The website The Anthropology of Gambling presents the research on gambling by Associate professor Per Binde at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Here you find news and information about my research, publications and activities.

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EASG conference in Lisbon

The eleventh conference of the EASG (European Association for the Study of Gambling) was held in Lisbon, 13-16 September, 2016. The presentations are now available at the conference  website (click on the “Day 2-3-4” tabs to view the program and the presentations). This was the seventh EASG conference that I participated in, starting with Barcelona …

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New publication on gambling-driven embezzlement

More results have been published from my study on gambling-related embezzlement and other harms from gambling in the workplace. This paper – the second in a series of three – focuses on the systemic character of gambling-driven embezzlement. Abstract People with severe gambling problems typically first spend all their available money on gambling and then …

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