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Estimating gambling venue catchments for impact assessment using a calibrated gravity model

Markham, Francis; Doran, Bruce; Young, Martin


Gambling using electronic gaming machines has emerged as a significant public health issue. While social impact assessments are required prior to the granting of new gaming licenses in Australia, there are few established techniques for estimating the spatial distribution of a venue’s clientele. To this end, we calibrated a Huff model of gambling venue catchments based on a geocoded postal survey (n = 7,040). We investigated the impact of different venue attractiveness measures, distance...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: International Journal of Geographical Information Science 28. 2 (2014): 326–342
DOI: 10.1080/13658816.2013.838770


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