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Psychology Of Slot Addiction
Psychology Of Slot Addiction

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AIR DATE: December 10, 2012

Oregon State University has come out with a new study on the sorts of people who play slot machines. But, the study doesn't spend much time looking at how these games affect us. And, what about gambling addicts? Are games styles, looks, and payoffs leading to more addiction?
 
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Natasha Dow Schull, “Addiction by Design: Machine Gambling in Las Vegas"
 

 

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    My observation about machine gambling has been at local bars. The bottom line is Your addictions are Your addictions (problems). Slice it anyway you want, but trying to find a formula to it all will never happen.
    JoeDec 5, 2012 22:00:15 PM
    Please remind your listeners who may be concerned about their own or someone else's gambling that they can call the 24 hour confidential HelpLine at 1-800-522-4700. Or visit www.nevadacouncil.org and click on "Resource Locator" for treatment and support group info.
    Carol O'HareDec 5, 2012 10:53:35 AM
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