Gambling, luck and superstition: a brief psychological overview

Griffiths, M.D. ORCID: 0000-0001-8880-6524, 2011. Gambling, luck and superstition: a brief psychological overview. Casino and Gaming International, 7 (2), pp. 75-80.

205713_7869 Griffiths Publisher TEST.pdf

Download (3MB) | Preview


For what is generally accepted as almost endemic to many a gamblers' disposition - the ideas, practices and responses that combine gambling, luck and superstition - there has been surprisingly little scientific research in this field. As an indication of what can be undertaken subsequently, an intriguing picture emerges of how this affects players' character and motivations as gamblers according to the type of gambling engaged, including its relationship to chance and skill.

Item Type: Journal article
Publication Title: Casino and Gaming International
Creators: Griffiths, M.D.
Publisher: CGI Global Media Limited
Place of Publication: Wickford, Essex
Date: 2011
Volume: 7
Number: 2
Divisions: Schools > School of Social Sciences
Record created by: EPrints Services
Date Added: 09 Oct 2015 11:00
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2017 13:47

Actions (login required)

Edit View Edit View


Views per month over past year


Downloads per month over past year