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March 2019

Daily Fantasy Sports: What is Typical?

by: NCRG Staff | Mar 12, 2019

Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) is growing rapidly within the gambling industry, as it allows players the opportunity to create their own “fantasy teams” of individual players and compete for cash-prizes.  Some stakeholders have expressed concerns over the dangers of DFS and related harm players may experience from its accelerated nature of play.   Sarah Nelson, PhD, from Cambridge Health Alliance and Harvard Medical School, set out to explore DFS data.

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What makes us tick? Recovery Capital as a Framework for Gambling Disorder Recovery

by: NCRG Staff | Mar 12, 2019

Recovery capital (RC) has been used as a conceptual framework for substance abuse disorders that pinpoints internal and external resources that individuals can use to facilitate recovery[CR1]  from disorder.  More specifically, these resources can include: resources one has from relationships, assetts such as housing and diet, hopes, skills, education, and personal value and belief systems.

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