The Gambling Clinic
The Gambling Clinic
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    Debunk the myths about slot machines
    According to an annual AGA survey, the slot machine consistently is named the public’s favorite casino game. However, despite their popularity, there are a lot of misconceptions about how slot machines work. The main point to remember is that each spin or play is a completely random event independent of any spins that came before it. A lot of the myths about the machines fall apart when you consider this fact. Learn more about how slot machines operate by downloading...
    “Taking the Mystery Out of the Machine: A Guide to Understanding Slot Machines.”
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    Boredom behind rise in gambling
    Bored miners are fuelling an unprecedented splurge on Mackay poker machines with the region's monthly pokies losses surging past $6 million...
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The Gambling Clinic

Books

Whelan, J. P., Steenbergh, T. A., & Meyers, A. W. (2007) Problem and Pathological Gambling. Cambridge MA: Hogrefe & Huber

Fact Sheets

Gambling among Older Adults
How to Gamble Responsibly
Problem Gambling Information for Healthcare Providers
Adolescent Gambling
Coping with Your Spouse's Gambling Problem
What if I Know Someone Who May Have a Gambling Problem?
Frequently Asked Questions about Problem Gambling
Common Gambling Myths


Recent Publications

Comments from the Trenches: Proposed Changes to the DSM-V Classification of Pathological Gambling

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