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More Gambling Does Not Lead To More Gambler Addiction - Study

Online gambling has exploded in the last decades and several states, hungry for more revenue without direct taxes, have approved measures to legalize various types of gambling.

Critics contend that will lead to more crime and more broken homes due to gambling problems.

A new University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions (RIA) survey says that isn't the case. They interviewed 2,613 people in 1999-2000, and the second survey interviewed 2,963 people in 2011-13. Individuals were asked about their participation in a broad range of gambling activities, including raffles, office pools,...

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Published By: Science 2.0 - Wednesday, 5 November, 2014

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