2023 Conference Materials

Presentations (PDFs) from Institute Conference 2023: Contemporary Issues in Gambling Research. March 30 - April 1, 2023. See also: Final Program, Session Presenters, Poster Presentations & interview with presenter Dr. Michael Naraine (April 20, 2023).


Session Title Presenter Name(s)
01 The Slot Machine of Sports Betting? Who, Why, and the Harms of In-Play Sports Betting Kim, Andrew
02 The New Landscape of Sports Betting in Canada Naraine, Michael
03 The Potential Impacts of Legalized Sports Betting in the United States Volberg, Rachel
04 Panel: Regulating Sports Betting: What We Know to Develop Policy and Reduce Harms Machado, Kandice,Andrew Kim, & Rachel Volberg
05 The Social Practice of Indigenous Gambling in Ontario in the Past and Present Manitowabi, Darrel
06 Giwii-nisidotanmin odaminowin: A panel on videogaming in everyday life in Northwestern Ontario from the Indige-Spheres to Empowerment youth research group. Indige-Spheres Youth Group
07 Statistics Update: Provincially - Regulated Online Gambling in Canada Stevens, Rhys
08 What Types of Treatments do Canadians with Problem Gambling Typically Go for and Find Helpful? Allami, Youssef
09 Stakeholder and General Population Attitudes Towards Gambling in Canada: (Dis) harmony? Shaw, Carrie
10 Motives for (and Against) Cryptocurrency Ownership in Young Adults During a Bull Market McGrath, Daniel
11a Indigenous Sovereignty and Casino Closures in Canada and United States Gordon, Ted & Savannah Supan
11b Seekers of Couple Therapy for Gambling and Alcohol Use Disorders: How Did They End Up? Lee, Bonnie
11c Considering Online Gambling in the Broader Context of Digital Wellbeing Stark, Sasha
11d Knowledge Derived from Lived Experiences of Gambling Addiction Busenius, Andree
12a Loot Boxes and Problem Gambling: Investigating the “Gateway Hypothesis” Lloyd, Joanne
12b SPRinG: A Digital Health Tool to Support Self-Management of Problem Gambling McLuhan, Arthur,
Flora Matheson, & Madison Ford
12c Empowering Cities and Communities to Manage Harmful Gambling Environments Papineau, Elisabeth
12d Do Casinos Create Economic Development? A 15-Year National Analysis of Local U.S. Retail Sales and
Employment Growth
Krutz, Jonathan
13 Reduce the Speed and Ease of Online Gambling in Order to Prevent Harm Newall, Philip
14 Online Gambling in Canada: Prevalence, Participants, Regulatory Capture, and Harm Williams, Robert
15 Venue and Online-based Self-Exclusion as Harm Reduction: What we Know and What we Need to Know Hodgins, David
16 What Can we Learn from Gambling Researchers Working in Humanities, Social Sciences and Law? Nicoll, Fiona & Kate Bedford