Games of chance in other cultures

Games of chance in other cultures

A study of problem gambling in immigrant communities in the Netherlands

Summary

There were four research questions in the study:
1. What is the prevalence of problem gambling among Surinamese, Netherlands Antillean, Moroccan, Turkish and Chinese populations in the Netherlands?
2. What is the nature of problem gambling among Surinamese, Netherlands Antillean, Moroccan, Turkish and Chinese populations in the Netherlands?
3. How effective is current preventative policy for these groups?
4. In which ways can current preventative policy be improved?

Publication data

Author(s):
Bruin, D. de, Fris, M., Braam, R., Verbraeck, H.
Organization(s):
WODC, CVO
Place of publication:
Utrecht
Publisher:
CVO
Year of publication:
2008

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