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2019
Thursday, May 30th
9:00 AM

Session 3-1-A: Preventing Gambling-related Harm

An evidence based approach to stigma reduction

Mina Hazar
Adela Colhon

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

9:00 AM - 10:25 AM

Session 3-1-A: Preventing Gambling-related Harm

Gambling-related harm and the prevention paradox

Matthew Browne, CQUinversity

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

9:00 AM - 10:25 AM

Session 3-1-A: Preventing Gambling-related Harm

Preventing gambling harm – targeting at risk gamblers

Eija Pietilä

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

9:00 AM - 10:25 AM

Session 3-1-A: Preventing Gambling-related Harm

The mediating effect of mental health symptoms in the relationship between bullying victimization and engagement in addictive behaviors

Jeremie Richard
Aris Grande-Gosende, University of Oviedo
Émilie Fletcher, McGill University
Caroline Temcheff, McGill University
William Ivoska, Connecticut Council on Problem Gambling
Jeffrey Derevensky, McGill University

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

9:00 AM - 10:25 AM

Session 3-1-C: Past, Present, and Future Issues in Gambling Policy

Regulation of unlicensed cross-border gambling in Finland and the Netherlands

Johanna Järvinen-Tassopoulos, THL - National Institute for Health and Welfare
Alan Littler, Kalff Katz & Franssen

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

9:00 AM - 10:25 AM

Session 3-1-C: Past, Present, and Future Issues in Gambling Policy

Gambling's Normalization Across 50 Years

John Dombrink, University of California, Irvine

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

9:00 AM - 10:25 AM

Session 3-1-C: Past, Present, and Future Issues in Gambling Policy

Recent Casino and Card Club BSA and AML Enforcement Actions

Leonard C. Senia, Senia Casino Management Service, LLC

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

9:00 AM - 10:25 AM

Session 3-1-D: Gambling Market Case Studies

The Saga of Casino Gambling in Massachusetts

Richard A. McGowan, Boston College
John F. f. Mahon, University of Maine - Main

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

9:00 AM - 10:25 AM

Session 3-1-D: Gambling Market Case Studies

Determinants of gambling in the UK: An economic analysis of recent changes in the UK Gambling Market

Adam Rivers
Lars Nesheim, University College London
Seamus McGowan
James Bentley

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

9:00 AM - 10:25 AM

Session 3-1-D: Gambling Market Case Studies

Gambling and Tourism in South America: an analysis of resort casinos evolution and legislation comparison in the continent

Dario Luiz Paixao, Positivo University
Bo Jason Bernhard, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Angelica Molteni Paixao, Positivo University
Jose Manoel Goncalves Gandara, Federal University of Parana, Brazil

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

9:00 AM - 10:25 AM

Session 3-1-E: Disordered Gambling Development and Impacts

The Impact and Role of Emotion Regulation on Problem Gambling among Emerging Adults

Loredana Marchica
Devin J. Mills, Rutgers University - New Brunswick/Piscataway
Jeffrey Derevensky, McGill University
Tina Montreuil, McGill University

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

9:00 AM - 10:25 AM

Session 3-1-E: Disordered Gambling Development and Impacts

The risk for developing disordered gambling: Equal for every player? Implications for research, policy and consumer protection

Gerhard Buehringer, TU Dresden

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

9:00 AM - 10:25 AM

11:00 AM

Session 3-2-A: Sociopsychological Factors and Problem Gambling

Gender and the Social, Economic and Legal Consequences of Gambling

Michelle Malkin

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

11:00 AM - 12:25 PM

Session 3-2-A: Sociopsychological Factors and Problem Gambling

An international comparative study of stigma and attitudes towards problem gambling: The role of perceived accessibility and exposure in Australia, Croatia and Israel

Paul Delfabbro
Belle Gavriel-Fried, University of Tel Aviv
Neven Ricijas, University of Zagreb
Dora Dodig Hundric, University of Zagreb

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

11:00 AM - 12:25 PM

Session 3-2-A: Sociopsychological Factors and Problem Gambling

What symptoms of disordered gambling, disordered eating, anxiety, and depression co-occur? The explanatory power of network analysis

Nassim Tabri, Carleton University
Melissa Salmon, Carleton University
Samantha Hollingshead, Carleton University
Michael Wohl, Carleton University

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

11:00 AM - 12:25 PM

Session 3-2-A: Sociopsychological Factors and Problem Gambling

Supporting Highly Driven Deniers

Sara Eliesen
Alex McGuire

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

11:00 AM - 12:25 PM

Session 3-2-B: Understanding Daily Fantasy Sports from the Inside: Results from the Division on Addiction – DraftKings Research Collaborative

Epidemiology of Daily Fantasy Sport Play

Sarah E. Nelson, Harvard Medical School

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

11:00 AM - 12:25 PM

Session 3-2-B: Understanding Daily Fantasy Sports from the Inside: Results from the Division on Addiction – DraftKings Research Collaborative

Applying Diverse Cognitive Theories of Gambling to Daily Fantasy Sports Expenditures

Timothy Edson, Harvard Medical School

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

11:00 AM - 12:25 PM

Session 3-2-B: Understanding Daily Fantasy Sports from the Inside: Results from the Division on Addiction – DraftKings Research Collaborative

Populations Patterns of Daily Fantasy Sports Play

Debi A. LaPlante, Harvard Medical School

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

11:00 AM - 12:25 PM

Session 3-2-B: Understanding Daily Fantasy Sports from the Inside: Results from the Division on Addiction – DraftKings Research Collaborative

Examining Gambling-Related Problems and Participation-Related Motivations among a Sample of Daily Fantasy Sports Players

Ryan J. Martin, East Carolina University

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

11:00 AM - 12:25 PM

Session 3-2-C: Lotteries

Scientific Games and the Spread of State Lotteries

Jonathan Cohen 8914124, University of Virginia - Main Campus

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

11:00 AM - 12:25 PM

Session 3-2-C: Lotteries

State Lotteries, Commercial Casinos and Public Finance: An Uneasy Relationship Revisited (Again)

Jeff Dense, Eastern Oregon University

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

11:00 AM - 12:25 PM

Session 3-2-C: Lotteries

A System Dynamic Analysis on Taiwan Sports Lottery from Stakeholders' Perspective

Day-Yang Liu, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

11:00 AM - 12:25 PM

Session 3-2-C: Lotteries

Secure gaming operation with a risk based approach – The Brazilian State Lottery case.

Itamar Pereira

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

11:00 AM - 12:25 PM

Session 3-2-D: Case Studies – Engagement

Reinventing the Wheel: Comparing Family Friendly Vegas and Adult Friendly Vegas Revenue Growth

James Vaughn

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

11:00 AM - 12:25 PM

Session 3-2-D: Case Studies – Engagement

Deconstructing the organization through Indigenous education, The unexpected entrepreneurship outcome

Joanne Goodpipe, First Nations University of Canada
Richard Misses, First Nations University of Canada
Jada Yee, SaskGaming

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

11:00 AM - 12:25 PM

Session 3-2-D: Case Studies – Engagement

The influence of service environment and brand equity on gaming customer engagement

catherine prentice Dr, Swinburne University
Dennis Miller Dr
Sun Yat-sen University

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

11:00 AM - 12:25 PM

Session 3-2-D: Case Studies – Engagement

VICTORS: A New Framework for Managing Customer Experience in Gaming

Sudhir H. Kale, Bond University and GamePlan Consultants

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

11:00 AM - 12:25 PM

1:45 PM

Session 3-3-B: Global Case Studies

Experience with global mandatory loss limits

Bjorn H. Hoffmann

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

1:45 PM - 3:10 PM

Session 3-3-B: Global Case Studies

What are the attitudes towards gambling among general population and foreigners living in the post-communist European country? Evidence from the Czech Republic

David Fiedor, Palacky University

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

1:45 PM - 3:10 PM

Session 3-3-B: Global Case Studies

Measuring gambling: Prevalence of at risk and problematic gambling in Chile 2015-2018.

Juan Oyanedel Dr, Universidad Andrés Bello
Mariela Huenchumilla Ms, Sun International
Andrés Rubio Mr, Universidad Andrés Bello

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

1:45 PM - 3:10 PM

Session 3-3-C: Policy Impact Discussions

Democratic Mechanisms and other Determinants of State Gaming Expansion

Kim Manh, University of Houston

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

1:45 PM - 3:10 PM

Session 3-3-C: Policy Impact Discussions

Do Slot Machine Proliferation and Gambling Expenditure Really Impact on Problem Gambling Prevalence? Implications for Policy and Research

Rohan Miller, The University of Sydney
Gwyneth Howell, Western Sydney University
Alvin Lee, Deakin University, Australia

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

1:45 PM - 3:10 PM

Session 3-3-C: Policy Impact Discussions

Illegal Gambling and Its Operation via the Darknet and Bitcoin: An Application of Routine Activity Theory

Sinyong Choi

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

1:45 PM - 3:10 PM

3:30 PM

Session 3-4-A: Problem Gambling Behaviors and Prevention

Predicting self-exclusion status in online gambling data via machine learning algorithms

Luke Clark Dr, University of British Columbia
Kent Macdonald, University of British Columbia
Tilman Lesch, University of British Columbia

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

3:30 PM - 4:55 PM

Session 3-4-A: Problem Gambling Behaviors and Prevention

Characteristics of Sports Betters in an Epidemiological Study

Lia Nower, Center for Gambling Studies, Rutgers University
Kyle R. Caler, Sacramento State University

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

3:30 PM - 4:55 PM

Session 3-4-A: Problem Gambling Behaviors and Prevention

Results of Problem Gambling Research in 11 Native American Tribal Communities in Nevada

William T. Hartwell, Desert Research Institute
Sydey Smith, RISE Center for Recovery

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

3:30 PM - 4:55 PM

Session 3-4-A: Problem Gambling Behaviors and Prevention

Recovery and Person-Centered Care in gambling disorder

Angels Gonzalez-Ibanez Phd in Psychology, Adjunct Professor, Yale University

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

3:30 PM - 4:55 PM

Session 3-4-B: Responsible Gambling Programming

Loyalty Programs in the Gambling Industry: Understanding the Risks and Potential for Harm Minimization

Michael J. A. Wohl, Carleton University

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

3:30 PM - 4:55 PM

Session 3-4-B: Responsible Gambling Programming

The Conceptual Framework of Harmful Gambling: A revised framework for understanding gambling harm

Margo Hilbrecht, Gambling Research Exchange Ontario
David G. Baxter, Gambling Research Exchange Ontario

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

3:30 PM - 4:55 PM

Session 3-4-B: Responsible Gambling Programming

Improving Responsible Gaming Programs Using 15 years of Responsible Gaming Data

Carl Braunlich DBA, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Heather Monteiro PhD, Hickory Ridge Group LLC
Jennifer Shatley, Responsible Gaming Advisor - Caesars Entertainment
Dean Hestermann, Caesars Entertainment

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

3:30 PM - 4:55 PM

Session 3-4-C: Legal Discussions – UNLV Law

Compliance of Land-Based Casinos in France with National Competition Law

Justine Cavaciuti

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

3:30 PM - 4:55 PM

Session 3-4-C: Legal Discussions – UNLV Law

It’s Time to Put All the Cards on the Table: An Exploration of the World of Trading Card Games

David Stern

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

3:30 PM - 4:55 PM

Session 3-4-C: Legal Discussions – UNLV Law

Who Really Got a Bad Break? A Critical Analysis of The Bahamas’ Gaming Act No. 40 of 2014 and the Treatment of “Bad Actors” Thereunder

Crystal Corbett Knowles

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada

3:30 PM - 4:55 PM