Gambling on college campuses is becoming a serious problem. With so many online gambling sites, as well as the proliferation of casinos around the country, it is fairly easy for a student to get in trouble.
Poker competitions are popular on television and have likely generated an increased interest in poker playing among young people. There is an excellent article by Steven Friess in the NYTimes about what college are (and are not) doing about this problem. College parents definitely need to be aware of the topic of student gambling problems.