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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 […]

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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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Players benefit from using Playscan

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  Playscan 3 helps at-risk players to reduce their spending on gambling. A previous evaluation determined that players found Playscan to be a useful tool (Griffiths, Wood & Parke, 2009), but a systematic investigation of whether the tool influences players’ gambling behaviours had yet to be conducted. To address this gap we, Dr Richard Wood […]