Understanding Positive Play: An Exploration of Playing Experiences and Responsible Gambling Practices

  title={Understanding Positive Play: An Exploration of Playing Experiences and Responsible Gambling Practices},
  author={Richard T. A. Wood and Mark D. Griffiths},
  journal={Journal of Gambling Studies},
This study is one of the first to explore in detail the behaviors, attitudes and motivations of players that show no signs of at-risk or problem gambling behavior (so-called ‘positive players’). Via an online survey, 1484 positive players were compared with 209 problem players identified using the Lie/Bet screen. The study identified two distinct groups of positive players defined according to their motivations to play and their engagement with responsible gambling (RG) practices. Those… CONTINUE READING
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