Social'Casino'Gambling:'The'Good,'the'Bad,' the'ugly'

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Social'Casino'Gambling:'The'Good,'the'Bad,' the'ugly'"

Transcription

1 Social'Casino'Gambling:'The'Good,'the'Bad,' the'ugly'! Jeffrey L. Derevensky, Ph.D. Professor & Director of Clinical Training School/Applied Child Psychology Professor, Psychiatry International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High- Risk Behaviors McGill University igaming North America Las Vegas, April, 2015!!

2 Today s(presenta.on( 1. Briefly!examine!today s!youth!social!gaming!(video!games,! Internet!use,!social'casino'games)!and!youth!gambling!! 2. Is!Internet!gambling!amongst!youth!a!cause!for!concern?! 3. Are!there!any!potenDal!posiDve!aEributes!in!social!gaming!(the' good)! 4. IdenDfying!potenDally!problemaDc!behavior!(the'bad)! 5. Social!casino!gaming!(the'good?'the'bad,'the'ugly)!!

3 Today s(presenta.on( 6.!Can!(should)!the!industry,!researchers!and! clinicians!work!together?!

4 ! The(millennials(

5

6 So what s so different??

7 Technologically sophisticated

8

9 ( ( Social(Media(Usage( ( Over!70%!of!older!adolescents!use!social!media!daily!(ACMA,! 2012)! Mobile!phones!used!by!upwards!of!95%!of!high!school!youth! 69%!use!smart!phones,!49%!access!Facebook,!43%!play! games!on!mobile!phones!(macpherson,!2013)!

10 Social'gaming'is'the'next'big'thing'in' 2012' '''''''''''''''''''''''''''Mark'Zuckerberg!

11 Games(come(in(many(varie.es( and(can(be(played(on(mul.ple( pla<orms (

12 ! Wii! XVBox! XVBox!360! PlayStaDon! Videogame(pla<orms(

13 Videogames (

14 Mul.ple(genres( AcDon!games! Adventure!games! Sports!games! Science!ficDon!games! Shooter!games! GamblingVrelated!games!(e.g.,!simulated!casinos,! sports!wagering)!

15

16

17

18

19

20 Age'of'Onset'for'Video'Games'by'Gender'and'Gaming' AddicGon! N Mean SD Gender Male Female Gaming addiction Social gamer a Addicted gamer b Total GAS score (0-3). b GAS score ( 4). McBride & Derevensky, 2014

21 Popular(&(innova.ve(online(games(

22

23

24 Interac.ve(games (

25 Trivia Crack

26 Heart of Vegas

27 Motivations for Social Gaming Entertainment/recreaDon! CompeDDon! Challenges!&!opportuniDes!for!achievement!!(selfVesteem)! Escapism/coping! Fantasy!and/or!role!playing! Social!interacDons!with!others! Relief!of!stress! Passing!Dme! Relief!from!boredom!!

28 Social(casino(gaming((gambling)(

29 Social(Gaming( 53%!of!Facebook!users!play!social!media! games!(81!million!people!play!at!least!one! game!daily).!many!of!which!are!social! casino!games.!

30 Popularity(! Social!casino!games!one!of!the!fastest!growing!and!most!profitable!genres! of!social!gaming!(superdata,!2012)! Predicted!to!grow!from!173!million!users!(2012)!to!269!million!users! (2016)!(Morgan!Stanley,!2012)! Social!gaming!equally!popular!with!males!&!females!and!especially!for! youth!ages!14v19!(mcbride!&!derevensky,!2015)! In!2012,!social!casino!games!accounted!for!almost!25%!of!social!gaming! revenue!(superdata,!2012)

31 ( Social(Casino(Gaming(Among(( Young(People( ( In!U.K.,!10%!of!children!11V16!played!a!social!casino!or! pracdce!game!in!past!week!(parke!et!al.,!2013)! In!Australia,!13%!of!children!12V17!played!simulated!casino! games!past!year!(32%!during!their!lifedme)!(king!et!al.,!2014)!

32 Minneapolis Airport

33

34 Issues & Concerns Excessive!Dme!on!social!media!websites!(avoidance!of!other!social!interacDons,!familial! issues,!schoolvrelated!problems)!! Social!casino!as!a!gateway:!gaming!to!gambling!and!problem!gambling!! Gambling!as!a!gateway!to!excessive!social!casino!gaming!(!Parke,!Wardle,!Rigbye!&!Parke,! 2013)!! Inflated!payout!rates!on!social!casino!games! Keeps!players!interested! Fosters!a!perceived!illusion!of!control! Increases!likelihood!of!higher!online!wagers!

35 Social!casino!games! May!be!the!first!exposure!for!young!people!to!gambling!(Morgan! Stanley,!2012)! Behavior!modificaDon/normalizaDon!of!gambling! Relapse!risks!for!problem!gamblers!! No!limits!on!expenditures! Issues & Concerns Possible!migraDon!to!online!gambling! Short!longitudinal!study!(6!months)!found!25%!of!social!casino!gamers! migrated!to!online!gambling!(kim!et!al.,!2014)!

36 Student-Athletes Reporting Playing Any Simulated Gambling Activity (Past Year) (Paskus & Derevensky, 2013) 2012 Study Males 28.1% Females 10.2%

37 Internet( Gambling +Without( Money:(A(few(examples(

38 Prac.ce(Sites( This website does not permit players to wager real money. Chips in players' accounts have no monetary value, and cannot be exchanged for anything of value. Any and all references in the website to "pots," "limits", "betting or the like are solely for instructional or illustrative purposes and do not involve wagering real money.

39

40

41 Past/Year+Gambling+Par3cipa3on+(On+and+Off+the+Internet)+by+Gender+and+ Problem+Gambling+Severity+among+college+students+ Gender***! N+ Offline!gambling( PracDce!sites( Internet!gambling( Male! 305! 66.2! 49.8! 11.8!! Female! 160! 46.9! 30.0! 0.6!! Problem!Gambling! Severity! Non!gambler! a! 186! V! 22.0!***! V! Social!gambler! b! 262! 99.2! 55.3!***! 11.8!**! Problem!gambler! c! 17! 100! 82.4!***! 35.3!**! Total! 465! 59.6!(90)! 43.0!! 8.0!! a DSMVIV!score!=!0,!no!gambling!acDvity!(on!or!off!the!Internet)!in!the!past!12!months.! b DSMVIV!score!(0!V!2).! c DSMVIV!score!(!3).! ***p!<!.001! **!p!<!.01! McBride!&!Derevensky,!2014!

42 Why is Internet gambling potentially problematic for youth? Increased accessibility & availability Convenience Similarity with video-game technology Can gamble small amounts of money Play in comfortable, non-intrusive environments often results in longer play Anonymity No travel barriers Psychologically youth perceive themselves as invincible and smarter than adults Represents a challenge

43 Types of Internet Gambling Activities by Gambling Group Social Gambler At-Risk Gambler Probable Pathological Frequency % Roulette Blackjack Sports Betting Slot machines Cards Maj Jong Stock Market Games

44 Frequency+of+Play+on+Internet+Gambling+Sites+With+Money+ in+the+past+12+months+by+gambling+severity!! Gambling!Groups***!!N!=!2292 Yes! (n!=!183) Internet!Gambling!! With!Money 1 No! (n!=!2109)!!!non!gambler!!! n!=! !!!Social!Gambler n!=! !!!AtVRisk!Gambler n!=! !!!Probable!!!!!Pathological!Gambler n!=! Total 8.0* Percentage *13.1% males; 4.6% females are gambling on Internet McBride!&!Derevensky,!2014!

45 Is(there(a(link(between(social(casino(gambling(and( online(gambling?((

46 A(qualita.ve(research(study( amongst(college(students((gupta,!wohl!&! Derevensky,!2013)! "A general progression starts with these Facebook entertainment games, which are purely for fun, and some people take it to the next level where the its for fun and money. That s where we are now most of us, and then some people will take it eventually to the next level where the fun has disappeared and they are just doing it for the money. (male, age 18)

47 I!didn t!understand!how!i!got!from!one!place!to!another!place,! from!playing!for!fun!to!being!in!trouble.!

48 Gambling'ParGcipaGon'During'the'Past'12'Months'by'Gender'and'Age! Gambling participation Free online N Offline gambling gambling games Online gambling Gender Male (68.2%) 326 (61.0%) 54 (10.1%) Female (40.0%) 180 (25.9%) 6 (.9%) Age Group Under (34.0%) 61 (40.7%) 5 (3.3%) (53.4%) 387 (41.0%) 44 (4.7%) (64.9%) 58 (44.3%) 11 (8.4%) (age excluded) Total (52.2%) 506 (41.2%) 60 (4.9%) McBride & Derevensky, 2014

49 Table(15(( ParGcipaGon'in'Free'Online'Gambling'Games'by'Gender! Free online activity Male Female ( n = 506) ( n = 326) ( n = 180) Roulette 48 (14.7%) 16 (8.9%) Blackjack 196 (60.1%) 96 (53.3%) Baccarat 5 (1.5%) 2 (1.1%) Dice 39 (12.0%) 28 (15.6%) Keno 5 (1.5%) 3 (1.7%) Bingo 41 (12.6%) 63 (35.0%) Sports betting 113 (34.7%) 25 (13.9%) Electronic gaming machines 85 (26.1%) 52 (28.9%) Slot machines 58 (17.8%) 48 (26.7%) Horses/dogs/animals 7 (2.1%) 9 (5.0%) Poker 265 (81.3%) 106 (58.9%)

50 RelaGonship'Between'Gambling'Severity'and'Gaming'AddicGon'! Gambling s everity Non - Social N g ambler a g ambler b Problem g ambler c Game a ddiction s cale Non - g amer d ( 69.2% ) 3 3 ( 28.2% ) 3 (2.6 % ) Social g amer e ( 45.6% ) 55 8 (51. 8% ) 28 (2.6 % ) Addicted g amer f (37.1 % ) 18 (51.4 % ) 4 (11.4 % ) Total ( 47.6% ) 60 9 (49. 6% ) 35 (2.8 % ) a DSM - IV score = 0, no gambling activity (on or off the online ) during the past 12 months. b DSM - IV score (0-2). c DSM - IV score ( 3). d GAS score = 0, no gaming activity (including MMORPGs) during the past 12 months. e GAS score(0-3). f GAS score ( 4). McBride & Derevensky, 2014

51 What(do(we(currently(know??( Gambling!and!social!game!playing!represent!two!leisure!acDviDes!in! which!adolescents!and!young!adults!pardcipate.! Problem!gamblers!had!higher!rates!of!social!game!playing!than!nonV gamblers.! Addicted!gamers!had!higher!rates!of!landVbased!gambling!than!nonV gamers.!many!college!students!indicated!learning!how!to!gamble!on! Facebook,!commenDng!that!it!served!as!a!poker!training!ground.! There!was!concern!that!online!site!providers!use!psychological! principles!of!persuasion!to!manipulate!users!and!migrate!people!from! the!playvforvfun!sites!to!online!gambling!sites.!

52 Some!social!casino!games!permirng!play!with!virtual!currency!have! been!shown!to! have!differendal!payout!rates! represent!inidal!exposure!for!future!players! Much!social!media!gambling!incorporates!videogame!technology! Playing!on!Internet!gambling!sites!without!money!is!a!common! pracdce!amongst!adolescents!and!young!adults! AtVRisk!and!PPGs!play!on!Internet!with!and!without!money!more! osen!than!nonvgamblers!and!social!gamblers!! What(do(we(currently(know??(

53 What(do(we(currently(know??( A!considerable!number!of!university!students!who!do!not!gamble!for!money!(either!on!or!off!the!Internet)!report!playing!on! pracdce!sites! Individuals!who!use!social!casino!games!as!a!way!of!developing!skills!and!experDse!are!at!risk!for!increased!gambling!(possibly! bad!news)! Problem!gamblers!who!use!social!casino!games!report!a!reducDon!in!gambling!urges!and!reduced!gambling!(good!news)!

54 Several reviews. Morgan!Stanley!report!on!social!gambling!(Nov.,!2012)!suggests!that!social! gambling!offers!the!potendal!to! teach'young'people'to'gamble! Australian!Government!Review!of!the!InteracDve!Gambling!act!(2012):!!!!! The!public!policy!argument!for!prohibiDng!access!to!such!!!!!!!gaming!simulaDons!is!that!it!potenDally!normalises!!!!!!!!!!!gambling! amongst!children!and!may!lead!them!to!become!!problem!gamblers!in! the!future.!!! that with many gambling simulations is how the odds are often geared to benefit the players, which may provide a false impression of the ease of winning.

55 U.(K.(Gambling(Commission((2015)( The!boundaries!between!social!gaming!and!commercial! gambling!have!become!increasingly!blurred!and!are!of! concern!for!young!people!as!a!result!of:!! the!growth!in!use!of!social!media!for!social!gaming!and! gambling!! an!increasing!convergence!between!the!products!of! tradidonal!gambling!and!social!gaming!businesses!! significant!investment!!by!companies!developing!new! products!or!ways!of!markedng!exisdng!products!!!

56 So(why(should(we(care?(! Corporate!social!responsibility! ProtecDng!youth!from!harm! PotenDal!legislaDve!regulaDon!of!social!casino!gaming! industry!

57 Industry Cooperation! The!use!of!social!gaming!and!social!casino!games!as!a!form!of!educaDon! To!promote!safer!gaming/gambling!habits!!! DisseminaDon!of!educaDonal!informaDon! Providing!personalized!normaDve!feedback!about!the!individual s! playing!behavior!!! Providing!warnings!related!to!excessive!play! Working!collaboraDvely!with!researchers!and!sharing!data!

Social media gambling amongst youth: Parental, operator or regulatory responsibility. McGill University www.youthgambling.com

Social media gambling amongst youth: Parental, operator or regulatory responsibility. McGill University www.youthgambling.com Social media gambling amongst youth: Parental, operator or regulatory responsibility Jeffrey L. Derevensky, Ph.D. Professor, School/Applied Child Psychology Professor, Psychiatry International Centre for

More information

The impact of social media gambling sites on youth: Should we be concerned?

The impact of social media gambling sites on youth: Should we be concerned? The impact of social media gambling sites on youth: Should we be concerned? Jeffrey L. Derevensky, Ph.D. Professor, School/Applied Child Psychology Professor, Psychiatry International Centre for Youth

More information

Beyond the Net: New Technologies & Sports Wagering

Beyond the Net: New Technologies & Sports Wagering Beyond the Net: New Technologies & Sports Wagering Jeffrey L. Derevensky, Ph.D. McGill University www.youthgambling.com The Changing Face of Gambling Our new field of dreams Gold Coast in Queensland,

More information

(SEE IF YOU KNOW THE TRUTH ABOUT GAMBLING)

(SEE IF YOU KNOW THE TRUTH ABOUT GAMBLING) (SEE IF YOU KNOW THE TRUTH ABOUT GAMBLING) Casinos loosen the slot machines at the entrance to attract players. FACT: This is an urban myth. All modern slot machines are state-of-the-art and controlled

More information

NCAA Student-Athlete Gambling Behaviors and Attitudes: 2004-2012. Supplementary Tables May 2013

NCAA Student-Athlete Gambling Behaviors and Attitudes: 2004-2012. Supplementary Tables May 2013 NCAA Student-Athlete Gambling Behaviors and Attitudes: 2004-2012 Supplementary Tables May 2013 Investigators Dr. Thomas Paskus, NCAA Principal Research Scientist Dr. Jeffrey Derevensky, Director International

More information

Internet gambling : An online empirical study among student gamblers. Professor Mark Griffiths Andrew Barnes

Internet gambling : An online empirical study among student gamblers. Professor Mark Griffiths Andrew Barnes Internet gambling : An online empirical study among student gamblers Professor Mark Griffiths Andrew Barnes International Gaming Research Unit Nottingham Trent University E-mail : mark.griffiths griffiths@ntu.ac..ac.uk

More information

IS LEGALISED ONLINE GAMING IN NORTH AMERICA INEVITABLE AN AUSTRALIAN PERSPECTIVE

IS LEGALISED ONLINE GAMING IN NORTH AMERICA INEVITABLE AN AUSTRALIAN PERSPECTIVE IS LEGALISED ONLINE GAMING IN NORTH AMERICA INEVITABLE AN AUSTRALIAN PERSPECTIVE INTERNET GAMBLING Shaaron Kapcelovich Discovery 2010 Responsible Gambling Council Canada Conference Presentation 13-16 th

More information

Problem Gambling What We Need to Know. New York Council on Problem Gambling, Inc.

Problem Gambling What We Need to Know. New York Council on Problem Gambling, Inc. Problem Gambling What We Need to Know New York Council on Problem Gambling, Inc. 1 Gambling is a high risk behavior Particularly for adolescents. 2 Why is youth gambling a problem now? 3 Societal influences

More information

Gambling and College Students: Literature Review

Gambling and College Students: Literature Review Gambling and College Students: Literature Review Introduction Today s college students live in a culture more accepting of gambling than any previous generation. Poker on campus has experienced an unprecedented

More information

Online Gambling. The main forms of online gambling are online wagering and online gaming.

Online Gambling. The main forms of online gambling are online wagering and online gaming. Online Gambling The main forms of online gambling are online wagering and online gaming. Online wagering is comprised of betting on racing (thoroughbred, harness and dog), sports betting (such as the outcome

More information

University of Saskatchewan Survey

University of Saskatchewan Survey University of Saskatchewan Survey Youth Gambling In saskatchewan: Perceptions, Behaviours, and Youth Culture Overview Saskatchewan Health contracted with the University of Saskatchewan, Faculty of Sociology,

More information

Online Gambling Technological vs. Social Students

Online Gambling Technological vs. Social Students Ph.D. program included on the gambling addiction research line at CEIA Online Gambling Technological vs. Social Students Online gambling among university students: Characterization and comparison between

More information

Internet Gambling in Canada: Prevalence, Patterns and Land-Based Comparisons

Internet Gambling in Canada: Prevalence, Patterns and Land-Based Comparisons Internet Gambling in Canada: Prevalence, Patterns and Land-Based Comparisons Dr. Robert Wood & Dr. Robert Williams University of Lethbridge Current Study Funded by a Level IV grant from the Ontario Problem

More information

Gambling and Problem Gambling Prevalence Among College Students in Florida July 2008

Gambling and Problem Gambling Prevalence Among College Students in Florida July 2008 Gambling and Problem Gambling Prevalence Among College Students in Florida July 2008 A report to the Florida Council on Compulsive Gambling, Inc. International Center for Youth Gambling Problems and High-Risk

More information

Norway: The slot machine and problem gambling

Norway: The slot machine and problem gambling Norway: The slot machine and problem gambling A study commissioned by the Norwegian Gaming and Foundation Authority IJ Bakken 1, A Øren 1, KG Götestam 2 1 SINTEF 2 Norwegian University of Science and Technology

More information

Games&of&Chance&Behaviors&and&Motivations& The Safe Bet: An Exploration of Games of Chance. Alex Ellis. Thomas Hicks. University of Northern Colorado

Games&of&Chance&Behaviors&and&Motivations& The Safe Bet: An Exploration of Games of Chance. Alex Ellis. Thomas Hicks. University of Northern Colorado 1 The Safe Bet: An Exploration of Games of Chance Alex Ellis Thomas Hicks University of Northern Colorado 2 Abstract The purpose of this study is to explore motivations and behaviors related to games of

More information

GAMBLING ADDICTIONS ON THE INTERNET

GAMBLING ADDICTIONS ON THE INTERNET GAMBLING ADDICTIONS ON THE INTERNET Dr Mark Griffiths Professor of Gambling Studies International Gaming Research Unit Psychology Division, Nottingham Trent University United Kingdom mark.griffiths@ntu.ac.uk

More information

Youth Gambling via Social Media and other Digital Technologies

Youth Gambling via Social Media and other Digital Technologies Youth Gambling via Social Media and other Digital Technologies Lead author: Daniel King Co-authors: P. Delfabbro, T. Zwaans, & D. Kaptsis School of Psychology The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA,

More information

Gambling behaviour and problem gambling in Norway 2008

Gambling behaviour and problem gambling in Norway 2008 Gambling behaviour and problem gambling in Norway 2008 Anita Øren Inger Johanne Bakken, Hanne Weggeberg Department of Preventive Health Care, SINTEF Technology and Society 1 Commission 2007 To asses prevalence

More information

A qualitative examination of online gambling culture among college students: Factors influencing participation, maintenance and cessation

A qualitative examination of online gambling culture among college students: Factors influencing participation, maintenance and cessation A qualitative examination of online gambling culture among college students: Factors influencing participation, maintenance and cessation R I N A G U P T A, J E F F D E R E V E N S K Y & M I C H A E L

More information

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: September 28, 2005 CONTACT: Dan Romer, 215-898-6776; 610-202-7315 (cell)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: September 28, 2005 CONTACT: Dan Romer, 215-898-6776; 610-202-7315 (cell) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: September 28, 2005 CONTACT: Dan Romer, 215-898-6776; 610-202-7315 (cell) Card Playing Trend in Young People Continues About 2.9 Million Young People Gamble on Cards in Average

More information

Gambling participation: activities and mode of access

Gambling participation: activities and mode of access Gambling participation: activities and mode of access July 2013 1 Key findings 1.1 The following findings are based on a set of questions commissioned by the Gambling Commission in omnibus surveys conducted

More information

An examination of participation in online gambling activities and the relationship with problem gambling

An examination of participation in online gambling activities and the relationship with problem gambling An examination of participation in online gambling activities and the relationship with problem gambling ABBY MCCORMACK 1,2,3 *, GILLIAN W. SHORTER 4,5 and MARK D. GRIFFITHS 1 Journal of Behavioral Addictions

More information

Gambling participation: activities and mode of access

Gambling participation: activities and mode of access Gambling participation: activities and mode of access January 2014 1 Key findings 1.1 The following findings are based on a set of questions commissioned by the Gambling Commission in omnibus surveys conducted

More information

Executive summary. Participation in gambling activities (Chapter 2)

Executive summary. Participation in gambling activities (Chapter 2) Executive summary This report presents results from the British Gambling Prevalence Survey (BGPS) 2010. This is the third nationally representative survey of its kind; previous studies were conducted in

More information

Ethical Gambling: policies of gambling in modern societies

Ethical Gambling: policies of gambling in modern societies Ethical Gambling: policies of gambling in modern societies Mariano Chóliz, PhD Psychology School University of Valencia Spain Ethical Gambling: a necessary concept Can be ethical an economic activity which

More information

What risks do simulated gambling activities pose to young people?

What risks do simulated gambling activities pose to young people? What risks do simulated gambling activities pose to young people? Preliminary results from the SAMUS project Lead author: Daniel King 1 Co-authors: Paul Delfabbro 1, T. Zwaans 1, & D. Kaptsis 1 1 School

More information

Ongoing Evaluation of a Self-Exclusion Program

Ongoing Evaluation of a Self-Exclusion Program Ongoing Evaluation of a Self-Exclusion Program Marvin A. Steinberg, Ph.D. Connecticut Council on Problem Gambling 22nd National Conference on Problem Gambling Long Beach, California Introduction Debate

More information

Socialization processes of online gambling: experiences of Finnish online Gamblers

Socialization processes of online gambling: experiences of Finnish online Gamblers Socialization processes of online gambling: experiences of Finnish online Gamblers Apags, Macao, 6.11.2012 Jani Kinnunen University of Tampere Game Research Lab Background: Gambling in Finland In Finland

More information

G PS. GPS Prevention Practice: Problem Gambling. Gambling Overview

G PS. GPS Prevention Practice: Problem Gambling. Gambling Overview Department of Alcohol & Drug Addiction Services GPS Prevention Practice: Problem Gambling G PS rowing revention romotion cience January 2013 Gambling Overview Background John R. Kasich,Governor Orman Hall,

More information

Behavioral Health (Addiction and Mental Health) Care in Schools: Where do you fit in?

Behavioral Health (Addiction and Mental Health) Care in Schools: Where do you fit in? Behavioral Health (Addiction and Mental Health) Care in Schools: Where do you fit in? 13 th School Health Interdisciplinary Program (SHIP) Youth and Problem Gambling August, 2013 Presenter Carl E. Robertson,

More information

INTERNET GAMING MRS. AMINA MAKNOON DIRECTOR OF LEGAL SERVICES BETTING GAMING AND LOTTERIES COMMISSION

INTERNET GAMING MRS. AMINA MAKNOON DIRECTOR OF LEGAL SERVICES BETTING GAMING AND LOTTERIES COMMISSION INTERNET GAMING MRS. AMINA MAKNOON DIRECTOR OF LEGAL SERVICES BETTING GAMING AND LOTTERIES COMMISSION What is Internet Gaming? The term internet gaming is often used interchangeably with internet or online

More information

Elementary Statistics and Inference. Elementary Statistics and Inference. 17 Expected Value and Standard Error. 22S:025 or 7P:025.

Elementary Statistics and Inference. Elementary Statistics and Inference. 17 Expected Value and Standard Error. 22S:025 or 7P:025. Elementary Statistics and Inference S:05 or 7P:05 Lecture Elementary Statistics and Inference S:05 or 7P:05 Chapter 7 A. The Expected Value In a chance process (probability experiment) the outcomes of

More information

Social Facilitation in Online and Offline Gambling: A Pilot Study

Social Facilitation in Online and Offline Gambling: A Pilot Study DOI 10.1007/s11469-010-9281-6 Social Facilitation in Online and Offline Gambling: A Pilot Study Tom Cole & Douglas J. K. Barrett & Mark D. Griffiths # Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2010 Abstract

More information

If You Think Investing is Gambling, You re Doing it Wrong!

If You Think Investing is Gambling, You re Doing it Wrong! If You Think Investing is Gambling, You re Doing it Wrong! Warren Buffet Jennifer Arthur, M.Sc. PhD Candidate, University of Adelaide Supervisor: Dr. Paul Delfabbro 10th European Conference on Gambling

More information

Many recent studies of Internet gambling particularly

Many recent studies of Internet gambling particularly GLRE-2012-1655-ver9-Auer_1P.3d 04/09/12 2:46pm Page 1 GAMING LAW REVIEW AND ECONOMICS Volume 16, Number 5, 2012 Ó Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. DOI: 10.1089/glre.2012.1655 GLRE-2012-1655-ver9-Auer_1P Type: research-article

More information

NAPCS Product List for NAICS 7132: Gambling Industries

NAPCS Product List for NAICS 7132: Gambling Industries NAPCS List for NAICS 7132: Gambling Industries 7132 1 Gambling services Providing games of chance and making/taking wagers on such games, including the outcome of sporting events or on other future events

More information

Helpline Summary 2000

Helpline Summary 2000 Helpline Summary 2000 CONNECTICUT COUNCIL ON PROBLEM GAMBLING 47 Clapboard Hill Road, Suite 6 Guilford, CT 06437 (203) 453-0138 Office (203) 453-9142 Fax Helpline (800) 346-6238 CT, MA, RI E-Mail: ccpg@ccpg.org

More information

Problem Gambling Assessment Instruments & Screens

Problem Gambling Assessment Instruments & Screens Problem Gambling Assessment Instruments & Screens South Oaks Gambling Screen (SOGS) National Opinion Research Center DSM Screen for Problem Gambling (NODS) G.A. s Twenty Questions Gamanon Twenty Questions

More information

Expected Value. 24 February 2014. Expected Value 24 February 2014 1/19

Expected Value. 24 February 2014. Expected Value 24 February 2014 1/19 Expected Value 24 February 2014 Expected Value 24 February 2014 1/19 This week we discuss the notion of expected value and how it applies to probability situations, including the various New Mexico Lottery

More information

Gambling participation: activities and mode of access

Gambling participation: activities and mode of access Gambling participation: activities and mode of access January 2015 1 Key findings 1.1 The following findings are based on a set of questions commissioned by the Gambling Commission in omnibus surveys conducted

More information

Simulated gambling via digital and social media in the context of adolescence

Simulated gambling via digital and social media in the context of adolescence Simulated gambling via digital and social media in the context of adolescence Dr Daniel King A/Prof Paul Delfabbro School of Psychology The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia Outline of Presentation

More information

Gaming Trends: Internet and Cell Phones

Gaming Trends: Internet and Cell Phones Gaming Trends: Internet and Cell Phones Internet gambling: a casino in every home and office? Today, anyone with a personal computer and modem, interactive television or a cell phone has the capacity to

More information

Instructions for Forms W-2G and 5754

Instructions for Forms W-2G and 5754 2016 Instructions for Forms W-2G and 5754 Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service Section references are to the Internal Revenue Code unless otherwise noted. Future Developments Information

More information

Standard 12: The student will explain and evaluate the financial impact and consequences of gambling.

Standard 12: The student will explain and evaluate the financial impact and consequences of gambling. STUDENT MODULE 12.1 GAMBLING PAGE 1 Standard 12: The student will explain and evaluate the financial impact and consequences of gambling. Risky Business Simone, Paula, and Randy meet in the library every

More information

Popular Name. Ballot Title AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION:

Popular Name. Ballot Title AN AMENDMENT TO THE ARKANSAS CONSTITUTION: Popular Name AN AMENDMENT TO ALLOW ARKANSAS HOTELS AND ENTERTAINMENT, INC. TO OWN AND OPERATE SEVEN CASINO GAMING ESTABLISHMENTS, ONE EACH IN SEBASTIAN, PULASKI, GARLAND, MILLER, CRITTENDEN, BOONE AND

More information

INFO ABOUT YOUR CHANCES

INFO ABOUT YOUR CHANCES INFO ABOUT YOUR CHANCES BETTING ON CASINO TABLE GAMES? CASINO GAMES OF CHANCE OR SKILL CAN BE ENTERTAINING FOR PEOPLE WHO ENJOY PLACING THEIR BETS ON WHEELS SPUN, CARDS DEALT AND DICE ROLLED. BUT THE CASINO

More information

4720.5560.46 (septembre 2009) 30 %

4720.5560.46 (septembre 2009) 30 % 4720.5560.46 (septembre 2009) 30 % Preventing Teenage Excessive Gambling A winning strategy Why This Brochure? [ ] Parents play a critical role in preventing problem gambling among teenagers. As parents,

More information

A THEORETICAL ANALYSIS OF THE MECHANISMS OF COMPETITION IN THE GAMBLING MARKET

A THEORETICAL ANALYSIS OF THE MECHANISMS OF COMPETITION IN THE GAMBLING MARKET A THEORETICAL ANALYSIS OF THE MECHANISMS OF COMPETITION IN THE GAMBLING MARKET RORY MCSTAY Senior Freshman In this essay, Rory McStay describes the the effects of information asymmetries in the gambling

More information

Gambling Behaviors and Problem Gambling Among Adults in New York State: Initial Findings from the 2006 OASAS Household Survey

Gambling Behaviors and Problem Gambling Among Adults in New York State: Initial Findings from the 2006 OASAS Household Survey Gambling Behaviors and Problem Gambling Among Adults in New York State: Initial Findings from the 2006 OASAS Household Survey Eliot Spitzer Governor Karen M. Carpenter-Palumbo Commissioner Page left blank

More information

Building Youth Resilience against Problem Gambling: A Health Promotion Framework

Building Youth Resilience against Problem Gambling: A Health Promotion Framework Building Youth Resilience against Problem Gambling: A Health Promotion Framework 1 Acknowledgements Building youth resilience against problem gambling: a health promotion framework is funded by the Victorian

More information

Teen Gambling in Ontario: Behaviours and Perceptions Among 15 to 17 Year-olds

Teen Gambling in Ontario: Behaviours and Perceptions Among 15 to 17 Year-olds Teen Gambling in Ontario: Behaviours and Perceptions Among 15 to 17 Year-olds Responsible Gambling Council January, 2007 This report was prepared by the Responsible Gambling Council (RGC) research team

More information

The Rank Group Plc response to government consultation on a triennial review of gambling machine stake and prize limits April 2013

The Rank Group Plc response to government consultation on a triennial review of gambling machine stake and prize limits April 2013 The Rank Group Plc response to government consultation on a triennial review of gambling machine stake and prize limits April 2013 The Rank Group Plc Statesman House Stafferton Way Maidenhead SL6 1AY www.rank.com

More information

Double Down Blues: Youth Gambling and Our Community Project ACE 2005

Double Down Blues: Youth Gambling and Our Community Project ACE 2005 Double Down Blues: Youth Gambling and Our Community Project ACE 2005 George S. McClellan, Ph.D. Vice President for Student Development Dickinson State University George.McClellan@Dickinsonstate.edu Project

More information

Live Dealer Electronic Table Games

Live Dealer Electronic Table Games Sands Bethlehem Live Dealer Electronic Table Games March 31, 2015 The Venetian The Palazzo Sands Expo Sands Bethlehem Paiza Sands Macao The Venetian Macao Four Seasons Hotel Macao The Plaza Macao Sands

More information

August 31, 2005 Phone: (303) 866-5632 / (303) 205-1334. DENVER Colorado Attorney General John Suthers and Colorado Limited Gaming Control

August 31, 2005 Phone: (303) 866-5632 / (303) 205-1334. DENVER Colorado Attorney General John Suthers and Colorado Limited Gaming Control NEWS RELEASE Colorado Department of Law Attorney General s Office Colorado Department of Revenue Limited Gaming Control Commission 1525 Sherman Street, 7th Floor, Denver, CO 80203 1881 Pierce St., Ste.

More information

International Conference Gambling in the Czech Republic and its New Regulatory Framework. Gambling Risks

International Conference Gambling in the Czech Republic and its New Regulatory Framework. Gambling Risks October 9, 2014 International Conference Gambling in the Czech Republic and its New Regulatory Framework Gambling Risks Assessing and Comparing the Risk Potentials of Different Gambling Types Chantal Mörsen

More information

Social Gaming & Gambling: Threat or opportunity?

Social Gaming & Gambling: Threat or opportunity? Social Gaming & Gambling: Threat or opportunity? Context, perspectives and research Heather Wardle, Jonathan Parke, Jayne Rigby, Adrian Parke Contents Real and virtual worlds does it matter? Context and

More information

GLOSSARY ADR. cage. a secured area within a casino where records of transactions are kept, money is counted and chips can be exchanged for cash CAGR

GLOSSARY ADR. cage. a secured area within a casino where records of transactions are kept, money is counted and chips can be exchanged for cash CAGR The following glossary contains explanations and definitions of certain terms used in this prospectus as applicable to our Company and business. These terms and their meanings used in this prospectus may

More information

Manitobans and Gambling III

Manitobans and Gambling III Manitobans and Gambling III September 2010 Vision To regulate and control gaming activity in Manitoba by protecting the public interest, being proactive and responsive to Manitoba s evolving gaming environment

More information

9. Children, Technology and Gambling

9. Children, Technology and Gambling 9. Children, Technology and Gambling This document is part of a series of Building a Stronger South Australia policy initiatives from the Government of South Australia. 1. Future Fund 2. Jobs and Skills

More information

A WHISTLE BLOWER S GUIDE FROM HARINGEY RESIDENT AND GAMBLING INDUSTRY EXPERT DEREK WEBB OF PRIME TABLE GAMES

A WHISTLE BLOWER S GUIDE FROM HARINGEY RESIDENT AND GAMBLING INDUSTRY EXPERT DEREK WEBB OF PRIME TABLE GAMES HARINGEY COUNCIL OVERVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE INVESTIGATION OF BETTING SHOP CLUSTERING A WHISTLE BLOWER S GUIDE FROM HARINGEY RESIDENT AND GAMBLING INDUSTRY EXPERT DEREK WEBB OF PRIME TABLE GAMES Introduction

More information

VIDEOGAMES IN EUROPE:

VIDEOGAMES IN EUROPE: VIDEOGAMES IN EUROPE: CONSUMER STUDY November 2012 [ 2 ] INTRODUCTION CONTENTS INTRODUCTION Research overview 3 Gaming formats and devices covered 3 SUMMARY Infographic results summary 4 Key headlines

More information

An Exploratory Investigation into the Attitudes and Behaviours of Internet Casino and Poker Players

An Exploratory Investigation into the Attitudes and Behaviours of Internet Casino and Poker Players An Exploratory Investigation into the Attitudes and Behaviours of Internet Casino and Poker Players COMMISSIONED BY ecogra (e-commerce and ONLINE GAMING REGULATION AND ASSURANCE) AUTHORS: JONATHAN PARKE,

More information

VIDEOGAMES IN EUROPE:

VIDEOGAMES IN EUROPE: VIDEOGAMES IN EUROPE: CONSUMER STUDY November 2012 [ 2 ] INTRODUCTION CONTENTS INTRODUCTION Research overview 3 Gaming formats and devices covered 3 SUMMARY Infographic results summary 4 Key headlines

More information

Youth and College Gambling

Youth and College Gambling INCREASING THE ODDS A Series Dedicated to Understanding Gambling Disorders VOLUME 1 Youth and College Gambling 2009 National Center for Responsible Gaming. All rights reserved. Parts of this publication

More information

Know it all. Table Gaming Guide

Know it all. Table Gaming Guide Know it all. Table Gaming Guide Winners wanted. Have fun winning at all of your favorite games: Blackjack, Craps, Mini Baccarat, Roulette and the newest slots. Add in seven mouthwatering dining options

More information

TABLE OF CONTENTS. ROULETTE FREE System #1 ------------------------- 2 ROULETTE FREE System #2 ------------------------- 4 ------------------------- 5

TABLE OF CONTENTS. ROULETTE FREE System #1 ------------------------- 2 ROULETTE FREE System #2 ------------------------- 4 ------------------------- 5 IMPORTANT: This document contains 100% FREE gambling systems designed specifically for ROULETTE, and any casino game that involves even money bets such as BLACKJACK, CRAPS & POKER. Please note although

More information

Gambling Behaviors of Former Athletes: The Delayed Competitive Effect

Gambling Behaviors of Former Athletes: The Delayed Competitive Effect Gambling Behaviors of Former Athletes: The Delayed Competitive Effect Stephen M. Weiss* Sherri L. Loubier Abstract Gambling behaviors in current athletes, former athletes and non-athletes were examined.

More information

Problem Gambling in Germany Evidence and Preventive Measures

Problem Gambling in Germany Evidence and Preventive Measures Parallel Session 4 / 03.07.2008 Focus on Europe / Middle Central and a bit from the North Problem Gambling in Germany Evidence and Preventive Measures Paper presented at the 7 th European Conference on

More information

HIGH-RISK STOCK TRADING: INVESTMENT OR GAMBLING?

HIGH-RISK STOCK TRADING: INVESTMENT OR GAMBLING? HIGH-RISK STOCK TRADING: INVESTMENT OR GAMBLING? Jennifer Arthur, M.Sc. PhD Candidate, University of Adelaide Co-Authors: Dr. Paul Delfabbro & Dr. Robert Williams 14 th Annual Alberta Research Gambling

More information

Internet Gambling Among High School Students in Hong Kong

Internet Gambling Among High School Students in Hong Kong J Gambl Stud (2014) 30:565 576 DOI 10.1007/s10899-013-9413-6 ORIGINAL PAPER Internet Gambling Among High School Students in Hong Kong Irene Lai Kuen Wong Ernest Moon Tong So Published online: 5 November

More information

OUR POLICY IS 19+ Enter a casino gaming floor. Purchase, play or redeem lottery products. Wager on simulcast or live racing

OUR POLICY IS 19+ Enter a casino gaming floor. Purchase, play or redeem lottery products. Wager on simulcast or live racing YOUTH AND GAMBLING OUR POLICY IS 19+ Gambling is intended as an entertainment option for adults. Atlantic Lottery continues to increase its efforts around youth gambling awareness and prevention initiatives.

More information

Gambling Behavior among High School Students in the State of Connecticut

Gambling Behavior among High School Students in the State of Connecticut Gambling Behavior among High School Students in the State of Connecticut A Report Delivered to CT Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services and CT Department of Education May 15, 2007 Team Members

More information

BCLC Submission to the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs Bill C-290

BCLC Submission to the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs Bill C-290 BCLC Submission to the Standing Senate Committee on Legal and Constitutional Affairs Bill C-290 OCTOBER 22, 2012 Summary of submission: This submission is presented by British Columbia Lottery Corporation

More information

Introduced by Representatives Hubert of Milton, Burditt of West Rutland, 2. Mount Holly, Dickinson of St. Albans Town, Evans4

Introduced by Representatives Hubert of Milton, Burditt of West Rutland, 2. Mount Holly, Dickinson of St. Albans Town, Evans4 Page of H. Introduced by Representatives Hubert of Milton, Burditt of West Rutland, Condon of Colchester, Cupoli of Rutland City, Devereux of Mount Holly, Dickinson of St. Albans Town, Evans of Essex,

More information

Gambling games. Lesson 6

Gambling games. Lesson 6 Lesson 6 Gambling games SPECIFIC OUTCOMES Explore the connections among physical activity, emotional wellness and social wellness by becoming familiar with the definition of addiction learning the definition

More information

BINGO anwer bookletapl13 4/13/05 11:27 AM Page 1 BINGO. Game Answers

BINGO anwer bookletapl13 4/13/05 11:27 AM Page 1 BINGO. Game Answers anwer bookletapl13 4/13/05 11:27 AM Page 1 Game Answers anwer bookletapl13 4/13/05 11:27 AM Page 2 anwer bookletapl13 4/13/05 11:27 AM Page 3 B 4 B 55 B 20 B 47 B 34 Older adults who develop problems with

More information

Youth Sports Betting - The Croatian Perspective

Youth Sports Betting - The Croatian Perspective Youth Sports Betting - The Croatian Perspective Winter 2014 Volume 14, Issue 3 Neven Ricijaš, Ph.D. and Dora Dodig, Ph.D., Department of Behavioral Disorders Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences,

More information

Gambling Attitudes and Behaviors: A 2011 Survey of Adult Iowans

Gambling Attitudes and Behaviors: A 2011 Survey of Adult Iowans Gambling Attitudes and Behaviors: A 2011 Survey of Adult Iowans Prepared for Iowa Department of Public Health Office of Problem Gambling Treatment and Prevention Prepared by Melvin E. Gonnerman, Jr. &

More information

how TO PLAY BACCARAT

how TO PLAY BACCARAT how TOPLAY BACCARAT Baccarat is a worldwide casino game that s fun to play. There are two types of Baccarat available at SKYCITY: Mini Baccarat seats seven players and the Dealer flips the cards, and;

More information

MrMajik s Money Management Strategy Copyright MrMajik.com 2003 All rights reserved.

MrMajik s Money Management Strategy Copyright MrMajik.com 2003 All rights reserved. You are about to learn the very best method there is to beat an even-money bet ever devised. This works on almost any game that pays you an equal amount of your wager every time you win. Casino games are

More information

THE ADDICTIVE POTENTIAL OF SPORTS BETTING

THE ADDICTIVE POTENTIAL OF SPORTS BETTING THE ADDICTIVE POTENTIAL OF SPORTS BETTING EMPIRICAL DATA FROM A GERMAN TREATMENT- SEEKING POPULATION Tobias Hayer Gerhard Meyer Institute of Psychology and Cognition Research 6th European Conference on

More information

From slot machines to gaming terminals experiences with regulatory changes in Norway Vienna September 2010

From slot machines to gaming terminals experiences with regulatory changes in Norway Vienna September 2010 From slot machines to gaming terminals experiences with regulatory changes in Norway Vienna September 2010 Senior adviser Jonny Engebø The Norwegian Gaming Authority Presentation Background and decisions

More information

HOW THE GAME IS PLAYED

HOW THE GAME IS PLAYED Roubingo is a revolutionary new bingo game that has the feel and excitement of las vegas stye roulette but meets the requirements of class 2 gaming. HOW THE GAME IS PLAYED Roubingo is a variation of the

More information

How to Play Blackjack Alex Powell, Jayden Dodson, Triston Williams, Michael DuVall University of North Texas TECM 1700 10/27/2014

How to Play Blackjack Alex Powell, Jayden Dodson, Triston Williams, Michael DuVall University of North Texas TECM 1700 10/27/2014 How to Play Blackjack Alex Powell, Jayden Dodson, Triston Williams, Michael DuVall University of North Texas TECM 1700 10/27/2014 Blackjack Blackjack is a fun game that can be played either for money at

More information

GAMBLING AMONG OLDER ADULTS

GAMBLING AMONG OLDER ADULTS GAMBLING AMONG OLDER ADULTS Mythily Subramaniam 1,2, Edimansyah Abdin 1, Shazana Shahwan 1, Janhavi Vaingankar 1, Louisa Picco 1, Colette Browning 2, Shane Thomas 2, Siow Ann Chong 1 1 Research Division,

More information

GAMBLING AND THE LAW : Should Social Casino Games Be Regulated?

GAMBLING AND THE LAW : Should Social Casino Games Be Regulated? I. NELSON ROSE ATTORNEY & PROFESSOR OF LAW 17031 ENCINO HILLS DRIVE ENCINO, CALIFORNIA 91436 (818) 788-8509 FAX: (818) 788-3104 WWW.GAMBLINGANDTHELAW.COM ROSE@SPRINTMAIL.COM GAMBLING AND THE LAW : Should

More information

VIDEOGAMES IN EUROPE:

VIDEOGAMES IN EUROPE: VIDEOGAMES IN EUROPE: CONSUMER STUDY November 2012 [ 2 ] INTRODUCTION CONTENTS INTRODUCTION Research overview 3 Gaming formats and devices covered 3 SUMMARY Infographic results summary 4 Key headlines

More information

National Survey of Internet Users and Gaming Behavior

National Survey of Internet Users and Gaming Behavior National Survey of Internet Users and Gaming Behavior THE INNOVATION GROUP Foreword I-gaming is the potential new frontier in the U.S. gaming industry. While its domestic development has been stymied in

More information

Four Different Phases of the Gambling Addiction

Four Different Phases of the Gambling Addiction Four Different Phases of the Gambling Addiction http://local.soberrecovery.com/four_different_phases_of_the_gambling_addiction_lehi_ut-r1298808-lehi_ut.html In recent days the gambling addictions rising

More information

Association. Serbia: Gaming Industry Market Report Jakta Association Research Team Research period for Serbia: 2013

Association. Serbia: Gaming Industry Market Report Jakta Association Research Team Research period for Serbia: 2013 Association Serbia: Gaming Industry Market Report Jakta Association Research Team Research period for Serbia: 2013 Author: Mirjana Acimovic, Dejan Bozovic, Milica Dinic Report Date: April 28th, 2014 1

More information

Briefing for the Presentation to the DSD Committee, 19 January 2012. Represented by:

Briefing for the Presentation to the DSD Committee, 19 January 2012. Represented by: Briefing for the Presentation to the DSD Committee, 19 January 2012 Represented by: Glen McCabe, Managing Director of Merlok Systems Paul Feldstein, Literary Agent & Publishing Consultant, Alan Gilmore,

More information

VIDEOGAMES IN EUROPE:

VIDEOGAMES IN EUROPE: VIDEOGAMES IN EUROPE: CONSUMER STUDY November 2012 [ 2 ] INTRODUCTION CONTENTS INTRODUCTION Research overview 3 Gaming formats and devices covered 3 SUMMARY Infographic results summary 4 Key headlines

More information

VIDEOGAMES IN EUROPE:

VIDEOGAMES IN EUROPE: VIDEOGAMES IN EUROPE: CONSUMER STUDY November 2012 [ 2 ] INTRODUCTION CONTENTS INTRODUCTION Research overview 3 Gaming formats and devices covered 3 SUMMARY Infographic results summary 4 Key headlines

More information

Overview of: Prevalence of Adult and Adolescent Problem Gambling BHS Baltimore Training March 11, 2014

Overview of: Prevalence of Adult and Adolescent Problem Gambling BHS Baltimore Training March 11, 2014 Overview of: Prevalence of Adult and Adolescent Problem Gambling BHS Baltimore Training March 11, 2014 Carl E. Robertson, MRE, MDiv Prevention Manager Helpline: 1-800-522-4700 Objectives Participants will

More information

Las Vegas Strip Table Mix

Las Vegas Strip Table Mix Las Vegas Strip Table Mix The Evolution of Casino Games, 1985-2013 An Examination of Shifting Unit and Revenue Trends Contents Executive Summary 1 Methodology, Definitions 2 Unit Share 3 Revenue Share

More information