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Playscan has a proven positive impact on at-risk players

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PRESS RELEASE Göteborg, Sweden 2015-07-08 A new research study just published in the journal International Gambling Studies showed that at-risk players who received behavioral feedback via Playscan were significantly more likely to reduce the amounts of money they deposited and wagered – compared with players who did not use Playscan. The authors, Dr Richard Wood and Dr […]

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Playscan AB merges into Svenska Spel AB

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PRESS RELEASE Göteborg, Sweden 2015-07-02 The ambition of the Playscan team remains the same, as the development of the tool maintains its progress. Continuing its work with harm minimization and the prevention of problem gambling, Playscan AB now merges into Svenska Spel AB. Therefore; the product will no longer be commercially available. Today, there are […]

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Miljonlotteriet upgrades to Playscan 4

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PRESS RELEASE Göteborg, Sweden 2015-06-02 The latest features from Playscan are now available to players gambling at Miljonlotteriet. The lottery has offered Playscan to their players for more than four years and by upgrading they will now supply players with a new and more detailed view of their gambling behavior. – What I really like […]

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Measure and improve your RG initiatives with new Playscan services

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We use the Playscan Risk Analysis for two purposes. The original purpose is to use it as a basis for interventions and communication to at-risk players – now, we equally use it together with operators and creators of RG. By looking at levels of risk and changes herein, between groups, marketing campaigns, interventions, etc. we […]

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Presenting Playscan Research

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Phd student David Forsström presenting results from his studies at SNSUS conference and at the Department of Psychology, Stockholm University.   In the first study (to be presented at Stockholm University) user behavior was analyzed  and the main finding was the identification of  five distinct classes of users: Very high usage, high usage, advice users, […]

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5 key elements in your online responsible gambling strategy

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What a gambling operator should do when implementing responsible gambling   01. Educate all employees about the importance  of responsible gambling. That means all the way from  executives to your customer service team. Probably the most  important thing to do to get acceptance for responsible gambling.   02. Train and educate retailers about  the importance […]

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Technology alone cannot diagnose someone as a Problematic Gambler

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  On Wednesday 10th December 2014 at the Responsible Gambling Trust Harm Minimisation conference a number of findings were presented from recent commissions research ”An investigation into gaming machines in licensed betting offices: exploring risk, harm and customer behaviour.” The objective of the research was to see if industry data could be used to identify […]