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Gambling: Research

Volume 464: debated on Tuesday 9 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what research his Department has commissioned into problem gambling in the last five years. (155767)

The information requested is set out in the following table.

Title

Organisation/author

Summary

Where published

2006

A Literature Review and Survey of Statistical Sources on Remote Gambling

RSe Consulting

An overview of remote gambling with section on problem gambling.

On DCMS website

2006

Two peer reviews of: Europe Economics: Fixed Odds Betting Terminals(FOBT) and the Code of Practice: Round 2 Research: A Report for the Association of British Bookmakers Ltd

Prof. Linda Hancocks Dr. Gerda Reiths

The original report looked at levels of problem gambling among FOBT users.

On DCMS website

2004

Young People and Gambling in Britain: A systematic and critical review of the research literature relating to gaming machine, lottery and pools coupons practice by children and young people under 18

Lancaster University

The review looked at problem gambling among other issues.

On DCMS website