The costs of playing free games on gambling websites

Griffiths, MD ORCID: 0000-0001-8880-6524, Parke, J and McCormack, A, 2010. The costs of playing free games on gambling websites. World Online Gambling Law Report, 9 (4), pp. 14-15. ISSN 1477-2922

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Abstract

One of the most common ways to entice gamblers to play online is to make them try out games in ‘demo’, ‘practice’ or ‘free play’ mode. At one level, most would argue that playing for points rather than money is little more than innocuous fun. However, is this really the case? Dr. Mark Griffiths and Abby McCormack, of Nottingham Trent University, and Dr Jonathan Parke, of the University of Salford, examine some of the real costs of playing free online games on gambling websites.

Item Type: Journal article
Publication Title: World Online Gambling Law Report
Creators: Griffiths, M.D., Parke, J. and McCormack, A.
Publisher: Cecile Park Publishing Ltd.
Place of Publication: London
Date: 2010
Volume: 9
Number: 4
ISSN: 1477-2922
Divisions: Schools > School of Social Sciences
Depositing User: EPrints Services
Date Added: 09 Oct 2015 10:27
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2017 13:30
URI: http://irep.ntu.ac.uk/id/eprint/13132

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