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Conference Program

[Download PDF Version Oct. 24] 

The Program and Venues at a Glance

(The language of the conference is English)

 

Registration and conference administration will be open:

November 5, Monday 14:30-17:00(Venue A), 17:00-20:00(Venue B)

November 6, Tuesday 8:30-17:00 (Venue A)

November 7, Wednesday 8:30- 16:00(Venue A)

November 8, Thursday 8:30-12:00 (Venue A)

 

November 5, Monday

15:30-17:00, MPI Public Lecture (Venue A)

18:00 Reception and Welcome Dinner (Venue B)

November 6, Tuesday

9:30-10:00 Opening Ceremony (Rm321)

10:00-11:30 Keynote Speeches (Rm321)

11:30-12:00 Morning Tea

12:00-13:00 Parallel Session 1A (Rm336), 1B (Rm339), 1C (Rm340)

13:00-14:30 Lunch (Venue B)

14:30-16:00 Parallel Session 2A (Rm336), 2B (Rm339), 2C (Rm340)

16:00-16:30 Afternoon Tea

16:30-18:00 Parallel Session 3A (Rm336), 3B (Rm339), 3C(Rm340)

18:30 Dinner (Venue D)

November 7, Wednesday

9:00-10:30 Parallel Session 4A (Rm336), 4B (Rm339), 4C (Rm340)

10:30-11:00 Morning Tea

11:00-13:00 Parallel Session 5A (Rm336), 5B (Rm339), 5C (Rm340)

13:00-14:30 Lunch (Venue B)

     14:30-16:30 Parallel Session 6A (Rm336), 6B (Rm339), 6C (Rm340)

17:30 Cocktail and Conference Dinner (Venue E)

November 8, Thursday

9:00-10:30 Parallel Session 7A (Rm336), 7B (Rm339),

10:30-11:00 Morning Tea

11:00-12:30 Keynote Speeches (Rm321)

12:45-14:00 Lunch (Venue B)

14:00-18:00 City Tour

18:30 APAGS General MeetingKUAN I HIN Chinese Restaurant, 2/F Grandview Hotel Macau 澳門君怡酒店2君怡軒

Venue A: Conference and MPI Public Lecture: Gaming and Teaching Research Centre, MPI Taipa Campus (King light Garden, r/c)澳門理工學院氹仔校區博彩教學暨研究中心

Venue B: Reception, welcome dinner, lunches: VALENCIA Restaurant, 2/F Grandview Hotel Macau(close to Jockey Club) 澳門君怡酒店2樓華倫西餐廳

Venue C: Conference Hotel: Hotel Taipa Square, Rua de Chaves, Taipa, Macau (close to Jockey Club )駿景酒店

Venue D: Dinner (November 6) Cozinha Pinocchio, Largo dos Bombeiros No. 38, Taipa(木偶葡國餐廳, 澳門氹仔消防局前地38)

Venue E: Cocktail and Conference Dinner: Oasis, Galaxy Macau, COTAI, Macau澳門路氹城「澳門銀河」綜合渡假城綠洲餐廳)

 

 

The First Asia Pacific Conference on Gambling and Commercial Gaming Research Program

 

Registration

November 5, Monday

14:30-17:00 Gaming and Teaching Research Centre, MPI Taipa Campus

澳門理工學院氹仔校區博彩教學暨研究中心

17:00-20:00 VALENCIA Restaurant, 2/F Grandview Hotel Macau

 澳門君怡酒店2樓華倫西餐廳

 

15:30-17:30, November 5, Monday

MPI Public Lecture

Venue: Room 321, Gaming and Teaching Research Centre, MPI Taipa Campus

The Corruption of World Sport by Betting and the Role of Asian Markets

David Forrest, University of Salford, UK

18:00 Reception and Welcome Dinner

Venue: VALENCIA Restaurant2/F Grandview Hotel Macau

 澳門君怡酒店2樓華倫西餐廳

 

November 6, Tuesday

8:30-17:00 Registration

Venue: Gaming and Teaching Research Centre, MPI Taipa Campus

 

9:30-10:00 Opening Ceremony

Venue: Room 321, Gaming and Teaching Research Centre, MPI

10:00-11:30 Keynote Speeches

Venue: Room 321, Gaming and Teaching Research Centre, MPI

1.Responsible Gambling: What is the Responsibility of the Gambler and of the Operator in Self-Exclusion and Pre-commitment (Smart Card) programs?

Robert Ladouceur, Université Laval de Québec, Canada

2.The Unhappiness of Problem Gamblers

David Forrest, University of Salford, UK

 

11:30-12:00 Morning Tea

 

Parallel Session 1A: Treatment of Problem Gambling

12:00-13:00, November 6, Tuesday

Venue: Venue: Room 336, Gaming and Teaching Research Centre, MPI

Chair: Alun Jackson, University of Melbourne, Australia

1.An in-patient treatment programme for people with gambling problems

Peter Harvey, Flinders University, Australia

2.Cultural Narratives of Chinese American Recovering Gamblers in Group Treatment

Eddie Yu-Wai Chiu, Richmond Area Multi-Service, USA

 

Parallel Session 1B: Political Economy and Public Policy

12:00-13:00, November 6, Tuesday

Venue: Room 339, Gaming and Teaching Research Centre, MPI

Chair: Jorge Godinho, University of Macau

1.Taking other people's money: development and the political economy of Asian casinos

William Vlcek, University of St Andrews, UK

2.Pokies, Punters and Policy: What is to be done about problem gambling? An Australian Overview

Nadine Grinblat, Australasian Gaming Council, Australia

 

Parallel Session 1C: Culture and Gambling

12:00-13:00, November 6, Tuesday

Venue: Room 340, Gaming and Teaching Research Centre, MPI

Chair: Jia Yuan, University of Macau, Macau

1.The Developmental State, Casino Capitalism and Crime in Macao

Sonny Lo, Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong

2.The socialization processes of online gambling: experiences of Finnish online gamblers

Jani Kinnunen, University of Tampere, Finland

 

13:00-14:30 Lunch (VALENCIA Restaurant, 2/F Grandview Hotel Macau)

 

Parallel Session 2A Gambling in Western Culture

14:30-16:00, November 6, Tuesday

Venue: Room 336, Gaming and Teaching Research Centre, MPI

Chair: Zhidong Hao, University of Macau

1.Internet Gamblers in Australia: Gambling Behaviour, Gambling Problems and Comparisons with Non-Internet Gamblers

Nerilee Hing, Southern Cross University, Australia

2.Gambling in Europe: an anthropological approach

Rebecca Cassidy and Claire Loussouarn, Goldsmiths, University of London

3.Types of past-year gambling activities influenced by social motivations and gender

Michael Ellery, University of Manitoba, Canada

 

Parallel Session 2B Social Impacts of Gambling

14:30-16:00, November 6, Tuesday

Venue: Room 339, Gaming and Teaching Research Centre, MPI

Chair: Eddie Chiu, Alliant International University, USA

1.Problem Gambling and Family Violence in Chinese Help-Seeking Clients: Prevalence, Impact and Coping

Mei Lo Elda Chan, Tung Wah Group of Hospitals Integrated Centre for Addiction Prevention and Treatment, Hong Kong

2.Distinct emotions and their regulation in recreational and problem gambling

Mikko Salmela, University of Helsinki, Finland

3.Health impacts of gambling on Asian families and communities in New Zealand

Amritha Sobrun-Maharaj and Fiona Rossen, University of Auckland, New Zealand

 

Parallel Session 2C Chinese Gambling

14:30-16:00, November 6, Tuesday

Venue: Room 340, Gaming and Teaching Research Centre, MPI

Chair: Christopher Anderson, Monash University, Australia

1.Locus of control and gambling behavior among Chinese gamblers

Vivienne Y.K. Tao, University of Macau, Macau

2.Could materialism and perceived equity predict gambling amount? A comparison between casino and non-casino workers

Kwok Kit Tong, University of Macau, Macau

3.Gender Difference in the Relationship between Gambling Severity and Health Correlates among Hong Kong People

Wai Lim Li, McKenzie & Associates Rehabilitation Services Ltd, Hong Kong

 

Afternoon Tea 16:00-16:30

 

Parallel Session 3A Gambling Beliefs

16:30-18:00 November 6, Tuesday

Venue: Room 336, Gaming and Teaching Research Centre, MPI

Chair: Imelu Mordeno, University of St. Joseph, Macau

1.Psychometric Properties of the revised Inventory of Gambling Motives, Attitudes and Behaviors (GMAB-R)

Anise Man Sze Wu, University of Macau, Macau

2.Cross-cultural comparison of luck between Chinese and Caucasian individuals

Eric Hoo, University of Sydney, Australia

3.Luck and Superstition in Gamblers

Helen Soteriou, City University, UK

 

Parallel Session 3B Responsible Gambling

16:30-18:00 November 6, Tuesday

Venue: Room 339, Gaming and Teaching Research Centre, MPI

Chair: Peter Harvey, Flinders Centre for Gambling Research, Australia

1.Responsible Gambling with an Emphasis on Consumer Protection: A CSR Framework for Macau's Casinos

Zhidong Hao, University of Macau, Macau

Linda Hancock, Deakin University, Australia

2.Consumer perspectives on gambling harm minimisation measures in an Australian jurisdiction

Alun Jackson, University of Melbourne, Australia

3.Exposure or Adaption? Evidence from Macau

Guihai (Samuel) Huang, Macao Polytechnic Institute, Macau

Parallel Session 3C Gaming Business Administration

16:30-18:00 November 6, Tuesday

Venue: Room 340, Gaming and Teaching Research Centre, MPI

Chair: IpKin Anthony Wong, Institute for Tourism Studies, Macau

1.Selection of Gaming Destinations among Mainland Chinese

Cathy Hsu, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

2.Casino Gambling in the Asian Millennium: Environment, Strategies, and Implications

Sudhir Kale, Bond University, Australia

3.Identifying Extremely Frequent Casino Gamblers-A FSQCA Approach

Ting-Hsiang Tseng, Feng Chia University, Taiwan

18:30 Dinner Cozinha Pinocchio, Largo dos Bombeiros No. 38, Taipa(木偶葡國餐廳 澳門氹仔消防局前地38)

 

November 7, Wednesday

8:30-16:00 Registration

Venue: Gaming and Teaching Research Centre, MPI Taipa Campus

 

Parallel Session 4A Gaming Business Administration

9:00-10:30, November 7, Wednesday

Venue: Room 336, Gaming and Teaching Research Centre, MPI Taipa Campus

Chair: Shianghau Wu, Macau University of Science and Technology, Macau

1.Stress and productivity in hospitality and gambling workplaces

Helen Breen, Southern Cross University, Australia

2.Using game simulations to shed insight into common gaming behaviours

Mark Spence, Bond University, Australia

3.The Text Mining Analysis on Public Opinion Focus toward Macau's Gambling Industry(2011-2012)

Shianghau Wu, Macau University of Science and Technology, Macau

Parallel Session 4B Problem Gambling

9:00-10:30 November 7, Wednesday

Venue: Room 339, Gaming and Teaching Research Centre, MPI Taipa Campus

Chair: Nerilee Hing, Southern Cross University, Australia

1.Effects of unrelated arousal on reckless gambling behavior

Takuhiro Takada, University of Tsukuba, Japan

2.Casino Employee Perceptions of Gambling and Problem Gambling

Brett Abarbanel and Sarah St. John, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA

3.Addiction to Gambling: A Matter of Will?

Thomas Amadieu, University of Paris-Sorbonne, France

Parallel Session 4C Problem Gambling

9:00-10:30, November 7, Wednesday

Venue: Room 340, Gaming and Teaching Research Centre, MPI Taipa Campus

Chair: Claire Loussouarn, Goldsmiths, University of London

1.The Suitableness of Both DSM-IV and SOGS as the Diagnostic Criteria for Problem Lottery Players in Mainland China

Haiping Chen, Beijing Normal University, China

2.Examining the Factor Structure of the Victorian Gambling Scale in Gambling-exposed Chinese Casino Employees

Imelu Mordeno and Sin U Leong, University of St. Joseph, Macao

3.Pathways Development of Problem Gamblers and Implications for Treatment Concerns

Ying Ying Chan, Upper Iowa University (Hong Kong Campus)

 

Morning Tea 10:30-11:00

 

Parallel Session 5A Culture and Gambling

11:00-13:00, November 7, Wednesday

Venue: Room 336, Gaming and Teaching Research Centre, MPI Taipa Campus

Chair: Linda Hancock, Deakin University, Australia

1.Not all gamblers are created equal: which game to play depends on the personality trait

Shu Li and Zhu-Yuan Liang, Institute of Psychology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

2.Gambling culture in China as compared to that of India

Carlos Gohn, University of Macau, Macau

3.Cultural Diversity and Gambling: Exploring the Impact of Culture and Migration on Gambling

Christopher Anderson and Harriet Radermacher, Monash University, Australia

4.An Exploratory Study on Hong Kong and Mainland Chinese Gaming Behavior in Macau Casinos

Louisa Yee-Sum Lee, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Parallel Session 5B Lottery and Gaming Industry

11:00-13:00, November 7, Wednesday

Venue: Room 339, Gaming and Teaching Research Centre, MPI Taipa Campus

Chair: Shuang Liu, Macao Polytechnic Institute, Macau

1.Regulation of China Lottery Industry: Perspective of Protecting the Vulnerable

Changbin Wang, Macao Polytechnic Institute, Macau

2.The concession for instant lotteries and sports betting in Macau

Jorge Godinho, University of Macau, Macau

3.Evolution of the Industry Life Cycle Characteristics of Variables after Macau Gambling Liberalization

Jinquan(Jim) Zhou, Macau University of Science and Technology, Macau

4.The Social-Responsibility-Based Management of Public Opinion for Lottery Industry

Kun Li, Beijing Normal University, China

Parallel Session 5C Social Factors of Gambling

11:00-13:00, November 7, Wednesday

Venue: Room 340, Gaming and Teaching Research Centre, MPI Taipa Campus

Chair: Zhidong Hao, University of Macau, Macau

1.Impacts of Parental Gambling on Adolescent Gambling BehaviorMental Health Status: A Hong Kong School-based Study   

Siu Man Hsu, HKFYG Youth Wellness Center, Hong Kong

Irene Wong, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

2.Problem Gambling in Chinese American Adolescents: Characteristics and Risk Factors

Eddie Yu-Wai Chiu, Alliant International University, USA

3.Fear of the future: a narrative analysis of the experiences of partners of problem gamblers

Elaine Nuske, Centre for Gambling Education and Research, Southern Cross University, Australia

4.Examining the Latent Structure of Gambling Motivation Scale in Gambling-exposed Chinese Casino Employees

Carla Coteriano, Galaxy Macau, Macau and Sin U Leong, University of St. Joseph, Macau

 

13:00-14:30 Lunch (VALENCIA Restaurant, 2/F Grandview Hotel Macau)

 

Parallel Session 6A Casino Management

14:30-16:30 November 7, Wednesday

Venue: Room 336, Gaming and Teaching Research Centre, MPI Taipa Campus

Chair: Sudhir Kale, Bond University, Australia

1.Loyalty program membership influences perceptions of service quality, customer satisfaction and loyalty: evidence from Macao casinos

Yongdong Shi, Macau University of Science and Technology, Macau

2.An Investigation of Casino Service Experience

Anthony IpKin Wong, Institute for Tourism Studies, Macau

3.Service attributes of Casinos in Macau

L C Koo, City University of Macau, Macau

4.Attitudinal and Behavioural Loyalty amongst Casino Players in Macau

Catherine Prentice, Swinburne University, Australia

Parallel Session 6B Gaming Business Administration

14:30-16:30 November 7, Wednesday

Venue: Room 339, Gaming and Teaching Research Centre, MPI Taipa Campus

Chair: Max Zhao, Institute for Tourism Studies, Macau

1.The motives for recreational gambling

Ivan Ka Wa Lai, Macau University of Science and Technology, Macau

2.Understanding Macao Casino Gambling Behaviors of Chinese Subcultures

Penny Yim King Wan, Institute for Tourism Studies, Macau

3.Locus of control on luck: Theoretical and strategic implications for casino gaming

Lawrence Hoc Nang Fong, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

4.Interactive Competition between Casino Corporations: The Example of Macau

Erdan Ma, Macao University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong

 

Parallel Session 6C Economics of Gambling

14:30-16:30 November 7, Wednesday

Venue: Room 340, Gaming and Teaching Research Centre, MPI Taipa Campus

Chair: Irene Wong, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

1.Is Lottery Demand Driven by Effective Price?  Evidence from China Lottery

Jia Yuan, University of Macau, Macau

2.Advanced computer modeling of horse racing to identify profitable wagering opportunities

William Benter, University of Southampton, UK

3.Resolving the question of why favourite-longshot bias exist in some betting markets but not in others

David C.J. McDonald, University of Southampton, UK

4.A Tale of Two Asian Cities

Danny Ng, Edith Cowan University, Australia

 

17:30 Cocktail and Conference Dinner

Oasis, Galaxy Macau, COTAI, Macau澳門路氹城「澳門銀河」綜合渡假城綠洲餐廳

 

November 8, Thursday

8:30-12:00 Registration

Venue: Gaming and Teaching Research Centre, MPI Taipa Campus

 

Parallel Session 7A Gaming Business Administration

9:00-10:30, November 8, Thursday

Venue: Room 336, Gaming and Teaching Research Centre, MPI Taipa Campus

Chair: Catherine Prentice, Swinburne University, Australia

1.A Study of Cognition and Effects on Gaming Education-National Kaohsiung University of Hospitality and Tourism as an Example

Teng-Yuan Hsiao, National Kaohsiung University of Hospitality and Tourism, Taiwan

2.Applying TRIZ Based Business Innovation Tools to Integrated Resort Development in Matsu

Tai-Chi Wu, I-Shou University, Taiwan

3.An Empirical Analysis of Synthesizing the Effects of Service Quality, Perceived Value, Corporate Image and Satisfaction on Gamblers' Behavioral Intentions in the Gaming Industry: The Case of Macau

Jonathan Hung-Che Wu, Macau University of Science and Technology Macau

 

Parallel Session 7B Pathway Model

9:00-10:30, November 8, Thursday

Venue: Room 339, Gaming and Teaching Research Centre, MPI Taipa Campus

Chair: Rebecca Cassidy, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK

1.Pathways to problem gambling: A summary of research from 2010-2012

Chi Chuen Chan, University of St. Joseph, Macau

2.Problem gambling and emotional vulnerability among women

Ching Yue Chan, Upper Iowa University (Hong Kong Campus)

3.Gambling pathways development of triad members, female sex workers, male sex workers, and taxi drivers: A summary of four qualitative studies on gambling deviant subcultures in Hong Kong.

Paul Khiatani, Upper Iowa University (Hong Kong Campus)

 

10:30-11:00 Morning Tea

 

11:00-12:30 Keynote Speeches  

Venue: Room 321, Gaming and Teaching Research Centre, MPI Taipa Campus

The Growth Trend of Macau’s Gambling Industry: a Scenario Analysis

Zhonglu Zeng, Macao Polytechnic Institute, Macau

Informed Choice: Are 'Addicted' Gamblers able to Make Rational Choices?

Alex Blaszczynski, University of Sydney, Australia

Closing Remarks 12:30-12:45

 

12:45-14:00 Lunch (VALENCIA Restaurant, 2/F Grandview Hotel Macau)

 

14:00-18:00 City Tour

 

18:30 APAGS General MeetingKUAN I HIN Chinese Restaurant, 2/F Grandview Hotel Macau 澳門君怡酒店2君怡軒

 

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