A study led by the University of York identified video game gambling simulations as a precursor to problem gambling and video gaming disorder in adults.
The Finnish study also discovered that for every added point of IQ, gamblers spent around £800 more on horse racing.
Who exactly invented the world's most popular sport? Much can be attributed to a nineteenth century English priest, John Charles Thring, who developed a football code called "The Simplest Game."
The study, conducted jointly between UC Berkeley and UIUC, found that certain dopamine-regulating genes can influence our betting behaviour.
The study from the University of British Columbia suggest that lights and jingles may also promote problematic gambling behaviour.