Location

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas Pompeian I

Start Date

30-5-2013 2:00 PM

End Date

30-5-2013 3:30 PM

Abstract

Introduction

The rationale of this study came from a casual meeting of our supervisor Dr. Chan Chi Chuen and Professor Blaszczynski on a bus after the 2009 Reno conference.

On the bus, C. C. promised Mr. Blaszczynski that he would validate the pathways model in Hong Kong and Macau. And in the next 5 years, Dr. C.C. Chan and his students conducted 11 research projects on problem gambling in Hong Kong and Macau.

Purposes of current study

  • To arrive on a summary finding from 11 studies on problem gambling
  • To validate the pathways development model proposed by Blaszczynski & Nower (2002)
  • To investigate what particular cultural factors in Hong Kong and Macau have contributed to problem gambling

Disciplines

Gaming and Casino Operations Management | International Business | Mental and Social Health | Psychology | Statistics and Probability | Substance Abuse and Addiction

Comments

Moderator: Lia Nower

Session 3-3-A Problem Gambling Theory and Methodology II

File: 20 PowerPoint slides

 
May 30th, 2:00 PM May 30th, 3:30 PM

Session 3-3-A: An Improved Pathways Development Model of Problem Gambling: A Summary of 11 Studies in Hong Kong and Macau

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas Pompeian I

Introduction

The rationale of this study came from a casual meeting of our supervisor Dr. Chan Chi Chuen and Professor Blaszczynski on a bus after the 2009 Reno conference.

On the bus, C. C. promised Mr. Blaszczynski that he would validate the pathways model in Hong Kong and Macau. And in the next 5 years, Dr. C.C. Chan and his students conducted 11 research projects on problem gambling in Hong Kong and Macau.

Purposes of current study

  • To arrive on a summary finding from 11 studies on problem gambling
  • To validate the pathways development model proposed by Blaszczynski & Nower (2002)
  • To investigate what particular cultural factors in Hong Kong and Macau have contributed to problem gambling