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Casino use by college students

by:
A. S. Devlin, Donald M. Jr. Peppard

College students' gambling behavior (N = 238) at the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut was investigated using the South Oaks Gambling Screen. Of the 730 randomly sampled students, 238 returned usable questionnaires, a return rate of 32.5%. Only 35 (14.8%) of the students indicated having visited Foxwoods, of these, 26 (11% of the total) reported having gambled. Rates of problem were relatively low (6 students; 2.5%) and few underage students (3 students; 1.9%) reported using Foxwoods in the fall of 1994. As in other studies of casino gambling by students, slot machines and blackjack were the most frequent activities.

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type
: article in journal •
published in
: 1996 •
publisher
: Psychological Reports •
keywords
: adolescent, adult, connecticut, female, gambling, humans, male, sampling studies, students