GAMING MANAGEMENT SEMINAR SERIES:Three Ways to Lose Money : A Study of Horse-Race Gambling in the United Kingdom
Seminar / Lecture
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
This talk examines the three dominant methods of gambling on horse-races in the United Kingdom: on track; in betting shops; and online. Each of these is examined in terms of the rationalities used by gamblers in their selection and staking behavior. The three methods of gambling are then compared to reveal space-specific patterns and rationales. Finally, the comparative analysis is used to assess the future of internet gambling as a medium, and to outline potential problems with this form of gambling. I