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AGRI Poster Prize!

Congratulations to Juliette for winning the poster prize at the AGRI conference for her presentation ‘The influence of acute alcohol intoxication on the gambler’s fallacy’ with Eve Limbrick-Oldfield and Luke Clark.

Sharman et al: new paper on near-misses

We have a new paper out in International Gambling Studies from an experiment completed in Cambridge by Steve Sharman. Our past research shows that near-miss outcomes drive continued play in traditional slot machine-style games, but it is often noted that modern ‘multi-line’ slot machines are much more complex. In particular, the ‘loss disguised as a […]

CGR position on gambling research funding

The issue of industry funding in gambling research, and the need for financial disclosures, has been raised in an important article by Prof Rebecca Cassidy (Goldsmiths, London) in International Gambling Studies, published in late 2014, which immediately prompted IGS to review its Disclosures policy. Luke Clark has published a commentary on the article (available for […]

CGR in Banff

There’s a great program at the Alberta Gambling Research Institute annual meeting this weekend in Banff, including several presentations by members of the Centre for Gambling Research at UBC. Steph Chu is presenting a poster on ‘Use of the stopping device in modern multi-line slot machines’. Spencer Murch is presenting a poster on ‘Player immersion […]

Gambling and Alcohol Use  Study

Gambling and Alcohol Use Study

Participants needed for gambling and alcohol study Researchers from the Centre for Gambling Research at UBC are looking for volunteers who gamble recreationally and are social drinkers to take part in a study. If you decide to take part you will be asked to attend a single afternoon session at the Centre for Gambling Research […]