Reactions to new measures designed to tackle problem gambling online have so far been mixed. The federal human services minister, Alan Tudge, said he was "hopeful that in combination [they] will have a profound impact". But ...
Thousands of new slot machines and table games debuting this month as part of New York state's casino growth spurt are bringing not only more chances to gamble, but also millions of dollars more to help problem gamblers.
Australia's casinos are much better resourced than pubs and clubs to implement responsible gambling practices, but there's little evidence to suggest how effective those practices really are.
Advertising messages outlining social consequences of problem gambling tend to be more effective than those that show the loss of material possessions or money, says a new report from the University of Melbourne.
Are you a gambling statistic? New 'expert summary' highlights the prevalence of problem gambling in the U.S.
Living within 10 miles of a casino doubles your risk of problem gambling. This is just one of the compelling statistics in the third "Expert Summary" issued by the University at Buffalo's Research Institute on Addictions.
A new study from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) has found that 29,000 Ontario students from grades 7-12 report behaviours indicating that they are gambling problematically. The study also found that more ...
New research from Swinburne University has found that living or working near gambling venues could have a direct effect on problem gambling.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Typical Australian gamblers are no longer just men playing poker, with more women becoming addicted, isolated and even suicidal, a researcher from The University of Queensland has warned.
Many people perceive gambling to be a harmless recreational activity. However, it is estimated that six to eight million people in the United States personally suffer from a gambling related problem. This problem seems to ...