What's the Real Deal

Sorting out the luck, loss, myths and realities of gambling

A teaching kit for Tasmanian high schools Year levels 7/8

What’s the Real Deal? is designed to assist teachers to educate young people about the risks and potential problems associated with gambling, supporting students to make informed choices and identify warning signs of problem gambling in themselves and others.

The kit examines odds, beliefs and superstitions about gambling, the pathways to problem gambling and the help available, the role of advertising in influencing gambling choices, and the interests of the different stakeholders in the gambling sector.

What's the Real Deal? can be downloaded below or contact the Gambling Support Program to receive the DVD of video resources.