The Global Gambling Industry: Structures, Tactics, and Networks of Impact

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Janne Nikkinen, Virve Marionneau, Michael Egerer
Springer Fachmedien, Imprint: Springer Gabler, 2022
The collection of case studies maps the corporate and financial structures of global gambling companies, the tactics that these companies employ to secure profits, the impact they exert on other industry sectors, as well as perspectives on regulation. The articles in the book cover different geographical areas, gambling formats and perspectives into how the global gambling industry has emerged, expanded, and how it is maintained and regulated, in order to form a picture of the global political economy of gambling. The chapters are written by leading scholars on gambling law, social sciences and economy. The Editors Dr. Janne Nikkinen is Docent and University Researcher at the University of Helsinki. His research interest related to gambling spans a range of issues, from regulatory and policy affairs to the prevention of gambling harm. Dr. Virve Marionneau is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Helsinki. Her research focuses on the political economy of gambling, gambling industry structures, regulations, and gambling harms. Dr. Michael Egerer is a University Researcher at the University of Helsinki. He studies the concept of addiction, gambling and its regulation, and is an expert in qualitative research methods. Chapters [Chapter-No 3.] and [Chapter-No 6] are available open access under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License via

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