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Gambling, Gaming & Technology Use Community of Interest

The Gambling, Gaming & Technology Use Community of Interest brings together addiction and mental health service providers, researchers and subject matter experts in the fields of gambling, technology/Internet use and video gaming to collaborate and share knowledge on emerging trends and clinical best practices.

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.

Please visit GGTU's homepage to find the brief under News & Updates or read more here.

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