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London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Funded by Wellcome, Heather is exploring youth gambling behavior and its relationship with technological change. She is Deputy Chair of the Advisory Board for Safer Gambling, an independent group which provides advice on policy and practice to the Gambling Commission. Previously, she was a Research Director at NatCen Social Research, leading their programme of work on gambling including the British Gambling Prevalence Survey.
Preview - Gambling and Gaming. What's the Difference? Whats the Harm?
Wednesday 3rd July 2019, 14:10 - 15:10 Showroom Cinema 2 This session highlights the human cost of gambling-harms and explores whether the increasing intersection of gambling and gaming is something to be concerned about or is the latest moral panic about children's behaviours online. Gambling with Lives, the charity founded…
Gambling and Gaming: What’s the Difference? What’s the Harm?
Gambling features within video games are a concern for parents and kids. Now gambling products borrow features from game designers too. What is the relationship between gambling and gaming and should we worry?