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Problem gambling in Europe : challenges, prevention, and interventions

Problem gambling in Europe : challenges, prevention, and interventions

Author: Gerhard Meyer; Tobias Hayer; Mark Griffiths
Publisher: New York, N.Y. ; London : Springer, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Problem Gambling in Europe Challenges, Prevention, and Interventions Edited by Gerhard Meyer, University of Bremen, Germany Tobias Hayer, University of Bremen, Germany Mark Griffiths, Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom As a leisure activity, gambling dates back to ancient times. More recently, the surge in avenues for gambling--casinos, sports betting, lotteries, and remote media (e.g., Internet, mobile  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Problem gambling in Europe.
New York, N.Y. ; London : Springer, ©2009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gerhard Meyer; Tobias Hayer; Mark Griffiths
ISBN: 9780387094861 0387094865 9780387094854 0387094857
OCLC Number: 405547036
Description: 1 online resource (xxx, 335 pages) : illustrations
Contents: List of Contributors --
Introduction --
Preface --
Problem gambling: A European perspective --
Country Reports --
Belgium --
Denmark --
Estonia --
Finland --
France --
Germany --
Great Britain --
Hungary --
Iceland --
Italy --
Lithuania --
Netherlands --
Norway --
Poland --
Romania --
Russia --
Slovak Republic --
Slovenia --
Spain --
Sweden --
Responsibility: edited by Gerhard Meyer, Tobias Hayer, Mark Griffiths.


Throughout Europe, gambling has become an increasing problem, but all countries have vastly different policies to cope. In this book, each chapter is devoted to a single country and discusses the  Read more...


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