Alberta Gaming Research Institute's 5th Annual Conference: Social & Economic Costs & Benefits of Gambling

Event Type:Conference
When:21-22 April 2006
Where:The Banff Centre
Banff, Alberta, Canada
Audience:Responsible Gaming
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The Alberta Gaming Research Institute is a consortium of the University of Alberta, University of Calgary, and the University of Lethbridge. Its primary purpose is to support and promote research into gaming and gambling in the province. The identified research domains include bio-psychological and health care, socio-cultural, economic, and government and industry policy and practice. The Institute hosts an annual conference relating to a specific aspect of gaming and gambling research. In addition, internationally renowned invited speakers are periodically invited to present their findings to the Institute. The theme of the Institute's 2006 conference was "Social & Economic Costs & Benefits of Gambling" and focused on problem gambling and responsible gaming.