The Journal of Gambling Issues (JGI) is the world's first and longest-running online, academic journal dedicated to understanding problem gambling and gaming.  The journal provides a scientific forum for developments in research, policy issues, and treatments. 

The JGI is open-access, peer-reviewed and indexed/abstracted.  

The JGI is published by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health and funded by Ontario’s Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. 

Journal ISSN (electronic): 1910-7595

Publishing Schedule and Fees: Issues are published triannually, although manuscripts are made publicly available as soon as they have been accepted/typeset on the JGI Online First platform.  JGI does not charge any review or publication fees and is fully open access.

Announcements: JGI is now part of the Web of Science: Emerging Sources Citation Index

The JGI accepts manuscripts written in French. The submission process is identical for French and English manuscripts, and instructions are posted in the Submissions tab. For more information, contact our Editor-in-Chief Sherry Stewart Ph.D., or our Rédacteur en Chef Associé, Serge Sévigny Ph.D.(

Le JGI accepte désormais les manuscrits écrits en français. La procédure de soumission demeure la même en français et en anglais. Les instructions pour soumettre un manuscrit se retrouvent sous l'onglet Submissions. Si vous désirez obtenir de plus amples informations, contactez notre rédactrice en chef, Sherry Stewart Ph.D., ou notre rédacteur en chef associé, Serge Sévigny, Ph.D. (


No 39 (2018)

Special Section: Gambling and older adults - research and practice

Table of Contents


Gambling on An Aging Population
Wayne Skinner, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, Canada, Nigel E Turner, CAMH and the Dalla Lana School of Public Health, Toronto, Canada

Special Section, Gambling and older adults: research and practice

Flora I Matheson, Travis Sztainert, Yana Lakman, Sarah Jane Steele, Carolyn P Ziegler, Peter Ferentzy
Mark van der Maas, Robert E Mann, Nigel E Turner, Flora I Matheson, Hayley A Hamilton, John McCready
Nigel E Turner, Mark van der Maas, John McCready, Hayley A Hamilton, Tracy Schrans, Anca Ialomiteanu, Peter Ferentzy, Tara Elton-Marshall, Salaha Zaheer, Robert E Mann
Nigel E Turner, Jamie Wiebe, Peter Ferentzy, Nadine Kauffman, Salaha Zaheer, Trudy Smit Quosai, Travis Sztainert, Robert Murray, Hayley Hamilton, Sherald Sanchez, Flora Matheson, John McCready, Robert E Mann
W. J. Wayne Skinner, Nina Littman-Sharp, Jane Leslie, Peter Ferentzy, Salaha Zaheer, Trudy Smit Quosai, Travis Sztainert, Robert E Mann, John McCready
Éric R Thériault, Joan E Norris, Joseph A Tindale

Literature Review

Donald E Nowak, Jr

Original Article

Olav Niri Talberg
Kalle Lind, Juha Kääriäinen
Francine Ferland, Nadine Blanchette-Martin, Annie-Claude Savard, Émilie Vézina, Andrée-Anne Légaré, Alexandra Champagne, Haniel Baillargeon-Lemieux, Isabelle Giroux, Pascal Garceau

Brief Report

Nassim Tabri, Michael J A Wohl, Richard T Wood, Kahlil Philander