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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
Publication:Springer eBooks
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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
(OCoLC)232712803
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 --
Switzerland.
Responsibility: edited by Gerhard Meyer, Tobias Hayer, Mark Griffiths.

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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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