Shane Kraus (Psychology) is a co-investigator on the project “Sports wagering in the US: A nationally representative longitudinal study” which received a three-year grant from the International Center for Responsible Gaming (ICRG) for $401,930.
The project will conduct a large scale, national study of sports-wagering behaviors in the United States. The primary institute receiving the award is Bowling Green State University (principal investigator: Joshua Grubbs) and the other collaborating institution is University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
The aims of this study are to establish the prevalence of sports-wagering behaviors in the adult population in the United States; identify risk factors for problematic sports-wagering behaviors; explore how technology influences sports betting.; and establish the natural trajectories of sports-wagering behaviors over time.