Alberta Gambling Research Institute
The Alberta Gambling Research Institute is a consortium of the University of Calgary, University of Alberta and the University of Lethbridge. Its primary purpose is to support and promote research into gambling in the Province of Alberta.
AGRI Annual Conference 2022 Call for Abstracts & Posters
The Institute is pleased to announce a Call for Abstracts from Early Career Researchers and a Call for Poster Submissions for the 2022 Conference (April 7-9, 2022) in Banff, Alberta. Submission deadline is Friday, January 14, 2022.
Call for Abstracts | Call for Poster Submissions
Gambling Research Methods Online Workshop (Sept. 29)
This free online workshop will feature a balance of both quantitative and qualitative approaches, and will primarily be a pedagogical (‘how to’) session that should appeal to graduate students and other early career researchers in the field of gambling studies.
More info / Registration
Video and Materials from AGRI Annual Conference 2021 (Complete)
Videos, conference presentations and posters from Conference 2021 Gambling in Canada: Current Research & Future Directions now available. Event took place online April 27-29, 2021.
Institute Newsletter Fall 2021
Feature articles: Dr. Daniel McGrath Examining the Impact of Cannabis Legalization on Gambling Behaviour; Dr. Carrie Shaw Appointed as Senior Researcher at CERG; Investigating Publishing Practices in Gambling Research: An Interview with Graduate Student David Baxter; New ANP Journal Article Published; AGRI Conference 2022 @ The Banff Centre.
Institute Newsletter Summer 2021
Feature articles: Developing an Ecologically-Valid Primate Model of Bartering and Gambling Behaviours; Gambling on Single-Event Sports Games Coming to Canada with Passing of Bill C-218; Ten Recently Publications (Books, E-books & Reports) Related to Sports Betting; Announcement of Graduate Scholarship Recipients 2021/2022.
Institute Newsletter Spring 2021
Feature articles: Institute’s First ‘Virtual’ Conference Attracts Worldwide Audience; Database of Canadian Gambling Statistics Released; Major Research Grant Applications Due July 23.
Apply for Major Research Grants 2021-22
Applications now being accepted for Major Research Grants. Applications due to respective University Research Office [RSO] by Friday, July 24, 2020.
Guidelines & Application Form
Apply for Graduate Scholarships 2021-22
Applications now being accepted for new applicants and current recipients. Applications due by May 31, 2021 by 4pm.
Casino & VLT Availability in Canada
The following documents provides an overview of the temporary closures and re-openings of commercial gambling venues across Canada by province.
- COVID-19 Closures and Re-Openings of Canadian Casinos and VLT Venues (2020, September 28)
- The Impact of COVID-19 on Gambling Availability in Canada (2020, March 25)