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Gamblers bet more when in the dark: feedback can curb their online losses

  • Written by Ben Newell, Professor of Cognitive Psychology, UNSW

Online wagering is the fastest-growing segment of gambling in Australia. It’s a trend of particular concern because losing money through online brokering and betting apps is associated with higher rates of gambling-related harm than other types of gambling.

These apps provide the ability to win and lose money anywhere, anytime — and...

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