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Centre for Risk Research Sponsors International Conference on Gaming, Leisure and Entertainment

Published: 1 September 2014
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The Centre for Risk Research was proud to act as an Associate Sponsor for the First International Conference on Gaming, Leisure and Entertainment, held in Macao from 30th July to 1st August 2014.

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Prof. Johnson presenting at Macao

The conference involved over 40 paper presentations and attracted over 100 delegates from many parts of Asia, Europe and the USA. A wide range of topics related to betting and gaming markets were discussed and representatives from the Centre for Risk Research presented papers onThe impact of weather on betting behaviour’ and ‘Successful betting through combined forecast modelling’.

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The Conference Delegates

The conference was organized by the Macao Polytechnic University and was supported by organisations from the gaming industry such as Galaxy Entertainment Group, MGM Macau and Wynn Macau and by a range of higher education institutes, including the University of Macau, Peking University, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, I-Shou University, Beijing Normal University and Sun Yat-sen University, Galaxy.

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