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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.

Photo: Anders Hofgren

 ongambling.org is a web domain owned and managed by Per Binde

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Harms caused by problem gambling

In previous posts I have written about the Conceptual Framework of Harmful Gambling (CFHG), which is a publication sponsored by the Gambling Research Exchange Ontario (GREO). The framework presents a broad set of factors relating to the harms that gambling may cause, such as features of the gambling environment, exposure and the various forms of …

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Swelogs 2_0

Fewer Swedes gamble

Results from the recent population study on gambling (Swelogs 2.0) were presented at a seminar in Stockholm on June 22. Data for the study were collected in the autumn of 2015. The results can be compared with those from the previous population study (Swelogs EP1), with data collection in 2008/2009. The most surprising result from …

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