- 2.1.gambling in britain
• British people like to be involved in sport
even if they are not taking part or watching.
• Gambling is widespread( sportman~
gambler) throughout all social classes.
• Britain is called as “A nation of gambler”
• Eg:in 1993 a total of 12.7 billion was
wagered by Brishtish.
- • 74% of all adults gambled at least once
during the year.
• Britain is the only country in the developed
world which allows children to gamble.
• In 1993,the Grand National race did not
take place,it was widely regarded as a
- 2.2 types of gambling.
• a.horse race.
- • It is very well-known( “who won the 2.30 at
• The central role of horse-racing is shown
by one of the names used to denote
company and individuals whose business
it is take to best.
• Dog race
- • Dog racing
- • B.the football pools
• It is very popular form of gambling( apart
from the horses and dogs)
• Every week,more than ten million people
stake a small sum on the results of
Saturday’ professional matches.
- • C.bingo
• A game in which numbered balls are
drawn at random and players cover the
corresponding numbers on their cards
• It is or middle-aged working class women.
- • D.lottery
• Britain did not have a national lotery until
• Reason:noncomformist religious groups
frown upon gambling