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July 2017

Twinning: Genetic and Environmental Influences on Gambling Habits in Minnesota Twins

by: NCRG Staff | Jul 19, 2017

Although adolescents are particularly prone to environmental influences as they come into young adult age, few studies have looked at the effect that genetics versus environment has on gambling behaviors.  Serena King, PhD, a 2006 New Investigator grantee of the National Center for Responsible Gaming, built upon her prior work looking at personality, gender, and family history in the prediction of college gambling, with this 2017 longitudinal twin study.

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19th Annual AGEM/AGA Golf Classic Presented by JCM Global Breaks Fundraising Records, Brings in $155,000 for NCRG

by: NCRG Staff | Jul 7, 2017

The gaming industry broke all previous fundraising records at the 19th annual AGEM/AGA Golf Classic Presented by JCM Global, bringing in an astounding $155,000. Proceeds directly benefit research conducted by the National Center for Responsible Gaming (NCRG). To date, the Golf Classic has raised more than $1.7 million to advance the NCRG’s important research.

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