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Finding Help | GameSense

If you find yourself gambling too much, or if it no longer feels like a game, there’s help if you need it.

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Dr. Luke Clark | 2015 Speakers

   Player Behaviour Panel Host

    Director, Centre for Gambling
    Research,  University of British Columbia

    Vancouver, Canada

Dr. Luke Clark is the director of the Centre for Gambling Research at UBC. His research focuses on the psychological and neural mechanisms that underlie gambling behaviour, and how these processes are altered in disordered gambling. Before moving to the Department of Psychology at UBC, he was a senior lecturer at University of Cambridge, U.K. He has published over 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals and serves on the editorial board for Addiction, International Gambling Studies and the Journal of Gambling Studies.

Twitter @LukeClark01 @CGR_UBC

The UBC Session

Player Behaviour and Awareness of Responsible Gambling

In an alternative format, audio recordings from focus groups of regular gamblers will be used to present the player’s perspective on responsible gambling. This will stimulate discussion on whose responsibility is responsible gambling, how much intervention should be expected or is wanted, and when and how gamblers deviate from responsible play.


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