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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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Oct 10

Gambling conference in Malta

A record number of participants (ca. 330) attended the EASG gambling conference in Valletta, Malta, 11-14 September, 2018. This was the 12th conference  organized by the European Association for the Study of Gambling; the conference is held every second year. I have participated in all EASG conferences since the 5th, in Barcelona. At the previous …

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Jul 06

New research findings on gambling advertising

Ulla Romild (at the Public Health Agency) and I have written an article about gambling advertising, which recently has been published in the Journal of Gambling Studies. The article presents analyses of data from the Swelogs follow-up population study in 2014. As far as we know, this is the first quantitative study showing that one …

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