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Thursday 12 September 2013
The Irish Government has made clear its intention to make Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs) illegal in its new gambling legislation. In July it published its Gambling Control Bill 2013 in which it clearly states (on page 53) that no...Read more
Thursday 02 May 2013
Addiction by Design: Machine Gambling in Las Vegas by Natasha Dow Schüll (2012, Princeton University Press).
This important book is based on research which the author, an anthropologist and associate professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, conducted during several extended...Read more
Thursday 04 October 2012
Public Health and Gambling: Lessons from New Zealand
Peter Adams, of the School of Population Health at the University of Auckland in New Zealand, has been one of the most consistent and determined campaigners over the years for recognition of...Read more
Monday 05 March 2012
I have just come back from attending this excellent conference held in Auckland, New Zealand. I jumped at the invitation to speak there, despite the long journey, because this conference has a reputation for being probably the best for someone...Read more