Texas Hold’em Online Poker: A Further Examination

@article{Hopley2011TexasHO,
  title={Texas Hold’em Online Poker: A Further Examination},
  author={Anthony A. B. Hopley and Kevin Dempsey and Richard M. Nicki},
  journal={International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction},
  year={2011},
  volume={10},
  pages={563-572}
}
Playing Texas Hold’em Online Poker (THOP) is on the rise. However, there is relatively little research examining factors that contribute to problem gambling in poker players. The aim of this study was to extend the research findings of Hopley and Nicki (2010). The negative mood states of depression, anxiety and stress were found to be linked to problem gambling; yet, the contribution of each factor was not independently assessed. In addition, skill may be particularly important for poker… CONTINUE READING

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