University President visits Gambling Research Lab

Monday, January 11, 2016

On January 11th 2016, University of Waterloo President Feridun Hamdullahpur,  Vice-President University Research George Dixon, and Interim Vice-President, Advancement Erin Sargeant Greenwood visited the Gambling Research Lab for an update on the research being conducted in the lab.

A picture of Dr Dixon and others as he explains how slot machines work

Here, Dr. Dixon, Co-Director, explains the various types of slot machines and the research which has been conducted.

Chanel Larche, PhD Candidate, describes her research on Candy Crush

Chanel Larche, PhD Candidate, presented her research on Candy Crush, a very popular video game.

Madison Stange discussing her scratch card research

Madison Stange, PhD Candidate, described her scratch card research and how many of the results match the lab's findings on slot machines.

Kevin Harrigan discussing new lab activities

Kevin Harrigan, Co-Director, finished the briefing with an update on new initiatives in the Gambling Research Lab, including Knowledge Transfer and Exchange (KTE), systematic reviews, and eBingo.

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