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Casino gambling and addictive behaviour

Mark W. Nichols

Casino gambling and addictive behaviour

an empirical analysis.

by Mark W. Nichols

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Published by University of Salford. Centre for the Study of Gambling and Commercial Gambling in Salford .
Written in English


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SeriesDiscussion papers -- 7
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Open LibraryOL19035291M

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