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NZ launches gambling harm app


New Zealand has launched a mobile app aimed at curbing problem gambling in collaboration with the Deakin University in Australia. 

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Gambling levels have fallen in NSW, study finds


A recent survey from the NSW government has revealed that gambling levels have fallen compared to eight years ago.  According to a new study into

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Yokohama to hold citizen briefings on IR study results


The Yokohama municipal government, which says it has made no decisions about whether or not to pursue an IR bid, will be holding two explanatory meeti

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Australia has "disproportionate" amount of slot machines: report


Australia’s population has access to more pub and club-based slot machines than any other country in the world, according to a report from The Austr

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Esports industry total revenue reaches $1.5 billion in 2017


The eSports industry brought in a total of $1.5 billion in revenue in 2017, a number expected to grow 26 percent by 2020, according to a report from S

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Offshore gamblers more likely to be problem gamblers: study


More than 25 percent of Australian online gamblers are users of illegal offshore gambling sites, and are more likely to be problem gamblers, according

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Study suggests link between trauma and addiction


Men who have endured physical abuse or violence at home as a child are more likely to become problem gamblers, according to a recent UK survey, Reuter

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Problem gamblers on the rise


Around 14,000 people in Macau were suffering from severe problem gambling in 2016, according to a study commissioned to the University of Macau last y

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Problem gamblers experience drug-like cravings: study


New research has found that images of gambling activity can produce “gambling cravings” similar to those experienced by drug addicts, according to

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Local spending on casino gaming up 110 percent


The average monthly spend on gaming in casinos by Macau residents has risen nearly 110 percent since 2013, according to a survey conducted by a Univer

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Social Welfare Bureau to study local gambling habits


Macau’s Social Welfare Bureau has commissioned a study on the Macau residents’ participation in gambling activities. The study is said to help the

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Several studies support the legalization of casinos in Thailand


A recent study has revealed the majority of Thais support the legalization of casinos in Thailand as it would enable to the government to earn taxes,

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Smoking lounges could stem potential GDP decline: KPMG


If smoking lounges in Macau casinos are retained the city’s GDP may only decrease by 0.71 percent compared with a potential decline of 16 percent if

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