The first English academic journal which highlights gambling issues in Asian communities
Provides a platform for scholars, experts and practitioners in and beyond Asia
Covers research on gambling, as well as prevention and intervention experiences
Promotes critical discussion on gambling policy and gambling related public health issues
The Asian Journal of Gambling Issues and Public Health is a peer-reviewed open access journal published under the SpringerOpen brand. It provides a platform for scholars, experts and practitioners within and outside the Asian regions to share gambling research, prevention and intervention experiences, and to promote critical discussion on gambling policy and gambling related public health issues. Coverage ranges from individual cases of problem gambling to work stress among casino employees to relationship between casino proximity and problem gambling and more.
The journal aims to facilitate international discussino of gambling expansion and liberalization, impacts, benefits and costs of legalized gambling, responsible gambling policies and initiatives, treatment efficacy of various therapies, and awareness and preventive programs.
The Professional Practice and Assessment Centre, Department of Applied Social Sciences, Hong Kong Polytechnic University owns the Journal and all trademarks, and other proprietary rights in the Journal and all other names or symbols supplied by the Society to identify the Journal, excluding the rights to the articles.
Copyright of articles published in the Journal with Open Access belong to the authors or original copyright holders (e.g. author’s institution) of the articles published.