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The impact of an audience and venue-size on poker machine gambling

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posted on 06.12.2017, 00:00 by Matthew RockloffMatthew Rockloff
The studies described herein explore how the intensity of gambling behaviour on Poker Machines (e.g., bet-size and speed of betting) is influenced by the size of the venue, and more specifically, the number of patrons within a venue. These studies suggest that large gaming venues contribute to behaviours consistent with greater player losses, and this effect may chiefly result from the informational effect of the broadcasting of wins across the gaming floor.

Funding

Category 2 - Other Public Sector Grants Category

History

Start Page

1

End Page

61

Number of Pages

61

Publisher

Office of Gaming and Racing, Victorial Government Dept. of Justice

Place of Publication

Melbourne, Vic.

Open Access

No

Era Eligible

Yes