Report

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

Publisher
Problem gambling Gambling Australia
Resources
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apo-nid2737.pdf 3.4 MB
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.

Publication Details
ISBN:

978-1-921070-33-4