Category Archives: Absence of Research Integrity

Fair Game: Producing Gambling Research

This extensive and important report by the UK’s Rebecca Cassidy details the ways in which gambling research is presently conducted and funded. It also identifies a need for more unbiased reporting. It examines the state of gambling research and how …

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He Who Pays the Piper Calls the Tune with Gambling Research

Not surprisingly, a key finding from a team of British anthropologists found academic research into gambling heavily biased, controlled by industry and government. Gambling researchers maintain funding by producing research that is safe, uncritical and reliably delivered.  What is lacking …

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Big Problems with Gambling Research

With state legislatures across the country considering legalized gambling expansion, the need for unbiased research is crucial.  While other fields, such as alcohol or tobacco rely on academia for fact-based evidence, many gambling researchers remain beholden to industry funding, resulting …

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Gambling machines research hijacked by gambling interests

If was confirmed by Gambling Watch UK, that recent research focuses on problem play and problem players rather than on problem products.  The research was conducted by companies having a history of contracts with the gambling industry.  Research conclusions were …

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