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Playscan now communicating with at-risk players trough Svenska Spels VLTs

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Playscan in Vegas

Svenska Spel continues to be an advocate for responsible gambling by implementing the Playscan communication directly in the Video Lottery Terminal (VLT) interface. We sat down for an interview with Maria Schietse, responsible for the implementation-project and responsible gambling expert at the VLT division at Svenska Spel, to discuss the possibilities this new feature will […]

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Norsk Tipping is testing new ways of influencing player behaviour and promoting responsible gambling

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Bjørn Helge Hoffmann, Chief Adviser Responsible Gambling at Norsk Tipping tells us about their recent project that you’ll be able to cite at your next responsible gambling event. At Norsk Tipping, all customers must register, to participate in gambling activities. This enables us to offer our players a set of responsible gambling tools, such as […]

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Which player type are you?

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Summary: Analysed results of a new player test in Playscan show that “The Dream of Winning the Jackpot” is the biggest motivation for gambling – which seems to also be the one category of motivation that also holds the smallest proportion of at-risk players. The player type “The Thrill Seeker” holds the largest proportion of […]

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New long-term contract with Norsk Tipping

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With a strong strategy for consumer protection the Norwegian gaming company Norsk Tipping has dedicated much effort in providing attractive gambling – within a responsible setting. The company has been a client of Playscan since 2014 and are now signing a new agreement for partnership, with the continuing right to use Playscan as their Responsible […]

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New thesis shows that Playscan is most commonly used by players with a higher risk of experiencing gambling problems

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In the thesis “The use and experience of responsible gambling tools: An explorative analysis of user behaviour regarding a responsible gambling tool and the consequences of use” David Forsström explores different aspects of the use, experience and functions of Playscan.  The thesis shows that Playscan is most commonly used by players with a higher risk […]

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New study on how the responsible gambling tool Playscan is used

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In the article “Usage of a responsible Gambling tool: a descriptive analysis and latent class analysis of user behavior” PhD student David Forsström from the Department of Psychology, Stockholm University, studied how players are using Playscan. He examined the Playscan 3-data of 9 528 online gamblers who used the tool voluntarily and investigated if there […]