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A Study on Gambling Policy Focusing on Investigation of Legal and Illegal Gambling Participants' Behavior and Relation between Legal and Illegal Gambling

  • Journal of Tourism Sciences
  • Abbr : JTS
  • 2013, 37(8), pp.97-119
  • Publisher : The Tourism Sciences Society Of Korea
  • Research Area : Social Science > Tourism

seo wonseok 1 Lee, Min-Jae 1

1경희대학교

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ABSTRACT

The purpose of this study is to provide the implication on gambling policy to induce wholesome gambling participation. The study examined the differences between legal and illegal gambling participants' behavior and relation between legal and illegal gambling. This study consists of 2 parts. First, we verify the differences in gambling addiction possibility and motivation between legal and illegal gambling participants. Second, we verify the difference in perception on ballon effect and locomotive effect between illegal gambling participants and experts group. The results showed that there are significantly differences in motivation and gambling addiction possibility between legal and illegal gambling participations. Illegal gambling participants' gambling addiction possibility is much higher than legal gambling participants'. Also there are significant differences in 'monetary' and 'escape from daily life and seeking amusement' motivation between legal and illegal gambling groups while no differences in 'social' reason. Another results of analysis showed that balloon effect are partially supported by both illegal gambling participants and expert group. On the other hand, experts partially supported locomotive effects while illegal gambling participants did not. Based on theses analysis, some implications including prevention and education policy on gambling addition and illegal gambling are provided.

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