Problem gambling in Europe: extent and preventive efforts

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  • published in

    : 2009
  • summary

    : Problem Gambling in Europe Challenges, Prevention, and Interventions Edited by Gerhard Meyer, University of Bremen, Germany Tobias Hayer, University of Bremen, Germany Mark Griffiths, Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom As a leisure activity, gambling dates back to ancient times. More recently, the surge in avenues for gambling—casinos, sports betting, lotteries, and remote media (e.g.,Internet, mobile phone, interactive television) among them—finds growing numbers of people losing control over their gambling behaviour, usually at great personal and financial expense. (...)
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  • type

    : monography
  • publisher

    : Springer
  • issue editors:

    Mark Griffiths, Gerhard Meyer
  • original language

    : English
  • article pagination

    : pages: 333
  • ISBN: 978-0387094854
  • Article entered in GambLIB database on march 23. 2009, 09:03
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