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  • Turning Aces into Assets: Four Options to Help the Government Turn its Addiction to Gambling Revenue into Assets for the Poor 

    Lewis, Johanna; Dijkema, Brian (Cardus, Cardus, 2021-05)
    Government-run gambling is ripe for reform. In our previous report, “Pressing Its Luck,” we examined the ways in which the state’s gambling monopoly operates as a tax on the marginalized - preying on the poor and those who ...
  • Pressing Its Luck: How Ontario Lottery and Gaming Can Work For, Not Against, Low-Income Households 

    Dijkema, Brian; Wolfert, Johanna (Cardus, Cardus, 2020-06-10)
    In this paper, we tell the story of Ontario’s involvement with gambling and explore how it got hooked. The state has not always been the leading dealer in gambling or user of the revenue it produces. In fact, gaming’s path ...
  • Royally Flushed: Reforming Gambling to Work for, Not Against, Atlantic Canada 

    Dijkema, Brian; Wolfert, Johanna (Cardus, Cardus, 2020-07-15)
    In Royally Flushed: Reforming Gambling to Work for, Not Against, Atlantic Canada, think tank Cardus shows how the lowest-income households in the Atlantic provinces pay their provincial governments an estimated 4% of their ...
  • Royally Flushed: Reforming gambling to work for, not against, Alberta 

    Dijkema, Brian; Wolfert, Johanna (Cardus, Cardus, 2020-07-15)
    In Royally Flushed: Reforming gambling to work for, not against, Alberta, think tank Cardus shows how the lowest-income households in Alberta pay the provincial government an estimated 7% of their annual incomes through ...
  • Royally Flushed. Reforming Gambling to Work For, Not Against, British Columbia 

    Dijkema, Brian; Wolfert, Johanna (Cardus, Cardus, 2020-07-15)
    In Royally Flushed: Reforming gambling to work for, not against, British Columbia, think tank Cardus shows how the lowest-income households in B.C. pay the provincial government an estimated 4% of their annual incomes ...
  • Research reveals ... : an update on gambling research in Alberta, 2021-2022 

    Alberta Gambling Research Institute (Alberta Gambling Research Institute, 2021-08)
  • British Columbia Online Problem Gambling Prevalence Study 

    Ipsos; Strategic Science (BCLC & Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch (GPEB), British Columbia, Ipsos, Strategic Science, 2020-10-02)
    This study measures the prevalence of adult (19+ years) participation in online gambling and adult online problem gambling in British Columbia.The survey was fielded online from February 4 to March 10, 2020and was completed ...
  • Online Gambling During Covid Survey: Final Report 

    Ipsos (BCLC & Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch (GPEB), British Columbia, Ipsos, 2020-07-30)
    Just prior to the COVID-19 outbreak and resulting casino facility closures, under engagement by GPEB, Ipsos completed a study of gambling participation among 4,079 adult British Columbians (fielded Feb 4 to Mar 10, 2020). ...
  • Alberta Gambling Research Institute Conference 2021: Gambling in Canada: Current Research & Future Directions 

    Baich, Eric; Belanger, Yale; Chamberlain, Erika; Christensen, Darren; Clark, Luke; Currie, Shawn; Derevensky, Jeffrey; Dixon, Darcy; Dixon, Mike; Euston, David; Hilbrecht, Margo; Hodgins, David; Kim, Andrew; Lautischer, Steve; Lee, Bonnie; Leonard, Carrie; Manitowabi, Darrel; Marshall, Murray; McGrath, Daniel; Nicoll, Fiona; Ofori-Dei, Samuel; Papineau, Elisabeth; Scholnick, Barry; Sévigny, Serge; Shead, Will; Simpson, Rob; Stevens, Rhys; Stewart, Sherry; Tabri, Nassim; Turner, Nigel; Wiebe, Jamie; Williams, Robert; Wohl, Michael J. A.; Yakovenko, Igor; Young, Matthew; Aidelbaum, Robert; Allen, Sasha; Baxter, David; Brazeau, Brad; Cowie, Megan; Dorchak, Danika; Dowson, Mackenzie E.; Ethier, Ashley R.; Gooding, Nolan; Gorenko, Julie; HeavyShield, Marley; Kim, Hyoun S. (Andrew); Kruger, Tyler B.; Larche, Chanel J.; Laskowski, Catherine S.; Leca, Jean-Baptiste; Leslie, Diandra; Mackey-Simpkin, Sean; Marchica, Loredana; Peel, Marie-Audrey; Piquette, Noëlla; Ritchie, Emma V.; Russell, Gillian; Schluter, Magdalen; Schoen, Anthony; Sharif-Razi, Maryam; Sontag, Roxanne; Stark, Sasha; Trottier, Maegan; Yi, Sunghwan (Alberta Gambling Research Institute, Alberta Gambling Research Institute, 2021-04)
    The Alberta Gambling Research Institute's 20th Annual Conference "Gambling in Canada: Current Research & Future Directions" took place April 27-29, 2021 as a live virtual event. A selection of conference presentations and ...
  • Annual report 2019-20, Alberta Gambling Research Institute 

    Alberta Gambling Research Institute (Alberta Gambling Research Institute, Alberta Gambling Research Institute, 2020-11-30)

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