Acquisition, Development, and Maintenance of Online Poker Playing in a Student Sample
- R. Wood, M. Griffiths, J. Parke
- Psychology, LawCyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking
- 26 June 2007
It was demonstrated that problem gambling in this population was best predicted by negative mood states after playing, gender swapping whilst playing, and playing to escape from problems.
The Psychology of the Fruit Machine: The Role of Structural Characteristics (Revisited)
Over the past three decades, a number of authors have examined the role of structural characteristics as they appear to be important in the acquisition, development and maintenance of gambling…
Social Responsibility Tools in Online Gambling: A Survey of Attitudes and Behavior among Internet Gamblers
- M. Griffiths, R. Wood, J. Parke
- Law, EconomicsCyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking
- 25 July 2009
This study examined players' attitudes and behavior toward using the social responsibility tool PlayScan designed by the Swedish gaming company Svenska Spel, and found many features were seen as useful by online gamblers, including limit setting, viewing their gambling profile, and self-exclusion facilities.
Online Poker Gambling in University Students: Further Findings from an Online Survey
- M. Griffiths, J. Parke, R. Wood, J. Rigbye
- Law, EconomicsInternational Journal of Mental Health and…
Online poker is one of the fastest growing forms of online gambling yet there has been relatively little research to date. This study comprised 422 online poker players (362 males and 60 females) and…
The Social Impact of Internet Gambling
Technology has always played a role in the development of gambling practices and continues to provide new market opportunities. One of the fastest growing areas is that of Internet gambling. The…
Adolescent gambling on the internet: a review.
It is concluded that young people appear to be very proficient in using and accessing new media and are likely to be increasingly exposed to remote gambling opportunities and require education and guidance to enable them to cope with the challenges of convenience gambling in all its guises.
Consumer attitudes towards Internet gambling: Perceptions of responsible gambling policies, consumer protection, and regulation of online gambling sites
Exploring social gambling: scoping, classification and evidence review
The aim of this report is to speculate on the level of concern we might have regarding consumer risk in relation to ‘social gambling.’ In doing so, this report is intended to help form the basis to…