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Jun 30

I am honored to receive the SNSUS award

Every second year the organization SNSUS (the Nordic Society Foundation for Information about Problem Gambling) organizes an international gambling conference. At that occasion, SNSUS also awards its price for excellent work in the field of problem gambling. This year two separate prizes were awarded. One was given to the Akan Kompetensesenter in Norway, an organization …

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May 18

Focus on gambling advertising

Focus on gambling advertising was the name of a conference held in Gothenburg, April 15. The event was organized by the Gothenburg Region, which is a co-operative organization for the municipalities in western Sweden. Health care and social services are among the issues coordinated by the Gothenburg Region. Gambling advertising has been a hot topic …

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May 16

Regaps gambling conference

More than 300 people participated in the Regaps conference on gambling regulation, prevention and treatment of problem gambling. The conference was held on April 29, in Stockholm. All presentations are now available on the internet, as well as the questions to the presenters, via the Mentimeter app, and their answers. Regaps – Responding to and …

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Mar 04

Conceptual framework of harmful gambling, interactive version

The Conceptual Framework of Harmful Gambling was thoroughly revised in November 2018 and also expanded to cover new issues. The third edition gives a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of factors related to gambling harm. A few days ago the interactive version of the Framework was launched at the GREO website. A French translation of the …

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Nov 15

Updated bibliography of gambling advertising studies

In 2017, I compiled a bibliography of empirical studies on gambling advertising. I have now updated the bibliography, adding 15 new works. Abstract: The aim of this bibliography is to list all works that present empirical studies of gambling advertising. The second edition of the bibliography includes 91works focusing on the topic of gambling advertising. …

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