Gambling in the Czech Republic

Sport & Games | Czech Republic | February 07, 2014
Excel Sheet

Czechs spend nearly USD 7 bil a year on betting according to the Finance Ministry, mostly at video terminals and online betting. That means over USD 660 per capita a year (including babies or elderly). 

When you add a very high consumption of alcohol (of nearly 12 litres of pure alcohol per person) and approximately 2,000 cigarettes smoked per person annually, Czechs look like a nation of addicts.

When having so many interesting trends and examples in the world to choose from, why do so often pick the worst ones?