Please check out a new Evidence Brief on Online Gambling!
This brief will be of interest to those looking for an evidence-informed snapshot of online gambling content and availability, popularity, and associated problems. For those who work with people who may be experiencing problems with online gambling, this resource also has a short summary about evidence-based interventions.
Here's a quick sneak peek!
What you need to know
• Online gambling (also commonly known as “Internet gambling”) includes various betting or gaming activities available through Internet-enabled devices like computers, smartphones, tablets and digital television.
• Factors that make online gambling appealing include the privacy, 24/7 accessibility, wide geographic coverage, affordability and interactivity of the Internet.
• Internet and social media technology expansion have significantly increased online gambling opportunities worldwide.