole school community. It’s our mission to make the internet a safer place for children. We believe that when children go online to learn, communicate or play, they should be able to do so safely. That’s why we provide schools all over the world with the knowledge they need in order to tackle new and evolving online risks.
What Parents and Carers Need to Know about Sports Betting
This free online safety guide focuses on sports betting. It highlights how to tackle a range of potential risks such as underage gambling, addiction and a negative impact on mental health.
A free online safety guide on sports betting.
Sports betting involves staking money on the predicted outcome of sports results. Online sports gambling is much faster and easier than using a traditional bookmaker and provides more markets to wager on – including in-play betting, enabling bets to be placed on an event after it has started. Online betting operators also provide the incentive of odds which look like a better deal than high-street bookmakers, along with bonuses and promotions for customers. Alongside the convenience of being able to place a bet (in seconds) from a mobile phone or tablet at any time, this has helped online sports betting in the UK to grow year on year.
In the guide, you'll find tips on avoiding potential risks such as underage gambling, addiction and a negative impact on mental health.