Volberg research cited in story on sports gambling

University of Massachusetts Epidemiology faculty Rachel Volberg

Rachel Volberg

October 25, 2017

A coalition of anti-gambling groups has filed briefs supporting major sports leagues in a case before the U.S. Supreme Court that seeks to bring sports betting to New Jersey. The groups cite a 2015 study done by Research Associate Professor of Epidemiology Rachel Volberg that found a higher prevalence of gambling problems among sports gamblers compared with other forms of gambling.

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