The Impact of COVID-19 on the Gambling Industry

Gaming industry employees have played a vital role in helping communities cope with COVID-19 pandemic. Responsible reopening protocols were put in place and education about disease was conducted effectively. Due to lockdowns imposed by land-based casinos, research on the effects of pandemic on gambling has been limited; ongoing studies will be necessary in order to ascertain its long-term effects. The Impact of COVID-19 on Online Gambling COVID-19 lockdowns have had an enormous impact on many aspects of people's lives, including screen time. As people look for ways to alleviate boredom online gambling can often provide the perfect escape. Unfortunately, however, this could also pose issues for those struggling with addiction issues. This study sought to assess the immediate im...

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