JOURNAL CLUB: Scoping review on online sports betting features

In this week’s lab meeting, Paul led a discussion on a scoping review paper by Torrance and colleagues looking at the structural characteristics of online sports betting, where they found the prevalence of fast-paced and continuous betting opportunities has transformed sports betting into a more harmful gambling mode.

Torrance, J., O’Hanrahan, M., Carroll, J., & Newall, P. (2023). The structural characteristics of online sports betting: A scoping review of current product features and utility patents as indicators of potential future developments. Addiction Research & Theory, 1–15.