A 13-YEAR-old boy with a gambling addiction managed to blow $A106,000 on betting websites after stealing his dads credit card.
The teenager, from Lancashire, got hooked after seeing adverts for online bookmakers while watching a football match at Wembley, reports The Sun.
He used his mobile phone to take pictures of his company director dads business credit cards and set up a betting account in his parents identity.
The youngster, who has not been identified, began placing hundreds of bets a week on football matches and horses and some stakes were as much as $A5300 a time.
He told the Sunday Mirror: I had no idea that gambling could be an addiction like smoking, drinking or drugs. It seemed like fun and I thought I would make money too.
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