2012

First Asia Pacific Conference on Gambling and Commercial Gaming Research

The First Asia Pacific Conference on Gambling and Commercial Gaming Research took place November 5–8, 2012 at the Gaming Teaching and Research Centre of the Macao Polytechnic Institute in Macao, China. The conference was organized by the Asia Pacific Association for Gambling Studies and hosted by the Macao Polytechnic Institute. This conference received financial support from the Macao Foundation, MGM Macau, the Social Welfare Bureau, the Macao Polytechnic Institute, the Galaxy Entertainment Group, Wynn Macau, Melco Crown Entertainment, and Sands China Ltd. The event was covered by Macao Daily, Hong Kong Commerce Daily, Macao TDM, etc.

At the conference, 66 papers were presented and discussed. These papers covered nearly every aspect of gambling studies, including problem and responsible gambling, gaming business administration, decisions under uncertainty, regulations and public policies, etc. More than 130 delegates from more than 10 countries and regions, such as Australia, New Zealand, Canada, U.K., U.S.A., Sweden, Finland, France, Japan, Mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, and Macao, attended the conference.

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Conference Programme and Abstracts

Conference Programme and Presentation Abstracts
 
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Keynote Speeches

Robert Ladouceur
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David Forrest
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Zhonglu Zeng
Alex Blaszczynski

Presentations

Peter Harvey
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Eddie Yu-Wai Chiu
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William Vlcek
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Nadine Grinblat
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Sonny Shiu-Hing Lo
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Jani Kinnunen
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Rebecca Cassidy, Claire Loussouarn
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Michael Ellery
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Mei Lo Elda Chan, Tan Lei Daniel Shek, Nicki Dowling
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Mikko Salmela
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Amritha Sobrun-Maharaj, Fiona Rossen, Anita Shiu Kei Wong
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Vivienne Y.K. Tao, Anise M.S. Wu
Kwok Kit Tong, Sze ManWu
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Anise Man Sze Wu
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Eric Hoo
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Linda Hancock, Zhidong Hao
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Alun Jackson, Nicki Dowling, Darren Christensen
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Guihai (Samuel) Huang
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Sudhir H. Kae, Sangita De
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Man Zhang, Arch G. Woodside, Ting-Hsiang Tseng
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Helen Breen, Margaret Tiyce, Nerilee Hing, Grant Cairncross
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Mark Spence, Sudhir Kal, Stephen Sugden
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Shianghau Wu
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Takuhiro Takada, Shintaro Yukawa
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Brett Abarbanel, Sarah St. John
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Thomas Amadieu
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Haiping Chen
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Sin U Leong, Imelu Mordeno, Carla Marisa Coteriano
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Chi Chuen Chan, Hazel Wong
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Carlos Gohn
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Christopher Anderson, Harriet Radermacher
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Changbin Wang
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Jorge Godinho
Jinquan (Jim) Zhou, Sung Hee Park
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Siu Man Hsu, Lok Man Lam, Irene Lai Kuen Wong
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Eddie Yu-Wai Chiu
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Elaine Nuske, Louise Holdsworth, Margaret Tiyce, Nerilee Hing
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Imelu G. Mordeno, Carla Coteriano, Sin U Leong
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Yongdong Shi, He Wei
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L. C. Koo
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Catherine Prentice
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Ivan Ka Wa Lai
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Penny Yim King Wan
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Lawrence Hoc Nang Fong, Rob Law
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Erdan Ma
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Jia Yuan
Johnnie E. V. Johnson, Ming-Chien Sung, David C. J. McDonald
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Danny Ng
Teng-Yuan Hsiao, Rong-Da Liang, Yung-Pin Chen
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Tai-Chi Wu
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Chi Chuen Chan, Hazel Wong
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Ching Yue Chan
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Paul Khiatani, Chi Chine Chan, Kevin Yick, Tiffany Tse
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Nerilee Hing, Alex Blaszczynski, Robert Wood, Sally Gainsbury
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Wai Lim Li
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Ip Kin Anthony Wong
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Hung-Che (Jonathan) Wu, Ka-Wai Lai
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Cathy Hsu
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Shu Li, Zhu-Yuan Liang
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Louisa Yee-Sum Lee, Cathy H.C. Hsu
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