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- 23rd Nov 2023
How do activity statements impact gambling behaviour?
In this report, BIT’s Gambling Policy & Research Unit presents findings from a study looking at the impact of Activity Statements on gambling behaviour. We designed and tested four different versions of activity statements (see below), via an online randomised control trial (RCT) with 5463 people who gamble in the…
- 14th Aug 2023
Moving to scale: highlights from year 2 of the gambling unit, and looking ahead to year 3
The past 12 months have seen big changes in the UK gambling space. The release of the white paper, of course, but also the largest fine for a gambling operator, partly for failing to protect those who gamble from harm. The end of these 12 months also marks the end…
- 18th May 2023
We analysed the design features of 100 slot game adverts—here’s how
We analysed 100 slot game ads — and found dozens of behavioural biases
- 9th Dec 2022
Atypical paths to play: Women, ethnic minorities & gambling related harms
Historically, gambling research has focused on the white male gambler. However this risks neglecting the growing number of women and ethnic minorities who are experiencing gambling harms
- 6th Jul 2022
Three ways gambling websites could be harming their customers
The gambling industry has long embraced behavioural science. Think of the ways casinos are designed to attract customers and keep them betting. You enter and immediately see eye-catching slot machines. There are flashing lights and the sound of games being won, you can feel the energy. There are no clocks or…
- 6th Jul 2022
Using a Behavioural Risk Audit to identify harmful design features on gambling websites
In the latest work by the Gambling Policy and Research Unit, we carried out research into gambling operator sites, to identify design features that may harm people by leveraging behavioural biases.