Reduce the speed and ease of online gambling in order to prevent harm

Philip W S Newall*

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Online gambling is strongly associated with gambling harm. Harm prevention interventions that reduce the speed and ease of online gambling have advantages compared to more restrictive alternatives (such as stake or expenditure limits) because they can act on all gamblers and maintain the freedoms of those who are gambling safely.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)204 - 205
Number of pages2
Issue number2
Early online date24 Aug 2022
Publication statusPublished - 2 Jan 2023

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
P.N. is a member of the Advisory Board for Safer Gambling—an advisory group of the Gambling Commission in Great Britain, and in 2020 was a special advisor to the House of Lords Select Committee Enquiry on the Social and Economic Impact of the Gambling Industry. In the last 5 years, P.N. has contributed to research projects funded by the Academic Forum for the Study of Gambling, Clean Up Gambling, GambleAware, Gambling Research Australia, NSW Responsible Gambling Fund, and the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation. P.N. has received travel and accommodation funding from the Spanish Federation of Rehabilitated Gamblers, and received open access fee grant income from Gambling Research Exchange Ontario.


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