Prevalence estimates of pathological gambling in Seville (Spain).

  title={Prevalence estimates of pathological gambling in Seville (Spain).},
  author={J J Legarda and R Babio and Jos{\'e} Miguel Mart{\'i}n Abreu},
  journal={British journal of addiction},
  volume={87 5},
Pathological gambling is becoming an increasing concern for the Spanish population. Governmental figures from 1989 show that in the Autonomic Region of Andalucia, with a population of 7 million inhabitants, more than three hundred billion pesetas (approximately UK pounds 1,500 million) were spent during 1988 gambling in casinos, slot machines and at bingo. These figures represent an increase of 15% over the figures of the previous year and suggest that gambling may have come a very important… CONTINUE READING
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