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Spencer and Luke both speaking at the UNLV International Conference on Gambling and Risk Taking

The largest conference in the gambling field is taking place this week in Las Vegas, and Luke and Spencer are representing CGR in two symposium talks: Spencer Murch. ‘Zoned in or Zoned out? Investigating Slot Machine Immersion with Mobile Eye Tracking’ 16th International Conference on Gambling and Risk Taking (Las Vegas, May 2019) Luke Clark, […]

Welcome to our new Research Assistants!!

Summer term is going to be a busy period at CGR, as we welcome 5 new research assistants to a number of experiments that are getting underway. Samara Al-Omaishi (UBC Biology) and Balreet Dhatt (COGS 402) are working on the effects of sensory feedback on slot machine gambling. Ian Chen (COGS 402) is working on […]

Eve speaking about ‘pain of paying’ and cashless casinos at Discovery 2019

Eve Limbrick-Oldfield is talking this week at the Gambling Discovery 2019 conference in Toronto, organized by the Responsible Gambling Council, in a session on ‘No Cash Required: The Risks and Benefits of New Payment Technology in Casinos’. Fantastic conference program here. 

NEW PAPER: Use of video-game ‘loot boxes’ and associations with problem gambling

Congratulations to Gabriel Brooks, for his first CGR publication in Addictive Behaviors, looking at the links between video game loot box engagement in adult gamers, & problem gambling and gambling-related cognitive distortions. The link to the UBC press release is here, and Gabe’s interview on the Global BC breakfast news is here. The original paper […]