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Latest Research Articles
Friday 16 May 2014
A half day conference was held at Goldsmiths, University of London, on March 3rd 2014, to launch an important report which addresses the controversial issue of how gambling research is produced. The title of the report is, Fair Game: Producing...Read more
Friday 24 January 2014
The British Government and its gambling regulator, the Gambling Commission, have a new way of assessing the adult prevalence of problem gambling. Previously it was funding regular dedicated national gambling surveys, the British Gambling Prevalence Surveys, of which three had...Read more
Wednesday 13 November 2013
Amongst the people who know most about the harm gambling can cause are close family members – the parents, partners, children, siblings and other relatives of those who are personally experiencing problem gambling. Yet in all the debate and discussion...Read more
Thursday 03 January 2013
It may still be difficult for some people to accept that an activity such as gambling, which is not a drug, can be addictive. But the idea that addiction is confined to drug addiction rests on an outdated concept...Read more
Friday 24 August 2012
The Channel 4 Dispatches TV programme shown on 6th August included a first public airing of some alarming figures about the amounts of money being spent on different forms of gambling by people with gambling problems. The...Read more
Thursday 01 March 2012
The First Study to be Carried out in Britain.
A report is available online of the first study ever to be carried out in Britain which has examined how gambling machines are distributed across the country and how the concentration of...Read more