2015 archive

Why I started to study gambling: A treasure tale

Gambling is not a common topic of academic research and people sometimes ask me why I choose to specialize in gambling studies. Here is the story of how it started. Back in 1997 I had completed my doctoral thesis, in which I explore and analyze notions of life-force and transcendence in traditional Southern Italy. One …

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Gambling advertising bibliography update

The report Gambling advertising: A critical research review was written by Per Binde for the Responsible Gambling Trust in the UK. It was published in April, 2014. The report has an appendix with a bibliography of empirical studies examining gambling advertising. I regularly prepare a Bibliography update, which lists works that have been published after …

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