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Live Online Betting: The Answer to Every Gambler’s Wish
Live Online Betting: The Answer to Every Gambler’s Wish

Author(s): Šárka Licehammerová
Subject(s): Behaviorism, Substance abuse and addiction, ICT Information and Communications Technologies
Published by: Masarykova univerzita
Keywords: gambling; live online betting; risk behavior; problem gambling; online gambling;
Summary/Abstract: Live online betting has the potential to become a universal tool for gambling with a high potential for problems thanks to its broad availability (temporal, local, financial, and social) and the flexibility in the ways of treating and gaining rewards. Gambling, generally, has a whole system of specific characteristics and mechanisms. There are some common phenomena, like chasing loses, belief in the possibility for betterment, and searching. However, there are many types of gambling. Each type of gambling has specific, attractive features. Sport gamblers, slot machine players, poker players, casino players – these are the groups of people who have slightly different perspectives on gambling and its positives and negatives; they have different motivations for gambling (conscious and unconscious).

  • Page Range: 112-127
  • Page Count: 16
  • Publication Year: 2015
  • Language: English