The Society for the Study of Gambling was formed in 1977 to
provide a forum for those concerned with research into gambling,
to promote it's scientific study especially as far as the psychological,
legal, social and economic aspects are concerned, and to inform
and educate the public about these matters.
The Society holds two meetings a year which have, so far, always
taken place in London. Meetings are held under The
Chatham House Rule. Recent meetings have discussed the taxation
of gambling, the control of gaming machines, the potential impact
of Cable TV on gambling opportunities, current problems in the horserace
betting market, greyhound racing and betting, the relationship between
crime and gambling, and the implications of the Gambling Review
Meetings are open to Members of the Society (Membership form) and
to others who have a particular interest in a specific topic to
The next meeting of the Society (programme)
will be held on Tuesday 14th May, 2002, at The Chancellor's Room,
Hughes Parry Hall, University of London, 19/26 Cartwright Gardens,
London WC1H 9HP.
The cost of the meeting is £15 for members, £20 for
non-members, and a further £5 for a sandwich lunch. If you
have not contacted the Treasurer before the meeting, please do so
The Society produces one to two
newsletters a year containing papers that have been presented at
Society meetings, and other relevant information. You can find further
information on the Newsletter page. You can
obtain copies of the current Society for the Study of Gambling Newsletter
using this form.
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