The Effects of Gambling

The effects of gambling are manifested on a number of levels, including personal, interpersonal, and societal. The financial impact of gambling is widely recognized, but the social cost is less well understood. Economic impacts include the costs of infrastructure and tourism, and changes in the value and financial circumstances of individuals. These effects contribute to …

The Consequences of Gambling

Research on the impacts of gambling has focused on the financial, social, and interpersonal effects of the activity. Financial effects include revenue, economic activity, and impact on other industries. Social impacts are manifested in social integration, job growth, and value changes. Health impacts include health and well-being effects. While there are many negative consequences of …