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dc.contributor.authorHolliday, Ian
dc.contributor.authorKorzinski, Dave
dc.date.accessioned2016-11-07T18:55:30Z
dc.date.available2016-11-07T18:55:30Z
dc.date.issued2016-10-13
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1880/51743
dc.descriptionPermission to include this report in the Institute research repository granted by Dave Korzinski, Research Associate, Angus Reid Institute on October 14, 2016.en_US
dc.description.abstractProvincial governments have gambled big on gaming and lotteries, collecting almost $14 billion in revenue each year. But a re they to be lauded for hitting the jackpot with an important source of funding for public programs? Or condemned for preying on those most vulnerable to addiction? While the majority (63%) say provincial involvement in gambling is at minimum “more good than bad”, a new public opinion poll from the Angus Reid Institute also finds Canadians have little desire to place a bet on an expanded government involvement in gambling. Only one-in-ten (9%) want it. More than four times that many (38%) would like to see involvement reduced. Further, one-in-four Canadians (26%) report they are personally affected by problem gambling – either because they’re struggling with this addiction themselves – or because they have a close relationship with someone who is. Most say necessary help for this problem has not been forthcoming.en_US
dc.description.sponsorshipAngus Reid Instituteen_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.publisherAngus Reid Instituteen_US
dc.subjectPublic opinion polls -- Canadaen_US
dc.subject.otherGambling Literature
dc.titleCanadians don’t want to roll the dice on expanded gamblingen_US
dc.typetechnical reporten_US
dc.description.refereedNoen_US
dc.publisher.facultyAngus Reid Instituteen_US
dc.publisher.departmentAngus Reid Instituteen_US
dc.publisher.institutionAngus Reid Instituteen_US
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.11575/PRISM/9458


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