Conference Programme*

Wednesday 28th June 2023

09:00 – 09:30Arrival and Registration
09:30 – 09:45Introduction and Welcome
09:45 – 10:45Keynote 1
Professor Nicki Dowling, Deakin UniversityJust-In-Time Adaptive Interventions: Providing ‘in-the-moment’ support for gamblers
10:45 – 11:00Refreshment Break
11:00 – 12:30Research Session 1: Gambling and Advertising
Conor Heath,
University of Chester
The promotion of gambling, cryptocurrency, and market trading within English Premier League football: a frequency analysis of in-play visual references
Ellen McGrane, University of SheffieldThe Effect of Television Advertising on Gambling Behaviour: A Quasi-Experimental Study during the 2022 Qatar FIFA World Cup
Lauren Leak-Smith,
The Behavioural Insights Team
Exploring the impact of slot game adverts on gambling behaviour
Niels Bibert,
KU Leuven
Mobile push-notifications by the Belgian betting industry: a content analysis
Raffaello Rossi,
University of Bristol
Unrecognisable: Gambling, content marketing, social media and children. A worrying combination.
Lived Experience Reflections
12:45 – 14:00Lunch and Poster Session
14:00 – 15:30Research Session 2: Experimental Approaches
Nilosmita Banerjee Université Libre de BruxellesWithin-session loss-chasing in online gambling: A Replication and extension
Dan Myles
Monash University
Losses disguised as wins in a simulated machine gambling task evoke neural activity associated with reward processing.
Zhang Chen
Ghent University
Pauses in play increase people’s sensitivity to expected value in risky choice
Leon Y. Xiao
IT University of Copenhagen
Beneath the label: Poor compliance with industry self-regulation requiring loot box presence warning labels by video game companies.
Ismael Muela
University of Granada
The role of incidental and intentional emotional regulation in craving experience in gambling problems
15:30 – 15:45Refreshment Break
15:45 – 17:15Lived Experience of Gambling Harm: Chair – Claire Donegan
Panel members TBCPanel Discussion: Title TBC
17:15 – 17:30Day 1 Wrap-up
17:30 – 19:30Conference Drinks Reception, The Green Room, Waterloo

Thursday 29th June 2023

09:30 – 09:45Day 2 Welcome and Introduction
09:45 – 10:45Keynote 2
Professor Jeff Derevensky,
McGill University
New insights concerning youth gambling problems incorporating a high-risk framework: Implications for prevention and treatment
10:45 – 11:00Refreshment Break
11:00 – 12:30Research Session 3: Gender and Risk in Gambling
Erin McEvoy
Ulster University
“We told you to be responsible!”. A qualitative exploration of the perceptions, understanding and impact of responsible gambling discourses on women who have gambling addictions.
Venetia Leonidaki,
National Problem Gambling Clinic
Female gambling in an evolving landscape and UK treatment-seeking women’s distinct presentation
Reece Bush-Evans Bournemouth UniversityExamining gambling and gambling-related harms in the LGBTQ+ community
John Cunningham King’s College LondonInitial development of a low-risk gambling guideline intervention for the United Kingdom
Lived Experience Reflections
12:30 – 13:45Lunch
13:45 – 15:15Research Session 4: Gambling, Debt, and Crime
Kalle Lind
Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare
Gambling behaviour and criminal convictions
Sarah Page Staffordshire UniversityCriminal Justice Treatment Pathway Need in England and Wales
Lauren Smith University of LincolnGambling and Crime: Implications for Probation Practice
Dr Sarah Lewis
Penal Reform Solutions
Exploring gambling and its role within prison culture: “You can be flying high, then fighting”
Sharon Collard University of BristolExploring the Links Between Gambling and Problem Debt
Lived Experience Reflections
15:15 – 15:30Refreshment Break
15:30 – 17:00Research Session 5: Experimental Approaches
Daniel Bennett
Monash University
The availability of a ‘cash-out’ option produces large increases in wager amounts in an experimental gambling task
Thomas Krause University of HohenheimPredicting sports betting player suspensions by algorithm: potentials, limitations, and recommendations.
Luke Clark
University of British Columbia
How do gamblers react to gambling streams on Twitch? An ‘ironic’ effect on cravings
Scott Houghton Northumbria UniversityGambling on Google and Twitter: Harnessing Big Data and Machine Learning to Understand the Impact of COVID-19 on Gambling Harm
Vadim Kufenko University of HohenheimThe GANbler: learning, representing and generating gambling behavior with neural networks
17:00 – 17:15Conference Closing and CAGR 2025

*Programme subject to confirmation