Alberta Gambling Research Institute

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About us

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.

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Apply for Grants

The Institute accepts proposals from eligible applicants for a variety of research grant opportunities.

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Research

We provide grant funding to support peer-endorsed academic investigations. See a list of past research projects.

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Resources

Learn about research resources related to various aspects of gambling.

Events

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AGRI Annual Conference

Live virtual event to take place April 27-29, 2021. Gambling in Canada: Current Research & Future Directions

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News

Fall 2020 newsletter

Institute Newsletter Fall 2020

Feature articles: Provincial Gambling Statistics Being Collected as Part of Institute’s National Project; Alberta’s Online Gambling Website Launched October 1st; Dr. David Hodgins Recognized as Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences (CAHS); First Journal Article Publications from the AGRI National Project; COVID-19 and Gambling; Announcement of Graduate Scholarship Recipients 2020/21.

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2020 report

2019-20 Annual Report Now Available

2019-20 Annual Report Now Available

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Scholarship

Scholarship and Research Allowance Award Recipients

Please see the institute's 2012/21 Scholarship and Research Allowance Award Recipients

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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.