Tag Archives: gambling survey
- 2% of Massachusetts residents gamble online; 13% enjoy illegal sports bets
June 11, 2015
The University of Massachusetts has released key findings of what it’s calling “the largest and most representative gambling survey ever conducted in the United States.” The UMass Amherst School of Public Health and Health Sciences survey queried nearly 10k state residents on their gambling attitudes, participation and problems. The survey...
- Only infidelity worse than gambling in global morality survey
April 17, 2014
Gambling is considered second only to infidelity on a list of most unacceptable practices published this week by the Pew Research Center. The 2013 Global Views on Morality survey involved participants in 40 nations, who were presented with a list of eight somewhat controversial subjects and asked whether each was...
- Latest UK gambling participation survey shows online gambling rise
February 13, 2013
The UK Gambling Commission has released the results of its latest gambling participation survey for the year to December 2012 (read it here). The ICM Research-conducted survey asked slightly over 4k people about their gambling activity over the previous four weeks and determined that overall gambling participation – which includes...
- Poll shows Massachusetts residents want expanded gambling
September 26, 2011
As the Massachusetts Senate debates a bill authorizing three resort casinos and a slots parlor; it appears support for the gambling expansion bill is vibrant as survey results show 56 percent of the state's residents support the measure. According to the results of the survey, 31 percent of the respondents...
- Philippines gambling survey says cockfighting more popular than bingo
October 2, 2010
As the lottery controversy continues to grab headlines in the Philippines, it’s worth examining the nation's overall gambling trends. A Social Weather Survey, admittedly five years old, provides a glimpse into local attitudes and behaviors vis à vis gambling in its many forms. Sadly, while the forms of gambling dealt...
Okada Manila eyes Philippine backdoor listing
May 2, 2017