Facilitating Responsible Gambling: The Relative Effectiveness of Education-Based Animation and Monetary Limit Setting Pop-up Messages Among Electronic Gaming Machine Players

Although most gamblers set a monetary limit on their play, many exceed this limit–an antecedent of problematic gambling. Responsible gambling tools may assist players to gamble within their means. Historically, however, the impact of such tools has been assessed in isolation.

Reducing Erroneous Cognition and the Frequency of Exceeding Limits among Slots Players: A Short (3-minute) Educational Animation Facilitates Responsible Gambling

Educating slot machine players about the odds of winning and the benefits of pre-commitment is important from a responsible gambling perspective. Educational animation is a favorable medium in this regard but requires a short and cognitively simple format.