Fantasy Sports

Fantasy sports is gaining popularity around the world – and it is now big business. Articles relating to the NRL and AFL SuperCoach competitions now appear weekly in the Daily Telegraph and the Herald Sun tabloids. But, with estimates suggesting that there are 1.65 million fantasy sports participants in Australia, is there potential for gambling related problems?

PhD candidate at the Gambling Treatment and Research Clinic at the University of Sydney, Dylan Pickering joined The Daily to speak about the increase of fantasy sports and its relationship with problem gambling.

Producer: Kaiser Shields

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