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Erika Langham

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The relationship between gambling and intimate partner violence against women

This qualitative study investigated the relationship between gambling and violence by men against their female intimate partners. It also found that further gambling-related harm (including economic abuse) is enabled by current protocols of gambling operators and financial institutions.
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Social influences on gamblers by risk group: an egocentric social network analysis

This study is the first to consider and directly compare the social networks of non-gamblers and non-problem, low risk, moderate risk and problem gamblers. It highlights the distinct role of social influence, likely through normalisation and social selection, not just of gambling, but also experiencing...
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Effects of wagering marketing on vulnerable adults

This study examined the impact of approaches to wagering marketing, including inducements, on vulnerable adults. Findings from the study show that wagering advertisements and inducements increase betting expenditure.
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Mobile EGMs apps – the perfect substitute or the perfect storm?

This report details a program of research devised to address the VRGF questions about free‐to‐play mobile apps that mimic traditional gambling games. Although these products do not involve winning real money, they can involve winning free play‐time and thus replicate a critical element of real...
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The social cost of gambling to Victoria

It is well recognised that gambling can result in diverse negative consequences for many gamblers, as well as those around them and the broader community. This study aimed only to assess the costs associated with gambling.