Socio-economic impacts of access to electronic gaming machines in Victoria: effects on demand and communities
Dr Kerry Brown
Queensland University of Technology
This report examines the socio-economic impacts of accessibility to gaming machine gambling in Victorian communities and in disadvantaged communities in particular.
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A study of gambling in Victoria - problem gambling from a public health perspective
Victorian Government Department of Justice
This study is Victoria's first epidemiological study investigating problem gambling and health. Finding from the study are based on a representative sample of 15,000 Victorians who were asked a series of questions in relation to gambling and health.
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The Victorian gambling study - qualitative component
Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation
The Victorian Gambling Study is a longitudinal research study on gambling and health in Victoria. This report presents results from the study's quanlitative component to provide detailed insights into the experiences of those with gambling problems.
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Gambler's tell their stories: an in-depth exploration of lifetime patterns of gambling
Lise Saugeres, Anna Thomas, Susan Moore and Glen Bates
This qualitative study supports existing research on problem gambling, and examines how early life experiences and life events influence gambling patterns and motivations over time.
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Testing the link between accessibility and gambling problems: gambling and problem gambling amongst gaming venue staff
Professor Nerilee Hing and Sharon Nisbet
Southern Cross University
The study aimed to test the link between accessibility to gambling and the prevalence of problem gambling by comparing gambling behaviour and prevalence of problem gambling among gaming venue staff and those with high accessibility to gaming venues compared to the general population and those with low accessibility to gaming venues.
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