Webinar presentations

Explore the webinar presentations the foundation hosted in 2014.

Lifting gaming out of the underground

Presented by Craig Nicoll, Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology, Nelson, New Zealand

Craig provides insight into the positive and negative aspects of gaming culture.

Problem gaming and addiction

Presented by James Driver, Psychotherapist, PBANZ, NZAP

James discusses why people game and the different types of games.

Gamblification of video games

Presented by Steven Dupon, Manager, Manningham YMCA Youth Services

Steven explores the convergence of gambling with video games and online social games, and how these games can become addictive, particularly for young people.

Understanding youth gambling and problem gambling

Presented by Professor Jeffrey Derevensky, Department of Education and Counselling Psychology, International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High Risk Behaviours

Professor Derevensky discusses how gambling has become normalised in society through the convergence of online games, social media and gambling.

Randomness and electronic gaming machines

Presented by Belinda Opie and Rob Wootton, Venue Support Program, ISIS Primary Care

The presenters explore electronic gambling machines (EGMs) including player information display (PID), player return, tracking sessions, voluntary pre-commitment, jackpots and random number generators.

Prevention of problem gambling

Presented by Dr Robert Williams, Faculty of Health Sciences and Alberta Gambling Research Institute, University of Lethbridge

As part of the foundation's Lunctime learnings public seminar Dr Williams presented a comprehensive review of the evidence and identified best practices for the prevention of problem gambling and gambling–related harm.

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