Security Clearance Careers Podcast
Online Betting Could Cost You Your Clearance
Sports betting and online gaming is on the rise. If you hold a security clearance, you may be wondering if an online gaming hobby or addiction could result in security clearance denial or revocation. Unlike other issues, like misuse of IT systems, sexual behavior, or alcohol abuse, gambling isn't a separate adjudicative guideline. But that doesn't mean to can't cause serious clearance concerns. When it comes to gambling - whether online in a gaming facility - it's not the activity, but the intent that matters.