MAJORING IN WAGERING: Gambling in College Non-tribal casinos? Card rooms? 2005: Video slots More tribal casinos? 1994-2004: Nine tribal casinos open 1992: Video lottery begins 1989: Off-track betting 1933: Legalization of racetrack gambling 1984:
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1994-2004: Nine tribal casinos open
Video lottery begins
1933: Legalization of racetrack gambling
Voters approve state lotteryLegal Gambling in Oregon
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Age“A” Host of Gambling Trends
Sources: Carlson & Moore, 1998; Shaffer & Hall, 2001; Moore, 2001; Volberg, 2001
Weekly or daily user of alcohol or illicit drugs
Relatively high disposable income
Had been raised by a parent with a gambling problem
NOT associated with problem gambling:
Amount of credit card debt
School class level“TYPICAL” COLLEGE PROBLEM GAMBLER
Source: Winters, 1998
PROBLEM GAMBLINGTELLING THE DIFFERENCE
Frequent, or spends more time gambling.
Plays with $ that is needed or borrowed.
Sticks to limits of money to play with.
Expects to win; keeps playing to win back losses.
Hopes to win but
expects to lose.
Is revolved around gambling.
Can take it or
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Source: Rockey, 2002; Southeastern Conference (SEC) study
Source: Miller et. al, 2001
Source: Cross & Vollano, University of Michigan
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