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Internet Gambling: Prevalence, Patterns, Problems, and Policy Options
Acknowledgements There are three organizations that contributed to the success of this study. We thank the Ontario Problem Gambling Research Centre for their continuing support of our researchExpand
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A comparative profile of the Internet gambler: Demographic characteristics, game-play patterns, and problem gambling status
We examine the characteristics and game preferences of Internet gamblers, the social and psychological dynamics of Internet gambling behavior, and the potential link between Internet gambling and problem gambling. Expand
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Problem gambling on the internet: implications for internet gambling policy in North America
The proportion of North American gamblers who choose to gamble on the internet is increasing at a dramatic rate. Expand
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A digital revolution: Comparison of demographic profiles, attitudes and gambling behavior of Internet and non-Internet gamblers
Internet gambling is one of the fastest growing sectors of e-commerce and rapidly growing as a mode of gambling. Expand
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Why do Internet gamblers prefer online versus land-based venues? Some preliminary findings and implications
At a time when land-based gambling opportunities are widely available, why might some people choose or prefer to gamble on the Internet? We investigate this question using qualitative andExpand
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Gambling and problem gambling in a sample of university students
University students from southern Alberta ( n = 585) were administered a questionnaire to assess their gambling behaviour. Seventy-two percent reported gambling in the past 6 months, with the mostExpand
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The Proportion of Gaming Revenue Derived from Problem Gamblers: Examining the Issues in a Canadian Context
Permission to include this article in the Alberta Gaming Research Institute's online collection has been purchased from Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
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The association between childhood maltreatment and gambling problems in a community sample of adult men and women.
The association between childhood maltreatment and gambling problems was examined in a community sample of men and women (N = 1,372). As hypothesized, individuals with gambling problems reportedExpand
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‘How Much Money Do You Spend on Gambling?’ The Comparative Validity of Question Wordings Used to Assess Gambling Expenditure
Gambling expenditure is a commonly asked question in jurisdiction‐wide surveys of gambling behaviour and in surveys of household spending. However, the validity of self‐reported gambling expenditureExpand
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