Submission Type


Session Title

Session 1-2-E


The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada

Start Date

7-6-2016 10:30 AM

End Date

7-6-2016 12:00 PM


Gaming and Casino Operations Management | Mental and Social Health | Psychology


Anxiety, Attention, Cognitive distortions, Compulsive gamblers, Depression, Gamblers--Psychology, Narcissism, Poker, Sensation seeking, Slot machines, Video lottery


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Audio recording of entire session, including 3 presentations

Moderator: Alex Genov,

Narcissism, Sensation Seeking, Depression, Anxiety, and Cognitive Distortions: Comparative Analysis Between Poker and Video Lottery Terminal Players

David Levesque, Serge Sevigny, Christian Jacques, and Isabelle Giroux, Laval University, Canada

The Cost of Getting Lost: Measuring the Slot Machine ‘Zone’ with Attentional Dual Tasks

W. Spencer Murch, University of British Columbia, Canada

Moving Forward by Looking Back: Feeling Disconnected from the Past (Non-addicted self) Motivates Behavioral Change among Disordered Gamblers

Michael Wohl, Carleton University, Canada; Andrew Kim, University of Calgary, Canada; Melissa Salmon, Carleton University, Canada; and Diane Santesso University of Winnipeg, Canada

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Jun 7th, 10:30 AM Jun 7th, 12:00 PM

A Look Inside the Gambling Mind

The Mirage Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, Nevada