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This week's issue
This week's issue

How Men and Women Differ in Gambling

 

Gambling and Social Distancing
Gambling and Social Distancing

So, what is a gambler supposed to do to scratch that “action” itch as the coronavirus outbreak gets seemingly worse with every day and we’re being warned to practice “social distancing”?

Blurred lines: Loot boxes in video games
Blurred lines: Loot boxes in video games

Rune Aune Mentzoni, Associate Professor, Norwegian Competence Center for Gambling and Gaming Research, University of Bergen, Norway.

 

The WAGER, Vol. 24(7) - From Fortnite to slots: Do problem video gaming behaviors predict future problem gambling behaviors?
The WAGER, Vol. 24(7) - From Fortnite to slots: Do problem video gaming behaviors predict future problem gambling behaviors?

 

What was the research question?
Does problem video gaming predict future problem gambling behaviors?

National Market Protectionist Gambling Policies in the European Union: The Finnish Gambling Monopoly Merger as a Case in Point
National Market Protectionist Gambling Policies in the European Union: The Finnish Gambling Monopoly Merger as a Case in Point

In countries all over the world, a rapidly growing globalized and digitalized gambling
market is calling for adjustments in gambling policies and legislation.

This study concerns the political justification of introducing a more centralized
monopoly system in Finland.

Mindfulness for Addressing Key Public Health Concerns in Young People Preventative Applications and Safety Concerns
Mindfulness for Addressing Key Public Health Concerns in Young People Preventative Applications and Safety Concerns

Dr William Van Gordon is Associate Professor in Psychology at the University of Derby; Supakyada Sapthiang is based at the School of Health and Human Sciences, University of Essex; Dr Edo Shonin is a Chartered Psychologist and co-founder of the Awake to Wisdom Centre for Meditation and Mindfulness Research; Dr Mark Griffiths is Distinguished Professor of Behavioural Addiction, Psychology Department, Nottingham Trent University.

Sweden female gambling addicts outnumber men for first time
Sweden female gambling addicts outnumber men for first time

For the first time, the majority of Swedes with a gambling addiction are women, the health authority's latest survey figures suggest.

Women and gambling disorder (update 10 May 2020)
Women and gambling disorder (update 10 May 2020)

Recent studies (Ulla Romild 2019) in Sweden tell us that for the first time, the majority of Swedes with a gambling problem are women, as the health authority's latest survey figures suggest.

Hot topics in gambling
Hot topics in gambling

Betting, Forex Trading, and Fantasy Gaming Sponsorships - a Responsible Marketing Inquiry into the 'Gamblification' of English Football.

Hibai Lopez Gonzalez and Mark D. Griffiths