Report

The relevance and role of gaming machine games and game features on the play of problem gamblers

16 Mar 2008
Description

Prepared for the Independent Gambling Authority in South Australia, this report examines aspects of the relationship between gaming machine technology and problem gambling. It looks at:

• whether particular gaming machine games feature more commonly in the play of problem gamblers as compared to recreational gamblers;

• whether there are particular characteristics of those games that distinguish them from other games;

• whether those differences are the characteristics that attract problem gamblers and feature in problem gambling play;

• to what extent those characteristics affect the play of recreational gamblers; and

• to what extent those characteristics feature in a gamblers’ transition from recreational to problem gambler.

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ISBN: 
978-1-921070-33-4 (online)
Published year only: 
2008
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