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Casino Self-Exclusion Programmes: A Review of the Issues

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dc.contributor.author Nowatzki, Nadine R.
dc.contributor.author Williams, Robert J.
dc.date.accessioned 2007-08-28T20:13:26Z
dc.date.available 2007-08-28T20:13:26Z
dc.date.issued 2002
dc.identifier.citation Nowatzki, N. R., & Williams, R. J. (2002). Casino self-exclusion programmes: A review of the issues. International Gambling Studies, 2, 3-25. en
dc.identifier.issn 1445-9795
dc.identifier.issn 1479-4276
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10133/418
dc.description This is an electronic version of an article published in International Gambling Studies, 2, 3-25. International Gambling Studies is available online at: http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/titles/14459795.asp en
dc.description.abstract Casino self-exclusion is a procedure by which individuals can have themselves banned from entering a casino. One of the purposes of this paper is to present information about the availability and features of these programmes. A second purpose is to make recommendations about how to best operate them based on cross-jurisdictional analysis and lessons from the addiction literature. The first section of the paper describes the typical casino self-exclusion programme, outlining the features common to most policies. The second section provides a detailed overview of the programmes operating in Canada in order to give the reader an appreciation of the procedural variations that exist. The third section discusses the effectiveness of self-exclusion programmes. Finally, the fourth section contains recommendations on ways to improve effectiveness. When properly implemented, self-exclusion can be a valuable tool in helping to curb problem gambling. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Taylor & Francis en
dc.subject Casinos en
dc.subject Gambling Policy en
dc.subject Gambling Prevention en
dc.title Casino Self-Exclusion Programmes: A Review of the Issues en
dc.type Article en
dc.publisher.faculty School of Health Sciences en
dc.description.peer-review Yes en
dc.publisher.institution University of Lethbridge en


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