Submission Type

Presentation

Session Title

Session 2-4-E: Current Issues in Problem Gambling

Location

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

Start Date

29-5-2019 3:30 PM

End Date

29-5-2019 4:55 PM

Disciplines

Mental and Social Health | Psychiatry and Psychology | Public Affairs, Public Policy and Public Administration | Public Health | Sports Studies

Abstract

The National Survey of Gambling Attitudes and Gambling Experiences (NGAGE) is the largest published survey of gambling participation and problems in the US. This unprecedented look into how Americans gamble, what they gamble, how they think about it in every state. Includes a special focus on sports gambling. Presenters will review the findings and implications for everyone involved in gambling issues.

Keywords

responsible gambling sports gambling problem gambling gambling addiction public opinion NCPG

Author Bio

Don Feeney is former Director of Research and Planning for the Minnesota Lottery and in that role he managed all their survey research. Don oversaw all previous NCPG public opinion survey research efforts and was the lead author of our report Public Opinion on Problem Gambling: Myths and Misconceptions (June 2016). His research interests include the relation between public opinion and gambling policy, public awareness of problem gambling, and gambling and popular culture. Don holds a master’s degree in public policy from Harvard, a master’s degree in statistics from the University of Minnesota, and a bachelor of science degree in applied mathematics from Brown University

Funding Sources

The NGAGE survey was conducted by NCPG and sponsored by GVC. The sponsor had no involvement in any aspects of the research.

Competing Interests

None

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May 29th, 3:30 PM May 29th, 4:55 PM

Get ENGAGED: Results of NCPG 2018 National Survey of Gambling Attitudes & Experiences

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

The National Survey of Gambling Attitudes and Gambling Experiences (NGAGE) is the largest published survey of gambling participation and problems in the US. This unprecedented look into how Americans gamble, what they gamble, how they think about it in every state. Includes a special focus on sports gambling. Presenters will review the findings and implications for everyone involved in gambling issues.