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Due to intensive marketing and the rapid growth of online gambling, poker currently enjoys great popularity among large sections of the population. Although poker is legally a game of chance in most countries, some (particularly operators of private poker web sites) argue that it should be regarded as a game of skill or sport because the outcome of the game(More)
In October 2008 all three major banks in Iceland went bankrupt with serious consequences for Icelandic society. The national currency lost more than half of its value and there was a sharp increase in household debts and prices for domestic goods. Very little is known about the potential effects of economic recessions on gambling participation and problem(More)
Consumption measures in gambling research may help to establish thresholds of low-risk gambling as 1 part of evidence-based responsible gambling strategies. The aim of this study is to replicate existing Canadian thresholds of probable low-risk gambling (Currie et al., 2006) in a representative dataset of German gambling behavior (Pathological Gambling and(More)
A measuring method for the detection of ultra-weak photon-radiation from living matter is described. Also the fluorescence-radiation is provable. The latter is of necessity for special-fluorescence investigations. A proof-sensibility of phi = 1.483 10(-16)W (respectively 7.63 10(-17)W for the distance of 65.5 mm-filter - slide replaced by trial-slide) is(More)
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