Location

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas Pompeian III

Start Date

30-5-2013 2:00 PM

End Date

30-5-2013 3:30 PM

Abstract

Introduction

The NLSGB tracked 300 gamblers over a 15-month period.

A comprehensive survey instrument was compiled to analyse factors that might influence changes in risk of gambling problems over time.

The study was conducted in the four major metropolitan areas of South Africa: Johannesburg, Tshwane, Durban and Cape Town. We will discuss the study’s design and implementation and some preliminary results.

Disciplines

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

Comments

Moderator: Linda E. De Vries

Session 3-3-C Special Address

File: 27 PowerPoint slides

 
May 30th, 2:00 PM May 30th, 3:30 PM

Session 3-3-C: The National Longitudinal Study of Gambling Behaviour (NLSGB): Preliminary Results

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas Pompeian III

Introduction

The NLSGB tracked 300 gamblers over a 15-month period.

A comprehensive survey instrument was compiled to analyse factors that might influence changes in risk of gambling problems over time.

The study was conducted in the four major metropolitan areas of South Africa: Johannesburg, Tshwane, Durban and Cape Town. We will discuss the study’s design and implementation and some preliminary results.