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2016
Wednesday, June 8th
8:30 AM

Session 2-1-A: Assessing Problem Gambling Vulnerabilities through Research

Problem Gambling and Financial Wellbeing: The Experience of Losing, Consuming, and Receiving Money

Maria Heiskanen, University of Helsinki

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Session 2-1-A: Assessing Problem Gambling Vulnerabilities through Research

Neural substrates of cue reactivity and craving in Gambling Disorder

Eve H. Limbrick-Oldfield, University of British Colombia
Inge Mick Dr, Imperial College School of Medicine
Rachel Cocks, Imperial College School of Medicine
John McGonigle, Imperial College School of Medicine
Stephen Sharman, University of Lincoln
Anthony P. Goldstone, Imperial College School of Medicine
Paul Stokes, Kings College London
Adam Waldman, Imperial College School of Medicine
Henrietta Bowden-Jones Dr, Imperial College School of Medicine
David Nutt Prof, Imperial College School of Medicine
Anne Lingford-Hughes Prof, Imperial College School of Medicine
Luke Clark Dr, University of British Columbia

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Session 2-1-B

Millennials! The Panic and the Proper (Research-based) Perspective

Don Feeney, Minnesota State Lottery
Rose S. Wong, Ipsos Reid
Paul Lauzon, Ipsos-Reid
Todd Maki, Minnesota State Lottery
Jason Allsopp, Ipsos Reid
Darcen Esau, Ipsos Reid

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Session 2-1-B: Millennials! The Panic and the Proper (Research-based) Perspective

A Multidisciplinary Approach to Understanding Gambling and the Millennial Generation

Don Feeney, Minnesota State Lottery

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Session 2-1-B: Millennials! The Panic and the Proper (Research-based) Perspective

Gambling and the Millennial Generation: A Segmentation Study

Jason Allsopp, Ipsos Reid
Darcen Esau, Ipsos Reid
Don Feeney, Minnesota State Lottery
Paul Lauzon, Ipsos-Reid
Todd Maki, Minnesota Lottery
Rose S. Wong, Ipsos Reid

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Session 2-1-C: Kids These Days: Engaging the Young about Gambling

Parents’ Perception of Youth Gambling and Other Risk Behaviors

Valentina Kranzelic, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences, Croatia
Neven Ricijas, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences, Croatia
Dora Dodig Hundric, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences, Croatia
Toni Maglica, MOST, Split, Croatia
Martina Feric, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences, Croatia

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Session 2-1-C: Kids These Days: Engaging the Young about Gambling

Early Initiation into Gambling Among Boys and Girls with Conduct Problems: A Prospective Study

Renee A. St-Pierre Ph.D., McGill University
Véronique Frenette, Université de Sherbrooke
Caroline E. Temcheff Ph.D., Université de Sherbrooke
Michèle Déry Ph.D., Université de Sherbrooke
Jean-Pascal Lemelin Ph.D., Université de Sherbrooke
Jean Toupin Ph.D., Université de Sherbrooke
Pierrette Verlaan Ph.D., Université de Sherbrooke

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Session 2-1-E: Data, Data, and More (Big?) Data in the Gaming and Hospitality Business

Privacy-preserving Data Mining on Hospitality Big Data

Mandana Bozorgi, UNLV
Yoohwan Kim, UNLV

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Session 2-1-E: Data, Data, and More (Big?) Data in the Gaming and Hospitality Business

Enhancing Operational Intelligence Pep Through Integrating Patron Data Incorporating BEPP

David J. Paster, Yarborough Planning, LLC

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Session 2-1-F

Gaming Expansion in Asia: What (and Where) Next?

Jean Ling Lee, Kainan University, Taiwan
Sasaki Kazuaki
Day-Yang Liu, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Session 2-1-G

Problem Gambling Treatment Stories and Outcomes

Eric Preuss, Iowa Department of Public Health
Ki Park, University of Northern Iowa
Melanie Hartmann, The University of Sydney
Alex Blaszczynski, The University of Sydney
Rowan Cameron, ClubsNSW Australia
Timothy W. Fong, University of California - Los Angeles
michael campos, UCLA Gambling Studies Program
Richard J. Rosenthal MD, University of California - Los Angeles
Rory Reid, University of California - Los Angeles
Brett Abarbanel, University of California, Los Angeles
Terri Sue Canale-Dalman, Office of Problem Gambling

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Session 2-1-G: Problem Gambling Treatment Stories and Outcomes

The CALGETS Story: The Impact of 5 Years of State-Funded Treatment

timothy w. fong, UCLA Gambling Studies Program
Terri Sue Canale-Dalman, Office of Problem Gambling
michael campos, UCLA Gambling Studies Program
Richard Rosenthal, University of California - Los Angeles
Rory Reid, University of California - Los Angeles
Brett Abarbanel, University of California, Los Angeles

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Session 2-1-G: Problem Gambling Treatment Stories and Outcomes

Psychiatric Comorbidities in Gambling and the ClubsNSW Chaplaincy Program (Australia)

Melanie Hartmann, The University of Sydney
Alex Blaszczynski, The University of Sydney
Rowan Cameron, ClubsNSW Australia

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Session 2-1-G: Problem Gambling Treatment Stories and Outcomes

Iowa Gambling Treatment Outcomes: Factors Influencing Recovery

Eric Preuss, Iowa Department of Public Health
Ki Hyung Park Dr, University of Northern Iowa

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

10:00 AM

Mid-morning Break and Poster Sessions

Stationary and Time-Dependent Optimization of the Casino Floor Slot Machine Mix

Anastasia D. Baran, nQube Technical Computing Corp.
Jason D. Fiege, nQube Technical Computing Corp.

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

10:30 AM

Session 2-2-A: Researching Problem Gambling

Etiology and Stability of Problem Gambling

Robert Williams, University of Lethbridge
Rachel A. Volberg, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 2-2-B

Generations of Gamblers

Don Feeney, Minnesota State Lottery
Todd Maki, Minnesota State Lottery
I. Nelson Rose, Whittier Law School
Riitta Matilainen, University of Helsinki

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 2-2-B: Generations of Gamblers

Generational Differences in Gambling Behavior and Attitudes

Don Feeney, Minnesota State Lottery
Todd Maki, Minnesota Lottery

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 2-2-B: Generations of Gamblers

Class, Gender, Intersectionality: Gambling Experiences of the Finnish Baby Boomers of the 1940s and Early 1950s

Riitta Matilainen, University of Helsinki

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 2-2-C

Research on Effective Problem Gambling Treatment

Catherine Boudreault, Université Laval
Isabelle Giroux, Laval University
Annie Goulet, Université Laval, Québec, Canada
Christian Jacques, Laval University
Robert Ladouceur, Université Laval de Québec
Hélène Simoneau, Centre de réadaptation en dépendance de Montréal-Institut universitaire
Sarah St. John, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Roberta R. Boughton, CAMH
Farah Jindani, CAMH
Nigel E. Turner, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 2-2-C: Research on Effective Problem Gambling Treatment

Self-help Treatment for At-risk and Pathological Gamblers: Results From an Efficacy Study

Catherine Boudreault, Université Laval
Isabelle Giroux, Université Laval
Annie Goulet, Université Laval, Québec, Canada
Christian Jacques, Université Laval
Hélène Simoneau, Centre de réadaptation en dépendance de Montréal-Institut universitaire
Robert Ladouceur, Université Laval

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 2-2-C: Research on Effective Problem Gambling Treatment

Meeting the Unique Treatment Needs of Female Gamblers: A Workbook and Webinar Effectiveness Pilot Study

Roberta R. Boughton, CAMH
Farah Jindani, CAMH
Nigel Turner, CAMH

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 2-2-D: Hold Your Horses? Research on Racing

Well I'll Be Damned - Insights Into Predictive Value of Pedigree Information in Horse Racing

Timothy Baker Mr, University of Southampton
Ming-Chien Sung, Centre for Risk Research, University of Southampton
Johnnie Johnson Professor, Centre for Risk Research, University of Southampton
Tiejun Ma, University of Southampton

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 2-2-F

But What Does the Research Say? Perspectives on Macau’s Free Fall

Sudhir H. Kale, Bond University/GamePlan Consultants
Peter Tcheong, Macau Polytechnic Insitute
Matthew Liu, University of Macau
Edmund HoiNgan Loi, Macao Polytechnic Institute
Ricado C. S. Siu, Univeristy of Macau

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 2-2-F: But What Does the Research Say? Perspectives on Macau’s Free Fall

The Challenges and Opportunities in Macau Casino Gaming Industry

Peter Tcheong, Macau Polytechnic Insitute
Matthew Tingchi Liu, University of Macau
Edmund HoiNgan Loi, Macao Polytechnic Institute

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 2-2-G: SPECIAL PANEL A Critical Conversation on Responsible Gaming in Canada and Beyond

A Critical Conversation on Responsible Gaming in Canada and Beyond

Lena Quilty, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Ontario, Canada

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 2-2-G: SPECIAL PANEL A Critical Conversation on Responsible Gaming in Canada and Beyond

Responsible Gambling Training in Ontario Canada

Janine Robinson, Problem Gambling Institute of Ontario

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Session 2-2-G: SPECIAL PANEL A Critical Conversation on Responsible Gaming in Canada and Beyond

Responsible Gambling Training: How Do We Know What’s Working?

Janine Robinson, Problem Gambling Institute of Ontario

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

2:00 PM

Session 2-3-A

Population Research on Problem Gambling

Rachel A. Volberg, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
Morten Lau, Copenhagen Business School
Sean Cowlishaw, University of Bristol
Jane Rigbye, Responsible Gambling Trust
Alan Jamieson, Responsible Gambling Trust
Andrew Harris, Responsible Gaming Trust

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Session 2-3-A: Population Research on Problem Gambling

Gambling Problems in the General Danish Population: Survey Evidence

Morten Lau, Copenhagen Business School
Don Ross, University of Waikato

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Session 2-3-B: True or False: “The Real Problem Is Not Whether Machines Think—But Whether Men Do” (B.F. Skinner)

Do Slot Machines Cause Bankruptcy? Spatial Difference in Difference Evidence

Barry Scholnick, University of Alberta
Matthew Byun, University of Alberta

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

2:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Session 2-3-C: Gambling and Crime

Interventions for Problem Gamblers in the Correctional System

Nigel E. Turner Ph.D., Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Flora Matheson, St. Michael's Hospital

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Session 2-3-C: Gambling and Crime

Gambling -related Crime Suspects in Finland: Experiences of Using Police Record Data as Research Material

Kalle Lind, Police University College of Finland

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Session 2-3-E

SPECIAL SESSION Tribal Government Policies and Best Practices

Jacob Coin, San Manuel Band of Mission Indians
Kathryn Rand, University of North Dakota
Yale Belanger, University of Lethbridge
Steven A. Light, University of North Dakota

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Session 2-3-F: Gaming Policy in Europe: Case Studies

Gamblerization of Post-Communist Society in Central Europe

Zdeněk Szczyrba, Palacky University
David Fiedor, Masaryk University
Irena Smolová, Palacky University

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Session 2-3-F: Gaming Policy in Europe: Case Studies

Champagne Socialists

Seamus M G Murphy Dr, University of Bedfordshire

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Session 2-3-F: Gaming Policy in Europe: Case Studies

The Politics of Gambling in Great Britain

Daniel Waugh Mr

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Session 2-3-G: SPECIAL PANEL Academic Work on Women, Gambling, and Gaming: What Comes Next?

Women in the Gaming Industry: A Research Summary

Toni Repetti, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Session 2-4-C: Using New Theories and Methods to Understand the Gambler

Exploring the Utility of an Extended Theory of Planned Behaviour Framework for School-Based Gambling Prevention Programs

Renee A. St-Pierre Ph.D., McGill University
Caroline E. Temcheff Ph.D., Université de Sherbrooke
Jeffrey L. Derevensky Ph.D., McGill University
Rina Gupta Ph.D., McGill University

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

2:30 PM

Session 2-3-G

SPECIAL PANEL Academic Work on Women, Gambling, and Gaming: What Comes Next?

Marybel Batjer, State of California
Debi LaPlante, Harvard Medical School
Toni Repetti, University of Nevada - Las Vegas

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

2:30 PM - 3:00 PM

4:00 PM

Session 2-4-A

Vulnerable Populations and Gambling

henrietta bowden-jones, National Problem Gambling Clinic, UK
Stephen Sharman, University of Lincoln
Amanda DL Roberts Dr, University of Lincoln, UK
Jason Landon Dr, AUT University, New Zealand

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Session 2-4-B

SPECIAL SESSION The “Reno Model” ‘Round the World: Responsible Gaming Reflections from the Pioneers

Paul Pellizzari, Ontario Lottery and Gaming
Alex Blaszczynski, School of Psychology, University of Sydney
Robert Ladouceur, Université Laval

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Session 2-4-C: Using New Theories and Methods to Understand the Gambler

Gambling-related Problems of Self-Excluders in Swiss Casinos

Suzanne Lischer, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Session 2-4-D: Research Tales of Table Games

Tales from the Pit: Tables Games Managers in Their Own Words

David Schwartz, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Session 2-4-D: Research Tales of Table Games

A Model Explaining Table Games Revenues on Main Gaming Floor of Macau Casinos

Sudhir H. Kale, Bond University and GamePlan Consultants

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Session 2-4-E

Gambling and Sports

Dominic Cortis Mr, University of Leicester
Kevin Krieger
Justin Davis, University of West Florida
Jonathan Mercier, Laval University
Serge Sevigny Ph.D., Laval University
Christian Jacques, Laval University
Michael Cantinotti Ph.D, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Isabelle Giroux, Laval University

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Session 2-4-F

Trends in New Gaming

Daniel Sahl, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Émilie Vézina, Université Laval
Søren Kristiansen, Aalborg University
Jessalynn R. Strauss, Elon University

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Session 2-4-F: Trends in New Gaming

From Playing for Fun to Gambling for Money: A Qualitative Longitudinal Study of Simulated Digital Gambling among Danish Adolescents

Søren Kristiansen, Aalborg University

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM