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Ted Talk featuring Dan Gilbert: Why we Make Bad Decisions (Video).

McCarrey, Henry, von Hippel et al. (2012). Age Differences in Neural Activity During Slot Machine Gambling: An fMRI study. Plos One. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0049787.

The Socio-Economic Impact of Gambling (SEIG) Framework (Anielski, 2008) [PDF]

Williams, R.J., Rehm, J., & Stevens, R.M.G. (2011). The Social and Economic Impacts of Gambling. Final Report prepared for the Canadian Consortium for Gambling Research. March 11, 2011.
[This is a 284 page PDF file.]

Costs and Benefits of Gaming: A Literature Review with Emphasis on NS (GPI Atlantic, 2004) [PDF file]

http://www.gamblib.org/catalogue/publication/350/: provides research on gambling issues through various articles and reports.

http://jgi.camh.net/toc/jgi/current: The Journal of Gambling Issues, through the publication of peer-reviewed articles that focus on gambling as a social phenomenon and the prevention and treatment of gambling problems, aims to help make sense of how gambling affects us all.

This video illustrates why we lose so much money from gambling through errors in estimating odds and value.