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'Mobile mindsets': EGM venue usage, gambling participation, and problem gambling amoung three itinerant groups on the Sunshine Coast of Australia

Doran, Bruce; Young, Martin

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Mobile populations form an increasingly important part of many communities, yet tend to be neglected by problem gambling prevalence research. We explore relationships between problem gambling and the ways in which mobile subgroups use gambling venues. Adopting a combination of quantitative and qualitative techniques, we conduct an exploratory examination of three subgroups - construction workers, 'grey nomads', and 'southerner' tourists on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland, Australia. The groups...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2010
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/60320
Source: International Gambling Studies (Routledge)
DOI: 10.1080/14459795.2010.531040

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