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Introduction Social casino games (SCGs) occupy a unique place in the digital entertainment marketplace. SCGs are close structural approximations to gambling, featuring comparable and sometimes identical audio-visual and game

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the most popular emerging categories of SNG activities are social casino games (SCGs), which are estimated to attract three times as many players as online gambling ( Morgan Stanley, 2012 ). In July 2015, eight SCG titles were in the Top 20 Grossing

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Introduction Social casino games (i.e., free-to-play simulated gambling games such as Slotomania) are an immensely popular form of entertainment. Current estimates suggest that there are over 81 million daily users, and this

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-style activities through a freemium model (i.e., free to play with option to purchase additional credits) via social casino game applications. The explicitly expressed hope among gambling operators is that exposure to social casino games will result in migration to

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Journal of Behavioral Addictions
Authors:
Alex M. T. Russell
,
Nerilee Hing
,
Philip Newall
,
Nancy Greer
,
Cassandra K. Dittman
,
Hannah Thorne
, and
Matthew Rockloff

monetary gambling products, as also highlighted in a taxonomy by King (2018) . Social casino games are apps or programs that replicate gambling products, such as slots, card or table games. Many are free to play, but players can pay for additional credits

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The relationship between gaming disorder and addiction requires a behavioral analysis

Commentary on: Scholars’ open debate paper on the World Health Organization ICD-11 Gaming Disorder proposal (Aarseth et al.)

Journal of Behavioral Addictions
Authors:
Richard J. E. James
and
Richard J. Tunney

have been partially explored in the existing literature, which has looked at social gambling or social casino games ( Gainsbury et al., 2015 ; Parke, Wardle, Rigbye, & Parke, 2012 ). However, this research has tended to focus on games that are

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Journal of Behavioral Addictions
Authors:
Daniel L. King
,
Sally M. Gainsbury
,
Paul H. Delfabbro
,
Nerilee Hing
, and
Brett Abarbanel

‘entertainment’ component of gambling. The convergence of gaming and gambling is particularly notable in the rise of ‘social casino games’ (e.g., Zynga Poker, DoubleDown Casino ) that feature on online social networking sites and as apps on smartphones. These

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Precise estimates of gaming-related harm should guide regulation of gaming

Commentary on: Policy responses to problematic video game use: A systematic review of current measures and future possibilities (Király et al., 2018)

Journal of Behavioral Addictions
Authors:
Vladan Starcevic
and
Joël Billieux

. , & Hing , N. ( 2016 ). Migration from social casino games to gambling: Motivations and characteristics of gamers who gamble . Computers in Human Behavior, 63, 59 – 67 . doi: 10.1016/j.chb.2016

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recent trend is social casino games or gambling-themed video games, which have also been found to correlate with PG measures ( Gainsbury, Russell, & Hing, 2014 ; King, Russell, Gainsbury, Delfabbro, & Hing, 2016 ; Li, Mills, & Nower, 2020 ; Wohl

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Journal of Behavioral Addictions
Authors:
Núria Mallorquí-Bagué
,
Gemma Mestre-Bach
, and
Giulia Testa

motivation to play social casino games predicts changes in self-reported gambling behaviors in a community sample of gamblers. CS Non-clinical Gamblers who play social casino games M/F 140 PGSI Non-validated six-item scale Jacoby et al. (2013) To compare

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