New research reveals how mobile sports betting fuels riskier gambling behaviors

In an age where smartphones are as common as wallets, a recent study published in the Journal of Behavioral Addictions uncovers how the convenience and privacy of mobile betting platforms might be reshaping gambling behaviors, for better or worse. The research highlights that the ease of placing bets anytime, anywhere, coupled with enticing promotions, is linked to riskier gambling behaviors…

Misleading statistics and selective research in the gambling reform debate

Last summer, Gambling Commission Chief Executive Andrew Rhodes issued an open letter addressing the misuse of statistics in the heated debate over gambling reform. "While everyone is entitled to present their arguments, the misuse of statistics to support those arguments is wholly unacceptable," Rhodes stated in his letter. He urged all parties to ensure they use evidence and statistics correctly,…

Legalized gambling increases irresponsible betting behavior, especially among low-income populations

The 2018 Supreme Court decision permitting states to legalize sports betting has significantly expanded the online gambling market. Recent data indicate that online gaming accounted for a record 29.3% of total commercial gaming revenue in the first quarter of this year. With the 2024 Olympics in Paris approaching, activity is expected to surge on popular gaming platforms like DraftKings and…

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